Category Archives: General

Time Flies

We have always heard this and seen it to a certain point, but it doesn’t seem to effect us until we think back. It was just a couple years ago when I did this or that, until I look at … Continue reading

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Competitors Above Ground Sales Presentation

Our main competitor has used the same Above Ground pool presentation for a very long time. We talk to a lot of customers and we got to know what they have been told and know the question that will be … Continue reading

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Suction Side Cleaner Stop Working?

Suction side automatic pool cleaners, Kreepy Krauly, Zap Vac, Dirt Demon just to name a few, do a really nice job keeping inground pools and above ground pools clean. However, we occasionally receive customer inquiries about a cleaner that just … Continue reading

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Liner Rehangs

When it comes time to have your liner replaced I think it is fair to say that the main goal is to have your pool looking like new again…or as close to it as possible.  There are a lot of … Continue reading

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Simple Spa is THE Spa Solution…Solution

For a few years now we have been predominantly putting new spa customers on our Simple Spa program.  I won’t get into every detail of the program, but I thought it important to elaborate on the one component that most … Continue reading

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Sensation Pools

Our industry has a gap in product between the above-ground and the in-ground pool markets, the Sensation Pool fills that void with your choice of a round or oval pool, there are many sizes available. We are able to install … Continue reading

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Ideas for spring

As the weather warms and things return to green it seems every year we are looking spruce up our outdoor living space. From the standard items of mulching and leaf clean up, to figuring out what to plant in what … Continue reading

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The Winter Months

It seems like on a weekly basis one of my friends is asking me if we are busy around the store. With the cold and the snow, they figure that there must not be anything to do. And while things … Continue reading

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Big Green Easter Egg

When your children, grandchildren, nieces, and nephews or just your friends are all out hunting for eggs in the yard you could be grilling on the Big Green Egg. I remember in years past I would just sit back and … Continue reading

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Mesh cover? Open your pool early.

The advantage to opening a pool earlier, rather than later is that it is much easier to grow algae in a warmer pool. As the temperature increases outside and the water temperature starts warming, algae is starting to thrive. If … Continue reading

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March 29th is opening day.

The Reds pitch off against the Washington Nationals to start the 2018 season here in Cincinnati. And I can not wait until the MLB season starts, means the spring is here and the summer is on its way. But what … Continue reading

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Value VS. Cost

I think this is something that we have forgotten in the grand scheme of life, that there is a difference between the two. If I need a tool that I plan on using once or twice for a specific project … Continue reading

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Come on Spring!

2017. The first year for owning an inground pool and the first year for owning a pool period in quite a while. What a great year it was! From having friends and family over for impromptu grill outs and swim … Continue reading

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I miss you buddy!

I just finished reading the book Craig & Fred: A Marine, A Stray Dog, and How They Rescued Each Other, by Craig Grossi. I must admit, I am a sucker for books with a dog as one of the main … Continue reading

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Another Newbie!!!

Every year we try to freshen things up on the showroom floor.  We want to keep some of the most popular looks and introduce some items that offer something new and unique.  Over the last several years we’ve had no … Continue reading

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