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Wednesday, 02 November 2016 09:06

Swimming Pool Construction

GETTING STARTED

From Swimmingpool.com

So you want to have an inground swimming pool built in your backyard, but you don't know where to begin?  Have no fear, this post from swimmingpool.com gives you everything that you need to get off the schnide.  The post starts with the basics of swimming pools, explaining how they work.  The next step gets the prospective buyer thinking about how they will use their pool, which informs the design.  The next part talks about the steps in the construction process and what to expect at every turn.  The last part of the post talks about the different aspects of swimming pools that drive the cost. 

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Tuesday, 01 November 2016 08:00

Cost of Inground Pool Build

How Much Does it Cost to Install an Inground Pool?

From Home Advisor

Inground pools are a great addition to any home, according to this post from Home Advisor.  Frequently, Home Advisor will publish articles about home improvements and their costs, as well as their effect on home values.  This article not only does this, but it also helps the reader evaluate the costs of differenty types of construction, the available features, as well as some other considerations for swimming pools that can affect home value.

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The Anatomy of a Swimming Pool

From Swim University

Swimming pools, specifically inground concrete swimming pools, meld together disparate elements like concrete work, steel work, plumbing work, plaster or specialty troweler work, tile work, chemistry, carpentry, etc. to form a very unique amenity.  It's no wonder that wrapping one's head around the parts and pieces that come together to form the anatomy of such a beast can actually be a very complicated venture.   In this post by Matt Giovanisci from Swim University, the mystery is explained systematically and thoroughly to make it much clearer to the layperson and professional alike.

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Monday, 01 August 2016 09:59

Platinum Pools Featured In Houzz Again

Platinum Pools Featured In Houzz

From Houzz

Platinum Pools is proud to be a member of Houzz, the largest and fastest growing Home-centric website in the world.  Houzz provides a platform for home remodeling and design, bringing homeowners and home professionals together in a uniquely visual community.  We are also proud to announce that we are once again featured in a published ideabook, which is viewable by clicking here.  

 

10 Reasons to Get a Backyard Pool For the Kids

from Pool Pricer

Usually, its an easy decision to install an inground swimming pool.  Once the financial means are in place, the reasons to put one's own backyard swimming pool are legion.  This post from Pool Pricer lists ten reasons to install an inground swimming pool for those that are actually on the fence about this decision.  Rest assured, this is an investment that pays dividens in myriad ways for years to come.

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Thursday, 25 February 2016 11:39

The Top Inground Resort Pools In Las Vegas

Top 10 Sin City Swimming Pools

From LF Press

Maybe you are looking for a wondeful Las Vegas vacation and need some tips on the hottest outdoor swimming pools.  Maybe you are looking to design your own backyard oasis and seeking inspiration from the over-the-top hotel swimming pool designs in Las Vegas.  Either way, this post is definitely right up your alley.  Check out this post from LF Press that presents a gallery of the most amazing inground resort pools in Las Vegas.

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Cool down while heating up the Strip at Sin City's 10 most gorgeous swimming pools.

Hard Rock Hotel and Casino: The pools at the Hard Rock are an 'oasis in the desert,' where the beautiful come to relax and refresh themselves after a hard night partying on the Strip. Thatch-roofed cabanas, real sand beaches and crystal clear pool waters transport you from the desert to a lush paradise. (Courtesy Hard Rock Hotel & Casino)

Tropicana: There are three swimming pools located on five acres at this Las Vegas casino resort. A lagoon, waterfalls and more than 600 palm trees add to the tropical escape. The Tropicana recently underwent renovations, so expect even more pool-side luxury. (Courtesy Tropicana Las Vegas)

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10 Reasons Why Swimming Is The Best (And The Worst) Sport

From Mindbodygreen

Swimming is a singular sport and form of exercise and recreation.  This tongue-in-cheek post from mindbodygreen exalts the postives of the sport of swimming, while also stating the obvious drawbacks that are associated with spending hours in chlorinated water.  We think that the positives outweigh the negatives, as swimming is a lifelong activity that can have huge benefits to one's mind, body and soul.  Click here to judge for yourself...

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40 Spectacular Pools That Will Rock Your Senses

From Design Rulz

Whether is is the use of spectacular glass tile, sophisticated edge treatments, exotic stones and rockwork from around the world, or over-the-top commercial waterpark features brought into the backyard, modern pool design is truly an amazing artistic expression.  No longer is a swimming pool merely a concrete hole in the ground with a santization system that is completely utilitarian.  This gallery from Design Rulz shows some of the best representations of the artform in this post, and these pools truly inspire.

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Fire & Water Features

From Landscaping Network

7 ways to add drama to your landscape with fire and water elements

You've probably seen the fabulous pictures across the internet and in design and home magazines featuring firebowls, firepits, and fire strips around swimming pools.  Fire attracts attention, and creates amazing action and drama in any outdoor living design, but especially when combined with water.  Two of the most ancient elements that are associated with mystery, life, and spirituality come together in these amazing swimming pool designs that combine these two elements amazingly.  This post from Landscaping Network showcases these combination features which represent the latest innovation in the ever-changing swimming pool design and outdoor living design arena.

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Friday, 02 October 2015 09:05

Water Exercise Can Benefit Seniors

Talk with your Aging Parents About Senior Citizens Swimming to
Develop Aging Fitness

From Talk Early...talk often...

As we age, our bone density decreases, we lose stamina, and it becomes harder and harder to keep up an excercise regimen to stay in shape.  This is especially the case for senior citizens, as the rate at which the decline in these situations increases with seniors.  Water exercise is a great way for senior citizens to exercise, as the water provides resistance, and is low impact on bones and joints.  This post from talk early...talk often... presents some great workouts in the swimming pool for senior citizens, and explains the benefits.

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