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Celebrate Summer With Vintage Photos of Swimming Pools Across America

From Time

The swimming pool dates back to antiquity, with examples having been excavated from the times before Christ.  Our modern concept of a backyard swimming pool, however, is much more of a recent historical phenomenon.  This post from Time magazine shows some vintage pool pictures from the early days of the industry in the U.S.

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What Is the Average Size of In-Ground Swimming Pools?

From eHow

The question of the size of a swimming pool is usually broached early on in the swimming pool design process.  The size, shape, and depth of a pool will be dictated by many factors that all need to be considered when designing the perfect swimming pool and outdoor living space.  This post from eHow discusses the reasons behind pool sizes and shapes, and discusses how to assess which design will be right for each individual family.

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HOW TO CHOOSE THE RIGHT SWIMMING POOL SIZE FOR YOU AND YOUR FAMILY

From River Pools

When it comes to sizing a swimming pool, is bigger always better?  Should I stick to a standard proportional rectangle or should I have a freeform shape?  These are incredibly important and common questions when designing a custom inground swimming pool, but often mishandled to the consumer's detriment.  Knowing the right questions to ask and getting the right answers pertaining to pool size, shape and depth is the cornerstone to having a functional, useable, and carefree pool.  This post from River Pools addresses this subject in this post with a systematic and intelligent approach.

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