Backyard Grilling Tools

Our Favorite Essential Grilling Tools

Swimming Pool Expert Ask the Experts, Featured Post, Poolside Recipes

If you are an amateur or an expert on the matters of grilling, keep in mind that barbecue cooking utensils and toolkits can vary in sizes and quantities. The great majority of BBQ utensils come with the basics; spatula, tong and fork. It is very important to check the length – the longer the better.  This means that you won’t …

swim up pool bar

The Swim-Up Bar – Who’s Idea Was It?

celement Ask the Experts, Featured Post, Pool Features, Pools

The first time I ever saw a swim-up bar was at my best friend’s home.  The year was 1977; my friend and I were about to graduate high school, and I would spend weekends at her home.  There is no denying that her swimming pool beat every other in a residential area.  It was the most expensive neighborhood, and her …

custom fire features and pool lighting

Change the Color of Your Lights and Change the Ambiance in Your Pool

celement Ask the Experts, Featured Post, Pool Features

Let’s face it.  We are creatures of change.  Our homes have to be up to date with the latest trends in decoration.  But when it comes to changing lights in your swimming pool, is another dilemma.  The process of changing them is not easy but not impossible. The most significant changes can go from traditional pool lighting to LED.  LED …

Cleaning a Swimming Pool After a Hurricane

How to Clean a Swimming Pool After a Hurricane

celement Ask the Experts, Pool Tips, Water Safety

It’s All About The Chemicals That You Use In the last two months, the Gulf Coast and the Caribbean got struck with high-category hurricanes.  Harvey got the best of eastern Texas while Irma came two weeks later and hit Florida.  But it would be the Antilles Islands that got the worse of it. The islands were hit twice.  Exactly 14 …

BBQ Grill

How To Choose The Right BBQ Grill

celement Ask the Experts, Featured Post, Pool Tips, Poolside Recipes

If you think the backyard is the only place to cook outdoors, imagine how it would be for a city dweller to have a hibachi on the fire escape, a portable-size grill at the stadium parking, or just enjoy a flavorful outdoor meal right from your kitchen. According to barbecue expert Steven Raichlen, there are 6 major types of grills: …

Pool Water and Fire Features

What Pool Features Should I Add To My New Pool?

celement Ask the Experts, Featured Post, Pool Features

Looking to build a pool? Can’t decide what to add to your pool? Well the possibilities are endless. But here are few of our favorite pool features for you to consider! But before you decide to consider adding any pool features, make sure you have a concept, theme, or idea in mind. There’s almost nothing worse than a tacky pool …

build a custom spa

Should I Build a Spa? Does a Spa Add Value To My Home?

celement Ask the Experts, Featured Post, Pool Features, Pool Tips

A spa has always been considered as a luxury. People build a spa or a hot tub to make their houses look expensive and obviously to enjoy the benefits of a spa. Though spas come with a heavy price tag, they also come with a lot of added bonuses. Like most of expensive things, building a spa can also be …

negative edge infinity pool

Why Build A Custom Infinity Pool

celement Ask the Experts, Construction Process, Featured Post, Pools

Infinity edge pools are a growing trend. There are a lot of people who are asking for it, due to its stunning design.  Infinity pools give the illusion that your pool extends into the horizon. The infinity edge designed pools are quite common in the resorts and prestigious hotels. They are also quite famous near the ocean and can create …

slate pool decking

5 Basic Pool Decking Options

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Your pool defines your own personal style. A beautifully designed swimming pool can add a unique flare to your backyard. The first thing you need to do before choosing the perfect pool, is to choose the right decking. There are endless ways to design and style your pool to make it look more attractive. One of the ways is, to …

Pool Rock Waterfall

Customize Your Pool With a Beautiful Rock Waterfall

celement Ask the Experts, Featured Post, Pool Tips

Planning to extend the beauty of your existing pool? Swimming pools have become the latest trend in home improvement. There are a lot of reasons due to which people prefer to have a pool in the backyard of their home. However, the inclusion of new features and concepts is also done to enhance the existing beauty. One of the famous …

2017 Pool Trends

5 Swimming Pool Trends for 2017

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uild a perfect pool with the hottest pool trends of 2017. Pool designs and trends are forever changing. Technology is advancing so many aspects of our lives, and the pool industry is not lacking. With the fast advancement of technology, there are always new gadgets, systems, and designs that emerge into the market every year. In a world of social …

Charcoal vs. Propane grills

The Great Debate: Charcoal v. Propane

Swimming Pool Expert Ask the Experts, Poolside Recipes

It’s official. Americans are divided over one of the most important debates our country has yet to face: Is charcoal better or is propane better for our grilling needs? Well, as the debate rages on, let’s hear from the experts. Team Propane Experts estimate that up to 75% of Americans use gas grills when they cook outdoors. Their main argument …