- A How-To Guide: 7 Tips to Lower Chlorine Levels in Your Pool
- Outdoor Heating: A Complete Safety Guide to Using Your Patio Heater
- Winterize Your Backyard: 6 Reasons You Need a Fire Pit This Winter
- Your Winter Checklist: Protect Your Outdoor Furniture with Patio Covers
- 7 Common Pool Problems and How to Fix Them
- Storm Preparation: 8 Steps to Prepare Your Pool
- Prepare for Fall with Pool Heaters and Pumps
- A Complete Guide: How to Make the Most of Your Pool Skimmer
- 6 Questions to Ask Before Building a Swimming Pool
- Pool Chemistry: Maintaining a Hotel Pool
- 8 Ways to Protect Yourself from the Sun
- 8 Ways to Keep Your Backyard Pool Cool During the Heat of Summer
- What Your Pool Floats Say About You
- How Pools Are Changing the Way We Do Rehabilitation
- Polish Your Summer Workout Routine with a Backyard Pool
7 Landscape Design Ideas for Above-Ground Backyard Pools
4 Above-Ground Pool Ideas for Small Backyards
History of the Swimming Pool
Cost Considerations for Putting in an Above Ground or In-Ground Pool
A Buyer’s Guide to Putting in a Hot Tub
10 Things to Consider When Choosing a Pool Cleaning Service
Pool Filters 101: What Filter Is Right for You and Your Pool?
Choosing the Best Pool Vacuum: Inground and Above Ground Cleaners
Just like the floors in your home, dirt and debris in your pool are a fact of life. Sometimes, you will wonder where it all came from, but all it takes is a windy day, and you will have to vacuum. Just like your home, the more frequently you address the issue, the easier it will be to return your pool to the sparkling clear condition you want.
Getting Steamy in Your Backyard: Enjoy the Many Benefits of Sauna
Before we talk about the benefits of a sauna in your backyard, a little history of the evolution of the sauna is helpful.
In prehistoric times, fire and heat meant survival through cold nights in any climate. People would find a cave or dig an area in the side of a hill and cover the opening with animal skins to keep out the elements. This would become their temporary home to live in, and they could heat it with fire. Soon they realized that the stones which surrounded the fire continued to give off heat even after the fire died down. In a broad sense of the word, these dwellings were a primitive forerunner of the sauna. The importance of these dwellings was survival itself.