Great Backyard Barbecues

When you think of a pool, do you also think about a backyard kitchen, a big, beefy barbecue with a nice counter top and some bar stools where friends can sip a cold drink while you are grilling your favorite dish. Walls Street Journal had a great post about them a few weeks ago: … [Read more...]

Natural Looking Pools

Have you ever wondered if you could have a pool in your backyard without it looks like it was a pool? Perhaps your backyard pool could look like a childhood swimming hole. Or maybe it could look more like the lake you went to as a child? Well you aren't the only one thinking that way. … [Read more...]

Dreamy Pools

If you are ready to finally have the home and pool of your dreams. The children are all grown, perhaps they have children of their own now, and you would love to have pool parties that everyone will enjoy, you might want to have a really amazing pool. Not square and plain like some people have, but something more creative, budget be darned. We found a site called Dream Pool Designs, and this is … [Read more...]

Cool Things for Your Pool

Soon the days will start getting shorter, but the weather will still be warm, and a cool dip in the pool before bed is just the thing to get you relaxed before bed time. It might also be nice to have a little music, and a light to sip a glass of wine by when you are done with your swim. … [Read more...]

Good Summertime Recipes

Summer Time and the livin is easy! Summer is a great time for fresh fish and a pool party. This recipe from Food & Wine is for Salmon, but pretty much any light, fresh fish will taste great using this tasty recipe. And all of us seem to be trying to make healthier choices these days, so a Fresh, green salad, with crisp cucumbers and tomato would be a great complement to this fish … [Read more...]

Good Eats at the Pool

Tired of the same old burgers and potato salad menu? Are you looking for something different and yummy for your Memorial Weekend or Fourth of July party? Here is a great summer recipe from Southern Living:   Ingredients 3 pounds unpeeled, cooked large shrimp $ 1 large red onion, sliced 1 red bell pepper, sliced $ 1 yellow bell … [Read more...]

Cool Las Vegas Pool

Cool Las Vegas Pool Las Vegas Weekly went on an exclusive tour of 'Pirate's Cove', a 22,000 square foot, 20 bedroom, 25 bathroom, 3 swimming pool mansion in Boulder City, Nevada, United States!   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TWEUW1US9JY … [Read more...]

Epic Twin Creek Pool

Destination America "Epic Backyards" feature on Twin Creek Farms Estate in Oklahoma City - Kelly Caviness with Caviness Landscape Design created an oasis on a large estate that encompasses a swimming pool with large grotto and natural boulder waterfall, multiple entertainment areas and a large waterfall situated on a lake. Philips Color Kinetics lighting connects all the outdoor spaces at night … [Read more...]

Cool Scuba Pool

This cool video from HGTV shares with us a great solution for scuba diving enthusiasts who live a long way from the nearest dive spot. This "Cool Scuba Pool" located in Mustang, Oklahoma features two swim-through grottos, a massive natural boulder waterfall with a diving platform, a lazy river, beach entry, huge spa and flagstone patio, surrounded by mature landscape.  It gives this homeowner the … [Read more...]

Cool Pools For Your Limited Space

If you have a small yard, or just don't want your pool to take up your whole yard,  here are some great inspirational designs for petite pools. Each of these pool designs will add oversize  enjoyment to your home. 8 Ideas for Petite Pools This information is brought to you by Absolute Pool Repair in Vero Beach at (772) 643 7281.  Absolute Pool Repair Company can help maximize your … [Read more...]