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Swimming Pools & Water Fountains & Ponds : Home & Garden
A bamboo water fountain offers the serenity of the sight and sound of flowing water. It also offers the thump that the bamboo water pipe makes after it empties out the water that collects inside it. As the pivoting water pipe comes back into the upright position, it hits a length of bamboo or a rock
Not only is algae present in nearly all sources of water, but any item can also carry the spores that produce algae. So, any time you bring goggles or toys into your pool, you risk bringing algae along with them. The regular maintenance of your pool, including adding chlorine regularly to the water
So many families today live inside the city limits and back yard space may be limited and small. This does not mean you cannot let your children enjoy the fun by splashing around in a kids swimming pool. Outside play areas do not have to be huge and neither do the swings, slides, and sandboxes. When
Maintenance of a fiberglass pool is similar to the maintenance for all pools: Keep the chemistry in balance, the surface and bottom clean and the water filtered. There are, however, a few maintenance items unique to fiberglass. Some of these items are an advantage, while others can create extra work
Everyone loves swimming in pools in summer. It is the meeting place for children and the one place where everyone loves to go.
It is possible to eliminate the yellow algae that has accumulated on the sides of your pool without having to call a pool technician. Yellow algae is commonly referred to as "mustard algae," and usually collects around shaded areas of your pool. It is important to treat your pool's yellow algae prob
A wire grid is needed under gunite pool walls.worker in pool image by jimcox40 from Fotolia.comGunite is a trademarked name for a mixture of cement and sand that is blown onto many types of contoured surfaces, including the interior of inground pools. The dry mixture is placed in a...
Spa owners must take care of their spas in order to maintain proper pH levels and eliminate bacteria. The two main methods of killing bacteria and preventing further regrowth are the addition of chloride or bromine to the spa. Bromine is used more often than chlorine due to its ability to maintain a
Much has been documented about the interior of the White House, but what about the exterior? With a residence that large, it must have an amazing yard, with lots of patios, terraces, porches, pools and private retreats the average person knows nothing about. Take an historical tour of the White Hous
Gorilla Playsets of Canton, Georgia, builds, sells and ships prefabricated wooden swing sets. The company sells more than a dozen different sets that range in price from $600 to $3,300. The sets arrive as a kit in a big cardboard crate. The manufacturer states that the "T-nut construction of these w