Inground pool liners should be replaced about every seven to 10 years. Pool liners are necessary to protect the interior of your pool and provide a smooth barrier between you and the hard concrete or other material below. They are most often made of vinyl, durable enough to withstand vacuuming, pool toys and the occasional…

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There will come a time when you will have to replace your swimming pool liner with a brand new one. Your inground pool liner does indeed have a certain shelf life – usually between eight and 12 years. However, you may need one sooner than that – or, if you’re lucky, you could get up…

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Pool Opening Tips and Checklist – NJ If you’re a dedicated pool owner who took the necessary steps to close your pool the right way before winter hit, opening it come spring should be a breeze. There are still many steps you need to go through to ensure you open the pool the correct way…

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How to Open a Pool in Monmouth, Middlesex or Mercer County Spring is right around the corner, and with it comes thoughts of opening the pool for an enjoyable summer of fun. While you may love daydreaming about backyard barbecues and relaxing on a float in the sparkling clear water, you may be less enthusiastic…

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No need to stick to the indoor oven and stove when preparing your winter meals. This winter, get ready for some winter grilling! That’s right, whether or not you have outdoor kitchen equipment, grilling in cold weather is not only possible, it’s enjoyable. So as you get out there and break out your snow shovels,…

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We all hate to make the move indoors after enjoying our outdoor furniture all summer, but as sad as is it, taking a little extra time to care for your patio furniture now will have you up and running in no time when spring returns. With outdoor living more popular than ever, most of us…

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Step 1: Scooping up loose debris Unless you’re a pool cleaning fanatic, chances are there are some leaves and debris floating around. Remove these with a brush and a hose. Remove any stubborn dirt on the pool floor with professional cleaner and a hard brush. Also make sure you clean the decking or concrete surrounding…

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For those of us in the northeast, the summer season seems to fly by. As the days start getting shorter and the temperatures start dropping, pool owners are forced to start thinking about the inevitable—pool closing. Filters, pipes, heaters and pumps—they’re all made of durable materials, but when they’re exposed to colder temperatures and ice,…

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Your swimming pool is your part of your backyard oasis. The water is clear and the temperature is just right. You’ve worked hard to maintain the pool and keep it clean—and its beauty reflects your efforts. But without warning, the wind picks up overnight. When you wake in the morning, your stunning swimming pool is…

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Do you find yourself running back and forth, indoors and outdoors, trying to cook and entertain? You can prevent this time-consuming annoyance by properly designing your own outdoor kitchen to function like your indoor kitchen. No, this doesn’t mean you need a large outdoor kitchen or lots of money. In fact, a small one might…

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