For anyone who wants to get in shape and live a healthy lifestyle but just cannot get on board with truly rigorous exercise styles and programs, swimming is perhaps the best solution. Cardiovascular exercise is one of the best things you can do for your body, keeping your heart healthy and burning calories along the way.
This is an excerpted article from this year's "30 Under 40" list in Pool Pro Magazine.
Sam Stroud and Jordan Demeter both lost a parent to cancer when they were preteens. Then their parents married each other. Already best friends, they also became step brothers. Demeter’s grandfather, Don Demeter, owned Pools by Spartan and had been installing vinyl-liner pools since the 1970s.
Even if you don’t have a custom pool or even a patio area, your backyard can still be a great place to relax, especially now that summer is over and the weather has cooled down. There are tons of ways to maximize the space, regardless of your budget or timeframe.
Winter is on its way and in only a few weeks, it could be pretty unpleasant to dive into your pool. While closing your pool might seem unnecessary, there are some key benefits to doing so that can really help your pool in the long run.
Winterizing your pool can prevent damage and accidents, and in some areas you can even save tax dollars by using a cover during the off-season. Still, closing your pool in a mild area like Oklahoma is entirely optional, especially if you have a heating system you like to use.
In this post, we’ll discuss the benefits of both closing your pool and leaving it open for the cold season. If you don’t feel like closing your pool, give us a call! We’re happy to help with closing and any other maintenance needs.
Even the coolest pool and hottest patio in town can look a little sparse and lost without some landscaping around them. The fall, winter, and spring seasons are great times to think about ways to improve your backyard even more.
From low-water landscapes to creating a lush oasis, there are virtually countless ways to utilize your backyard’s space. And we can help, if you’re ready to talk. However, if you’re still in the brainstorming phase, check out some of our favorite ways to landscape around your dream pool and patio.
We’ve written before about why a functional patio area is such a worthwhile addition to your backyard, from the benefits of an outdoor kitchen to various parties you can throw outside, whether or not you have a pool. Being able to relax outside in the shade or grill dinners for your family and friends are nearly year-round activities, and enhancing your backyard patio only makes those activities better.
If you’ve got a nice, big backyard or even just a decent patio area but you’d like to get more out of it, you’ve come to the right place. Today, we’re going to talk about the ways you can enhance your patio from small changes to total makeovers.
When considering a custom or in-ground pool for your backyard, as we’ve mentioned before, there’s a lot to think about. From fun things like shape and color to more tedious but equally (or, sometimes, more) important aspects such as filtration systems and water type, you’re in charge of everything.
A swimming pool is one of the best ways to take advantage of the space in your backyard, especially during the summertime, when soaring temperatures make the water particularly enticing. Building a custom pool only maximizes the fun, allowing you to design exactly the backyard that works for you.
Owning a pool creates a wealth of new fun to be had in the backyard, from invigorating swims in the mornings to a relaxing dip after the sunset. But no list of poolside activities would be complete without the addition of games, especially for those with children.
Building a custom pool is no small decision. From the material to amenities to special features in your pool, there’s a lot to consider. As if it wasn’t overwhelming enough, the process is made even more complicated when factoring in the various myths and legends told about custom pools, such as the infamous hour-long wait before getting back into the water after a meal.