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Buying a New Home and Considering an Inground Pool

Buying a New Home and Considering an Inground Pool

I receive calls from many perspective home buyers who want to have an inground pool built in their backyard. Sometimes putting in a pool is NOT possible due to easements, sewer mains, bill of assurance issues, and most of all, not having enough distance between the...

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Paying for Your Swimming Pool Project

Paying for Your Swimming Pool Project

When it comes to building a new pool, it’s the subject that can be a bit touchy: Money. However, it’s a topic that’s better dealt with up front so everyone knows what to expect. The good news here at Parrot Bay Pools is that you are entering into an Agreement with a...

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6 Types of Swimming Pool Covers

6 Types of Swimming Pool Covers

When taking care of a in-ground swimming pool, having the right type of cover can make all the difference. Finding the right cover can be a bit tricky and will depend upon a variety of factors including your pool shape, size, and of course, what you need the cover...

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In-Ground Swimming Pool Considerations

In-Ground Swimming Pool Considerations

Question Your Intentions Its a simple beginning, but why do you want a swimming pool? Pools come in all shapes and sizes. Ask yourself how you will use the pool: for swimming, lounging, exercising? Will you need space for grilling and entertaining? Will young children...

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In Ground Swimming Pool Financing

In Ground Swimming Pool Financing

As an experienced pool builder we know that the process of obtaining funding for your back-yard project can be a daunting task these days to say the least.  It’s almost a necessity for one to “qualify” for funding if you plan to finance your project BEFORE you begin...

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IN GROUND POOL PLAN / DESIGN ELEMENTS

IN GROUND POOL PLAN / DESIGN ELEMENTS

With so many decisions to make when buying a pool—including choices about design, materials, features, equipment, location in your yard, decking, and other additions such as fireplaces, outdoor kitchens, or landscaping—there may be times when you want to change your...

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To Winterize or not to Winterize Your Pool

To Winterize or not to Winterize Your Pool

The pros and cons of leaving your pool open year-round: The Good 1. Pools are beautiful: Whether it's 98 degrees in June or 32 degrees in January, moving water is great to listen to and enjoy. This is especially true with snow on the ground. 2. Spring Clean...

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Building in the Fall

Building in the Fall

Here are 6 advantages of building in the fall:   1. It's not too cold, hot or wet. If the weather is too cold it can complicate excavation and prevent concrete pouring. Extremely hot weather can slow down work crews and wet weather can cause unwanted delays and turn...

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