Pools: Bob Vila's Picks

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Important Things to Know About Natural Swimming Pools
This will help you determine if one of these back-to-basics backyard sanctuaries is the perfect fit for your home. Click the link to dive in and start reading.
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Everything You Need to Open Your Pool for the Season
Prepare to make a splash with our guide to prep your pool, covering everything from chlorine testing to cleaning measures, so you can enjoy worry-free swimming all summer long. Click the link to start reading.
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The Pros and Cons of Saltwater Pools
We discuss cost, health considerations, and maintenance tasks before diving into the this project. Click the link to start reading.
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How Much Does an Inground Pool Cost?
Take a look at the costs and considerations of adding an inground pool to your yard, and turn your outdoor space into a private paradise. Tap the link to read more.
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How Much Does an Above-Ground Pool Cost?
Discover a budget-friendly option for installing a new pool to your backyard, offering an alternative at a fraction of the anticipated cost. Click the link to start reading.
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11 Pool Landscaping Ideas for Creating the Ultimate Outdoor Oasis at Home
Whether you have an in-ground pool or above-ground pool, a kidney-shaped pool or a soaking pool, get inspiration for landscaping and decorating around it to make your pool area the spotlight of your backyard. | 11 Pool Landscaping Ideas for Creating the Ultimate Outdoor Oasis at Home
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9 Creative Ways to Heat Your Pool This Summer
It's time to invest in an eco-friendly way to heat your pool this summer. A solar powered heater is a great investment and helps the environment at the same time! | 9 Creative Ways to Heat Your Pool This Summer
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9 Creative Ways to Heat Your Pool This Summer
Keep the wind out of your pool by installing a wind cover! Doing this allows for your pool to retain heat easily, especially in windy areas! | 9 Creative Ways to Heat Your Pool This Summer
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9 Creative Ways to Heat Your Pool This Summer
Do you have a firepit in your yard? Learn about how you can use the wood to heat up your pool this summer. | 9 Creative Ways to Heat Your Pool This Summer
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9 Creative Ways to Heat Your Pool This Summer
We've got the ultimate DIY hack for heating your pool. Place black garbage bags in your pool for an easy way to produce warmth in the water. | 9 Creative Ways to Heat Your Pool This Summer
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9 Creative Ways to Heat Your Pool This Summer
Now this is smart! Using solar mats to heat your water hose up is an easy way to maintain warmth in your pool this summer. | 9 Creative Ways to Heat Your Pool This Summer
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9 Creative Ways to Heat Your Pool This Summer
Feeling hot, hot, hot! If you're looking to heat up your pool, consider buying these solar rings. They serve the same purpose as a solar cover, but are easier to remove and place around the water. | 9 Creative Ways to Heat Your Pool This Summer
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9 Creative Ways to Heat Your Pool This Summer
Here's a neat hack for you... If you coil a black hose next to your pool in the summer, it will absorb the heat from the sun. Then pump some water into your pool from it, creating warm and comfortable pool water! | 9 Creative Ways to Heat Your Pool This Summer
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9 Creative Ways to Heat Your Pool This Summer
Keep your pool warm with a solar cover for your pool this summer. This blue one can even raise your pool's temperature as much as 12 degrees higher! | 9 Creative Ways to Heat Your Pool This Summer
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9 Creative Ways to Heat Your Pool This Summer
Heating your pool can get expensive! Discover all the ways we've compiled for you to make your pool feel comfortable this summer. | 9 Creative Ways to Heat Your Pool This Summer