As we enter the dog days of summer, it gets harder and harder to stay cool. From spontaneous dips in the pool to running the AC at full blast, summer days really put pressure on your patience, as well as your electricity bill.
There are few better ways to enjoy warm weather and sunshine with kids and family than out to a swimming pool. But even with all the great aspects of pool ownership, swimming pools can also be dangerous. According to the US CDC, fatal drowning is the second-leading cause of unintentional injury-related death for children age 1-14 behind motor vehicle crashes.
The things we teach to our children and how we teach it to them is an important part of keeping them safe. Be sure your children understand the importance of pool safety and break them of any dangerous habits early. Use this list as an instructional guide to help keep their poolside experiences enjoyable and safe for all.
As great as having a swimming pool on your property can be, there is a lot that can go wrong if it isn’t maintained properly. Here are just five of the more common problems you may encounter as an owner of a swimming pool.
How do you best relax at the end of a long and hard day? For some people, a nice cup of tea and warm waffle can do the trick. For others, it’ll have to be a glass of a fuzzy and yummy alcohol-free cocktail, preferably served in a place that plays loud and trendy music. But ultimately, when you’re at home, you need to find something that works for you. While having a cup of tea or biting in a cookie sounds like an indulgent treat, the relaxing properties of both these elements are still yet to be demonstrated. In fact, if you want to be able to leave your worries at the door when you get home, you need to create a space that is entirely dedicated to your relaxation. Here’s a hint for you: It can’t be your bedroom. Relaxing and sleeping are two very different things. It’s about freeing up your mind and your body from the toxins accumulated throughout the day. And there are two excellent ways of doing so, depending on whether you like a cool or a warm environment. Will it be a pool or a sauna?
Guest post contributed by Chelsea Watterston
What comes to your mind when you think of or see a swimming pool? For most people, they think of fun summer memories—of swimming parties when they were kids and family barbecues by the poolside now that they’re adults. But pools can give you more advantages other than just a couple of hours of fun in the sun. Read on to learn what they are:
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