Outdoor Living

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    Porch Ceiling Ideas for Your Home

    There’s nothing like an inviting and cozy porch. Every time we design a covered porch, small or large, we first decide on how the porch ceiling will be finished. In my opinion, the ceiling is one of the most important aspects of a porch. So in this article, I’m going to show you some different porch ceiling ideas. Whether you’re designing a new porch or want to give an existing porch new life, these are options that you can implement to create an amazing outdoor space.

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    How to Find a Leak in a Pool: A Step-by-Step Guide

    Having a pool in your backyard can offer endless entertainment and relaxation. However, maintaining it can sometimes be a challenge, especially if you’re dealing with unwanted leaks. We know firsthand because we had a leak in one of our previous pools. If you’ve noticed a drop in your pool’s water level or are suspecting a leak, you’re likely asking yourself, “How do I find a leak in a pool?” Look no further, as we delve into a step-by-step guide on identifying and addressing pool leaks.

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    What is a Lanai?

    Have you ever sat in your living room, gazing out at your backyard, and wished for a space that beautifully merged the indoors and outdoors? A Lania is similar to a porch or veranda but is typically open-sided, offering an uninterrupted view of the surroundings. Lanais can be large, open areas suitable for outdoor dining or lounging, or they can be smaller, more intimate spaces.

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    How to Lower pH in a Pool

    Being a pool owner is a dream many of us cherish. However, like many dreams, reality comes with its challenges. Henry does most of the pool maintenance at our house and one of the trickiest tasks he has faced is maintaining the right pH balance in our pool. High pH can tarnish the swimming experience, leading to cloudy water, inefficient chlorine, and even potential harm to swimmers. Through trials, errors, and countless laps, we have learned a thing or two about managing our pool’s pH.

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    How Much Does a Fiberglass Pool Cost?

    Investing in a fiberglass pool is an exciting and often rewarding decision for homeowners seeking to enhance their outdoor living experience, but understanding the associated costs is essential for making an informed choice. Fiberglass pool prices can vary greatly depending on various factors, such as size, shape, and additional features. Compared to gunite and vinyl liner pools, fiberglass pools are known for their durability, low maintenance requirements, and considerable longevity. With such advantages, it’s no wonder many homeowners are considering fiberglass pools to transform their backyards into a relaxation and entertainment oasis.