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Welcome to Alfresco Living!

Welcome to Alfresco Living!

June 02, 2015 • 3 Minute Read

See EcoSmart Fire “Stix” and our many other fire features in our Showroom today Sounds lovely, doesn’t it? However, if you’re at all familiar with Nebraska weather, you know that “outdoor living” just isn’t quite as simple as it may seem – spring and fall (and, let’s....

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Why Choose an Aboveground Pool?

Why Choose an Aboveground Pool?

May 12, 2015 • 3 Minute Read

Approximately 50% of the pools owned in the United States are aboveground. Many are turning to aboveground pools because they are built to last for many, many years of summer fun and enjoyment. They also offer a wide variety of wall and liner options. Others turn to aboveground pools because of....

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The In’s and Out’s of In-Ground Pool Construction

The In’s and Out’s of In-Ground Pool Construction

May 06, 2015 • 3 Minute Read

A common question heard in the world of pool construction is: “What type of pool should I get?” Oh, if only there were a hard and fast answer to this question! However, with the variety of pool types (in-ground vs above-ground) available today, as well as all the different materials....

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Chemistry 101 – Safety First!

Chemistry 101 – Safety First!

April 13, 2015 • 3 Minute Read

If you’re a pool owner, then you’re probably very well versed in the area of “pool maintenance”. However, one thing that people often get a little lax about is the maintaining of all the chemicals (and equipment) that are associated with pool maintenance. Safety is vitally important when....

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The “Always” and “Never” of Chemical Storage and Handling

The “Always” and “Never” of Chemical Storage and Handling

April 06, 2015 • 3 Minute Read

When it comes to pool and spa chemicals (or any chemicals, for that matter) making sure that you’re following proper storage and handling procedures and guidelines is imperative. In our last segment we reviewed some of the “basic” reasons behind the importance of chemical safety. Today we’ll review....

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Checklist for Swimming Pool Safety

Checklist for Swimming Pool Safety

March 05, 2015 • 3 Minute Read

If you’re the owner of a private pool, then we know that you know that safety rules! Because, of course, the last thing any of us want is for someone to hurt themselves while they’re in our pool (or any pool, for that matter!). And, that’s why....

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Spring Into Safe Swimming

Spring Into Safe Swimming

March 02, 2015 • 3 Minute Read

Spring is just around the corner, which means that warm summer temps will be here before we know it – thank goodness, right? And, what does the inevitable warming of temperatures bring with them? The opening backyard pools, of course! With that in mind, we thought that now would be a....

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You Want Me to do WHAT in the Pool?

You Want Me to do WHAT in the Pool?

February 15, 2015 • 3 Minute Read

Don’t let the title freak you out too much – we’re not about to suggest anything that would get you kicked out of your neighborhood pool. However, what we are suggesting is a little thing called aqua jogging. Ever heard of it? Aqua jogging is a great low-impact workout....

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Service For Your Pool or Spa

Service For Your Pool or Spa

February 10, 2015 • 3 Minute Read

Certification – We have a large staff of highly trained and very experienced service technicians and a fleet of six(6) service vehicles to quickly handle all of your pool and spa service needs. We have two(2) APSP CST Certified service technicians, a Hot Spring Portable Spa Certified Technician (Grade A), four(4)....

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From Boring to Beautiful

From Boring to Beautiful

February 10, 2015 • 3 Minute Read

There are lots of different things you can do to jazz up you backyard but none quite as dramatic – or fun – as the installation of a pool. From in-ground to above-ground, there are options for every size family, yard, and budget. Today we’ll focus on in-ground pools, and tackle....

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Benefits of Having a Swimming Pool at Home

Benefits of Having a Swimming Pool at Home

January 18, 2015 • 3 Minute Read

Convenience. Exercise. Fun. Increased home value. These are just a few of the many perks that anyone with a home pool would be able to rattle off if asked, “what’s so great about having a pool at home?” However, if you need a bit more convincing, here are a....

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Dry Sauna vs Wet Sauna: What’s the Difference?

Dry Sauna vs Wet Sauna: What’s the Difference?

January 04, 2015 • 3 Minute Read

Have you been considering building a sauna in your home? If so, there are a few items to take into consideration before beginning. Aside from where you’re going to build it, you’ll also need to decide what type of sauna you’d like to install – specifically, a wet....

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