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Fall Pool

Dog Days Are Past … Time For a New Pool

As Summer winds down and the hottest dog days of summer are behind us it is time to start thinking of the fall. By the way, do you know why they are called the dog days of summer? They were historically the period following the heliacal rising of the star system Sirius (the Dogs stars),…

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Summer Swimming Pool Safety

Did you know that 68% of small children that drown, were never expected to be in or near the water at that time? The American Red Cross want you to be aware, and follow some guidelines for Summer pool safety. Securing your pool with appropriate barriers is a first line of defense against accidental drowning.…

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Summer Fun With Your Own Pool!

It’s not too late. There’s still plenty of time. Backyard Paradise Pools can install and fill a pool in your backyard in plenty of time to enjoy family pool time, safe at home this year. Our designers will survey your property, discuss landscaping options, pool sizes and configurations, help you decide whether chlorine or saltwater…

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A Pool With A Purpose

Would you love to get your kids off their digital devices and out into the great outdoors? We have all been cooped up for weeks and weeks thanks to a global pandemic and thankfully, the digital age allowed us (and our kids) to continue to receive education and entertainment through those devices.  But now it’s…

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Is your pool safe from Covid-19?

With the spread of COVID-19 forcing closures and cancellations at churches, theme parks, festivals, concerts and sporting events, many people face the prospect of a low-key “staycation” for spring and summer this year. That leaves swimming pools as one of the last bastions of fun at home while people practice social distancing and self-quarantine to…

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Rain – How it affects your pool

We all love the smell of a rain shower. That clean smell that has inspired shampoos, body wash and candle scents takes us to another place. But the truth about rain water is a little less desirable. Rain here in the US (definitely here in MS) is decidedly a bad thing for your pool. We…

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Fun Pool Floats for the 2020 pool season

Forget those tired old pool noodles and cabana floats this year, try one of these adventurous flotation devices for the 2020 season. From the clever to absurd, funny, political or just plain weird, these floats will have your friends fighting over which one to ride. All of these floats can be purchased at various online…

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Bugs In Your Pool? How To Get Rid Of Them.

To a lot of bugs, birds and other creatures, your pool looks as inviting to them as it does to you. Some for drinking, some to cool off … others … (Gasp!) to lay their eggs. Blech! The two types of bugs that like to lay eggs in pool algae are Water Boatmen and Backswimmers.…

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Pool Chemicals – The Perfect Balance.

According to the Center For Disease Control (CDC) the balance between chlorine and pH (your disinfection team) provides the perfect balance for protection against recreational water illnesses. The CDC says these two chemical parameters are intimately linked: Adjusting one affects the other, so a balance is what is needed to maximize effectiveness of both. For example,…

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Should I leave Water In My Pool This Winter?

Most pool manufacturers and companies like Backyard Paradise Pools will tell you that you should only lower the water below the skimmer level and the jets of your pool so that all of the plumbing lines are clear and don’t face the risk of freezing and bursting. Leaving the majority of the water in your…