Have you been thinking about a backyard upgrade and eyeing that new hot tub? While, at first glance, purchasing a new spa can feel like a splurge to bring some fun to your home, there are some actual, practical perks to owning one. This week we’re taking a look at some of the wellness benefits, […]
Is there anything more relaxing or inspiring for great conversation than the crackle and warmth of a good campfire? If you answered like we did, with a firm “no,” then it may be time for you to add a fire pit or table to your backyard entertainment arsenal. Bring the whole family together or take […]
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It’s summertime in Upstate New York and that means that we can expect more than our fair share of sunshine (great!) and rain (not so great). And while this may not be your first rain season rodeo, you may never have considered how a thunderstorm, or long period of heavy rain, can affect your swimming pool.
This week we’re taking a look at what to do once the wet weather has passed to get your pool back in business. Read more
Root Beer floats are a classic ice cream drink. You get the combination of a sweet and bubbly beverage that you and your friends can enjoy by the pool. Follow along below with our favorite Root Beer Float recipe! This drink is perfect for a scorching hot day, or if you are craving something sweet. To top it off, don’t forget the whipped cream and a spoon. Read more
Expand your Child’s understanding of the world and strengthen your bond by reading together this summer! This is a great activity for your kids to do this summer and prevents what educators call the summer slide, where reading ability declines during extended breaks from school. Reading is an excellent way to slow down and disconnect from the world while reconnecting with each other, to learn, share, and grow as individuals. Read more
The unofficial start of Summer is coming and we can’t think of a better way to celebrate the incoming season by prepping your pool for all of that summer splashing. Even if you’re not necessarily ready to peel your cover back just yet, there are a few things that you can do in preparation that will get you excited and ready for the holiday weekend, the warm weather, and all of the fun that comes with it! Read more
There are so many great ways to get a good cardio workout in the pool WITHOUT DOING A SINGLE LAP! Jennilee Toner, Alpin Haus Fitness Center Manager and International Yoga & Anatomy Teacher, shares with us 7 fun ways to get our hearts pumping, our blood moving, and our cells oxygenated while enjoying our pools this summer. Read more
You’ve always wanted a pool and now you’ve finally taken the plunge and invested in your own personal backyard oasis. Congratulations!
Now that the dust has settled in your yard, you’ve found yourself with some basic questions about pool ownership and maintenance. Read more