Category: Natural Pool

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The Great Sandy Lagoon Debate: A New Twist on Water Features or Too Tough to Manage?

September 22, 2020, 0 Comments

Lagoon style luxury pools are the ultimate way to bring an oasis into your backyard. Having a pool on your property to rival some of the most stunning luxury pools in the world is no longer an impossible dream. In the past, many might have dismissed ponds with a sand bottom as being too difficult…

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5 Things to Consider when Creating a Beach for Your Pond

July 12, 2020, 0 Comments

You may already have a lovely pond on your property, and while it’s beautiful to look at, you might also feel that you could spend more time there if only there were a beach surrounding it. A beach makes water activities such as swimming, fishing, and sunbathing much more convenient. Many beaches around the world…

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Are Natural Swimming Pools Safe? An Interview with Natural Pool and Pond Expert Larry Carnes

February 10, 2020, 0 Comments

Natural Pools are beautiful, practical, and good for the environment, however, you may not be familiar with what owning a natural pool is like and have concerns about the safety and maintenance of your pool. We spoke with water garden expert, Larry Carnes to address common concerns regarding natural swimming pool safety.  Larry has been…

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What are the Dangers of Backyard Ponds or Pools? Follow These Safety Tips

December 9, 2019, 0 Comments

Natural swimming pools and ponds add an elegant and scenic feature to any backyard. However, they also present risks for children or those who cannot swim. If you have a natural pool or pond in your backyard that has a depth of more than six inches, you should take some safety precautions to prevent an…

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Top 5 Things to Know About Submersible Water Pumps and Electricity

November 11, 2019, 0 Comments

Despite their ground-ready, durable and insulated construction, submersible water pumps still present severe hazards for homeowners and should never be used in ponds meant for swimming or human immersion. The problem is simple: electricity and water do not mix. As such, installing an electric submersible water pump for water gardens, natural ponds, or pools requires…

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Expert Tips: Adding A Natural Pool Or Pond To Your Property

June 17, 2019, 0 Comments

Have you ever wanted your own personal oasis – a place where you could melt away from the stress and strain of life? If the answer is yes, then, you should add a natural pond to your property. That sounds nice, but you may be wondering, what is a natural pool? A natural pool, also…

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The Environmental Benefits Of Building A Natural Pool

May 15, 2019, 0 Comments

You’ve got the two-story, Victorian home with the white picket fence and acres and acres of flowing land, but you’re missing one thing – a pool. A pool looks great, gives you a place to relax, and can even raise your home value. But, pools are a lot of work to maintain. You have to…

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Top 3 Facts About Natural Pools

January 21, 2019, 0 Comments

There’s no denying that backyard swimming pools unlock the potential for endless summer fun and quality family time, but they come with a host of drawbacks. From chemicals that harm the environment (and swimmers) to a tight maintenance schedule, standard swimming pools are no longer the best choice for homeowners. Instead, opt for a more…

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9 Ways to Make Your Pool Eco-Friendly

October 16, 2018, 0 Comments

Having a pool in your backyard has its perks: It can increase the value of your home, add to your backyard’s aesthetics, and serve as a built-in source of constant fun and recreation for your family. After all, what’s better than a cool pool on a hot summer day? As much as we love our…

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Backyard Pond with Natural Swimming Pool and Beach

May 29, 2018, 0 Comments

This project began when a family living on the Chicago North Shore decided they wanted to completely redesign their backyard. They were yearning for a recreational pond where their kids could swim and play in the sand while remaining in the comfort of their backyard. They also wanted their backyard to be innovative, aesthetically pleasing,…