A Christmas Message

A few years ago at the Pool Expo I attended a seminar by Clay Nelson (www.claynelsonlifebalance.com) that had an impact on my priorities and my life.  I now receive his email newsletters and feel like the following information is worth sharing as we enter Christmas week. “As you sit down for a meal … [Read more...]

North Texas Winter Weather Information

Although winter does not officially begin until December 21st, the cold weather that we experienced in mid-November seemed to create some interest in the severity of the weather that we are going to have this winter in the north Texas area. While none of us really know what the weather will be, … [Read more...]

A Holiday Message from Clay Nelson

claynelsonlifebalance.com Family togetherness during the holiday season is something we look forward to, and often dread all at the same time. Ask 100 people why that is, and you will probably get 100 different answers that can all be wrapped up into one core thought, which is: Expectations! We … [Read more...]

DFW Freezing Weather Information

DFW Freezes

Well—it has happened.  We have now had our first freeze of the season, which fell on November 12th, the earliest first freeze since 1997.  Last season was a cold winter in which we experienced 55 freezes—our  first freeze occurred on November 13th and our last freeze occurred on March 5th.  … [Read more...]

Hot Tubs

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Few people will disagree that soaking in a hot tub is just about as good as life gets.  Whether you are spending time alone enjoying the quietness at the end of a long day, enjoying some down time with your spouse, or even enjoying some family bonding time in the hot tub, there is little argument … [Read more...]

Freezing Temperatures Will Be Here Soon: Be Prepared!

With the relatively cold weather that we are currently experiencing, it is a reminder that freezing weather will be here soon—and pool owners should be prepared. The average first freeze occurring in the DFW area on November 22nd. With many weather forecasters predicting a colder and wetter November … [Read more...]

How To Enjoy Your Pool This Fall

Well—the water is starting to cool down, as it is now in the high 70’s in most pools as of this writing. Although quite a few people are still swimming, for others the water is simply too cold—as most of us prefer pool water temperatures in the mid-to-high 80s. With the first average freeze date … [Read more...]

Winter Is On the Way!

The 100 degree days appear to be over for this year.  Soon it will be getting cold, and I have heard several weather forecasters call for a winter that is colder and wetter than normal.  That doesn’t bode too well for pools if preparations aren’t made, especially in the Denton area. If you have … [Read more...]

Outdoor Living Environments

Even with the relatively mild summer that we have had, the fall is a great time of year. We are now beginning to have cooler weather and it will be much more enjoyable to be outside. More and more homeowners are beginning to create outdoor living environments in their backyards. While pools were … [Read more...]

Winter Pool Care Options

The 100 degree days appear to be over for this year. Soon it will be getting cold, and I have heard several weather forecasters call for a winter that is colder and wetter than normal. That doesn’t bode too well for pools if preparations aren’t made. Depending on several variables (number of trees … [Read more...]