Deep-Dive: Can Pool Water Kill Grass? (It’s Not as Harmful as You May Think)

Draining Pool Water onto Grass with Hose

The sounds of splashing in the pool are tell-tale signs that summer is here.  Pools are a great way to keep cool while having fun in the sun. With all the splashing that typically occurs in pools, it often sparks the question: Can pool water kill grass? The short answer is no; pool water doesn’t … Read more

Deep Dive: Will Chlorine Keep Those Pesky Mosquitoes Away from Your Pool?

Chlorine Kills Mosquito

Not only are mosquitoes incredibly annoying insects, but they can also carry harmful diseases and viruses. Moreover, mosquitoes can surround any stagnant body of water, like your pool.  So, does chlorine keep mosquitoes away? Chlorine is one of the most effective methods to keep mosquitoes away. In fact, if you keep your pool adequately chlorinated, … Read more

Simple Ways to Hang Outdoor String Lights on Deck Railings

Deck String Lights

Many homeowners strive to make the most of their outdoor living space, which often includes decks.  One quick and affordable way to take your deck to the next level is to add outdoor string lights.   String lights can add a soft magical glow to any environment.  This creates a warm and inviting space for you … Read more

4 Ways You Can Protect Grass From an Inflatable Pool (With Alternative Options)

Dead Grass Under Pool

Inflatable pools are a lifesaver to help beat the heat throughout the summer months.  But, while they can help you and your family stay cool, they can also wreak havoc on the area of lawn that they sit atop.   In our household, we’ve had more than one occasion where we’ve left a small pool on … Read more