Pool stains are a common problem for any pool owner, regardless of the type of pool or location. Find out how to identify certain pool stains, where they come from, how to remove them — and how to prevent them from happening in the first place.
Algae is a common problem for many pool owners, but also one that can get out of hand if left untreated. Here’s what to know about algae in your pool, and how you can get rid of it.
We take a look at the four main types of pool cleaners available, the pros and cons of each, and which type may be best for you.
Providing an alluring setting for your swimming pool is one of the most important aspects of pool ownership. When done correctly, features such as landscaping, lighting, patios, and other structures can all work together in a cohesive manner to enhance the overall appeal of not just your pool, but the surrounding property as a whole.
Your swimming pool is one of the best ways to stay fit. Try some of these simple exercises in most any pool type — with no equipment required other than yourself and the water.
We've highlighted 10 of the top pool toys for 2019, spanning a wide range of themes and ages. There’s truly something for everyone.
Sunscreens are the most popular way to deal with abundant sunshine when outside, but a proper understanding of how they work is imperative if you want to use them effectively.
We’ve highlighted the most popular pool floor options and showcased the visual and functional advantages each can provide.
By conserving energy toward your pool’s operation, you can ensure substantial cuts to your bills, regardless of the season. Blue Haven has five ways you can do just that.
This brief guide will walk you through the various types of pool lighting, including some helpful advice on how you should approach your pool’s unique lighting setup.
You'll need to ask yourself some key questions before moving forward with a new pool installation. By answering these beforehand, you’ll have a much better idea of how to proceed with preparing your new home for a pool — and when.
What would happen if you trained a world-class athlete to swim in a pool filled with syrup? Besides making him very sticky, nothing else would change. He could still swim as fast as he could in water. Hard to believe? It’s true.
Even in difficult economies, real estate is a premium, so backyards tend to be smaller and not have space for landscaping features. However, having a small backyard does not mean you can not enjoy the luxuries of owning an inground swimming pool.
You’ve been dreaming of spending those sizzling summer days by the pool forever, right? We know you can already see your friends and family lounging on giant unicorn floaties and volleying an oversized beach ball in the Oklahoma sun. It’s time to finally make this dream your reality.
When you own a pool, routine pool care and maintenance can be time consuming, but it is integral to the health of your pool. You don’t want to cut corners when taking care of your pool, but there are little things that can be done with household items to make the maintenance process simpler. We have made a list of some of our favorite pool care “hacks” to help you keep your pool clean with less effort.
When you’re overwhelmed with hosting a pool party, it can be easy to make simple maintenance mistakes that can affect the longevity of your pool. Being aware of some of the most common pool maintenance mistakes that are affected by having many swimmers in your pool can help keep them top of mind.
In our Pool Party Maintenance series, we’ve discussed what to do after your pool party to ensure that your water is clean. However, there are multiple steps you can take before your party begins to ensure that your pool stays in good condition once your party is over, so you don’t have to conduct a lot of extra maintenance.
In Oklahoma, residents can typically get used to the myriad of severe storms that happen each spring. From lightning to hail, and even tornados, Oklahoma storm season can take a toll on your property, landscape, and your swimming pool.
Spas and hot tubs can be a relaxing addition to your landscape. They can help you wind down in the summer or warm up in the winter. Spas and hot tubs can take many forms, the main two being the installed, in-ground spa and the freestanding hot tub.
There are many different aspects to pool maintenance - from cleaning the pool and installing new features, to balancing chemicals. While all of these processes can seem overwhelming, Blue Haven OKC has many resources to help you find your way through pool ownership. We have shared some of our top resources with you so that you can get started.