Winter is Coming ... So How Should You Winterize Your Pool?

Winter is Coming ... So How Should You Winterize Your Pool?
We’ve compiled a number of simple pool winterization tips that will help minimize the risk of experiencing any freeze damage.

How to Remove Stains from Your Pool

How to Remove Stains from Your Pool
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.

What to do About Algae in Your Pool

What to do About Algae in Your Pool
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.

Your Guide to Pool Cleaners

Your Guide to Pool Cleaners
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.

The Best Plants for Landscaping Around Your Pool

The Best Plants for Landscaping Around Your Pool
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.

How to Use Your Pool to Exercise and Burn Calories

How to Use Your Pool to Exercise and Burn Calories
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.

Top Pool Toys for 2019

Top Pool Toys for 2019
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.

Sun Safety: Your Guide to SPFs

Sun Safety: Your Guide to SPFs
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.

Your Guide to Pool Flooring

Your Guide to Pool Flooring
We’ve highlighted the most popular pool floor options and showcased the visual and functional advantages each can provide.

Ways to Make Your Pool More Energy Efficient

Ways to Make Your Pool More Energy Efficient
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.

Your Guide to Pool Lighting

Your Guide to Pool Lighting
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.

Questions to Ask When Preparing Your New House for a Pool

Questions to Ask When Preparing Your New House for a Pool
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.

The Science of Swimming

The Science of Swimming
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.

Making the Most of a Small Backyard With a Small Pool

Making the Most of a Small Backyard With a Small Pool
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.

The Best Questions to Ask Your OKC Pool Building Company

The Best Questions to Ask Your OKC Pool Building Company
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.

10 Hacks To Make Pool Care Easier

10 Hacks To Make Pool Care Easier
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.

Pool Party Maintenance: The Most Common Pool Maintenance Mistakes for Pool Parties

Pool Party Maintenance: The Most Common Pool Maintenance Mistakes for Pool Parties
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.

Pool Party Maintenance: Preventative Maintenance

Pool Party Maintenance: Preventative Maintenance
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.

Protecting Your Pool During Storm Season

Protecting Your Pool During Storm Season
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.

Pros and Cons of an Installed Spa vs. a Freestanding Hot Tub

Pros and Cons of an Installed Spa vs. a Freestanding Hot Tub
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.