Pool parties are a fun way to bring friends together and enjoy the summer sun, but after the guests have left, the cleanup can be daunting. Not just the cleanup around and outside of the pool-but the dirty, cloudy pool water that remains after many swimmers have been in the pool at once.
Diving boards can be a fun addition to a swimming pool, but there are many factors to consider before installing one. The type of pool you have, its depth, cost, and overall safety are all important to think about when adding any feature to your pool, especially diving boards.
There are multiple locations in the OKC metro offering swimming lessons this summer. We have created a map of them to help you make your decision, so that you and your family can get swimming!
Our pool supply checklist features the basic essentials needed to take care of your new swimming pool.
There are many steps to proper pool maintenance, which can appear overwhelming at first. In reality, as long as you stay on top of it and follow our simple beginner pool maintenance tips, you should increase the lifespan of your pool and keep it beautiful with ease.
At Blue Haven OKC, we don’t just build pools, we bring people together through custom-designed gunite pools that are expertly crafted to reflect your style and meet your family’s needs. Gunite allows for total customization of shape, size, finish, and special features, so we can bring your backyard vision to life.
Each year brings new trends in pool design, accessories, and styles. In 2017, pool design trends are shifting toward designs driven by customer experience, seamlessly connecting style, technology, and utility for a backyard experience that meets all of your needs and more.
Does winter in Oklahoma make you want to go for a swim? If not, you aren’t alone. However, the winter chill isn’t stopping Oklahoma City residents from pledging to plunge into an ice-cold pool this February — it turns out they have a worthy “reason for freezin.”
Before diving into buying a pool, you should be aware of the short-term and long-term commitments, construction process, variables that could affect cost, and all necessary products, accessories, and maintenance involved in owning a pool. We put together a checklist to help you better prepare for the pool-buying process, from design and construction to maintenance and long-term expenses, and everything in between.
The winter season is here and that can only mean one thing — you have to stay indoors until mid-March. Wrong. Your backyard can be an oasis all year long, and we’ll tell you how!
Choosing the right company to design and implement the backyard of your dreams can be an intimidating task. Knowing the team that will work on your project can alleviate some of that worry. We recently talked with one of our newest employees, Cory West, to get to know him better and introduce him to our customers.
As with anything, purchasing a hot tub or spa for your backyard is a major decision. Will it be used for therapeutic reasons or maybe to alleviate aching muscles? Whatever the reason, all potential buyers should consider several things before signing on the dotted line.
Closing your pool in the fall is a step that pool owners shouldn’t miss, especially here in Oklahoma. We’ll tell you when you should close your pools and share tips and tricks from our professionals so opening your pool next summer will be a breeze.
A swimming pool is a great addition to your yard, especially during the steamy summer months. Days spent splishing and splashing, the smell of sunscreen, family time, and countless memories — what a great way to spend the summer. Before diving in the deep end, we recommend asking yourself these seven things before installing an in ground swimming pool.
We all could use a vacation. Between handling a hectic job, taking the kiddos to and from soccer practice, and everything else that may come your way, time away to destress and unwind would be ideal. But what if you only needed to take a step out your back door to be taken on a trip away from the ordinary? It’s possible by transforming your backyard into an outdoor oasis! These six things can be added to take your backyard to the next level.
Trying to decide between an endless pool and an infinity pool for your home is a tough choice. An endless pool, also known as a swim spa, is a small pool with a variable-speed swim current, allowing you to swim in place. An infinity edge pool has no current but features an exposed wall that creates a waterfall effect. By looking closer at the advantages and disadvantages of each, you can better determine which pool is the right fit for you.
According to the National Safety Council, June is National Safety Month. Observed annually, National Safety Month focuses on minimizing causes of injury and death at work, on the roads and in our homes. For those here in Oklahoma, June's National Safety Month coincides with the opening of our backyard pools for the season. In conjunction with the opening of our pools, it is a good time to refresh our memories with swimming pool safety tips for toddlers.
If you’re thinking about adding a pool as a go-to spot for family and friends, you might assume your only choice is a chlorine variety. Not true. You can opt to invest in either a saltwater or a chlorine pool.
Just like every aspect of your life, swimming pool options are constantly changing and upgrading. One constant? Your reasons for wanting a pool. Our customers decide to invest in a swimming pool for a number of great reasons, such as adding to the property value of their home. But at the heart of their decision is the dream of summer days with a wonderful oasis right outside their back door.
Picture this: it’s a beautiful summer day, the smell of suntan lotion is in the air and you and your family are splishing and splashing in your personal oasis – your pool! Before that picture can become a reality, there are things that need to be done to prepare your pool for the onset of warmer months. If you properly maintained your pool in the winter, getting it spring ready will be a breeze. Follow these easy steps and you’ll be enjoying your outdoor space in no time.