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27 Jun

7 Maintenance Tips for Keeping Your Pool Clean Year-Round

For many people, having a swimming pool is a great investment and luxury. It’s such a relief to take a dip and cool off during the sweltering summer months. However, to enjoy these benefits, proper care and maintenance is vital to keep your pool clean. The good news is, keeping your pool sparkling clean isn’t

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28 Apr

Pros and Cons: Saltwater vs. Freshwater Pools

There’s so much to consider when designing your dream backyard oasis, especially when it comes to the pool. Shape, size, cost, material…and these days, you have to consider the type of water, too. Saltwater pools are majorly on the rise—three out of four in-ground pools are now saltwater, compared to just one in eight back

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08 Sep

High Five for Friday!

  1. So yesterday I thought was Wednesday, and Wednesday I thought was Tuesday and Tuesday I thought was Monday.  That was fun :/  I just looked like a fool on all my blog posts this week.  Hahah. 2. Better news!  Robert won the “Everything We Make” Contest from GoPro!!  More GoPro accessories and a

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05 Sep

Foodie Tuesday Turned Wednesday!

So yesterday got away from me!  Argo, the meaning of today’s title!  Foodie Tuesday is now Foodie Wednesday!  (For this week only folks!) Mmmm…I can just imagine sitting at my lovely wooden patio set with the umbrella drawn blocking the morning sun enjoying a fresh batch of peach pancakes.  As I let the sun hit

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03 Sep

Motivate Me Monday!

“Home is Wherever I’m With You.” That’s a quote I saw on my Motivate Me Monday’s linky party (check out the button below to link up!…or just to read other cute DIY projects and fun recipes to try). The quote pretty much sums up the weekend for the Pool Refs family. Moving homes is a

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30 Aug

High Five for Friday!

1.  We have more Pool School’s calling in!  Check your mailbox to see if you recieved a free 30 minute flier!  If you did we are excited to have you! 2.  I scream you scream we all scream for ice cream!  We are trying to keep cool in this heat advisory state Texas is in!

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30 Aug

Man Oh Man It’s Labor Day!

Slacker Thursday…that’s what this day has been!  Man Oh Man has it been a long day!  The Pool Refs fam is in the middle of moving and I have not had time ALL day to post! So…I will give a nice little labor day post!   It will be over 100 degrees here all weekend…but

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28 Aug

To Journal or Not to Journal; That is the Question

  I wanted to start off with an “inspirational Wednesday” post.  Maybe something with a cute picture with a nice saying on it that leads into the post…but is that what Pool Refs stands for??  Is that appropriate for a business blog?   Can this be more than just a business blog??   I have

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26 Aug

School’s In Session!

Wow…another school year has begun for all of my Texas teacher friends…and so it has begun for Pool Referees! A little back story to all of this: You all should know, Stacey writes the blog (with some expertise from Robert) and she also is a dance teacher at a studio in North Texas.  So you

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23 Aug

In the Tech’s Toolbox

  1.  Volt Meter  2. Nut Driver  3. Mallet  4. Teflon Tape  5. Ratchet Wrench  6. Pump Lid Wrench  7. Impeller Wrench 8. Pressure Nozzle  9. Pliers Ever wonder what a good pool technician (or mechanic) keeps in his toolbox? Here’s a sneak peek! This is what our Head Pool Technician, Robert, calls his secret

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