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11 Ideas for Better Backyard Privacy
By Admin       2020-03-25            0

11 Ideas for Better Backyard Privacy Sunshine and warm temperatures invite you and your family to spend entire days outdoors, so it's important that you be able to enjoy endless hours in your backyard without worrying about too much exposure to the sun—or curious passersby. Try one of these 11 solutions for adding privacy and shade to your backyard oasis. By Jennifer Noonan     Construct a Classic 1/12 Common in neighborhoods across the country, wood fences are practically an outdoor staple. With a variety of woods to choose from, ranging from light to dark, and jus...

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ADDING A BACKYARD POOL? 5 WAYS TO MAKE IT POP WITH A GREAT VIEW
By Admin       2020-03-25            0

Adding a custom swimming pool to your backyard can make it look great and be much more fun, and adding a custom pool with a gorgeous view takes both aspects over the top. So, how can you add a fantastic view to your swimming pool, even if your yard currently doesn't boast a vista? Here are 5 tricks for any yard. INSTALL AN INFINITY EDGE If you have a fantastic view already, you can emphasize it by installing what's known as an infinity edge pool. Among the most luxurious types of swimming pools, infinity pools use a sluice system to create the illusion that the water has no border keeping it in the pool. In actuality, ...

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Drain your pool water to the proper levels
By Admin       2020-03-24            0

I recommend the water be brought below the jets but not below the top of light. If you can shut off your skimmer line and activate just the main drain line, you can quickly drain the pool using the waste on the filter system. As a pool tech who needs to move water fast, I use a large gas powered water pump with firehoses leading to the street. Take note that neighbors don’t want to be flooded, drain the water to the street. At this time, apply the winterizing Algaecide. You need to determine the size of your skimmer line. Most are 1.5 inches and some are 2 inch. You may have never noticed, but the skimmer hole has female threads and tha...

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The importance of your pool filter
By Admin       2020-03-18            0

For clients of Max Q Services there is still one month to take advantage of our Spring Special Filter maintenance and equipment check. This annual preventative maintenance on your pool’s equipment is designed to get your pool and its equipment ready for the swim season which is upon us now. DE filters need to be disassembled and cleaned, and cartridges need to be checked and replaced if needed. Seals and O-rings need to be checked, lubricated and replaced, and a safety inspection of the pool pump and filter, the timer and wiring, as well as the drain covers in the pool needs to be done. All of this is included in this service. ...

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