CLOSING YOUR POOL
Protect Your Pool Over the Cold Winter Season
Harsh winter conditions can wreak havoc on a swimming pool. If not properly cared for, the pipes can freeze and break and the surface can stain or even worse. Short of these catastrophic events, improper winter care can cause the pool owner or service company to spend an inordinate amount of time to open in the spring and cost you, the swimming pool owner, more time and money. This article from Swimmingpool.com gives some great advice and directions on how to take simple precautions and care to ensure a smooth winter for the swimming pool owner, and an easier spring opening to kick off the swimming pool season!
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Dreams About Swimming: Dream Meanings Explained
From Huffington Post
True, dreaming about swimming isn't reall swimming; and therefore probably is not exactly about which Platinum Poolcare's message is usually geared. However, many people have strange dreams, including flying, teeth falling out, and swimming; so we thought that we might provide a little departure from our usual content and address something that, at least tangentially, has to do with swimming.
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With an understanding of galvanic corrosion, stains in salt-chlorine pools don't have to be a mystery.
From Pool and Spa News
Both swimming pool owners and swimming pool professionals have been perplexed by the differences and characteristics of salt pools versus traditional swimming pools over the years. Most professionals have come to the realization that the old tried and true techniques of managing a traditional halogen or chlorine swimming pool do not necessarily apply to the salt water swimming pool. Nowhere is this more appropriate then to the winterization of a swimming pool, where a small mistake can easily magnify into a disaster very quickly. In this technically-oriented article from the Pool and Spa News, the differences between the types of pools are explained, and tips to manage the proper winterization of salt water pools are presented.
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Give Yourself a Hot Tub Facial
From Hot Tub Cover Pros
According to this posting from Hot Tub Cover Pros, a spa facia is one of the most expensive treatments avaialable, even rivalling a massage in price. The purpose of a facial is to utilize hot water or steam to open the facial pores, evacuating toxins and impurities. Here's the good news: This is easily accomplished at home with your Hot Tub. Read about the different ways to accomplish the same end in a variety of ways, and start pampering your skin at home with things that you already have sitting around.
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Body Detox and Cleansing Using Body Heat
From The Natural Path
The ancients knew the benefits of heat therapy well. As this article quotes, "A great healer once said, 'Give me the power to create a fever and I can cure any disease'." One of the best ways to super heat the body and create Hyperthermia is using a hot tub or spa. The benefits are legion: eliminate toxins, kill viruses, clean the pores and skin, increase circulation and boost the immune system. In this age of big pharma and prescription-based medical protocols, many people are turning to homeopathic methods such as Hyperthermia to cure many ailments.
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