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Archive for December, 2012

This is the ninth of 12 Ways to Revitalize Your Outdoor Living Area which can also be downloaded from our free eBook library.

One of the most overlooked, but very important features is the lighting system. Your swimming pool’s lights make the entire area exceptional to view at night.

What type of lighting should you choose? LED or fiber optic lights?

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This is the eighth of 12 Ways to Revitalize Your Outdoor Living Area which can also be downloaded from our free eBook library.

The walls and floor of your pool are the easiest and most visible areas to add value with decorative swimming pool tiles. There are hundreds of options to choose from and each speaks to a slightly different design aesthetic.

At Pool Pros, we recommend 6×6 tile for most pool users. You won’t be disappointed with the selection of colors and patterns available to you in that range. However, there are other size options available.

Penny tiles are a throwback to some retro designs, but they are surprisingly modern when done in unexpected colors. A pool deck with a mod 60’s vibe, tropical Hawaiian look, or even a sophisticated European style would all be a good match for penny tile.

Glass tile, while a bit more expensive, is unsurpassed on looks. Choosing a solid color glass tile can make a dramatic statement. Glass tile is also available in mosaics, which can give a very customized look. These tiles look fabulous in sunlight and give a glossy appearance.

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