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Thursday, August 12, 2021

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Thank You!

Thank You!

Premier Pool and Spa would like to give a huge thank you to the residents of Lake and Sumter county, as well as our hard working crew, for being selected as the Best of the Best Pool Contractor in Lake & Sumter Style.

We couldn't have done this without all of you, and we will continue to provide...

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Monday, August 2, 2021

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Backyard Landscape, Pool, Patio and Screen Room Lighting Ideas

Backyard Landscape, Pool, Patio and Screen Room Lighting Ideas

In creating your perfect outdoor environment, one of the most instantly noticeable improvements is upgraded lighting. Outdoor lighting serves so many purposes, including task lighting for the grilling in the evening, ambient lighting for guests, and lighting of the walkway from the driveway to the house....

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Monday, June 21, 2021

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Smart Pool Monitors and The Future of Pool Care

Smart Pool Monitors and The Future of Pool Care

As technology advances, the world as we once knew it quickly switches from manual everything to automated everything. For example, the world is transitioning from gas-powered vehicles to electric cars. Families are adding more and more devices to make their lives easier and safer.

Smart door locks allow...

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Monday, May 10, 2021

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5 Tips to Keep Your Pool From Turning Green This Summer

5 Tips to Keep Your Pool From Turning Green This Summer

Summer is just about here and is ideal for enjoying spending time relaxing and splashing in the pool. Have you ever gotten ready and excited about taking a refreshing dip in your pool only to go out and find the water is green and nasty?

A green pool can take a few days after treatment to completely...

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Monday, March 29, 2021

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What Is the Best Way to Remove Iron From Swimming Pool Water?

What Is the Best Way to Remove Iron From Swimming Pool Water?

While Iron is a mineral that occurs naturally in water, the erosion of your pool's equipment adds extra Iron to your swimming pool, which in turn affects the quality of your water. Over time, corrosion occurs and is sped up by high levels of chlorine and low pH levels.

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Monday, February 8, 2021

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Quick Tips to Get Your Florida Pool in Shape This Spring

Quick Tips to Get Your Florida Pool in Shape This Spring

Spring means the snow has finally all melted for most of the country, and the flowers are only a matter of a few weeks away from blooming. In terms of swimming pools, though, Spring means dusting off old pool equipment and opening your pool for the upcoming warmer months.

For those of us in Central...

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Monday, November 23, 2020

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What Kind of Pool Maintenance Needs to Be Done in a Florida Winter?

What Kind of Pool Maintenance Needs to Be Done in a Florida Winter?

If you are a pool owner in Florida, you are lucky to use your pool more than most Americans throughout the year. Unless your pool is heated, you probably have to hang your swimsuit up for the winter months. Caring for your pool is essential even when you are not using it, and maintenance is a little...

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Sunday, October 11, 2020

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Florida Grilling Debate - Charcoal or Propane

Florida Grilling Debate - Charcoal or Propane

Backyard chefs have been debating this topic since the beginning of time, and there is still no clear cut winner. Grilling is an art form, and the tools can vary depending on the culinary masterpiece you are trying to create. So which is better? A charcoal grill or propane? 

It all comes down to...

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Sunday, August 30, 2020

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Pool Light Safety Tips

Pool Light Safety Tips

Taking a relaxing dip in a pool is a fantastic way to cool off and enjoy time with friends and family. Safety is an extreme concern when it comes to enjoying your swimming pool, especially here in Florida. Each year thousands of people are injured or lose their lives in a residential or neighborhood...

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Monday, June 22, 2020

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Preparing Your Pool for a Hot Florida Summer

Preparing Your Pool for a Hot Florida Summer

Summer is just about here and is the ideal time to enjoy spending time relaxing and splashing in the pool. There are only a few things that should be done to start enjoying and relaxing in your pool. If your pool is not maintained correctly, it could turn green very quickly and can be very unpleasant...

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Monday, May 11, 2020

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Pool Care with Pets

Pool Care with Pets

Have you ever had your dog swim in your pool? Do you want to include them in the family fun? Sure, it can be enjoyable to swim with your dog, but is it safe? As long as you keep your pool clean so you can still have fun with your dog!

Dogs naturally produce oils, dirt, and fecal matter. That stays on...

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Monday, March 30, 2020

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Florida Swimming Pool Tile Ideas

Florida Swimming Pool Tile Ideas

With pool tile choices ranging from vibrant colors and textures of natural desert vistas to shining jeweled tones reminiscent of the South Seas, it is easy to transform your pool from average and ordinary to the paradise oasis you seek.

When deciding which possibilities and options work best for your...

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Wednesday, February 12, 2020

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Florida Swimming Pool Trends for 2020

Florida Swimming Pool Trends for 2020

In Florida, pools are popular for many reasons. Who wouldn't want a refreshing paradise in their backyard? Every year brings new trends to the swimming pool and spa industry. Whether you are in the market to purchase a new pool, update your existing one, or just window shopping, it is always a good...

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Thursday, December 19, 2019

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Benefits of Having a Pool Heater in Florida

Benefits of Having a Pool Heater in Florida

One of the best benefits of living in Florida is that even during the winter months, there's a good chance you can still go swimming! This is especially true if you own a pool at your Florida home since the type of care isn't as involved as some northern states. If you plan on being one who uses their...

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Friday, November 8, 2019

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A Guide To Florida Winter Pool Maintenance

A Guide To Florida Winter Pool Maintenance

While winterizing a pool in the south is quite different than closing it for the season up north, we still have to take a few necessary steps to ensure our pools stay in great shape through the chilly months.

Remove pool accessories.
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Thursday, September 26, 2019

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New Hot Tub and Spa Technologies

New Hot Tub and Spa Technologies

Hot tubs and home spas can bring back waves of nostalgia for those that grew up in their heyday decades ago. They were a huge success and have remained in modern times. The best part about hot tubs and spas remaining relevant is that they've adapted with the future and all the new technological discoveries...

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Tuesday, July 16, 2019

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Misting Fans and Outdoor Patio Cooling Systems

Misting Fans and Outdoor Patio Cooling Systems

The weather is too hot to enjoy your lanai, and the ceiling fan just isn't cutting it. Rather than spend the entire season in air conditioning, get back outside with a misting fan, which significantly decreases temperatures in a given area. Flash evaporation lowers the temperature by as much as 20 degrees!

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Thursday, June 6, 2019

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Keep Your Kids Safe Around the Pool

Keep Your Kids Safe Around the Pool

It's starting to look a lot like summertime. Schools are beginning to let out for the season, and the temperatures are rising. If you have kids, that means you're probably going to take the crew out to the local pool or even enjoy the pool in your backyard often. Whether you own the pool or you're just...

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Monday, May 6, 2019

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How To Prepare Your Pool For Florida Hurricane Season.

How To Prepare Your Pool For Florida Hurricane Season.

As it starts to get hotter in Florida, the weather starts to get a little crazier. Pretty soon we'll be welcoming in hurricane season with bated breath, and a couple of boxes of supplies, like we Floridians, do every year. But what about those of us who own a pool? What is the best way to prep your...

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Monday, April 1, 2019

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3 Reasons to Have a Summer Kitchen.

3 Reasons to Have a Summer Kitchen.

Getting family and friends together during the summer for a cookout is a lot of fun. There's always work that goes into it but it always ends up being worth it and everyone usually still has a great time. But what's better than grilling on the patio? Having your own summer, or outdoor, kitchen! Here...

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Monday, February 25, 2019

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Prepare Your Pool for a the warmer months in Florida.

Prepare Your Pool for a the warmer months in Florida.

Spring is almost here, and Florida is recovering from the deep freeze of Winter. Well not really. But unless you have a heated pool, your pool has probably not been used for many months. Summer will be here before you know it, but for most Floridians pool season starts when the weather warms up in the...

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Tuesday, January 8, 2019

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Do I need a pool cover in Winter?

Do I need a pool cover in Winter?

Winter brings dropping temperatures, freezing rain/snow, ice, and whatever else Mother Nature can think up during these few cold months. So during Winter, it's not really an ideal time to go for a swim, even in Florida. Most people with pools consider their pool to be out of commission during the cold...

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Thursday, December 6, 2018

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The benefits of LED pool lighting

The benefits of LED pool lighting

Just as there are few things as refreshing as a dip in the pool during a hot day, the atmosphere, aura, and ambiance of a superbly lit, night time pool are unbeatable. Proper pool lighting is also an essential factor in providing safety.

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Tuesday, November 6, 2018

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Makeover Spa for Winter

Makeover Spa for Winter

Have a hot tub and don't plan on getting a whole lot of use out of is this winter? Well, winter is coming! Fall will be over before we know it and with colder temperatures comes preparing for it. Whether you're a snowbird who leaves the cold for warmer spots, or you stay put and brave through the cold...

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Tuesday, September 25, 2018

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Keep mosquitoes away while enjoying your pool.

Keep mosquitoes away while enjoying your pool.

One thing there's no shortage in Florida is the mosquito. So, how can you beat the mosquitos back and enjoy relaxing by the pool? Here are some tips from the pros:

Purchase a waterproof mosquito repellent and apply it to your skin before swimming. Long-lasting formulas containing DEET or picaridin...

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Tuesday, August 21, 2018

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Go beyond Summer BBQ with a Summer kitchen!

Go beyond Summer BBQ with a Summer kitchen!

Going far beyond a run of the mill grill or even built-in patio barbecues, today’s Summer kitchens are elaborate and gaining popularity very quickly. Summer kitchens of today commonly include state of the art appliances, wood-fired pizza ovens, and granite or tile countertops. Summer kitchens...

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Thursday, July 19, 2018

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Some fun pool tile options for 2018!

Some fun pool tile options for 2018!

Your pool or spa has brought you a lot of joy and relaxation over the years. However, it's always fun to get a new look and create a new enchanting backyard space. Re-tiling can make it feel as if you just put in a brand new pool. The sky is the limit when it comes to tile trend of 2018!  ...

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