Great Moments in Olympic Swimming History

[I'm always over at swimming.about.com and found this interesting article on great moments in olympic history. In particular famous olympic swimming and swimmer moments.  Please read and enjoy!]

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5 Important Pool Tools to Keep in Your Garage

It’s that time again: the time when the cold winter months are behind us, and the warm, welcoming summer months are right on our horizon. For pool owners, this is also the time to prepare their pools for the weeks of summer use that lay ahead. To make sure you are completely prepared for the upcoming pool season, you’ll want to have a few important tools on hand. Continue reading

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5 Tips to Preventing Water Damage with an Indoor Pool

You’ve made the decision to install an indoor pool in your home. Congratulations! An indoor pool is a great investment for year-round fitness and pleasure. But with seasonal accessibility comes a price in pool maintenance: humidity. Keeping your indoor pool room free of water damage can be tricky, so keep these tips in mind before you cut the ribbon on your new pool. Continue reading

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How to Get that Musty Smell Out of Your Stored Items

Those precious goods that you so carefully stored away have maintained their condition over the last few years, with one exception: they now have that awful mildew-y smell. Items like baby clothes and holiday décor are only needed periodically and often remain in storage longer than they are in use, but that doesn’t mean that you have to put up with that pungent smell. Use these tips to get your most commonly stored items back to their original condition. Continue reading

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The Why and How of Pool Fences

Why?

The Problem

Next to congenital anomalies (birth defects), unintentional drowning remains the second leading cause of death among children ages 1-4. And for children ages 1-14, it is the second leading cause of death behind motor vehicle crashes. For the majority of these victims, an accident can occur within five minutes or less. Continue reading

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