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The Best Kind of Pool to Compliment Your Outdoor Kitchen

No matter what time of year it is, you love to entertain! However, indoor parties always got so crowded and you spent so much time in the kitchen that you missed out on all the fun. That's why you took the party outside and installed a beautiful outdoor kitchen. Not only did you expand your living space and increase the value of your home, but you can now fully prepare meals in an open-air setting and still be a part of the action.

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Health Benefits of Owning a Spa

For thousands of years, people have flocked to hot springs and spas to enjoy a luxurious soak in the soothing water. Roman baths were a mainstay of ancient Roman culture, used on a daily basis to relax the muscles and as a means of socialization. Today, many people install spas in their own backyards for the very same reason, but recent studies have shown that the benefits of spa ownership also extend to your health. At Van Kirk & Sons Pools & Spas, we want to help you achieve optimum health, so take a look at the top 4 reasons why owning a spa may be just what the doctor ordered.

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How to Choose the Perfect Custom Pool Shape

If you're getting ready to install a custom luxury pool on your property, one of the most significant decisions you'll have to make is what shape it should take. Having a new pool constructed in your backyard by Van Kirk & Sons Pools & Spas can be great for entertaining friends, playing with your family, exercising, or de-stressing after a long day at work. The size and shape of your new custom swimming pool will depend greatly on how you plan to use it and the size of the space it's going in.

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Amazing Design Ideas for Your Custom Pool

You have been dreaming of building a pool on your property for as long as you can remember. Now that the time has finally come to bring your vision to life, you want to make the most of it. While you like the classic design of a simple, rectangular pool, there are so many design options out there that can help turn an ordinary pool space into a relaxing oasis of luxury and tranquility. Here are some amazing design ideas you should take into consideration before getting started on your long-awaited pool project.

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Top 10 Pool Trends To Watch Out For In 2018

Are you considering building or reconstructing your own pool? Fortunately, there's much more to the shape and size of your pool. Ambiance is a priority when building a pool, it sets the right mood and compliments the architecture and landscape. New pool trends pervading across the industry are offering more features that add more individuality and pizazz to your pool or spa design.

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They Survived Six Hours In A Pool As A Wildfire Burned
Their Neighborhood To The Ground

Jan Pascoe and her husband, John, were trapped. The world was on fire, and Jan was hyperventilating from fear. Then they remembered their neighbors' pool.

"You've got to calm down, Jan," she told herself. "You can't go underwater and hyperventilate."

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Swimming Pool with Waterslides & Lazy River At Jupiter Residence

One of the grandest of them all, this pool is proof positive that— if you can dream it— Van Kirk & Sons can build it. This wondrous oasis is literally, "the best of both worlds." An incredibly spacious main pool, with multiple sitting and shade areas, connects seamlessly to a kid's area replete with its very own island, dueling slides, footbridges and lookout towers.

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Feng Shui Fountain Design

The purpose of the customer's water feature was to promote prosperity and good fortune in the Career Path/ Business section of their home. We needed to create a pond that could hold animal life as well as encompass the desired feng shui features our customers desired. The product: a magnificent fountain built as a shrine to the Yellow Dzambhala, bringer of wealth and prosperity; empowered by the Koi fish and North position. All of the components as well as the elements of the design were based on Black Sect Feng Shui practices.

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Multiple Swimming Pools At Soho Beach House In Miami

Soho Beach House opened in Miami Beach in 2010, on the site of the historic Sovereign hotel. Our new private members club has been entirely redesigned and expanded to include a 16-story oceanfront tower.

Renovation and new construction of two very stylish swimming pools and spa. The swimming pool is accented with infinity edge gutter system, custom tile and grates. On the 8thFloor you'll find a Stainless Steel Swim Spa...

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Hurricane Irma Storm Pool Prep

With the hurricane approaching, here is some information from FSPA on how to prepare your pool for the storm before it makes landfall.

Do not drain your pool
Keeping sufficient water levels in your pool provides the important weight to hold the sides and bottom in...

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Take The "Pee" Out Of Pool

Is Peeing in the Pool Dangerous?
Raise your hand if you have ever peed in your pool? Or somebody else's for that matter? Relieving yourself in a pool is acceptable to some. There are many who believe it's harmless. How may times have you heard, "the chlorine will kill the germs." Hmm, well apparently that's not 100% accurate…I know…gross!

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The World's Best Hotel Pools

The pools at these hotels elevate them to destinations in their own right. Featuring views of elephants roaming the horizon, a base carved out of natural rock, or a feeling of floating above a jungle, these hotel pools are, without a doubt, among the best in the world.

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Time To Renovate Your Pool

Four Reasons You May Need to Renovate Your Pool
Maybe you've had your pool for a long time, maybe a storm caused some damage, or maybe you're just looking for a change of appearance. If you have a pool, it's likely that there will come a time when you will want to renovate it. Investing in good quality equipment and hiring high quality pool builders will help prolong the life of your pool...

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Walk Out On Cancer

Van Kirk & Sons Pools & Spas Walks Out on Cancer
Today at 12:15 pm people stood up, chairs were pushed in, emails were left unanswered and all of us here at Van Kirk & Sons Pools & Spas made the choice to walk out on cancer.

For just a few minutes in our crazy day we took a time out to recognize those who are fighting and those whose fight has ended too soon against the ugly disease.

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