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Memorial Day Party Ideas

Memorial Day is the annual summer kick-off. We open our pools, fire up our grills and have great fun at our BBQs. It’s also important to keep in mind that this holiday is a day to remember all those that have served our country.

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Earth Day: All-Natural Swimming Pools

In honor of Earth Day, I wanted to write a post about all-natural swimming pools. They’re a fairly new concept, developed in Austria and Germany in the 1980s. I have mixed thoughts on them. When I first heard about all-natural

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Pool Safety Tips

Good news! Summer is coming (but so is winter, apparently!)  With all of the wonderful things that summer brings, there are also some very important tips to remember in order to ensure a safe and fun swimming pool experience for you

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Oodles of Noodles! 10 Ways to Have Even More Fun with Pool Noodles

Holly Hill sells fun.  As a matter of fact, we guarantee it!  We also sell pool noodles.  Now I’m sure you’ve been having fun with pool noodles for years but I bet you never knew just how much fun they could be…especially

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Check Out Our Staten Islander of the Week!

Linda Aubrey does great work as co-president of the Staten Island Chapter of the JDRF.  NY1 covered their most recent successful event: Mardi Gras!  Check it out!  Our Staten Islander of the Week For more information on how you can contribute

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Insane Pools: Off the Deep End

There’s a new show on Animal Planet called Insane Pools: Off the Deep End.  I think it’s pretty clear as to why they added that last part…because they are nuts (and I mean that in a good way!)  That being

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Mineral Springs: A Spa in Your Backyard!

Not only is it easy to maintain a Mineral Springs pool, but the benefits of it are countless.  The definition of the word “spa” actually is a place providing therapeutic mineral springs, so what does that tell you??  With this system,

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Is SoftSwim the Best Chemical Program for you?

Yesterday, we took a look at the weekly 3-step chlorine program from BioGuard, so today we will dive deep into the world of SoftSwim. SoftSwim is a non-chlorine sanitizing system from BioGuard.  If you have heard of baquacil or biguanide,

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Is Chlorine the Right Chemical Program for You?

Whether you are a pool pro or just a beginner, knowing all the information about pool chemicals will help you make the right choices when it comes to deciding which chemical program you want to use.  This series will focus

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5 Ways to Prevent “Pool Hair”

We’ve all been there: you’ve been swimming in the pool all day and when you get out, your hair is knotted and brittle and it takes forever to get a comb through it.  Sometimes it feels like there’s not enough de-tangler

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July 2020