Check Out Aqua Fun Pinterest Boards And Start Dreaming About Your Backyard Swimming Pool This Spring.
If you are living in Metro Atlanta then you are probably wishing Spring would hurry up and get here. You’ve been talking and we’ve been listening on social media. Here is what we’ve noticed…the cold weather is nice but you’re already dreaming of swimming in your swimming pool this Spring. Whether you already have a backyard inground pool or are planning to build your gunite, fiberglass or vinyl inground pool, you can count on Aqua Fun for all your pool design, installation and maintenance needs, so start making the dream a reality and schedule your complimentary consultation today.
1. Live Like A Celebrity – Luxurious Celebrity Swimming Pools
You don’t have to be a celebrity to feel like you are living the life of luxury.
2. Swim Workout – Change Up Your Mundane Exercise Program
It’s Winter so you’re probably going to the gym or working out indoors if you’re even exercising at all. If you are very active or want to be, swimming is an excellent way to stay in shape and live longer.
3. Enjoy Life! – Poolside Treats With Family & Friends
When you have a pool, family and friends always find their way over. We put together this Pinterest board especially for the foodies in your family. Half the fun is preparing these delicious poolside treats like grilled Georgia Peaches and Raspberry Lemonade Slushies. Create those special memories by the pool.
4. Relax – Create Peaceful Backyard Oasis
Come home after a hard days work and hop in the pool. Listen to the sound of a water flowing from your pool fountain or cascading over the spa edge. Enjoy peaceful time on the weekends relaxing poolside with the ones you love. Surround yourself with things that make you feel happy.
5. Valentine Gift Idea – New Pool / Pool Upgrade For The One You Love
Aqua Fun will be happy to offer a decorative gift certificate showing the new pool design you chose or photo of the vibrant pool lighting or hot spa you’re having added to the current pool design if you call and mention this blog post. It’s a great way to reveal your Valentine’s Day Gift and prove how much you love them. Be sure to ask for the Valentine Gift Certificate when you schedule your consultation.
Did you get a chance to check out our latest blogpost Aqua Fun and San Juan Pools Partner For Best Inground Fiberglass Pool Install? We think you’ll learn a lot. All of us here at Aqua Fun Inc would like to thank you for reading our blog! If you know anyone who would like to know more about planning their backyard swimming pool design, then be sure to share this article or simply call Aqua Fun Inc. today – (770) 419-7119 or schedule time to talk here.
Rachel and Andrew Cook
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Aqua Fun Inc. of Canton, GA. Partners Up with San Juan Fiberglass Pools to Offer Customer Best of the Best!
Aqua Fun is an Independent Authorized San Juan Fiberglass Pool Dealer, so what does that mean for you? Well if you live in North Atlanta it means you get to deal directly with an authorized dealer of one of the very best Fiberglass Pool Designers around.
Design Choices – Shapes
Design Choices – Colors
Think those are awesome? Check out the Spa Design Color choices.
Get more information about San Juan Fiberglass Pools and why you know you can feel confident ordering a San Juan Pool from Aqua Fun Inc. o f Canton Georgia. Aqua Fun is an award winning pool builder & designer and San Juan Pools has many accolades and background that you can read more about in their media package.
What all of us here at Aqua Fun love is that San Juan Pools are made right here in the U.S.A.! Get your Inground Fiberglass Swimming Pool Installed before Spring 2016 – Call Today! (770) 419-7119.
Rachel & Andy Cook
Owners & Operators of Aqua Fun Pools in Canton
Have You Winterized Your North Georgia Inground Swimming Pool Yet?
North Georgia weather is forecast to be wet and chilly this 2015-2016 winter season according to the Farmer’s Almanac. If you have not made preparations to close your pool for the winter, then now is a great time to do it before the first official Fall Frost on November 15th, 2015 as predicted by The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
If you’d like to learn more about the actual process of Winterizing your inground swimming pool then check out our past article called Winterizing. A brief synopsis of what it means to Winterize your inground pool is to treat and clean it really well, lower the water level a little bit, get water out of the drains and pipes so it does not freeze or crack, then cover the pool.
You can choose between a mesh cover or solid cover, our past article goes more into depth on solid or mesh safety winter covers. There are pro’s and con’s to both. If you decide to go with a solid cover then you’ll need a submersible pump to get excess water that accumulates. A mesh cover is nice because the water passes through. A mesh cover is also lower maintenance during the off-season for this reason.
If all this is to daunting for your busy schedule, please call us to schedule your pool closing this Winter.
Bonus Tip to Winterizing your North Georgia Inground Swimming Pool: Check the tree’s around your home and pool, with the extra rainy season coming our way this year, the ground will be wetter, softer and dead and/or weak tree’s will come down. Make sure any overhanging branches are trimmed back and not susceptible to falling onto your swimming pool safety cover or roof. It can do major damage!
Winterize Your North Georgia Inground Swimming Pool – Call Today! (770) 419-7119.
Rachel & Andy Cook
Owners & Operators of Aqua Fun Pools in Canton.
Inground Pool Design & Installation
You’ve thought about it enough, now it’s time to schedule a consultation for your dream pool and spa. You can’t go wrong with Aqua Fun Inc. if price, beauty, quality and professionalism are important to you.These guys are the North Georgia swimming pool experts!
The Aqua Fun Team
Aqua Fun’s owner is the lead builder & designer with decades of direct experience in the swimming pool industry and has been building / designing swimming pools in North Georgia for 20+ years. Andy and Rachel Cook are the owners and operators; a husband and wife team who take pride in the work Aqua Fun offers it’s customers. You know you are getting top notch, quality service when you hire Aqua Fun to build your in-ground swimming pool and spa.
Price of your inground pool and spa
You won’t find a pool builder out there who will offer you the quality work Aqua Fun provides for the price. We can’t give you a number off the cuff because each pool is unique to the home and is determined after an initial consultation with the wants and needs of the homeowner in mind. Things that can determine price is the size, shape, style (gunite, vinyl, fiberglass), add-on‘s such as lighting, waterfalls, slides or spa. Aqua Fun also provides decking options to consider. If you need financing, Aqua Fun has partnered with the best pool, check it out.
A few more things that will consider the cost of a new inground pool and/or spa is whether you want to consider a Salt Water pool. Aqua Fun is Salt Water pool specialists and can counsel you on the pro’s and con’s of operating a Salt Water Pool. Also, take a quick look at 2015 Pool Trends for ideas and inspiration.
Beautiful Backyard Pool
Making your home an enjoyable place for family and friends is what it’s all about for so many people. Adding a swimming pool and/or spa can add tremendous beauty to a backyard. Being able to sit on a lounge chair by the crystal clear water while hearing the sound of a waterfall or spa bubbling is magic! Imagine having the beauty of a new pool with enhancing landscape work, outdoor furniture and the sound of laughter…your backyard has just become that outdoor oasis you’ve always wanted.
So stop dreaming, make it happen! Call 770-419-7119 or schedule your consultation today so you can tell your family what they are getting for Christmas. Most people may not think Winter is a good time to schedule a new inground pool install, but we think it’s the best time! Don’t miss last month’s blogpost about Swimming Pools and Real Estate.
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Andy & Rachel Cook
Owners & Innovators of Aqua Fun Inc.
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Real Estate & Swimming Pools
Tips For Buying Or Selling Your Home With A Swimming Pool in Georgia
Will a swimming pool increase the value of your home or could it actually decrease the value. Here in Georgia and the Southeast where the climate stays warmer most of the year, a swimming pool could increase the property value from 5 to 10 percent according to the National Association of Realtors. If you are buying or selling a home with a pool, our team at Aqua Fun would like to offer these tips and suggestions to make your dream home something you can really dive into.
Buying your dream Home with a Swimming Pool
Here’s what to check for:
- Condition – look for obvious warning signs such as cracks, pealing or loose vinyl liner and clarity of the water. Is it well maintained?
- Style – does it fit the neighborhood? Does it leave room in your yard for more?
- Age – does it need updating? Will it need to be replaced or repaired while you live in the home.
- Safety – are there safety covers or gates around the pool?
These are all factors one should take into account when interested in buying a home with a swimming pool. It all helps with the resale value, when and if, you decide to sell the home again in the future. If you want to make an offer, ask to see the maintenance records and schedule a pool inspection along with the standard home inspection during due diligence.
Selling Your Home with a Swimming Pool
Here’s what you should do to add value to your home in the eyes of a buyer:
- Stage the pool area and sell the lifestyle.
- Hire us to clean the drains & water.
- Scrub any stains on pool tile or decking.
- Keep detailed maintenance records.
- Landscape it! – “Landscaping adds an average of 14.8% to the value of a home. These homes sell as much as five to six weeks faster than homes without landscaping”, says SwimmingPool.com.
You can make sure your swimming pool is a wonderful asset when selling your home. It’s vital to have the pool in pristine shape so you can impress potential buyers.
Did you get a chance to check out our August Is The Time To Plan And Tend To Your Backyard Pool Landscape – Inground Pools Blog? We think you’ll have a lot of fun with it. All of us here at Aqua Fun Inc would like to thank you for reading our blog! If you know anyone who would like to know more about planning their backyard swimming pool design, then be sure to share this article or simply call Aqua Fun Inc. today – (770) 419-7119 or schedule time to talk here.
Rachel and Andrew Cook
Mark Your Calendar! August is the best time of the year to work on Inground Pool Landscaping
Whether you already have an inground pool and are looking to enhance your backyard space or you are planning to have an inground swimming pool installed, planning the landscape around your pool design will pay off big time. There is nothing better than feeling like you are on vacation every time you swim in your own backyard swimming pool. Think of your swimming pool as the focal point and build out from there. You have so many choices to enhance the functionality and aesthetics of your backyard oasis.
Our team at Aqua Fun can help you decide what type of landscaping would best suit your backyard needs. The design includes hardscape concrete border, decking, patio, recreational add-on’s, tree’s, shrubs and flowering plants. Be sure to check out our Pool Gallery to see examples.
August is a good time to work on your inground pool landscaping. It’s a great month to prepare the soil for adding fall plants. It’s important to clean up all debris and mix in fertilizer or compost before you start preparing your perennial flower beds, it’s not too late to prepare the flowers for next spring. August is also the time to plant bulbs for a large array of beautiful lilies.
Things to consider when designing your swimming pool and backyard pool landscaping are what kind of lounge chairs and umbrella tables will you add to the mix? There is so much to consider and it may get overwhelming trying to figure it all out. If this is you then have no fear, the design team at Aqua Fun Inc. will be able to take care of this for you.
Did you get a chance to check out our End Of Summer Pool Party Blog? We think you’ll have a lot of fun with it.
All of us here at Aqua Fun Inc would like to thank you for reading our blog! If you know anyone who would like to know more about planning your backyard swimming pool landscape, then be sure to share this article or simply call Aqua Fun Inc. today – (770) 419-7119 or schedule time to talk here.
Rachel and Andrew Cook
Summer Pool Party Tips
It’s that time of the year again, the school bell is ringing all over North Georgia. This can be an exciting time but also a stressful time. Just because school is back in session does not mean the summer is over. What better reason is there to celebrate the new school year, blow off some steam and invite your friends and family over for an end of the summer pool party than this?
Get those Super Soakers out after the planned activity, the kids will never get bored. Look out because you might just get wet.
You know the party has started when dad does a belly flop. Have your camera’s ready, these are epic moments the kids will never forget. If belly flops are not your cup of tea then a good old fashioned cannonball will work just fine. These days of summer are priceless and memories can last forever so be sure to snap pictures.
Beach balls and hula hoop’s can be a lot of fun. There are several games one could play with either toy, but the game you see below is a great way to combine the two. Do you like basketball? If you do then you will really enjoy this game.
An end of summer pool party would not be complete without a great array of food and drink. You will find some great poolside treats on our Pinterest board. More reason to see why there is no need to squeeze in the last minute trip to Florida to create family memories. With your new Aqua Fun Swimming Pool & Spa you can have a Staycation right in your own back yard. We give you several great ideas for your vacation at home in this blog post.
Looking to have a more adult party? No problem, a nighttime pool party might be the better choice. Since you already added the beautiful underwater illumination to the pool, waterfall and spa you don’t have to do much more to impress.
All of us here at Aqua Fun Inc would like to thank you for reading our blog! If you know anyone who would like to know more about an end of the summer pool party, then be sure to share this article.
Rachel and Andrew Cook
Owners of Aqua Fun Inc.
Give the Best Father’s Day Present – Aqua Fun Pool Gift Certificate
Imagine showing the father in your life a voucher with a picture of their new Swimming Pool & Spa -or- New Vinyl Liner Replacement –or- Swimming Pool face lift upgrade.
It’s hard to believe Father’s Day is right around the corner. Have you been looking for that special gift that will make dad say “WOW”? Stop searching, this is it. You know how many times you’ve talked about getting that dream pool and how many times you’ve said your existing pool needs a face lift. Let’s make it happen.
- Step One: Get pre-approved so we can design your dream pool that fits your budget. Need help financing? We have awesome partners if you need to finance your swimming pool and spa.
- Step Two: Contact our professional pool design and construction specialist for your complementary consultation to determine the best pool design for your backyard – (770) 419-7119.
- Step Three: Look through our Pinterest Boards for inspiration. Design your own Dream Pool Pin board and share it with us.
- Step Four: Start planning your Pool Party!
Follow Our fun Father’s Day Pinterest Board
Get your Aqua Fun Swimming Pool Gift Certificate by Father’s Day, June 21st, 2015. If you need more time, we’ll extend this offer through the entire month of June.
Create fun memories with your family and friend, call today to schedule your no obligation consultation (770) 419-7119 or schedule here.
Best Father’s Day Present – Swimming Pool and Spa – New Liner Replacement – Pool Party Ideas
Andy & Rachel Cook
Why Choose Aqua Fun For New Pool & Spa Construction, Pool Maintenance, Redesign and Pool Liner Replacement?
Here Are Five Good Reasons Why Aqua Fun in Canton, GA. Should Be Your Inground Pool & Spa Builder and Designer
So, you are thinking about your backyard swimming pool and spa. Do you want to build your dream pool, have it upgraded or need some repair? There are quite a few choices out there, but Aqua Fun Inc. in Canton, GA. wants to stand out from it’s competitors and here is how they do it:
- Family Owned – Family Owned Businesses are the backbone of our country. Aqua Fun Inc. is a “family owned” premier pool design, construction and service company owned and operated by husband and wife team, Andrew and Rachel Cook. Andrew has the pool construction background and Rachel brings her knowledge and experience from corporate America. The combination of their experience means that you will get the best of both worlds. Family owned means their reputation is on the line and Aqua Fun prides themselves on being part of the local community.
- Over 28 Years Experience – Andrew Cook has 28+ years experience in the pool construction and design industry. Andrew started out in the pool industry in 1987 as a Regional Sales Representative for Kafko. Check out Kafko’s Recommendation for Andy Cook.
- Quality Construction – Aqua Fun is a family owned, award winning pool & spa construction company with over 28 years experience. See the kind of work Aqua Fun produces and read reviews from their happy customers. Aqua Fun only uses the highest quality materials and up-to-date technology to build the best possible backyard oasis for your family.
- Affordable – Quality does not always equal more expensive. Aqua Fun prides themselves on quality construction & service at a competitive price. Aqua Fun has partnerships with these Pool Financing sources and encourages you to get pre-qualified.
- Choices – Aqua Fun offers choices in swimming pool finishes – Vinyl, Gunite and Fiberglass – as well as different shapes to fit your lifestyle and yard size. Looking for a natural looking and performing swimming pool? Aqua Fun loves Salt Water Pools and natural looking recreational add-on’s, decorative vinyl liners and landscaping ideas. Want a luxurious look? Underwater Illumination can make all the difference.
The team at Aqua Fun wants to encourage local Metro Atlanta consumers who are ready to take the plunge to consider them as their #1 Swimming Pool and Spa choice. Did you read 7 Ways To Prepare Your New Pool Construction article? It’s a good checklist. Aqua Fun goes above and beyond to get your business and keep it!
Aqua Fun offers Five Good Reasons Why Aqua Fun Should Be Your Choice For New Pool Construction & Redesign, Pool Maintenance and Pool Liner Replacement. For your complimentary consultation please contact Aqua Fun at (770) 419-7119.
Rachel and Andrew Cook
Owners of Aqua Fun Inc.
Prepare For Your New Pool and Swim By Summer
1. Build Your “Dream Pool” Pin Board.
Help us know what you’re looking for, start a “Dream Pool” board on Pinterest. Invite us to your Pinterest board using our email address – email@example.com.
2. Decide between a Gunite, Fiberglass or Vinyl Inground Pool.
- Vinyl Pools have a cost advantage.
- Fiberglass Pools are known for low maintenance
- Gunite Pool is the strongest of the three choices, and also the longest lasting.
3. Have a clear sense of purpose.
Ask yourself why you’re installing a swimming pool. Do you want to exercise more? Are there small children in your family who love to swim and you want to create more family time? Want to increase the value of your home? Are you a naturalist and want a Salt Water Pool instead of a chlorinated pool? Whatever the reason, knowing your purpose will help us make it the dream pool you have been wanting.
4. Decide what kind of pool shape you want.
Once you have established how you will be using your swimming pool, it will be easier to decide the shape. Rectangular designs provide a timeless, classic look and are great for swimming laps and playing pool games. If you prefer a natural looking pool, then a kidney or free-form shaped inground pool can blend with the landscaping and be a great choice for you.
5. Focus on the details.
Pick Recreational Add-On(s), Water Features and Underwater Illumination to complete your dream swimming pool design. 2015 Swimming Pool Trends include but are not limited to Custom Entry’s, In-Water Benches and Table, Tanning Ledge, Grotto and Swim Up Bar, Diving Board, Water Slide, Splash Pad, Exquisite Waterfalls, Bubbling Fountains and massaging jets.
Do you want to add a spa to the pool design? Not sure if it is in your budget? Be sure to ask the professionals at Aqua Fun, our team of experienced designers can help you come up with the best plan for your dream pool!
6. Keep safety in mind.
Do you want a pool alarm? If you have small children around you may want to consider it. Child-proof locks on gates, and security alarms on windows to the backyard are also considerations. Safety Covers will add that extra barrier of protection you may want. Aqua Fun is all about safety first and with that added security you can have peace of mind knowing your family is safe around the pool.
7. Plan your pool party!
Be sure to check out our Poolside Treats board on Pinterest for an awesome menu to celebrate your new pool.
All of us here at Aqua Fun Inc would like to thank you for reading our blog! If you know anyone who would like to know more about your new pool construction, then be sure to share this article. Get a jump on financing your dream pool here.
Aqua Fun Inc. offers 7 Ways To Prepare For Your New Pool Construction So You Can Swim By Summer, call (770) 419-7119.
Rachel and Andrew Cook
Owners of Aqua Fun Inc