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Picking Up the Pieces After a Flood

Dealing with serious flood damage at home is not the end of the world. And most importantly, it does not have to cost you an arm and a leg to get your home back into living condition again. In fact, you may find (like I did) that recovering from a flood gives you an opportunity to improve the look and feel of your home overall, and even to implement design options that increase the value of your property. I spent about a year fixing up my place after a pipe exploded while I was on vacation, and literally ruined everything inside from the flooring and walls, to my photos and important paperwork. So, I figured I could help others "pick up the pieces" and create a bigger ad better lifestyle at home by turning a flood situation into an opportunity, instead of dealing with it like a crisis.


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Picking Up the Pieces After a Flood

Ideas For Quickly Remodeling Your Swimming Pool

by Scott Gordon

If you are lucky enough to have your own swimming pool, you might want to spruce up its look every once in a while. To help you do that without having to go through a lot of stress, you might want to check out the following ideas.

Add A New Liner

Some people will want to wait until their current pool liner is no longer in the best shape while others will have no problem changing it out sooner. Whether you wait or do it now does not matter. What does matter is what type of new pool liner you put in place. Instead of opting for the standard plain blue liner, you can try something different. There are different colors to pick from, as well as a wide variety of patterns to pick from. For example, you might like the look of a stone pattern that could give your pool a more natural look.

Expand The Deck

Even if you already have a small deck in place, it might not be enough for your family and friends. Think about how much more fun and relaxation you can have if you were to expand the deck so that is wraps around the pool a little more. Depending on the current style and condition of your current deck, you might not have to completely remove it, as you might be able to simply add to it. Even if you do have to completely dismantle it, you should be able to reuse a lot of the wood.

Paint The Side Of The Pool

As the years pass by, the color of the outside of the pool will start to fade thanks to the sun. After a while, it may start to look old, dingy, and very uninviting. Instead of assuming that you will now need a new pool, you can simply paint the outside of the pool with an approved paint. Talk to your local pool dealer or contractor in order to determine what types of paint will stick the best and give you the best quality look.

By keeping the previously mentioned ideas in mind, you should have no problem getting started with the transformation of your swimming pool. As you get started with the projects, you might just find yourself inspired to complete a few new ideas of your own. So, the sooner you get started, the sooner you will be able to enjoy the look and comfort of your new pool. For further assistance, contact professionals, such as those from Charlottesville Aquatics Pools Spas & Billiards.