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10 Things Your Pool Wishes You Knew


If your pool could talk, it would have a lot to say. elphantasmo/iStock/Thinkstock
If your pool could talk, it would have a lot to say. elphantasmo/iStock/Thinkstock

The life of the average backyard pool isn't all sunny days and gentle waves. Life can be a beach for a busy family whose main source of outdoor entertainment is a swimming pool, but there's one thing to keep in mind between the belly flops and birthday parties: Your pool may need some TLC.

Sometimes being a major water feature -- even if it's the backyard variety -- can be a lot of work. Taking a few steps to protect your favorite outdoor rectangle can go a long way toward preserving the fun for years to come. Here are a few things your pool wishes you knew:


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