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Spring Allergies, How to Prepare for Them, from your Houston Pool Builder

spring allergies

Prepare for Spring Allergies

Daylight Savings time is March 8, so be sure to move your clocks forward 1 hour. This season for Daylight Savings is affectionately called, “Spring Forward”. As we anticipate the lovely spring flowers and warmer weather, (a great time to swim in the pool in Houston), we also need to prepare for the allergies that accompany this beautiful time of year. Our friends at EverydayHealth.com, recently posted an article written by Mikel Theobald and Medically reviewed by Niya Jones, MD, MPH, titled, “7 Ways to Prepare for Spring Allergies”.

Enjoy the article, get prepared, and enjoy the upcoming Spring weather!

ABOUT THE COMPANY
As a Houston pool builder centrally located in the area of Tomball and Cypress, Pool Man Inc. offers custom pool designpool constructionswimming pool renovation, and pool maintenance Houston residents can trust. Since their start in 1981 as a Houston pool service company, Pool Man Inc. has been providing Tomball, Houston and Cypress pool owners the highest levels of service and quality. With the best industry craftsmen in Houston, pool designs are brought to life using soothing water features, outdoor and LED lighting, custom rock formations and grottos. Pool Man Inc. has received multiple pool design awards from the Association of Pool and Spa Professionals (APSP) and was recently recognized by the Better Business Bureau as a Member of Distinction for 2013.

For more Houston pool maintenance tips, pool design ideas and outdoor living articles, subscribe to their blog and YouTube Channel or ‘Like’ them on Facebook. For pool design photos and inspiration, visit the gallery on their website, and see what Pool Man Inc.’s award winning pool design and construction team can do for you. Ready to get started on your own backyard oasis? Contact the Houston pool builders and pool renovation experts at Pool Man Inc. today!

 

Tips to Becoming Healthy – Keeping your New Years Resolutions, from your Houston Pool Builder

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Tips to Becoming Healthy in 2015 – Swimming is Great Exercise!

2015 is here and we all want to be healthier, but just how do you obtain and attain this goal?  Here at The Pool Man, Inc, we are partial to swimming exercises and any kind of exercise performed in the swimming pool. Exercising in the swimming pool is not only heart healthy, but very kind to your joints and muscles. 

Here in this article written by Nancie Vito and posted in Huffington Post, Nancie outlines

5 Tips for Keeping Your New Year’s Resolutions This Year or click here for the complete article.

Remember, January is a great time to begin designing and building your new pool so it is ready to enjoy when the weather warms up.  Contact The Pool Man, Inc. today to get started on your new pool design Houston, Tomball, Cypress and surrounding areas.

ABOUT THE COMPANY
As a Houston pool builder centrally located in the area of Tomball and Cypress, Pool Man Inc. offers custom pool designpool constructionswimming pool renovation, and pool maintenance Houston residents can trust. Since their start in 1981 as a Houston pool service company, Pool Man Inc. has been providing Tomball, Houston and Cypress pool owners the highest levels of service and quality. With the best industry craftsmen in Houston, pool designs are brought to life using soothing water features, outdoor and LED lighting, custom rock formations and grottos. Pool Man Inc. has received multiple pool design awards from the Association of Pool and Spa Professionals (APSP) and was recently recognized by the Better Business Bureau as a Member of Distinction for 2013.

For more Houston pool maintenance tips, pool design ideas and outdoor living articles, subscribe to their blog and YouTube Channel or ‘Like’ them on Facebook. For pool design photos and inspiration, visit the gallery on their website, and see what Pool Man Inc.’s award winning pool design and construction team can do for you. Ready to get started on your own backyard oasis? Contact the Houston pool builders and pool renovation experts at Pool Man Inc. today!

 

 

The Perfect Swimming Exercise for Every Level

Aquatic Exercise
If you are looking for a great way to get your in shape, why not swimming exercise?  The folks at Fitness magazine mapped out a great pool workout guide for beginner, intermediate and advanced swimmers. Just pick your degree of difficulty, jump in the pool and get going! You’ll e burning the calories in no time.

ABOUT THE COMPANY
As a Houston pool builder centrally located in the area of Tomball and Cypress, Pool Man Inc. offers custom pool designpool constructionswimming pool renovation, and pool maintenance Houston residents can trust. Since their start in 1981 as a Houston pool service company, Pool Man Inc. has been providing Tomball, Houston and Cypress pool owners the highest levels of service and quality. With the best industry craftsmen in Houston, pool designs are brought to life using soothing water features, outdoor and LED lighting, custom rock formations and grottos. Pool Man Inc. has received multiple pool design awards from the Association of Pool and Spa Professionals (APSP) and was recently recognized by the Better Business Bureau as a Member of Distinction for 2013.

For more Houston pool maintenance tips, pool design ideas and outdoor living articles, subscribe to their blog and YouTube Channel or ‘Like’ them on Facebook. For pool design photos and inspiration, visit the gallery on their website, and see what Pool Man Inc.’s award winning pool design and construction team can do for you. Ready to get started on your own backyard oasis? Contact the Houston pool builders and pool renovation experts at Pool Man Inc. today!

Tips for Keeping Your Family Healthy this Flu Season, your Houston Pool Builder

Flu Season
This has been such a hard winter this year all over the country, even in Houston, TX!!  The Pool Man, Inc., your Houston Pool Builder, wants you to protect your swimming pool pipes and equipment from this hard freeze, but more importantly, we want you to take care of yourself and your family. The CDC (Centers for Disease Control) has predicted that the 2013-2014 influenza season is going to be a rough one.  The height of flu season is not yet upon us, so there is still time to prepare.  Here are some helpful tips to get you through:
  1. Get your flu shot (please consult with your doctor first to see if you are a good candidate for the flu shot)
  2. Wash your hands thoroughly and often (Sing the “Happy Birthday Song” while rubbing the soap on your hands and rinsing in warm water to remove all germs.)
  3. Avoid people who are coughing and sneezing.
  4. Stay home and in bed if you are sick – exposing others to your sickness is what keeps it alive
  5. Sanitize countertops, door handles and any other surface that comes in contact with hands and coughs or sneezes.  (Don’t forget to wipe down the TV remote!)
  6. Get plenty of rest – if you are tired, your body is more susceptible to catching something.
  7. Drink plenty of clear fluids – helps to keep you hydrated and flush out any impurities
Click here to read, the CDC ‘s, What You Should Know for the 2013-2014 Influenza Season.  The CDC offers helpful tips and important information to get you and your family through this flu season, hopefully not catch it. As a Houston pool builder centrally located in the area of Tomball and Cypress, Pool Man Inc. offers custom pool design, pool construction, swimming pool renovation, and pool maintenance Houston residents can trust. Since their start in 1981 as a Houston pool service company, Pool Man Inc. has been providing Tomball, Houston and Cypress pool owners the highest levels of service and quality. With the best industry craftsmen in Houston, pool designs are brought to life using soothing water features, outdoor and LED lighting, custom rock formations and grottos. Pool Man Inc. has received multiple pool design awards from the Association of Pool and Spa Professionals (APSP) and was recently recognized by the Better Business Bureau as a Member of Distinction for 2013. For more Houston pool maintenance tips, pool design ideas and outdoor living articles, subscribe to their blog and YouTube Channel or ‘Like’ them on Facebook. For pool design photos and inspiration, visit the gallery on their website, and see what Pool Man Inc.’s award winning pool design and construction team can do for you. Ready to get started on your own backyard oasis? Contact the Houston pool builders and pool renovation experts at Pool Man Inc. today!

Pool Safety Tip from your Houston Pool Builder, The Pool Man, Inc.

The Pool Man likes to share uplifting and inspirational posts, but we also want all of our customers and their families to be safe.   Please read this pool safety tip article about Shallow Water Blackouts, also known as SWB. Read this article from America Now News.com http://www.americanownews.com/story/23806118/shallow-water-blackouts As a Houston pool builder centrally located in the area of Tomball and Cypress, Pool Man Inc. offers custom pool design, pool construction, swimming pool renovation, and pool maintenance Houston residents can trust. Since their start in 1981 as a Houston pool service company, Pool Man Inc. has been providing Tomball, Houston and Cypress pool owners the highest levels of service and quality. With the best industry craftsmen in Houston, pool designs are brought to life using soothing water features, outdoor and LED lighting, custom rock formations and grottos. Pool Man Inc. has received multiple pool design awards from the Association of Pool and Spa Professionals (APSP) and was recently recognized by the Better Business Bureau as a Member of Distinction for 2013. For more Houston pool maintenance tips, pool design ideas and outdoor living articles, subscribe to their blog and YouTube Channel or ‘Like’ them on Facebook. For pool design photos and inspiration, visit the gallery on their website, and see what Pool Man Inc.’s award winning pool design and construction team can do for you. Ready to get started on your own backyard oasis? Contact the Houston pool builders and pool renovation experts at Pool Man Inc. today!       

Things to do in Houston, from your Houston Pool Builder

With Autumn in full swing, it is the perfect time to get outside and enjoy this beautiful, crisp weather (maybe not today).  If you are looking for some activities to enjoy this time of year, please look at our list below. 

·       Visit Houston Texas – http://www.visithoustontexas.com/travel-tools/events/annual-events/

·         Here Houston – www.herehouston.com

·         Autumn Fall Festivals from Chron.com – http://www.chron.com/news/article/Autumn-brings-fall-festivals-2139538.php

·         Texas Fair and Festivals – http://www.texasfairsandfestivals.com

 As a Houston pool builder centrally located in the area of Tomball and Cypress, Pool Man Inc. offers custom pool design, pool construction, swimming pool renovation, and pool maintenance Houston residents can trust. Since their start in 1981 as a Houston pool service company, Pool Man Inc. has been providing Tomball, Houston and Cypress pool owners the highest levels of service and quality. With the best industry craftsmen in Houston, pool designs are brought to life using soothing water features, outdoor and LED lighting, custom rock formations and grottos. Pool Man Inc. has received multiple pool design awards from the Association of Pool and Spa Professionals (APSP) and was recently recognized by the Better Business Bureau as a Member of Distinction for 2013.

For more Houston pool maintenance tips, pool design ideas and outdoor living articles, subscribe to their blog and YouTube Channel or ‘Like’ them on Facebook. For pool design photos and inspiration, visit the gallery on their website, and see what Pool Man Inc.’s award winning pool design and construction team can do for you. Ready to get started on your own backyard oasis? Contact the Houston pool builders and pool renovation experts at Pool Man Inc. today!       

The Benefits of Swimming for your Lungs, from Houston Pool Builder, The Pool Man, Inc.

Swimming is an excellent cardiovascular exercise, but did you know some of the benefits of swimming? According to the American Lung Association, a person takes 20,000 breaths a day. Imagine having trouble taking in any one of those 20,000 breaths. Swimming is a great way to improve your body’s oxygen use and increase your lung function so you won’t have trouble breathing. Since the human body has a fixed lung size, there is no way to increase it, however, through exercise like swimming, you can help your body become more proficient at pushing the oxygen through the lungs. Swimming is also good for people who suffer from breathing problems, as there are exercises you can do in the water to help increase your breath capacity — like swimming as far as you can underwater without taking a breath or training your body to take a breath every fourth or fifth stroke instead of every one or every other one. And just a little tidbit — when a swimmer is in his peak condition, his lungs will use oxygen three times more efficiently than the average person! As a Houston pool builder centrally located in the area of Tomball and Cypress, Pool Man Inc. offers custom pool design, pool construction, swimming pool renovation, and pool maintenance Houston residents can trust. Since their start in 1981 as a Houston pool service company, Pool Man Inc. has been providing Tomball, Houston and Cypress pool owners the highest levels of service and quality. With the best industry craftsmen in Houston, pool designs are brought to life using soothing water features, outdoor and LED lighting, custom rock formations and grottos. Pool Man Inc. has received multiple pool design awards from the Association of Pool and Spa Professionals (APSP) and was recently recognized by the Better Business Bureau as a Member of Distinction for 2013. For more Houston pool maintenance tips, pool design ideas and outdoor living articles, subscribe to their blog and YouTube Channel or ‘Like’ them on Facebook. For pool design photos and inspiration, visit the gallery on their website, and see what Pool Man Inc.’s award winning pool design and construction team can do for you. Ready to get started on your own backyard oasis? Contact the Houston pool builders and pool renovation experts at Pool Man Inc. today!

Houston Pool Builder, The Pool Man, Wants to Keep your Pets Safe from Poisons

The Pool Man, Inc wants you to keep your family and your pets safe.  Read this interesting article from PetPoisonHotline.com to find out the Top 10 pet poisons.

As a Houston pool builder centrally located in the area of Tomball and Cypress, Pool Man Inc. offers custom pool design, pool construction, and pool maintenance Houston residents can trust. Since their start in 1981 as a Houston pool service company, Pool Man Inc. has been providing Tomball, Houston and Cypress pool owners the highest levels of service and quality. With the best industry craftsmen in Houston, pool designs are brought to life using soothing water features, outdoor and LED lighting, custom rock formations and grottos. Pool Man Inc. has received multiple pool design awards from the Association of Pool and Spa Professionals (APSP) and was recently recognized by the Better Business Bureau as a Member of Distinction for 2013.

For more Houston pool maintenance tips, pool design ideas and outdoor living articles, subscribe to their blog and YouTube Channel or ‘Like’ them on Facebook. For pool design photos and inspiration, visit the gallery on their website, and see what Pool Man Inc.’s award winning pool design and construction team can do for you. Ready to get started on your own backyard oasis? Contact the Houston pool builders experts at Pool Man Inc. today!

Water as a Form of Relaxation, from your Houston Pool Builder, The Pool Man, Inc.

photo of spa with laminarsThe makers behind those compact water fountains you can plug in somewhere in your home are on to something. The sound of flowing water is one of the most effective stress relievers out there. Because you own a pool, you’ve got relaxation at your fingertips. Stress can impact our mental and physical health in a number of ways causing headaches, depression, high blood pressure, and stomach aches just to name a few. Yet no matter the toll stress can take on our bodies, we still put ourselves in stressful situations, because let’s face it, sometimes it’s unavoidable. But take advantage of the stress-free zone that is in your backyard. Forget taking a dip in the pool — yes, even a swim would relax you — because just sitting by the pool for a few minutes at the end of your day and listening to one of your water features or the water slapping the sides of the tile are sure to calm your heart. Even if it’s raining outside, take a seat under your patio or open a window so you can listen to the rain fall into the pool. The soothing sounds of water are sure to change your mood and reduce your stress. Find ways to incorporate a few minutes at the pool’s edge during the week, even if it is only five and notice the difference in your mood directly after. For our latest health and wellness tips, please subscribe to our blog or find us on Facebook. The Pool Man Inc., is a Houston Pool Builder serving the Tomball, Cypress, Magnolia and Houston areas since 1981. We are a BBB (Better Business Bureau) accredited member, receiving the BBB Awards for Excellence for 2013 – Winner of Distinction

Health & Fitness Tip for College Students from your Houston Pool Builder, The Pool Man, Inc.

School is starting all around the country and with less time on their hands, so to speak, health and fitness can go by the wayside, especially for college students.  Our friends at thebestcolleges.org have written an article titled, “The Best Regimen for College Fitness” which gives helpful tips for your college aged (and any age) kids.  Don’t forget swimming is an excellent form of exercise and it is low impact, so it is easier on the joints and bones. For our latest pool safety tips, please subscribe to our blog or find us on Facebook. The Pool Man Inc., is a Houston Pool Builder serving the Tomball, Cypress, Magnolia and Houston areas since 1981. We are a BBB (Better Business Bureau) accredited member, receiving the BBB Awards for Excellence for 2013 – Winner of Distinction