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Hmmm... I didn't know that  (Algae)

Posted by Jessica Greene on Mar 28, 2017 6:11:21 PM

This week I was browsing through some of the products on our shelfs and had a question about the algaecide we carry….Well that one question led to this research! Enjoy!!

           ALGAE!!! Prevention

Algae. Ick, right? Who would want to deal with that in their pool all summer long when they could be swimming! The problem is, by the time you can actually see this single celled microorganism there are literally millions of plants already in your pool! So, what is the very best way to eliminate the problem of algae? PREVENTION!!!

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Topics: algae, Maintenance, chemical, algaecide, green water, chlorine, pools, blooms

Hmmm... I didn't know that  (pergola)

Posted by Jessica Greene on Mar 27, 2017 10:17:04 AM

What is a Pergola?!?!

                I don’t recall ever hearing the word “pergola” before I got into the business of making my guests backyards here at Nelson’s Hometowne Recreation into their own little slice of Heaven.  Last week, I had a guest mention that she would like a Pergola leading to her new spa. From the look on my face, I can guess she knew, as well as I did, that I had some research to do.

                A Pergola is defined as an archway consisting of framework covered with trained climbing or trailing plants. The first use of the word Pergola can be found to describe a projecting eave in an Italian poem written in 1645. The word Pergola is also used to describe different gazebo like structures and any area for sitting that allows a light breeze and minimal sun exposure.

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Topics: pergola, backyard, outdoor, furniture, amish, crafted

The Benefits of an Infrared Sauna

Posted by Jessica Greene on Jan 31, 2017 1:29:50 PM

                A traditional sauna uses heat to warm the air, which in turn heats your body. So what exactly is an infrared sauna and why should you use

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Topics: Sauna, infrared, FInnleo, health benefits