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How Lines and Shapes Come Together in a WaterSpace Design

In his latest article on designing your own WaterSpace, Chris Volk shows how lines and shapes come together into a unified design theme. “Minds and bodies,” he warns, “will never be comfortable in an environment of unrelated parts.” Lean more about how theme will help create your own comfortable space at TheWaterSpace blog.  

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Plan Before You Put that Pool in Your Yard

Plan Before You Put that Pool in Your Yard

Chris Volk has timely advice for those eager to get that new backyard pool right now. He says “be grateful” pool builders are so busy. You may not be happy you have to wait until next year before a reputable builder could possibly fit you in. But it’s a great opportunity to get help planning. […]

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Give Shape to Your Dream Space

In his latest article on water and space, Chris Volk walks you through the design process for making creative use of your outdoor space. Staring with a simple two-dimensional bubble design, Chris takes you from the 30,000-foot view to a ground-level discussion of shape and form and how creative design can turn spaces from grand […]

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Design for the Hidden Power of Reflection

In his latest article on designing with water and space, Chris reflects on the power of water’s reflections.

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Consider Planning a Staycation Transformation

Consider Planning a Staycation Transformation

Being house bound got us thinking about improvements that make staying home more fun. If you’re among those with travel plans on hold, you’ll find ideas and guidance for making home feel like a destination in Chris Volk’s latest “WaterSpace” blog article. Even if you aren’t ready to start a pool project, go ahead and […]

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Now You Can Experience the Magic of Water with TheWaterSpace Blog

Now You Can Experience the Magic of Water with TheWaterSpace Blog

Budd’s Pools General Manager Chris Volk has launched TheWaterSpace, a personal blog about the art and science of designing with water. If you’ve ever dreamed of a creating a special setting for a custom pool, this blog is for you. Take a deeper dive into what it takes to realize your dream: Follow the new […]

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Reasons Winter Is Best Time for Hot Tub Use

Reasons Winter Is Best Time for Hot Tub Use

Many people believe that winter is the best time for hot tub use. We agree! Here are four reasons that winter is the best time for hot tub use. 1. Breathe the Cool Air: In the Philadelphia-Delaware-South Jersey metro area, winter seldom gets too frigid to be outdoors. Our cool winter air contains less water […]

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Is It a Hot Tub or Spa?

Is It a Hot Tub or Spa?

What do YOU call it?: a hot tub or spa? There’s a bit of confusion as to what we call this thing that brings so much relaxation and good feeling to so many people. Hot tub or spa… today it’s pretty much the same thing. But hot tub once had a different meaning from spa. […]

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Homes Are Best For Healthy Swimming Pools and Spas

Maintaining healthy swimming pools and spas

Maintaining healthy swimming pools and spas is crucial to preventing bacteria and disease. If you’re looking for a place to swim or a nice spa or hot tub to relax in, this report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) suggests your healthiest choice is to do it at home. In its study […]

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It’s Pool Days for Dogs in these Dog Days of Summer

Pool Days for Dogs in these Dog Days of Summer

Does your dog seem eager to join you in the swimming pool in these dog days of summer?

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