Things to Consider Before Remodeling Your Pool

Remodeling a pool is no small feat. Regardless of your pool’s age, it’s a major undertaking that requires careful consideration and planning to ensure success. Before diving into a pool renovation project, it’s essential to weigh the risks and understand the key factors involved. Here are some crucial points to consider: Age of Your Pool:…

Choosing the Right Contractor for the Job: Avoiding Problems

In the world of contracting, the famous adage “Beware an old man in a job where most die young” holds a profound truth. At Custom Outdoors, we’ve seen it all and weathered many storms. Unfortunately, part of our business involves picking up the pieces left behind by contractors who couldn’t deliver as promised or, worse,…

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Crafting Your Perfect Outdoor Oasis: Tailoring Designs for Houston Living

In the Houston area, where outdoor living is a way of life, creating the perfect outdoor oasis is an art that combines aesthetics, functionality, and the unique demands of the Texan lifestyle. From pool design and landscaping to water features, porches, and outdoor kitchens, every element plays a crucial role in transforming your outdoor space…

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The Lifespan Saga: Five Components That Wear Out on Your Pool

Maintaining a sparkling, inviting pool involves more than just regular cleanings. Understanding the lifecycle of key components can help you plan for preventive maintenance, ensuring your aquatic oasis remains a source of joy for years to come. Here are five elements that experience wear and tear and how preventive measures can extend their lifespan. Over…

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Winter Pool Care Guide: Preventive Maintenance for a Hassle-Free Season

As the temperatures drop, pool owners in the Houston area may breathe a sigh of relief knowing that our winters are relatively mild. However, nothing can induce panic faster than the prospect of freezing temperatures wreaking havoc on your pool. Fear not! With a proactive approach to preventive maintenance, you can ensure a stress-free winter…

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Top Tips for Maintaining Your Outdoor Kitchen

An outdoor kitchen is a luxurious addition to any home, providing a perfect space for al fresco dining, entertaining guests, and enjoying the beauty of the outdoors. To ensure your outdoor culinary haven stays in top-notch condition, regular maintenance is key. Here are some expert tips to keep your outdoor kitchen shining and functional for…

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Navigating Winter Temperatures in Houston: The Crucial Role of Water Balance

As winter descends upon the diverse city of Houston, pool owners find themselves facing unique challenges in maintaining their pools. Unlike the snow-covered landscapes of colder regions, Houston experiences milder winters with occasional temperature fluctuations. Despite the infrequency of freezing conditions, the significance of water balance in your pool becomes even more critical during the…

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Unlocking the Magic: Enjoying Your Pool Even When It is Cold Outside

As the temperature drops, it doesn’t mean you have to bid farewell to your pool oasis and Outdoor Living Space. Embrace the magic of your aquatic haven even during the chilly days. Here are some creative ways to make the most of your pool in the cold: 1. Hot Tub Haven: Convert your pool into…

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Five Essential Considerations for Your Pool Renovation

Revitalizing your pool is a task that demands thoughtful consideration and precision. Transforming your pool experience doesn’t need to be a daunting journey marked by anxiety and uncertainty. Renovating your pool is an exciting endeavor that can transform your outdoor space into a haven of relaxation and entertainment. However, before you dive into the renovation…

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💡 Avoiding Contractor Scams: Tips for Trustworthy Outdoor Living Spaces 💡

Investing in your dream outdoor living space is an exciting venture, but it comes with the challenge of choosing the right contractor. Your choice can either enhance or detract from your home’s value, making it crucial to pick a trustworthy professional. With 27 years of experience building, maintaining and repairing outdoor living spaces in the…