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Spring Cleaning Tips

Spring Cleaning Tips

Spring is just around the corner, so it’s time to start thinking about doing your annual deep spring cleaning. If that sounds dreadful to you, what if you had a product or service for your hot tub, swim spa or pool that can keep it in tip-top shape year-round?  Check...

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Holiday Party Outdoor Game Ideas the Whole Family Will Love!

Holiday Party Outdoor Game Ideas the Whole Family Will Love!

It’s the Season of Giving and We are Giving Away Gifts!Nothing beats gathering around with your loved ones during the Holidays! What’s even better? Is having some fun Holiday Games to enjoy outdoors together. Check out our Holiday Party Outdoor Game Ideas below to...

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Prep For A Thanksgiving Feast Outdoors!

Prep For A Thanksgiving Feast Outdoors!

What’s better than gathering with your family on Thanksgiving Day? Gathering outdoors! Check out our tips for having a successful Thanksgiving feast in your backyard.See Anything You Like? Contact us today! Stop by our showrooms today to “Gobble Up the Savings” &...

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Spooky Night Checklist

Spooky Night Checklist

Need some ideas or Spooky inspiration on creating a bone-chilling night in your backyard with your hot tub or swim spa? Check out our “Spooky Night” checklist below! Don’t own a hot tub or swim spa? Stop by our showrooms today for some Spooky-Savings!

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Perfect Date Night

Perfect Date Night

Need help planning out the perfect date night at home? Check out these 5 easy steps and Outdoor Living products to create a romantic and fun evening at home with your loved one! Stop by our showrooms today to get the perfect date night Outdoor Living product.

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What Is a Grotto?

What Is a Grotto?

Many pool owners, or those who want to add a pool to their home, consider adding a grotto. A grotto is a waterfall feature that includes a cave.

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What is an Exercise Pool?

What is an Exercise Pool?

A smaller swimming pool that’s not short of benefits a full-sized one can offer. Yes — we’re talking about an exercise pool.

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Best Pool Builder in Houston

Richard's Total Backyard Solutions Aqua 100 InducteeNeed a Quote? Chat with us below! Houston, Texas (7/10/2020) — Richard’s Total Backyard Solutions was listed in the "The 6 Best Options for Pool Builders in Houston" by Handyman Reviewed.  "Below is the list of...

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Can the Covid-19 Virus Spread Through Pools, Hot Tubs or Spa?

Can the Covid-19 Virus Spread Through Pools, Hot Tubs or Spa?Need a Quote? Chat with us below! There is no evidence that COVID-19 can be spread to humans through the use of pools, hot tubs or spas, or water playgrounds. Proper operation, maintenance, and disinfection...

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How Long Should Pool Tile Last? – The Average Amount of Time

How Long Should Pool Tile Last? – The Average Amount of Time

When you choose to put tile on your pool, there are several factors to bear in mind. For instance, you want to consider your pool type, type of tile you want to install and the costs involved. One other crucial factor to bear in mind is longevity. How long should pool...

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Can I Add Shock and Chlorine at the Same Time

Can I Add Shock and Chlorine at the Same Time

Are you unsure about the right answer to the question can I add shock and chlorine at the same time? If the answer is yes, then you will certainly have many reasons to go through this article. We will be sharing some useful information about shocking the pool and...

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Swimming Pool Automation

Swimming Pool Automation Need a Quote? Chat with Us Below! Have you ever thought how it would have been if you can just come back from a hectic day at work and dive into the pool? The water is completely warm and balanced. You do not have to wait to switch on the pump...

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Types of Pool Water

Types of Pool Water Get A Quote Today: 713-777-7665 Having a swimming pool in your backyard is a great feature; it adds elegance to your home and helps you to cool your body temperatures with ease during those hot months. In addition, a swimming pool is an investment...

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Benefits of Hot Tub Therapy

Benefits of Hot Tub Therapy Get A Quote Today: 713-777-7665 Hot tub therapy can improve your life in ways you may not have considered before. There’s nothing quite like spending some time in a spa and enjoying the renewed feeling that can help to improve your health...

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8 Basic Principles of Landscape Design

Get A Quote Today: 713-777-7665What are the basic principles of landscape design? Are there 7 elements of landscaping design, 5 basic elements of landscape design, or 4 elements of a landscape? Whether you’re planning to "borrow ideas," or coming up with your...

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Swimming Pool Remodeling Ideas

Swimming Pool Remodeling Ideas Get A Quote Today: 713-777-7665 Have you had your pool for some time now and are contemplating some changes? Perhaps after a recent swim, you notice your pool needs remodeling. Maybe the design is outdated? Whatever the...

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Different Types of Fire Pits

Different Types of Fire Pits Get A Quote Today: 713-777-7665 How many types of fire pits are there? Well, fire pits come in numerous alterations but they can generally be grouped into four categories depending on the kind of fuel each pit uses. There are gel fuel,...

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When is the Best Time to Buy a Hot Tub

When is the Best Time to Buy a Hot Tub Get A Quote Today: 713-777-7665 When is the Best Time to Buy a Hot Tub? This is a pretty common question, but the answer depends on several factors. The best time for you to buy a hot tub may not necessarily be the best time for...

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Top 50 Service Award

Richard’s Total Backyard Solutions Named in First-Ever Top 50 Swimming Pool and Spa Service Ranking! Get A Quote Today: 713-777-7665 Los Angeles, October 2018 – Pool and Spa News, the premier media outlet for the pool and spa industry, has named Richard’s Total...

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Hot Tub Temperature When Not in Use

Hot Tub Temperature When Not in Use

Get A Quote Today: 713-777-7665 What is the right hot tub temperature when not in use? A rule of thumb is that the temperature should be at least 5 degrees lower than when in use. It is necessary to keep it at lower temperatures when it's not in use so that energy...

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The Big Game | Backyard Culinary

The Big Game | Backyard Culinary

The Big Game | Backyard Culinary Get A Quote Today: 713-777-7665 Schedule A FREE Backyard Consultation Rodney did a great job coming out and helping get a problem with our in floor cleaning system...thank you...

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Backyard Culinary 2018

Backyard Culinary 2018

Backyard Culinary 2018 Get A Quote Today: 713-777-7665 Schedule A FREE Backyard Consultation Staff is very knowledgable and helpful. We are long time customers and do not buy supplies any where but Richard s! We...

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Pool & Spa Owners: Winter Tips

Pool & Spa Owners: Winter Tips

Pool & Spa Owners: Winter Tips Get A Quote Today: 713-777-7665 Schedule A FREE Backyard Consultation Rodney did an awesome job helping me reset the remote on my pool. He did this after hours over FaceTime to make...

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Backyard Culinary

Backyard Culinary

Backyard Culinary Get A Quote Today: 713-777-7665 Schedule A FREE Backyard Consultation Our pool looks exactly like what we had in mind, the Texas Hill Country here in Houston. The spa is wonderful, the waterfall...

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Fitsgiving

Fitsgiving

Fitsgiving Get A Quote Today: 713-777-7665 Schedule A FREE Backyard Consultation Rodney and David came to clean my pool filters, a job that takes me a whole day to do, they were in and out in a couple of hours,...

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Backyard Culinary November

Backyard Culinary November

Backyard Culinary November Get A Quote Today: 713-777-7665 Schedule A FREE Backyard Consultation Very professional throughout the entire process from design to the first pool cleaning. My salesperson helped me the...

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The Best Jets For Your Body

The Best Jets For Your Body

The Best Jets For Your Body Get A Quote Today: 713-777-7665 Designed for ultimate comfort and relaxation, Hot Spring o ers the most innovative jets on the market. Experience soothing relief exactly where you need it. Schedule A FREE Backyard Consultation [gravityform...

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Outdoor Kitchen Trends

Outdoor Kitchen Trends

Outdoor Kitchen Trends Get A Quote Today: 713-777-7665 Outdoor Kitchen Trend: Simpatico When building your dream outdoor kitchen, keep it simple or go all out! Have it compliment the outdoor elements. Don’t be afraid to bring the indoors…out! Custom countertops,...

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Harvey Recovery Rebate

Harvey Recovery Rebate

Harvey Recovery Rebate Get A Quote Today: 713-777-7665 FREE MONEY FOR YOU!!! Please reach out to the service department to purchase a qualified Harvey Rebate Pentair product: Service@richardstbs.com Schedule A FREE Backyard Consultation [gravityform id="1"...

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Halloween

Halloween

Halloween Get A Quote Today: 713-777-7665 Schedule A FREE Backyard Consultation Couldn't be happier with the hottub we bought this past week from Nancy. The store had a great selection of all types and levels of...

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Backyard Culinary

Backyard Culinary

Backyard Culinary Get A Quote Today: 713-777-7665 Schedule A FREE Backyard Consultation Our pool looks exactly like what we had in mind, the Texas Hill Country here in Houston. The spa is wonderful, the waterfall...

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How to Build an In-Ground Hot Tub

Backyard Culinary 2018 Get A Quote Today: 713-777-7665 With the right instructions and a bit of work, building an in-ground hot tub in your backyard can be a breeze. Of course, having the right equipment will also make the project go easier, and the outcome more...

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Steps to Take When Your Home Floods

Steps to Take When Your Home Floods

Avoiding Injuries While Swimming Get A Quote Today: 713-777-7665 1. Ensure physical safety – everything else can be replaced – you can’t 2. You are in a marathon now, not a sprint – everything will take much, much longer than you want it to. You will be dealing with...

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Summer Time Mode for Your Spa

Summer Time Mode for Your Spa

Summer Time Mode for Your Spa Get A Quote Today: 713-777-7665 Schedule A FREE Backyard Consultation We purchased our Hot Springs tub in 2005 from Richard's. We recently needed some repairs on it and Rodney was...

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Richard’s Backyard BBQ Party Ideas

Richard’s Backyard BBQ Party Ideas

Richard’s Backyard BBQ Party Ideas Get A Quote Today: 713-777-7665 Now that it is summer, the outdoor entertaining season is in full swing. From grad parties, holidays, birthdays to just for fun summer parties, there is always some reason to get outside and gather...

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Hot Tub Test Soak: What to Bring

Hot Tub Test Soak: What to Bring

Hot Tub Test Soak: What to Bring Get A Quote Today: 713-777-7665 Schedule A FREE Backyard Consultation Our pool looks exactly like what we had in mind, the Texas Hill Country here in Houston. The spa is wonderful,...

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Top Deck & Patio Ideas

Top Deck & Patio Ideas

Top Deck & Patio Ideas Get A Quote Today: 713-777-7665 Schedule A FREE Backyard Consultation A great pool, spa, outdoor living company. Great services and products to enhance your home for years to come. Have been...

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Hot Tub Fitness

Hot Tub Fitness

Hot Tub Fitness Get A Quote Today: 713-777-7665 Top 5 Hot Tub Workouts Did you know working out in a hot tub is as good as working out in a gym or outdoors? Workout and relax all in the same place! Sitting in a hot tub already increases blood flow and good circulation...

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Backyard Culinary: 4th of July

Backyard Culinary: 4th of July

Backyard Culinary: 4th of July Get A Quote Today: 713-777-7665 Schedule A FREE Backyard Consultation Finally we have completed the pool .. it looks amazing. The whole process did go over smoothly with a few minor...

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Energy Efficiency & Your Hot Tub

Energy Efficiency & Your Hot Tub

Energy Efficiency & Your Hot Tub Get A Quote Today: 713-777-7665 Schedule A FREE Backyard Consultation Richards renovated our backyard this past summer and it has been amazing ever since! It survived Hurricane...

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Surprising Benefits of Owning a Hot Tub

Surprising Benefits of Owning a Hot Tub

Surprising Benefits of Owning a Hot Tub Get A Quote Today: 713-777-7665 Schedule A FREE Backyard Consultation Beautiful work done by Richard's Total Backyard Solutions! We tore out our 26 year-old deck and gave...

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Summer Food Ideas

Summer Food Ideas

Summer Food Ideas Get A Quote Today: 713-777-7665 Schedule A FREE Backyard Consultation Called the Service department for assistance when my spa stopped working correctly a day before we had out of town guests...

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Pool Game Ideas

Pool Game Ideas

Pool Game Ideas Get A Quote Today: 713-777-7665 Summer is in full swing! If you and the kids have been going to the pool everyday- awesome! Keeping the kids physically active all is summer is so good for their health, but also keeping their minds active and focused...

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Outdoor Living

Outdoor Living

Outdoor Living Get A Quote Today: 713-777-7665 The trend of outdoor living is not going away! In fact, luxurious outdoor living is in! Just like the kitchen is the center of your home. That’s how a luxurious custom pool and outdoor living area is for the outside of...

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Algae Blooms & Gunk in Your Pool Water?

Algae Blooms & Gunk in Your Pool Water?

Algae Blooms & Gunk in Your Pool Water? Get A Quote Today: 713-777-7665 Algae Blooms & Gunk in Your Pool Water? It’s time for Spring Cleaning! Featured Product: Endure Don’t want to worry about algae…ever? Get Endure! Ultima® Endure® water conditioner: · Prevents...

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Pool and Spa Trends: In-Floor Cleaning Systems

Pool and Spa Trends: In-Floor Cleaning Systems

Pool and Spa Trends: In-Floor Cleaning Systems Get A Quote Today: 713-777-7665 Welcome to the fourth installment of our Pool and Spa Trends series! If you’ve read the first three parts, you learned a lot about tanning ledges, cocktail tables and spools. And for those...

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Pool and Spa Trends: Spools

Pool and Spa Trends: Spools

Pool and Spa Trends: Spools Get A Quote Today: 713-777-7665 We’ve now reached part three of our Pool and Spa Trends series. (Click here for parts one and two.) In the first two parts, we covered a few accessories that enhance the swimming pool or spa experience. On...

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Pool and Spa Trends: Cocktail Tables

Pool and Spa Trends: Cocktail Tables

Avoiding Injuries While Swimming Get A Quote Today: 713-777-7665 In part one of our Pool and Spa Trends series, we discussed the virtues of tanning ledges for swimmers who want an ideal space to relax inside their pools. In the second part of our series, we’d like to...

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Pool and Spa Trends: Tanning Ledges

Pool and Spa Trends: Tanning Ledges

Pool and Spa Trends: Tanning Ledges Get A Quote Today: 713-777-7665 Happy New Year from Richard’s Total Backyard Solutions! Now that has come and gone, and 2017 has arrived, many of us have already made (and possibly already broken) our New Year’s resolutions. But...

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It’s Time to Invest in Wellness

It’s Time to Invest in Wellness

It’s Time to Invest in Wellness Get A Quote Today: 713-777-7665 Owning a Hot Spring Spa can not only be therapeutic and relaxing, but did you know it promotes a healthier lifestyle overall? It is time for you to invest in your wellness and here are some ways investing...

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Chlorine vs. Salt: Which Pool Cleaning Option is Better?

Chlorine vs. Salt: Which Pool Cleaning Option is Better?

Chlorine vs. Salt: Which Pool Cleaning Option is Better? Get A Quote Today: 713-777-7665 Chlorine vs. Salt: Which Pool Cleaning Option is Better? A furious debate has raged amongst swimming pool owners for years withno obvious victor. Chlorine versus salt: which of...

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Pool and Spa Trends: In-Floor Cleaning Systems

Pool and Spa Trends: Selecting the Perfect Stone

Pool and Spa Trends: Selecting the Perfect Stone Get A Quote Today: 713-777-7665 In the fifth and final part of our Pool and Spa Trends series, we’ll turn our attention to an issue near and dear to all of our hearts here at Richard’s Total Backyard Solutions:...

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Algae Blooms & Gunk in Your Pool Water?

Avoiding Injuries While Swimming

Avoiding Injuries While Swimming Get A Quote Today: 713-777-7665 When done safely, swimming is one of the safest physical activities you can perform. In contrast to a sport like football, it’s extremely unlikely that you’ll collide with another person or obstacle...

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Algae Blooms & Gunk in Your Pool Water?

An Introduction to Hydro Massage Therapy

An Introduction to Hydro Massage Therapy Get A Quote Today: 713-777-7665 Massage therapy is a billion-dollar industry in the U.S., so naturally there are plenty of believers who can attest to its benefits. According to the American Massage Therapy Association, about...

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Algae Blooms & Gunk in Your Pool Water?

What Age Should Children Learn to Swim?

What Age Should Children Learn to Swim? Get A Quote Today: 713-777-7665 An in-built swimming pool can provide hours of fun, comfortable entertainment for you and your family. But if you have young children, you should be concerned about the potential dangers of having...

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Algae Blooms & Gunk in Your Pool Water?

7 Mistakes to Avoid When Building Your Swimming Pool

7 Mistakes to Avoid When Building Your Swimming Pool Get A Quote Today: 713-777-7665 In a previous post on this blog, we dfive things to keep in mind when building a swimming pool. But we gave it some thought and realized that there were preventable pitfalls that most...

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Algae Blooms & Gunk in Your Pool Water?

5 Things to Keep in Mind When Building a Swimming Pool

5 Things to Keep in Mind When Building a Swimming Pool Get A Quote Today: 713-777-7665 So you’ve decided to build a custom swimming pool for your home—congratulations! Pool ownership comes with distinct advantages. For instance, never again will you have to deal with...

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Algae Blooms & Gunk in Your Pool Water?

7 Ways That Swimming Can Lead to a Healthier You

7 Ways That Swimming Can Lead to a Healthier You Get A Quote Today: 713-777-7665 Swimming can be a year-round activity for people living in warm-weather cities like Houston. What person wouldn’t relish taking a dip in the pool at any opportunity? We’re sure that...

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Algae Blooms & Gunk in Your Pool Water?

Thanksgiving in Your Back Yard

Thanksgiving in Your Back Yard Get A Quote Today: 713-777-7665 Here in Texas, we are blessed with a (generally) milder climate when Thanksgiving rolls around. And, while many people have already “retired” their outdoor living spaces and retreated indoors for the...

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Algae Blooms & Gunk in Your Pool Water?

Planning for Your Custom Pool

Planning for Your Custom Pool Get A Quote Today: 713-777-7665 A pool is a major investment. Not only does it take money, but a pool will also require your time, yard, and your energy. Having a pool build in Houston may seem overwhelming at first, with the plethora of...

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