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How To: 8 Easy BBQ Grill Cleaning Tips

How To: 8 Easy BBQ Grill Cleaning Tips

The summer might be winding down, but with football season starting, there is still plenty of grilling left to do! Here are a few tips to make grill cleaning easy, keeping your BBQ in the best condition so it will last you and your family a long time. Regular Maintenance 1. Brush the grill grates When you’re finished cooking, take your grill brush and scrub off any excess food from the gas or charcoal grill grates while the grill is still hot….

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10 Ways to Clean a Green Swimming Pool

10 Ways to Clean a Green Swimming Pool

By now, you’ve probably seen this picture circling the internet: This last week in Rio, the Olympic dive pool turned murky green over night, and it didn’t take long for the water polo pool adjacent to it to begin it’s new color transformation as well. Green swimming pools are a common problem, and the likelihood is that if you have a pool, you’ve witnessed something similar. We’re taking this opportunity to let you know the top 10 reasons why your pool might be off-colored,…

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9 Pro-Tips for Grilling your Best Burger

9 Pro-Tips for Grilling your Best Burger

Of all the things to cook up on a grill, what’s the first thing that comes to mind? Burgers. And why not? Burgers are delicious. Especially if they are made the right way. So, your friends here at Aqua Quip did some digging to figure out the best tips for grilling the perfect burger. No need to thank us. 1. Don’t buy pre-formed wannabe burger patties You want to be in total control of the outcome of your burger, right? You can’t leave anything…

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7 Perks of Having an Above Ground Swimming Pool

7 Perks of Having an Above Ground Swimming Pool

Having access to any type of pool during the summer is sure to provide your family with a ton of family fun; and as we start the summer season today, we wanted to tell you all about the exciting perks of having your own Doughboy above ground pool! 1. They’re simple to install, and you don’t need to dig up your lawn! The construction necessary for an above ground swimming pool is minimal. Unlike an in-ground pool, there is no…

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Safety First!

Safety First!

Happy Friday! Labor Day weekend is upon us this coming Monday, which means two things: Three day weekend! It’s the biggest day for grilling of the year. But, with all the wildfires spreading around, we want to help you to make sure you’re grilling safely and efficiently this Labor Day, so here are some tips from the National Fire Protection Association to keep you, your family, and your forest out of harms way: Check out more of our blog for…

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Back to (Old) School

Back to (Old) School

Parents! It’s that time again! September is just around the corner, and you know what that means: Back to school (AKA spending all sorts of money on new crayons and markers that your kids insist they “need”–trust me. Been there, done that). But instead of stressing about back-to-school errands, just remember there are still a few days left before school starts, and you still have time for one last hurrah! Now’s your chance to throw one last pool party for you…

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Use your Noodle!

Use your Noodle!

If you’re anything like me, you love golf, but your golf swing looks a little like this. But not all hope is lost! We found a fun new way to better your golf swing by using something that anyone with a pool already has floating in his or her backyard: a pool noodle. PGA senior instructor Greg Greksa has added “fixing your golf swing” to the extensive list of things you can do with a pool noodle. All you need is a pool noodle…

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START YOUR SUMMER WITH A SIZZLE AND A BANG

START YOUR SUMMER WITH A SIZZLE AND A BANG

The 4th of July is just around the corner and our Summer Sizzle Sale is already in full swing! From swimming pools to grills, here at Aqua Quip you can find anything and everything you need to throw the perfect Independence Day party—and it’s on sale! To skip to our delicious recipes, click here ↓ Poolside Dip Fruit Kabobs Bacon-Wrapped, Cheese-Stuffed Hot Dog WHAT DO WE DO? WE SWIM. Picture this: the clouds part to reveal clear, blue skies. The sun…

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Too Tight Before Your Tee-Time?

Too Tight Before Your Tee-Time?

Too Tight Before Your Tee-Time? Loosen up in the hot tub! Hot tubs and golf fit together naturally, especially if you’d like to enhanced your golf game and feel better while playing. Before your round: Before you hit the driving range or the first tee, schedule a session in the hot tub. The invigorating massage will warm your body up for your first swing. Starting your round with loose muscles Oil has more colognes lafornace.com “click here” all a the…

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It’s National Hot Dog Day!

It’s National Hot Dog Day!

On a hot summer day relaxing by the pool there is nothing better than a perfectly grilled hot dog. Today, you are in luck; it is National Hot Dog day! Everyone has their own preference on what tops the hot dog. Some like ketchup only while others like mustard only. Then there are the relish eaters and sauerkraut eaters and even the Seattle Style eaters. In a recent poll around our office we asked “What is your Favorite Hot Dog…

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