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How to Open your Pool for the Summer

The temperature is steadily rising and the days are getting longer, which means summer is rapidly approaching. Here at NAMCO, we live in pool season year long, so we are very excited to provide a guide on how to open a pool for the summer. As you plan to open your pool, then there are […]

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17 Fun Fall Activities for Kids

Fall is in full swing, which means plenty of fall activities for kids are in the works. Although we enjoy the fun in the sun that summer brings, fall provides some unique family fun. From the fall leaves and hayrides to the evening fire pits and Halloween prep, autumn offers families with plenty of excitement. […]

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10 Ways We Know It’s the Autumn Season

Unfortunately, every year summer ends. The sun filled days and relaxing evenings end. The freedom to explore and adventure are replaced with work and school. As the calendar flips to the autumn season, then we remember, fall isn’t that bad. And don’t forgot about those leaves! From fabulous food to comfy clothes, there are plenty […]

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The Best Pool Products to Buy in the Fall

Labor Day weekend typically marks the “official” end to summer. For those of us that love summer, then there is no end in sight to enjoying that summer mindset. However, as the temperatures start to drop and we think about pool winterization, now is a great time to stock up on pool products. As the […]

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How to Develop a Healthy Living Mindset

Healthy living and a healthy mindset is pivotal to enjoying a long and satisfying life. During the summer, we are fortunate to enjoy the sunshine, freshly grown foods and ample family cookouts. The summer offers the foundation of healthy living. This all sounds good, but what is healthy living and why does it lead to […]

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13 Kids Workout Ideas That Don’t Feel Like Exercise!

How do you get your family to exercise? Simple, provide some fun activities that doesn’t seem like exercise. It may seem like a struggle to find kids workout ideas, but there is a simple trick. Don’t let the kids think they are exercising! Of course, the family swimming pool is a great way to trick […]

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3 Must Know Things About Pool Installation

If one activity is synonymous with summer, it is swimming. And there is no better place to swim than the family pool! From above ground pools to inground pools, the best pool for each family depends. However, one thing that is constant is pool installation. Yes, in order to enjoy your family pool, it must […]

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Pool Safety Tips to Protect Your Family

Pools provide tons of fun. From pool parties to pool games, there are plenty of ways to enjoy your home pool. However, all pool owners know water can also be dangerous and pool safety is an important topic. From teaching children (or anyone to swim) to understanding the general dangers around a pool, everyone should […]

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Above Ground Pools v Inground Pools: The Benefits of Each Pool

As they say, it’s the summer and and the living is easy. Well, for people that own pools (or have close friends or family that are pool owners) that is true. For those of us that do not own pools, there may be many questions. From above ground pools to inground pools, there are questions […]

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13 Pool Care Tips to Save Time & Money

During the summer months, there are so many activities to attend and chores to complete that we all want (and need) to find ways to save some time. As a pool owner, finding pool care tips that save time (and money) are essential to enjoying your summer. After all, time is of the essence and […]

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Pool Landscaping Ideas to Make Your Yard Shine!

As we enjoy sitting by the pool, we can sit back, relax and take in the beauty of the summer sun. Yes, for those pool owners out there, now is the perfect time to make your home shine. However, in order to let your home shine, it is important to ensure that your pool landscaping meets your […]

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20 Kids Fitness Activities for Summer

It is summertime and the living is easy. We all love the easy going summer lifestyle, but for some parents out there, we worry about our kids and want to ensure they are getting enough exercise. Fortunately, the summer weather provides plenty of reasons to get outside and find some kids fitness activities that will […]

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Why Summer Rules!

We love summer! Summer is a time for friends, family and fun. The sunshine on our faces, relaxing by the pool and enjoying the company of loved ones make summer a great time of year. There are so many things that make summer special. From our general state in this season that creates so many […]

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Proper Pool Maintenance to Keep Your Summer Sanity!

Summer is soon to be in full swing. Friends and families are gathering around backyards to have some fun in the sun. As cookouts and parties hit full stride and the summer heat starts to take its toll, families gather around pools to cool off and relax. If you are one of those families, you […]

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The Best 47 Summer Things To Get Excited About Summer!

The classics never go out of style. And summer is one of the classics. From the first splash and smell of sunblock to picking up new sunglasses and listening to your favorite jams, there are plenty classic summer things that mean excitement is around the corner. As children, we all anxiously counted down to the […]

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5 Ways to Mark the Start of Summer

As the sunlight continues to linger later each day, we are thankful that summer is on the horizon. The official start of summer is not until the summer solstice on June 21, but we all know that our favorite season really gets under way with some other tell-tale signs. How do we know? First and […]

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9 Simple Last Minute Memorial Day Ideas to Kick Off Summer

Summer is finally here and we think it will be worth the wait. After enduring a lackluster spring season, Memorial Day weekend is finally here, which means…summer! From the annual family vacation to relaxing in the yard, every family has their own list of summer essentials. However, the one common summer essential we all share […]

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How to Close Your Pool

The start of the school year marks a transition for everyone. For some, it marks the start of preschool, high school or college. For others, it marks the start of an empty nest as the kids move out. And yet for those with pools, it marks the transition to the end of pool season. Although […]

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The Best of Summer Music: NAMCO’s Top 20 Poolside Playlist

Soak up the sun with our poolside playlist! We have something for everyone, from classics to latest hits, you will find yourself moving to the beat! Here our are our favorite songs that you need to add to your summer playlist!   1. Gooey by Glass Animals 
   2. Californication by Red Hot Chili […]

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5 Steps To Protect Your Hair & Skin From The Damaging Effects of Chlorine

Everybody loves to swim, especially when it’s hot out! It is one of the most popular summer activities for all ages. There are so many things you can do in the pool, whether it’s for a quick dip, playing some pool games or even swimming some laps. The one thing that’s not great about the […]

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2016 Summer Poolside Reading List

Whether it’s to fulfill school summer reading lists, or just for pleasure, poolside reading is one of the most popular things to do in the summer! Whether you read it on your nook, kindle, paperback, or hardcover, there are so many ways you can enjoy new and exciting books. Here is a list of titles […]

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11 Fun and Effective Pool Exercises

With the rising temperatures, it makes it nearly impossible to resist the perfectly cool water in your pool! Take a dip in the water to relax, or even use a couple of these moves to burn some extra calories and tone up everywhere. You don’t even have to swim to get these results. Here are […]

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5 Tips to Throwing a Great Pool Party

A pool party is the perfect way to cool off during the hot summer months. With Memorial Day approaching, it’s a great time to celebrate with friends and family by the pool. Pool parties can be fun, but slightly overwhelming because there are so many details involved. Here are 5 ways that you can host […]

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How To Determine If Your Yard Is Right For A Pool

Have you been thinking about purchasing a pool recently? If so, now is the perfect time! But you might be asking, is my yard right for a pool? Most of the time the answer is YES, your yard is right for a pool! Purchasing and installing a pool is an investment, but worth it if […]

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