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7 Steps to a Great Hot Tub Party

What’s better than sitting back and relaxing outdoors with friends and family? Doing so in a hot tub! Whether you’re looking to host a family BBQ or a party for your friends, here are some tips to ensure your hot tub party is one to remember: The Guest List While spending time in a hot […]

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Hosting an Amazing Fourth of July Pool Party

The Fourth of July is a time when people get together with their friends and family and celebrate the long weekend! Because of the beautiful weather this is often done outside. If you have a pool you may wish to host a pool party for your friends to enjoy the nice weather. Whether you want […]

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Tips for Maintaining Your Pool During the Heat of the Swimming Season

Pools are a glorious place to cool off during the hot summer season, and with the right pool routine you can spend more of your time enjoying the pool and less time cleaning it! Our helpful tips are designed to simplify your pool maintenance routine and leave you with more time to enjoy your summer: […]

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8 Trends for Outdoor Living in 2018

Outdoor living spaces are coming into their own. This year’s trends have homeowners paying the same care and attention when furnishing their decks and patios as they do with their living rooms and kitchens. The summer of 2018 is the year of the “outdoor room” and here are eight trends for outdoor entertainers: 1. Fire […]

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Gifts Ideas to Help You Enjoy Father’s Day by the Pool

It’s mid June and the sun is shining, the days are getting longer, and you still haven’t picked up something for Father’s Day! Well, with the right gift you and your father can enjoy the outdoors this weekend and every weekend for months and years to come. We’ve put together some suggestions for fun and […]

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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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How to Winterize An Above Ground Pool

Pools are one of the best things about summer! Friends and family can gather around the pool for some summertime fun any day of the week. Unfortunately, in the Northeast, we cannot enjoy our pools year round. As the temperature starts to drop, then it is time to close the pool. If you are new […]

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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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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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