Go
Association of Pool & Spa Professionals
The Pool & Spa Show Codes & Regs Buyers & Owners


Your Pool and Spa Oasis

From the category archives: Plan Ahead to Get the Most from a New Pool

outdoor room

There is No Time Like the Present to Plan for Your New Swimming Pool and Spa for 2016

Great swimming pools and spas take time to plan and build and if you are in the market for a new pool and spa for 2016, there is no time like the present to contact a Northeast Spa & Pool Association (NESPA) pool professional to get your pool project started.

Read the rest of entry »

Add an Outdoor Kitchen Near Your Pool To Dial Up the Fun Factor This Summer

The star attraction at any backyard gathering is the pool and spa, but outdoor rooms of every kind—kitchens with a pizza over, dining areas, rooms with a fire pit for late-night gatherings, and quiet garden structures—are winning accolades from pool owners and appreciative party guests alike.

“It’s not just about the pool anymore, but rather about the entire backyard,” said John C. Migliaccio, CPO, CBP, president of the Northeast Spa & Pool Association (NESPA). “When you add an outdoor room to the pool setting — especially an outdoor kitchen with bar – you create a focal point — a natural gathering place for food, fun and refreshment. The outdoor kitchen is the place to entertain friends, and it is also the perfect setting for a quiet evening with the family or a romantic alfresco dinner for two.”

The outdoor room can enhance the value of a home, it is the perfect gathering place and it is just plain fun, noted Scott Cohen, a garden designer and author of Patio Covers, Pergolas, and PavilionsThe Outdoor Kitchen Design Workbook; and other books. “In some areas of the country, the outdoor kitchen has become an expected amenity for a comfortable home. In still others, an outdoor kitchen is a standout feature, offering a valuable edge in any housing market.”

Read the rest of entry »

Search The Blog

Recent Blog Posts

Copyright 2017 by NESPA
Scroll Up