Choose plants that shed leaves, needles or other material that might find its way into the pool.
Palm trees, such as the queen palm, are an attractive option and help create a tropical look for the pool.
You can hire a pool service company to paint, but you can save money by doing the job yourself.
Prepare the surface properly by scraping off areas where the current paint is chipping and use an acid wash to etch the walls so paint adheres more easily.
Over time, your inground pool might begin to look shabby and in need of updating.
Major pool remodeling can be costly, but less expensive alternatives are available that can give your pool a new look and improve the appearance of your yard.
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