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Is Your Pool Ready for a Hurricane?

on Friday, 28 August 2015.

Is Your Pool Ready for a Hurricane?

How to Prepare Your Swimming Pool for a Hurricane

1. Remove Furniture: If you have tables, chairs, umbrellas, floats (anything mobile) around the pool area place in a secure area out of the wind as they can become flying projectile. Do not put the furniture in the pool as it can cause damage to the furniture and your pool.

2. Filter System: The most common damage done to a pool during a hurricane is with the filter system-- specifically with pumps that become submerged in water. You should shut off the pool pump as a hurricane approaches. Pumps and filters usually have tabs on the base that will allow you to secure them to the slab if you want to keep it from flying away.

Gas pool heaters should have the gas supply shut off at the heater. You also should shut off propane supply at the propane tank and for natural gas heaters, close the valve on the main house gas meter that leads to the pool heater.

If your filter system has any chance of being 'under water', it is best to take your pump off of the system and put it away. Pump unions can be installed to allow you to remove and reinstall the pool pump more quickly.

3. Covers: Some people cover their pools during huge storms. This is usually not a good idea, especially when it comes to automatic covers. Because most automatic covers are solid vinyl, they need a submersible pump on them to keep the water from building up too much on top. But if the electricity cuts out, and the pump doesn't work, too much water weight can collapse the cover which is not covered under warranty. Leave the cover off.

4. Do Not Drain The Water: When extended rains raise the water table, hydrostatic pressure will build to a point where it can push on the pool and pop it out of the ground. The weight of the water in the pool will help to hold the pool in place, as underground water levels build.

 

90 degree Glass Trim Tile

on Wednesday, 15 July 2015.

Enhance your pool and home projects with 90 degree Glass Trim Tile.  The most professional way to finish your trim work.  Trim Glass is ideally suited for spas, spas seats, spillways, infinity edges, swimouts and coping.  Available in over 20 popular colors and sizes.

Kiln Fired Tile Murals Featuring the Photography of Tony Ludovico

on Wednesday, 15 April 2015.

Kiln Fired Tile Murals Featuring the Photography of Tony Ludovico

One of the most highly acclaimed underwater marine photographers in the world, Tony Ludovico's colorful and energetic images capture the beauty and awe of the open ocean and its inhabitants like few people have had the opportunity to experience them.

Tony's artwork can be adapted to a wide range of mural sizes to decorate your pool or home.  Ideal applications include pool floors, walls, decks and raised beams as well as lanai walls, showers and kitchen backsplashes.

All Artistry in Mosaics photo murals are kiln fired for long lasting beauty, even in the outdoor environments.  They are frost proof; ideally suited for outdoor and wet applications.  They will never fade or deteriorate and require no maintenance.

To see a full gallery of Tony's award winning images and select the artwork for your mural, visit www.artistryinmosaics.com/TonyH20

 

2014 Master Catalog Introduces New and Exciting Medallions

on Monday, 07 April 2014.

Artistry in Mosaics reveals its new 42 page Master Catalog featuring Personalized ceramic mosaics.  Introducing our Tiki Bar Sign and our Monogram Medallion; both of which can be personalized specifically for your backyard oasis.

Custom Projects - No Size Too Large

on Thursday, 19 September 2013.

Think of Artistry in Mosaics for your company logo.  This one of a kind work of art was handcrafted at 24 feet wide by 7 feet high.  We welcome the opportunity to discuss your custom project whether it's small or grand. All of our mosaics come with a lifetime warranty.

 

 

Featured Product - Coral Reef Glass Tile Mosaic Design

on Monday, 03 June 2013.

Escape to Your Own Private Sanctuary with the help of Artistry in Mosaics.

2013 Expansion of Glass Tile Mosaic Designs

on Friday, 01 March 2013.

Introducing four new glass tile mosaic designs for 2013. 

Featured Product - Poured Glass Series

on Monday, 11 June 2012.

New Poured Series Glass Sheet Tile with brilliant color, visible texture and shimmering iridescence.

Featured Product - Dolphin Pair

on Monday, 07 May 2012.

Featured Product - The dolphin pair creates the image of a mama and baby swimming together. 

Step Marker Accent Tiles

on Monday, 16 July 2012.

Accent your swimming pool and spa with bubbles, shells and dolphin step marker designs.

2012 Mosaic Tile Line Additions Revealed

on Wednesday, 01 February 2012.

Artistry in Mosaics announces the release of its 2012 Mosaic Tile Master Catalog.

Pool & Spa News Readers Choice Award

on Monday, 05 March 2012.

Artistry in Mosaics Ceramic Step Markers - voted top new products for 2012.

Artistry in Mosaics Celebrates 25 Years

on Monday, 02 January 2012.

We put 25 years of hands-on experience to work every day.  Since 1987 Artistry in Mosaics has been creating fun and exciting ceramic mosaics adding life and character to your pool and home.