The Cost of Regular Pool Maintenance

The Cost of Regular Pool Maintenance

In order to keep your pool in top shape, regular maintenance must be performed to keep your pool clean and functional. It’s important to know the potential cost of maintenance before you decide to purchase a pool, so you know that you can afford to keep your pool functional. Read More
How to Keep Your Inground Spa Clean

How to Keep Your Inground Spa Clean

Inground spas are an elegant addition to your pool and can extend the use of your outdoor living space through wintertime. While spas are the key to year-round outdoor relaxation, they also require extra maintenance in order to stay useable and safe, and to extend their lifetime. Read More
Pool Chemicals Used to Winterize

Pool Chemicals Used to Winterize

The way you use chemicals to prepare your pool for the winter is different than how you use the chemicals during the summer. Because your pool will be covered and out of use for several months, it is imperative that the pool is properly cleaned and chemically balanced before you close it to prevent expensive damage. Read More
Blue Haven's Favorite Pool Design Tips for a Timeless Look

Blue Haven's Favorite Pool Design Tips for a Timeless Look

When considering having a pool installed on your landscape, one of the first questions that comes to mind is, “How do I want my pool to look?” There are many pool design trends that come and go, but finding a design that is timeless will save you time, money, and stress down the road. Read More
The Health Benefits of Swimming

The Health Benefits of Swimming

Swimming is more than a fun summer activity to help beat the heat - it’s one of the best workouts for your body. Read More
2017 Poolside Reading List

2017 Poolside Reading List

When it’s pool season, nothing feels better than laying out by the pool with a new summertime read. To refresh your reading list, we’ve compiled some of our favorite summer reads for 2017. Read More
Where to Take Swimming Lessons in Tulsa

Where to Take Swimming Lessons in Tulsa

Many organizations in the Tulsa area offer summer and year-round swimming lessons. We have compiled a list of lesson locations, as well as a map and contact information to help you schedule swimming lessons before they fill up. Read More
Why Choose a Saltwater Pool Over Chlorine?

Why Choose a Saltwater Pool Over Chlorine?

While costlier than chlorine swimming pools, saltwater pools offer many attractive benefits. Not only do saltwater pools have significantly lower chemical intensity than a chlorine pool, but they also require less maintenance. The water is gentler on swimmers’ skin and has a surprisingly low salt content. Read More
Which Pool is Right for You: Comparing Fiberglass, Vinyl, and Gunite Pools

Which Pool is Right for You: Comparing Fiberglass, Vinyl, and Gunite Pools

There are three different materials to choose from when buying and installing an inground pool – vinyl, fiberglass, and gunite. Each material provides a distinct pool owner’s experience. Choosing the right pool depends on what your vision and expectations are. Read More
Comprehensive Guide to Poolside Plants in Oklahoma

Comprehensive Guide to Poolside Plants in Oklahoma

Landscaping can add so much beauty to a backyard space, especially for pool owners. Learn what plants thrive in Oklahoma and how to use them to create the backyard space of your dreams. Read More
Special Features That Will Turn Your Pool into a Backyard Oasis

Special Features That Will Turn Your Pool into a Backyard Oasis

Whether you want to use your pool to entertain your family and friends, or want a quiet place to escape and relax, we aim to create the right ambiance for your unique needs. Incorporating custom-designed special features into your pool is the perfect way to turn a simple concept into a backyard oasis. Read More
Breaking Down Pool Costs

Breaking Down Pool Costs

For many, purchasing an inground pool can be overwhelming due to confusing bills, hidden costs, and ongoing expenses. At Blue Haven Pools & Spas, we want our customers to be financially in-the-know before we ever start construction on a new pool. We’ve outlined the full breakdown of costs for purchasing, installing, and maintaining an inground pool in Tulsa to help you prepare for the financial commitment of purchasing a pool from start to finish. Read More
Employee Spotlight: Brendan Schmidt

Employee Spotlight: Brendan Schmidt

When designing a pool, many people focus on aesthetic alone. However, there is so much more to it than that. Designing a custom pool involves overall appearance, high quality materials, equipment, plumbing, and structural design. That’s why it’s important to work with a pool designer who you can trust. In this Employee Spotlight, Brendan Schmidt, a pool designer at Blue Haven Tulsa, offers a few insider tips on how to design a pool you will enjoy for years to come. Read More
The Complete Checklist for Pool Care in a Storm

The Complete Checklist for Pool Care in a Storm

Oklahoma weather is often unpredictable and harsh. The high winds and flooding that accompany severe storms can contaminate your pool with dirt, debris, and bacteria. Proper care is imperative to keep your pool clean and damage-free. We’ve outlined the steps you can take to prepare for both winter storms and thunderstorms to help you keep your pool in top condition. Read More
5 Ways to Enjoy Your Hot Tub this Fall

5 Ways to Enjoy Your Hot Tub this Fall

Fall is in the air. As the weather cools down, and we don our cable knit sweaters and sip our pumpkin spiced lattes, we say goodbye to hot summer days by the pool. Not so fast! It may be too cool for the pool, but fall is the perfect time to enjoy your hot tub before closing up shop for the winter. Read More
Choosing the Perfect Pool Cover

Choosing the Perfect Pool Cover

Pool covers can help save money, provide safety, or protect against chilly months. We’ll highlight winter covers, safety pool covers, automatic covers, solar covers, and thermal pool covers and what their benefits and uses are so pool owners can be better informed before purchasing one. Read More
The 5 Best Pool Smartphone Apps

The 5 Best Pool Smartphone Apps

Below we’ll highlight the five best pool smartphone apps to control and maintain your pool or hot tub, and one we think everyone should have – especially if they have little ones running around. Read More
The 7 Best Pool Workouts

The 7 Best Pool Workouts

Every four years the world is glued to their TVs, cell phones or web browsers to cheer on their home country and see the magic that is the Summer Olympic Games. This year’s events will take place in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, August 5 through 21. More than 200 countries will compete in 306 events in 28 sports. To prepare for the Olympic Games, we rounded up the 7 best pool workouts so anyone can feel like they’re Michael Phelps, Missy Franklin or Jenny Thompson. Read More
Pool Games

Pool Games

Splish, splash, it’s time to jump in the pool! From old favorites like Marco Polo or a belly flop contest, to ones you’ve never heard of like atomic whirlpool or F-I-S-H, we’ve rounded up our favorite pool games for you and your family to try out this summer. Read More