Thursday, August 22, 2019

How To Lower POOL ALKALINITY with MURIATIC ACID | Swim University



You don’t have to shell out a fortune for fancy additives to manage your pool’s unruly alkalinity level. Good ol’ muriatic acid readily does the trick.

Monday, August 19, 2019

Visit Our Hunter Douglas Gallery!


At our Hunter Douglas Gallery, Davis Home Trends has the unique ability to show and sell Exclusive Showcase products, such as the Alustra Collection. We pride ourselves in the personalized service we offer through in-home consultations and our outstanding installers.

Window Coverings are a special part of every home. Today’s window coverings can be both elegant and practical. A new window covering completes any project and brings a personalized design element to every room.

Hunter Douglas® window coverings will also drastically reduce your energy consumption, making your home more comfortable and efficient. Light control may also be needed. By controlling the light in your home, you can soften the radiant afternoon sun, wake up to a beautiful morning glow while keeping your privacy and blocking harmful ultraviolet rays which may affect carpeting and fabrics.

With many new cord control and power rise remote options, we can ensure family safety without sacrificing the look you are trying to attain.

Come in today, and let’s work together to make your home beautiful. Our Hunter Douglas Gallery is conveniently located in our Davis store location.

Friday, August 16, 2019

Provenance® Woven Wood Shades - Operating Systems - Hunter Douglas



Learn about all of the operating systems available for Provenance® Woven Wood Shades.

Provenance® Woven Wood Shades from Hunter Douglas are made with natural woods, bamboo, grasses. and reeds. Decorative options include edge bandings and valances.

Tuesday, August 13, 2019

How to Buy The Best ROBOTIC POOL CLEANER | Swim University



Still waiting for your jetpack? Well, we can’t help you there. But you can at least have a robot clean your pool for you. While you build your jetpack.

Saturday, August 10, 2019

Verticals Blinds - Operating Systems - Hunter Douglas



Learn about all of the operating systems available for Hunter Douglas Vertical Blinds.

Vertical blinds are well suited for windows that are wider than they are tall and slide from side to side. Hunter Douglas offers a large selection of blinds made from sheer, woven and room darkening fabrics, as well as from vinyl and aluminum.

Wednesday, August 7, 2019

How Much WATER Does Your POOL Hold? | Swim University



Before you just start pouring pool chemicals into the water, you need to know your pool volume. Unless you poured water into your pool gallon by gallon (no one really does that, right?!), you can figure out the volume with a pool calculator.

Sunday, August 4, 2019

WhisperFloXF VS Commercial 5-HP Pump



The WhisperFloXF VS Commercial 5-HP Pump is the first five-horsepower variable speed pool pump that runs on single-phase or three-phase power. It’s an economical, combined motor/drive solution designed for commercial and large or feature-rich residential pools. The WhisperFloXF VS Commercial 5-HP Pump provides sophisticated, energy-saving pool pump technology without the high cost.

Thursday, August 1, 2019

Alustra® Collection - Designing with Alustra® - Hunter Douglas



With a focus on design and exclusivity, The Alustra® Collection features unique fabrics, exclusive metallic hardware finishes, distinctive details and custom combinations that make an exceptional design statement.

Monday, July 29, 2019

Coast Spas 1600 Swim Spa Review



Introducing the 1600 Swim Spa! We brought in a professional swimmer to test out this powerful fitness spa. Listen as she reviews our new swim spa and shares her honest thoughts!

Friday, July 26, 2019

Explore The Art of Window Dressing™ - Hunter Douglas



Every window tells a story. Dress them with Hunter Douglas window fashions and bring your home to life. Explore The Art of Window Dressing™ at http://www.hunterdouglas.com

Tuesday, July 23, 2019

The Difference Between Stabilized and Unstabilized Chlorine



Stabilized, unstabilized. Potato, potahto. It’s all the same stuff, right? Sure, until you can’t figure out why your pool is growing algae and smells like it’s full of bleach instead of water. Learn the difference, and avoid the hassle.

Saturday, July 20, 2019

Coast Spas 1600 Swim Spa



Introducing the 1600 Swim Spa! This powerful spa has a huge swim area and depth so you can just keep swimming. Visit your local dealership to see this spa in action!

Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Pirouette® Window Shadings - Operating Systems - Hunter Douglas



Learn about all of the operating systems available for Pirouette® Window Shadings. With soft, horizontal fabric vanes attached to a single sheer backing, Pirouette® Window Shadings from Hunter Douglas control light in an entirely new way.

Sunday, July 14, 2019

Applause® Honeycomb Shades - Operating Systems - Hunter Douglas



Learn about all of the operating systems available for Applause® Honeycomb Shades.

With a wide array of fabrics, pleat sizes, colors and textures, Applause Honeycomb Shades enhance any décor and provide superior energy efficiency.

Thursday, July 11, 2019

What's The PERFECT Swimming POOL TEMPERATURE?



What’s the perfect pool temperature? There’s not just one answer. It depends on who’s using it, and for what purpose—and how much you want to deal with algae and bacteria invading your pool.

Monday, July 8, 2019

POOL CHEMISTRY 101: How to Keep Your Water Balanced [pH, Alkalinity, & Calcium]



Keep your pool water balanced and close to neutral, and avoid scaling, corrosion, and cloudiness, all with just three pool chemistry components. This isn't just about pool chemicals for beginners, though. Bet you could use a refresher.

Friday, July 5, 2019

Omni - Pros, Control up to 4 Pieces of Equipment



VS Omni variable-speed pumps are the easiest, most affordable way to add convenient scheduling and smart control to your pool. Easily installed in existing pools, they control up to 4 products and integrate seamlessly with most brands of equipment. Learn more at hayward.com/vsomni

Tuesday, July 2, 2019

PENTAIR PROWLER® 900 SERIES ROBOTIC CLEANER



THERE’S A PROWLER ROBOTIC CLEANER FOR EVERY POOL. From large, elaborate inground poolscapes to smaller aboveground pools and everywhere in between, Pentair Prowler Robotic Cleaners offer the cleaning performance to give you more time for relaxation and enjoyment.

Saturday, June 29, 2019

MagicBowl™ Water Effects



Beautiful by day, brilliant by night. Sculpted from a durable, UV-resistant material, MagicBowl has a shape and metallic composite finish to suit your tastes and accent your poolscape with style. Or enjoy the sparkling, muti-colored elegance of Tempered Glass. These glowing and flickering lights create a dramatic effect that brings the fountain to life. FireFX™ LED Lights are not included and are sold separately.

Wednesday, June 26, 2019

The Complete Guide to SOLAR POOL COVERS



A solar cover can raise the temperature of your inground or above ground pool, reduce your energy costs, minimize water loss, and in some cases, even decrease chemical needs. Surely, that's worth a look.

Sunday, June 23, 2019

pHin | Smart Water Care for Pools and Hot Tubs



pHin, the smart water care solution, is a WiFi-enabled smart monitor and a mobile phone app that takes the guesswork out of pool and hot tub maintenance.

Thursday, June 20, 2019

The BEST Way To Clean An INTEX or EasySet POOL



Don’t let the convenience or its potentially temporary installation fool you. Intex pools have all the same needs as the fanciest rooftop retreat or humblest suburban “cement pond.” Regular maintenance keeps Intex pools in prime condition.

Monday, June 17, 2019

Duette® Honeycomb Shades - Operating Systems - Hunter Douglas



Learn about all of the operating systems available for Duette® honeycomb shades.
With a wide array of fabrics, pleat sizes, colors and textures, Duette® honeycomb shades enhance any décor and provide superior energy efficiency.

Tuesday, June 11, 2019

AquaVac 6 Series Robotic Pool Cleaner SpinTech Technology



While other cleaners lose suction and become less effective as they pick up debris, AquaVac 6 Series cleaners' SpinTech filterless technology, with its 18 hydrocyclones, creates a powerful vortex that delivers unmatched suction. Visit hayward.com/aquavac6series to learn more.

Saturday, June 8, 2019

Polaris Quattro Sport



Designed to devour debris, the Polaris® Quattro™ Sport boasts 4WD agility to aggressively climb walls and brush the waterline. Even acorns, leaves and pebbles don’t stand a chance thanks to its extra-large intake. And with dual-stage filtration, this cutting-edge pressure-side cleaner collects both fine and large debris into an easy-clean canister with a transparent window. Powered by a booster pump, the Quattro Sport is ideal for all in-ground pool surfaces.

Wednesday, June 5, 2019

When To Clean Your D.E. Pool Filter Grids



When should you clean your D.E. filter grids? Before you close your pool for the winter or after you open it in the spring?

Sunday, June 2, 2019

Vertical Blinds - Operating Systems - Hunter Douglas



Learn about all of the operating systems available for Hunter Douglas Vertical Blinds.

Vertical blinds are well suited for windows that are wider than they are tall and slide from side to side. Hunter Douglas offers a large selection of blinds made from sheer, woven and room darkening fabrics, as well as from vinyl, faux wood, and aluminum.

Thursday, May 30, 2019

AquaVac 6 Series Robotic Pool Cleaner Light Display



AquaVac 650 works with an intuitive Wi-Fi app that lets you change the multiple color light display options - all from your iOS or Android devices.

Monday, May 27, 2019

Robotic Pool Cleaner Cord Tangling



Reduce robotic cleaner cable tangling with the Polaris Tangle Reducing Swivel. Now available on all 4WD models.

Friday, May 24, 2019

AquaVac 6 Series Robotic Pool Cleaner TouchFree Debris Canister



AquaVac 6 Series cleaners' TouchFree debris canister cleans itself out at the press of a quick-release button. There are no filters or bags to rinse, and best of all, your hands stay clean.

Tuesday, May 21, 2019

How To Add Chlorine Tablets To Your Swimming Pool



Owning a pool means spending a lot of time keeping the water clear of unwanted intruders. Whether you’re learning how to keep ducks out of your pool, skimming away leaves and bugs, or researching how to kill black algae in your pool, keeping things out of your water can seem like the most important job you have as a pool owner.

But as it turns out, it’s something you need to add to the water that makes the biggest difference. Sanitizer is one of the cornerstones of basic pool chemistry, and adding chlorine tablets is an easy way to introduce this essential chemical to your pool.

Saturday, May 18, 2019

AquaVac 6 Series Robotic Pool Cleaner HexaDrive Technology



AquaVac 6 Series cleaners with HexaDrive adaptive traction grips, climbs and thoroughly scrubs walls with six rugged variable-speed-driven rollers that adapt to any pool surface and navigate over any obstacle.

Wednesday, May 15, 2019

11 Common Pool Maintenance Mistakes




Making pool maintenance mistakes ranks somewhere between tripping on a rake and getting kicked in the tender bits. Educating yourself on the most common pool maintenance mistakes helps you keep your pool safer, cleaner, and running efficiently with less mess and frustration.

Thursday, May 9, 2019

Designer Banded Shades - Operating Systems - Hunter Douglas



Learn about all of the operating systems available for Designer Banded shades.

Hunter Douglas Designer Banded Shades combine alternating sheer and solid bands in a single shade. Shift the solid bands to overlap, and you ensure privacy. Align the solid bands, and you get natural, diffused light. With each adjustment, you create your precise level of sun and privacy. And, of course, the shades completely raise or lower via your choice of the innovative operating system.

Monday, May 6, 2019

Coast Connect™ Lit Hot Tub Waterfall Table



Take your hot tub experience to the next level with Coast Spas Coast Connect™ Lit Hot Tub Waterfall Table!

Simply twist to connect and disconnect. Great for beverages, snacks, games and more. Enjoy this feature as water pours over the edge while the stem is vibrantly lit with LED lights.

Friday, May 3, 2019

Solera® Soft Shades - Operating Systems - Hunter Douglas



Learn about all of the operating systems available for Solera® Soft Shades.

Solera® Soft Shades feature a unique cellular construction with a complete fabric offering in fashion forward colors, textures and patterns.

Tuesday, April 30, 2019

PENTAIR: Bringing Water To Life



See how Pentair helps you move, improve and enjoy water, so you can live your best life.

Saturday, April 27, 2019

Hayward HCP 3000 Series Commercial Pool Pump



HCP 3000 Series pumps are raising the bar for commercial pump capabilities, setting a new flow
rate standard for the 3" union class. HCP 3000 Series pumps are the first 3" pumps to achieve hydraulic performance of more than 250 gallons per minute at 60' of head (7 HP model), saving more energy than any comparable pump on the market. The wide variety of power options and the detachable, modular strainer basket enable HCP 3000 Series pumps to deliver unmatched
versatility, allowing for simple drop-in installation in virtually any pool application.

Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Tublicious™ Two Person Plug & Play Hot Tub



Tubliciouis™ Hot Tubs by Coast Spas® are perfect for couples & small families and compact enough to fit almost anywhere. Simply fill with water, plug in your household outlet (North America) and enjoy. Made Sweetly for you with love from us!

Thursday, April 18, 2019

IntelliPro® VSF Variable Speed And Flow Pump



The IntelliPro VSF pump provides precise flow control, which means increased efficiency, savings and performance. The pump’s innovative dual-technology design ensures the desired flow rate is maintained, no matter the conditions. Plus, the IntelliPro VSF pump helps the rest of your equipment perform exactly as it’s meant to—from filters to laminars to waterfalls.

Monday, April 15, 2019

The IntelliConnect™ Control and Monitoring System



Introducing the IntelliConnect™ Control and Monitoring System for worldwide smartphone control of your pool; it’s the first IoT product of its kind. The IntelliConnect lets pool owners schedule important tasks, retrieve system operating information as well as maintenance and performance improvement recommendations.

Wednesday, April 3, 2019

Learn About Salt Chlorination Systems | Hayward Pool Sanitization



No more mixing, measuring or messing with liquid or tablet chlorine. Now you can automatically have the cleanest, softest, and safest water possible with Hayward’s wide range of sanitization solutions. Hayward’s industry-leading salt water pool systems turn ordinary salt into a self-regenerating supply of pure chlorine for pool and spa water that's clean, clear and luxuriously soft.

Thursday, March 28, 2019

Design Studio™ Roman Shades - Operating Systems - Hunter Douglas



Learn about all of the operating systems available for Design Studio Roman shades.

Hunter Douglas Design Studio Roman shades feature timeless fabric and color combinations, coordinating decorative tapes and trims, an edited selection of shade and valance styles, and superior craftsmanship.

Monday, March 25, 2019

AquaVac 6 Series Robotic Pool



Featuring first-of-their-kind capabilities, watch how AquaVac 6 Series cleaners deliver unstoppable performance. Visit Hayward.com to learn more.

Friday, March 22, 2019

Vignette® Modern Roman Shades - Operating Systems - Hunter Douglas



Learn about all of the operating systems available for Vignette® Modern Roman Shades.

Beautifully designed front and back without gathers, cords or grommets, Vignette® Modern Roman Shades from Hunter Douglas are distinctively elegant.

Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Arthritis Aqua Exercises - Wrist & Finger



Performing simple hand exercises in water can help relieve arthritis pain, improve range of motion and keep joints flexible. Our Hot Tubs & Swim Spas can help provide the perfect environment for arthritis suffers to perform these exercises.

Saturday, March 16, 2019

Total Smart Pool & Spa Control



VS Omni variable-speed pumps are the easiest, most affordable way to add convenient scheduling and smart control to your pool. Easily installed in existing pools, they control up to 4 products and integrate seamlessly with most brands of equipment.

Sunday, March 10, 2019

Arthritis Exercises - Water Walking



We are passionate about crafting spas that can help arthritis sufferers improve their cardiovascular health, balance and range of motion all while supporting joint health.

Walking in water is an excellent choice of exercise for anyone suffering from arthritis due to the low impact environment. You can walk in our swim spas with or without the swim resistance jets to reduce the impact on your joints that normal walking might cause.

Thursday, March 7, 2019

'Lil Shark™ Cleaner



The newly designed Kreepy Krauly® 'Lil Shark™ is more than a playful addition to your pool experience, it equips your pool with powerful cleaning action against the toughest dirt and debris. Its dual band of bristles scrubs and vacuums dirt and grime from the pool floor, giving you more time to enjoy your pool.

Friday, March 1, 2019

Luminette® Privacy Sheers - Operating Systems - Hunter Douglas



Learn about all of the operating systems available for Luminette Privacy Sheers. Luminette Privacy Sheers are available in a side or split stack design. These vertical sheer window treatments are especially suited for larger, rectangular windows and sliding glass doors.

Sunday, February 24, 2019

Vertical Blinds - Operating Systems - Hunter Douglas



Learn about all of the operating systems available for Hunter Douglas Vertical Blinds.

Vertical blinds are well suited for windows that are wider than they are tall and slide from side to side. Hunter Douglas offers a large selection of blinds made from sheer, woven and room darkening fabrics, as well as from vinyl, faux wood, and aluminum.

Thursday, February 21, 2019

Coast Spas Hot Tubs & Swim Spas - We Are Wellness



Coast Spas crafts premium hot tubs and swim spas that provide the ultimate wellness experience. You can relax to a hydrotherapy massage, get a total body workout with exercise bands, row bars, and an aqua bike or swim endlessly in our infinity edge swim spa.

We promote health through hydrotherapy. For over 20 years innovation, design and quality have defined our spas - but our passion has always been Wellness. We are Coast Spas

Monday, February 18, 2019

Swim Spa Strength Training - Workout in Water



Build and tone your muscles by working out in a Coast Spa Swim Spa. Exercising in water is low impact and creates enough resistance so that you can get a total body workout without injury. Workout in water and strength train in a Coast Spa Swim Spa.

Friday, February 15, 2019

Swim Spa Benefits - Improve Your Health & Wellness



Receive a complete workout in a Coast Spas Swim Spa. Exercise with row bars, resistance bands, an aqua bike or swim against a powerful current. Gain or maintain the muscle tone you need to lead an active lifestyle.

Swim Spas are a great alternative to swimming pools and can help you lose weight in the comfort of your own backyard.

Tuesday, February 12, 2019

Coast Spas ControlMySpa - Hot Tub App



Coast Spas ControlMySpa Hot Tub App is controlled with an Amazon Alexa device such as the Echo. Don't get up from your seat just speak a command and enjoy an uninterrupted soaking experience. Control your lights, set the temperature, set up schedules and receive push notifications remotely via an app on your smartphone.

Saturday, February 9, 2019

LED Hot Tub Lighting - Coast Spas Chromazone Technology



Coast Spas Chromazone Lighting System takes chromotherapy to a whole new level. Customize your hot tub or swim spa lighting from a palette of millions.

Wednesday, February 6, 2019

Coast Cubby & WaterVac Quick Draining System - The Ultimate Hot Tub Feature



Exclusive to Coast Spas, the Coast Cubby is a dry storage compartment that can be added onto your hot tub or swim spa. The cubby comes with an integrate interior light and circulates warm ambient air. Store electronics, water products and much more.

Draining your hot tub can be time-consuming. With the WaterVac System from Coast Spas, draining the water in your hot tub is fast and simple. Simple open up your Coast Cubby, access the optional shrink hose and turn on the water evacuation pump.

Sunday, February 3, 2019

Coast Spa Swim Spas - Reach Your Wellness Goals



Whether you want to get in shape, stay in shape, or maintain your mobility Coast Spas’ Swim Spas provide the features and benefits you need to enhance your lifestyle.

Get a full body hydrotherapy massage, exercise with row bars and resistance bands or swim endlessly against powerful river jets.

Thursday, January 31, 2019

12 Super Bowl Party Recipe Ideas



The big game is right around the corner, so get Super Bowl ready with these delicious game day appetizers. Your party is not complete without eating these best Super Bowl food recipes while cheering for your favorite team.

Monday, January 28, 2019

Sonnette™ Cellular Roller Shades - Operating Systems - Hunter Douglas



Learn about all of the operating systems available for Sonnette™ Cellular Roller Shades.

Sonnette™ Cellular Roller Shades combine the dimensional, energy-efficient construction of a cellular shade with the clean lines and simplicity of a roller shade.

Friday, January 25, 2019

Make Anytime Spa Time



VS Omni puts spa control right in the palm of your hand. No more twisting and turning of various valves; simply select the preset spa theme from the app and the spa is ready to enjoy.

Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Applause® Honeycomb Shades - Operating Systems - Hunter Douglas



Learn about all of the operating systems available for Applause® Honeycomb Shades.

With a wide array of fabrics, pleat sizes, colors and textures, Applause Honeycomb Shades enhance any décor and provide superior energy efficiency.

For more information please visit https://www.hunterdouglas.com

Friday, January 4, 2019

Tuesday, January 1, 2019

Designer Banded Shades - Operating Systems - Hunter Douglas



Learn about all of the operating systems available for Designer Banded shades.

Hunter Douglas Designer Banded Shades combine alternating sheer and solid bands in a single shade. Shift the solid bands to overlap, and you ensure privacy. Align the solid bands, and you get natural, diffused light. With each adjustment, you create your precise level of sun and privacy. And, of course, the shades completely raise or lower via your choice of innovative operating system.