Dare to Dream

Dare to Dream

In Bullhead City, Arizona, and all along the Colorado River, the swimming pool is more than a luxury. It is an oasis, an escape from the summer heat. And when the sun goes down, the backyard pool becomes the focal point of the home. But a swimming can be more, much...

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Going For A Swim

Going For A Swim

Even after decades of archeological investigation little is known about the ancient city of Mohenjodaro in Pakistan. There is, however, one discovery that truly sets this city apart from other ancient sites of similar age. Dating to about 2600 B.C.E. the Great Baths...

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A Bit of Perspective

A Bit of Perspective

Critters and bugs are just a part of life in the deserts along the Colorado River. Encounters with scorpions, a variety of spiders, hornets, Vinegaroons and similar unwelcome guests are common. Fortunately they are easily controlled with just one phone call to the...

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A Peace of Mind Investment

A Peace of Mind Investment

Moats and drawbridges, booby traps and iron gates. For as long as people have lived in houses there has been interest in home security. The most basic home security system is trained animals. That has been the case for centuries. Historically dogs were not the only...

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Now Is The Time

Now Is The Time

Spring is in the air and summer is not far behind. Just imagine how enjoyable summer would be this year if the backyard was an oasis. Picture an artistically landscaped yard that frames sparking blue waters. Picture floating in your pool after a hard days work. Now is...

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The Future of Home Security

The Future of Home Security

The days of securing a home with a simple lock and key is as outdated as the Edsel. Rapidly evolving technological advancements have made door bells with cameras and similar devices common place. A survey by PC Mag in 2019 indicated that 34% of consumers now rely on...

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Changing Times

Changing Times

Aside from electric pumps, heaters, and skimmers the swimming pool today is very much like those built as public baths in Rome more than 2,000 years ago. As the fictional character Jed Clampett said in the 1960s television comedy, "It's a cement pond." In recent years...

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The Lighter Side of Pest Control

The Lighter Side of Pest Control

If you live in Bullhead City, Fort Mohave or the communities along the upper Colorado River Valley, any pest control problem that you may have can easily be resolved with one phone call to the professionals at Baron Services. In the past, however, you relied on folk...

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Are You Ready For Spring?

Yes, we live in the desert. Yes, we expect it to be dry. Did you know that Bagdad, California on Route 66 in the Mojave Desert  holds the record for the longest dry streak in the United States? The small desert community had no measurable precipitation from October 3,...

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A Touch of Whimsy

A Touch of Whimsy

I can't think of a better way to enjoy a warm summer evening than with a refreshing swim. Along the Colorado River Valley, and in northwest Arizona, a swimming pool can easily become the focal point of your home and for social gatherings for at least nine months of...

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