Customer Care Center April Hours Announced

Pools of Fun would like to announce the new April hours for all 5 of our Customer Care Centers: Monday through Friday: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. We hope to see everyone soon!  

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Top 4 Pool Maintenance Tips

If you want to enjoy your swimming pool all season long, proper pool maintenance is a must. While aboveground and inground pools may have some respective care needs, there are some basic maintenance practices that all pools require. Try these top pool care tips to keep your pool looking and working its best: Brush up. Vacuuming and brushing your pool regularly is critical to keeping it looking great and working properly. Vacuuming eliminates dirt and debris, particularly from the bottom of the pool floor. But vacuuming isn’t enough, particularly if you have a tiled inground pool. Both tiles and vinyl pool liners should be brushed at least weekly when the pool is vacuumed. Vinyl pool liners will require a softer brush than tiles, but brushing is still critical for removing dirt and calcium deposits from pool walls. Stop the shock. […]

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How to Finance a Pool

One way to finance the purchase of a pool is by using a home equity loan. These loans are usually fixed-rate fixed-term loans with payback periods of up to 20 or 30 years. Important things to bear in mind here are the current value of your home, your outstanding mortgage loan balance, and whether there is room between these two numbers – that is the amount you can borrow for a pol. While many banks limit home equity loans to 80% or 85% of your home’s value, some banks will loan up to 100% of that value. Another way to finance a swimming pool is by using an unsecured loan. While these loans are not limited by the value of your home and outstanding mortgage loan balance, they are usually limited to amounts of $25,000 or less and repayment terms […]

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Fiberglass Pools: Resurfacing with Some Serious Pool Cred

For those of you who have read our previous post giving you an honest comparison of the various types of swimming pools – concrete pools (made with shotcrete or gunite), vinyl pools and fiberglass pools – you will find this update on fiberglass pools very interesting. As you may recall, the disadvantages to fiberglass pools that previously we listed were as follows: Limited shapes and designs. Because fiberglass pools are built from a mold, the consumer is limited to the shapes and sizes offered by the various fiberglass pool manufacturers. No wider than 16′. Fiberglass Pools are shipped via the road. Shipping restrictions limit the width of the fiberglass pool shell to 16′. Pool Depth. Very few fiberglass pools are certified for diving. Now, thanks to the innovation of companies like Trilogy Pools, these disadvantages no longer exist. Forgive the […]

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