6 Tips for Landscaping Around a New Pool

Your pool is your backyard oasis. The right landscaping can transport you away from suburbia and into an island paradise where the sun always shines and the water is crystal clear and inviting. When you invest in a new in-ground or aboveground pool, think about the landscaping elements you want to see surrounding your sparkling new investment. 

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5 Things to Do Before Closing Your Pool for Fall

The back to school season is in full swing – you may have already received your kids’ back to school supply lists or even sent them off for their first day. With the beginning of the back-to-school season comes the promise of cooler weather and busier schedules. Because of these factors, you may even be thinking about performing your usual end-of-season pool maintenance and shutting it down – but think again.

 

8 Pool Safety Tips for New Owners

Swimming pool safety is an often-covered topic in the pool industry, because it is so important. Most pool safety rules are common sense, but many pool owners who read up on the topic find new information they had never thought about before. If you own a new pool or might soon, use this collection of top safety tips to make your pool a fun, safe space for everyone.

 

Should I Let My Dogs Swim in My New Pool?

Many new pool owners wonder if they should let dogs swim in the pool with them. They often worry about maintenance concerns and if the dog could mess up vinyl pool liners. In short, you can safely allow your dog in the pool if you want, but you may want to keep these maintenance and safety considerations in mind.

 

Choosing a Shape for Your In-Ground Pool

Your pool is an extension of your home. The right shape will add balance to your home’s outdoor space and complement other design structures. If you like clean lines, classic beauty, or seamless curves, you can find a design that matches those preferences.

 

Understanding Pool Sand and Sand Filters

Sand pool filters are generally low maintenance and relatively simple to maintain. A sand pool filter requires a full season’s worth of filtration cycles to operate at peak efficiency, but after three years, it will start to decline in performance.

 

Poolside Grilling Safety Tips

Few things are more enjoyable during the hot summer months than relaxing by your pool and enjoying grilled food with friends and family. Grilling poolside can be relaxing and enjoyable, but it’s vital to be safe about it.

 

Full Coverage: Why Automatic Pool Covers Are the Only Option

Building a luxury inground pool is all about options. Do you choose a vinyl liner or splurge on the concrete pool? How many water features is too many? Are handrails necessary? No matter how you specify your pool, one of the most important decisions you’ll make happens after construction: do you go with an automatic or a manual pool cover?

 

Is it Time to Replace Your Vinyl Pool Liner?

Vinyl liners play a critical role in your pool’s makeup. Aesthetically, a beautiful liner can catch the eye. Functionally, a fully intact liner retains pool water. While these facts may seem obvious, pool owners often ignore telltale signs that it’s time to change their vinyl liners. But why is installing a new liner important, and when is it time?

 

Signs You’re Dealing with the Wrong Pool Contractor

The moment you realize you’ve made a huge mistake hiring the wrong contractor is no fun. Your stomach sinks, just like you felt your seatbelt snap while barreling 100mph down from the top a roller coaster – it’s absolutely gut-wrenching.

 

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