Keeping Your Pool Gorgeous

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Keeping Your Pool Gorgeous

After we purchased a home with a swimming pool, we figured that we would be spending our summers lounging in our cool, backyard oasis. However, after trying for a few weeks to keep it clean and sanitary, we realized that pool ownership was more difficult than we originally anticipated. We found ourselves struggling to keep bugs out of the space and trying to troubleshoot problematic filters. Fortunately, through a long period of trial and error, we were able to solve several of our issues. This blog is made especially for people who own pools, so that you can learn how to keep your pool gorgeous and healthy.

3 Important Steps To Get Your Pool Ready For Winter

Have you recently installed a pool or moved into a home with a pool? Is this the first time that you've owned a pool? If you've never owned a pool before, you may not realize that there are some things that you need to do at the end of summer in order to make sure that your pool will still be usable when next spring arrives. Although an in-ground pool may seem permanent, there are a number of different maintenance tasks that your pool will need in order to continue to be functional. Read More 

Three Finishing Options For Your In-Ground Pool

Having an in-ground pool added to your yard is a great way to provide yourself with a source of entertainment all summer long. Pools are not only functional, but also beautiful. Both beauty and function are tied to the interior finish that you choose for your pool. There are many finishing options out there, but the three most popular choices are plaster, aggregate, and tile. Which one is the best choice for you? Read More 

Do You Love Outdoor Entertaining? 3 Tips To Pick Out The Perfect Poolside Furniture

Your swimming pool is the focal point of your backyard space, and there is nothing you enjoy more than inviting your friends and family over for a swimming party. Now, you are ready to add a few special touches to the pool area that encourages everyone to linger. When it comes to setting up an outdoor entertainment area, the furniture you choose sets the tone for fun and relaxation. Use these tips to choose the perfect poolside furniture to accent your favorite water feature. Read More 

Signs You Need Pool Plaster Repair

If you have a gunite or concrete pool, you may need plaster repair at some point in time. A pool plaster repair can help extend the lifespan of the concrete or gunite. If your pool is in need of plaster repair, you will want to have it done as quickly as possible. Leaving it be for too long can result in cracks becoming larger, which may require more repair or may even cause you to need an entire re-plaster, rather than a repair. Read More 

Four Reasons Why You Need a Swimming Pool Builder

Thinking about DIYing your own pool? Building an in-ground pool is a lot harder than you think. Several things could go wrong, and since this would be your first attempt at pool construction, you would not know how to fix issues that come up. Here are four solid reasons you need to hire a swimming pool builder instead of attempting to construct your pool yourself. Excavation Depth and Leveling Putting a pool in the ground means you will need to rent an excavator or a backhoe, two types of construction machines that tear up the soil to get down into the ground. Read More