Top 9 Decisions to Make When Buying A Pool for Your Backyard

Jacob KettnerBlog, Pool 101

If you’re thinking about adding a pool to your home, planning is critical. There are several aspects that must be taken into account before you take the plunge and buy a pool. You’ll have to set a budget, learn of the various kinds of pools and what is going to work better for your home, find a reputable company to … Read More

Secrets to Hosting an Awesome Pool Party

Jacob KettnerBlog, Pool Opening

Pool parties are the ideal way to cool off within the scorching summer season. Pool parties also are an excellent way for children to celebrate a summer birthday or the end of the school year! Below are 7 things you should do before you plan a children’s pool party and some ideas to make the pool party fun for the … Read More

Is it Time to Renovate Your Pool?

Jacob KettnerBlog, Pool Renovations

The pool in your backyard is meant to be a relaxing oasis where your family can have fun splashing around in the sun on lazy Saturday afternoons. You’ve always looked forward to spending time in the clear waters, enjoying the company of family and friends. However, you recently noticed that you’ve become a little unsatisfied with the way your pool … Read More

How Do I Know if My Pool is Leaking?

Jacob KettnerBlog, Liner Replacements

Determining whether your pool has a leak or is simply losing water due to evaporation can be difficult. A leak should be taken seriously because it can lead to long-term damage to your pool structure. On the other hand, evaporation is completely normal and an expected process for every pool. Most pools lose an average of a ¼-inch every day. … Read More

Why Should I Choose a Rubber Surface for My Pool Deck?

Jacob KettnerBlog

Designing the perfect pool oasis consists of more than just your pool itself. Homeowners have to think about the entire experience that they are creating for their family and their guests. You may be enticed by those clear blue waters, but you first have to walk over the decking option you select. There are plenty of choices out there ranging … Read More

Time is Coming to Replace Inefficient Pool Equipment

Jacob KettnerBlog, Equipment Main, Pool Equipment

All appliances and mechanical devices will eventually reach the end of their lifespan, and your pool equipment is no exception. There will come a time when every homeowner has to replace their inefficient pool equipment with a much better upgrade. However, some of these expenses can run anywhere from $150 to $800. You should definitely be aware of the signs … Read More

What is a Salt Water Pool?

Jacob KettnerBlog

Have you started to hear more and more about salt water pools? This natural alternative to the chlorinated aroma of traditional pools is one of the fastest growing trends in the industry. Many homeowners and business owners love the way the water feels and smells compared to a pool with chlorine. They get all of the same benefits of a … Read More

Are Pool Covers Really Effective?

Jacob KettnerBlog, Covers – Main, Pool Renovations

You have been considering covering your pool during the off-season and maybe even when it isn’t currently in use. Investing in a pool cover sounds like a great idea, but is it really effective enough to warrant using one? Some families wonder whether a pool cover is really going to help keep their pool clean and prevent evaporation. After all, … Read More

5 Tips to Have a Successful Pool Party

Jacob KettnerBlog

Summer is on its way which means it’s almost time to start taking a splash in the clear blue waters of your backyard pool. You want the first pool party of the year to be a roaring success, so you need to start planning right away. When people leave your party, they should be looking forwarding to coming back for … Read More

What Chemicals Are Used in Swimming Pools?

Jacob KettnerBlog, Main, Pool Repairs, Pool Repairs

Pool maintenance can be very difficult, especially for new pool owners. There are a lot different things that go into maintaining a safe and healthy pool and figuring out what chemicals are used in swimming pools is one of the toughest to grasp at first. In order to make sure that the water and the chemicals in the pool are … Read More

How To Choose a Winter Pool Cover

Dale KreviazukBlog, Pool 101

As the cold weather rolls in and the swimsuits and sunscreen are replaced by parkas and scarves, it sadly becomes time to break out your winter pool covers in Canada. Winters can be brutal, and can cause serious damage to your pool if not closed properly. If you’ve done your homework, you know that the final step in closing your … Read More