The Chemicals in Your Pool

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You know pools  are a great place to swim, but what you might not know is that they have all kinds of chemicals. “Oh, I know!” you may be thinking “Pools has chlorine”. That’s true, but it has even more chemicals than that. Water, for example; I mean, it’s not what you’d traditionally think of as a chemical, but it … Read More

The Benefits of Swimming

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There’s nothing like a pool party in the summertime; having friends and family over to bask in the rays of the hot sun while cooling off in clear water is paradise. There’s no doubt that swimming is a fun way of spending a summer’s eve; what’s fun is sometimes the opposite of what’s good for us, but that’s not the … Read More

How Long Do You Need to Run Your Pool Filter Each Day?

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How long one has to run a pump depends upon how effective and efficient your filter is – and also water temperatures or the time of the year. An average quantity might be twelve hours for summer, and six hours for winter; however, there are several variables which are going to have an effect on how much pool filtering the … Read More

Rubaroc Best Materials for A Pool Patio?

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The invention of a material referred to as rubber brought on several changes in the daily activities of modern-day man. No longer were shoes painful to walk in, car steering wheels unforgiving and cold, or tires chipping away inside chunks of rock on the roadside. In addition, rubber brought endless joys to kids in the form of balloons, toys, and … Read More

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

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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

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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?

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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?

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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?

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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

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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?

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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?

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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