Need to Relax after the Back-to-School Craziness? 3 Things to Try

Kids are back in school. The beginning of the school year is always hectic. There are school supplies to purchase, extracurricular activities to sign up for, and class schedules to finalize. All that running around can leave you feeling overwhelmed and in need of a good relaxation session. Here are three ways you can kick […]

What Is Pool Shocking All About?

You know you need to keep your pool clean for it to be safe to swim in. Have you heard of shocking your pool? If you’re a new pool owner, you may not have: What is it all about, and is it any different from the normal water balancing you do? As it turns out, […]

How Do I Know When to Close My Pool for the Season?

You love swimming in your pool. That’s why you have one. No matter how much you like using it, however, you may not be able to use it year-round. When the weather turns cold, it’s time to start thinking about closing your pool for the season. Still, there’s no sense in closing it sooner than […]

Top 3 Benefits of Choosing a Gunite Pool

Did you know that there are different types of in-ground pools? Some are made from fiberglass, while others are made from vinyl. Gunite is another option. Gunite pools are made by creating a shell from concrete that is reinforced with steel. Gunite is a combination of sand, concrete, and water. It’s then coated with a […]

Fun Ways to Light Up Your Pool for Your Summer Pool Parties

Pool parties are one of the summer’s delights. With warm weather extending through the day and into the night, it’s the perfect season to enjoy an evening pool party that goes until after the sun disappears from the sky. Of course, once the sun is down, you’ll need other ways to light your pool. Landscape […]

What Color Should My Pool Be?

So you’ve decided to add a pool to your property and you’re getting ready to design it. You’ve thought about what size it should be to comfortably fit in your yard and you have an idea of what shape would be best. Now, what color should you make it? As it turns out, there are […]

3 Types of Pool Heaters Compared

There’s nothing quite like slipping into a pool when the water is at just the right temperature. While there may be seasons or times of day when the pool water is at an ideal temperature without any extra help, a pool heater will be necessary at other times to maintain the perfect temperature. The thing […]

The New Pool Owner’s Guide to Weekly Pool Cleaning

So, your new pool is installed and you’re ready to go. Everything looks amazing, doesn’t it? And here comes the reality check: your work has only just begun if you want to have a chance of keeping your pool looking as good as it does now. Regular cleaning is a must. So, what should you […]

Going on Vacation? Tips for Handling Vacation Pool Maintenance

Some might look at you a little funny for going on a vacation when you have a private pool, but everyone deserves a chance to get away from it all now and then. Having a pool doesn’t change that. What it might change, however, is how you approach taking a vacation. What do you need […]

Safety Tips for Summer Hot Tub Use

Summertime is here. That means that evenings spent soaking in the hot tub to unwind from the day’s stress are the perfect way to end a stressful day. There’s nothing wrong with a nice, warm soak during the day either. As with anything involving your hot tub, it’s important to make safe use a priority. […]