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The Pros and Cons of Your Dog In Your Pool

If you are a fan of watching funny animal videos, you may have come across a few that show dogs having the time of their lives in swimming pools. As a dog-owner, you too might have wondered whether you should let your dog swim with you in your swimming pool. Is swimming healthy and safe for dogs? What about dog hair in the pool? Should you always keep accessories like Unicel pool filter [...]

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Why Salt water Pools are better than Chlorine Pools

While searching for a sanitation system for your new pool, you may be looking for a system that is healthy and less cumbersome to maintain. In this article, we explain why salt water pools may be a smarter choice over traditional chlorine pools. If you own a swimming pool or intend to install one, you may be wondering which technology to choose for cleaning the pool water. Salt water and Chlorine Water are the two most common systems for pool water sanitation. Let us quickly understand these systems: ● A sal [...]

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How to know When to Remodel your Swimming Pool

Have you recently started wondering if it's time to renovate your pool? Backyard swimming pools mean fun-time with family. But, like everything else, swimming pools come with an expiration date too. Let's take a look at some signs that suggest it might be the right time to remodel your swimming pool: 1. Pool Walls are Damaged: Walls provide structural integrity to your pool. Therefore, you must p [...]

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Smart Ways to Avoid Draining your Wallet on Pool Maintenance

Owning a pool is a dream for many homeowners, but often they forget to factor in the associated costs for maintenance. Worry not! You can own your dream pool and enjoy it without draining your wallet. Below are some excellent tips to cut down on pool maintenance costs. 1. Invest in the Right Pool Equipment Many pool owners make the grave mistake of not choosing high-quality pool equipment to save a few bucks, but skimping on the most important pool essentials can lead to more maintenance and even expen [...]

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5 Ways to Bid Adieu to Pollen Problems in your Swimming Pool

Spring is in the air – the bees are buzzing, flowers are blooming, and the days have gotten much warmer and longer. You can't wait to take a dip in your home pool, but uh, oh! There is a yellowy substance floating in the water, and it is sticking to your clothes and hair, and even gotten into your nose--making it impossible to take a relaxing dip. Yes, that's pollen – an unwelcome side-effect of spring. Worry not, removing pollen from your pool water is quite easy when you know what needs to be done. First, though, [...]

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The Ultimate Inground Swimming Pool Cost and Pricing Guide

One of the best ways to increase the value of your property and have your very own private, relaxing summer spot is to install a swimming pool. While above-ground pools are known to be more budget-friendly, inground pools are considered more aesthetically pleasing to many. Additionally, an inground pool offers the ability to customize the pool area any way you like. But while homeowners think about building the backyard of their dreams equipped with a fancy swimming pool, actually getting one constructed is an exp [...]

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How Much Does it Cost to Install Fiberglass Swimming Pool?

If you are planning to install an inground swimming pool for your home, one of the most important decisions is to select the right type of pool. Of the different types available, such as concrete, fiberglass, or vinyl, an increasing number of homeowners are choosing fiberglass. Fiberglass pools are generally less expensive than the other options and have low maintenance requirements. Moreover, the advanced gelcoat layer that these pools now come with makes them highly durable and energy-efficient too. If you are c [...]

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5 Facts About Chlorine in Swimming Pools

When you think about relaxing in sparkling pool water on hot summer days, you don’t imagine yourself floating around in a giant petri dish full of germs. Without chlorine, this is exactly what swimming pools can be. Pool water that is not sanitized by chlorine can become a home to a host of germs and bacteria that can result in illnesses such as diarrhea, skin infections, and athlete’s foot, to name a few. It is the use of chlorine that keeps these harmful microbes at bay in swimming pools. But while you know tha [...]

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How to Remove Black Algae In Your Pool Fast

Algae are the simplest form of plants that grow very quickly in and on any moist location. Algae can grow easily on stones and other hard surfaces if it moist for longer periods. Algae are easily found growing near water bodies. Anywhere there is water it is possible there are algae present. Of all the algae types, the hardest to remove by far is black algae. Black algae are the most resilient type of algae and can quickly grow back if conditions are favorable for it. Spores can enter pool water through various sou [...]

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Tips to Maintain your Salt Water Swimming Pool

What is a salt water pool? There are some who prefer a salt water pool over a regular chlorinated pool. A salt water pool is still chlorinated; the difference is the type of chlorine being used. In a salt water pool, a salt chlorine generator produces its own chlorine; and it is this chlorine that is used to sanitize the pool. Advantages of salt water pool over regular pools Salt water pool water is gentler on skin, hair and eyes and feels much softer than regular pool water. [...]

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