Opening and Closing an Outdoor Swimming Pool

Swimming pool maintenance, as most already know, is not only about cleaning and maintaining the pool on a day-to-day basis. It’s also about properly preparing the pool for the times when it won’t be used. Depending on the region of the country, and depending on the weather, your pool contractor can recommend the maximum/minimum temperatures […]

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Everything You Need to Know About Swimming Pool Maintenance

Keeping the swimming pool clean, hygienic and well maintained does not have to be a burden. And because every pool is different, everyone’s maintenance needs are different. But one thing is for sure – the best results come from regular and routine maintenance. After all, that pristine looking swimming pool does not materialize by itself. […]

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Questions Worth Asking Before Building a Swimming Pool

Building a swimming pool is a big project, with many moving pieces, and much to consider. And of course, a first time buyer will have completely different criteria than someone who has built and owned before. There are many questions worth asking, and important answers to find. But most critical is to find and hire […]

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Is a Permit Required For an Aboveground Pool?

Although every city, town and municipality may have different permit rules and regulations, the fundamentals are basically the same. They all have definitions for a swimming pool, and they all describe versions of an in-ground pool, an aboveground pool, or a “temporary” pool. All seem to agree that if a pool is going to contain […]

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How To Build a Swimming Pool The Right Way

If you’re thinking about having a swimming pool built, the most important thing is to be informed and knowledgeable. This is a major project, so having a good understanding of the ins and outs is advantageous. As well, you’ll be better positioned to deal intelligently with the contractor. At the same time, it’s not at […]

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Choosing the Perfect Swimming Pool Layout

Like everything connected to a swimming pool purchase, choosing the perfect swimming pool layout is a major consideration. As the consumer, you know your physical limitations, you understand your lifestyle needs, and most importantly, you’re in charge of your budget. All this considered, you are really the best judge of what will work for you. […]

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What is the Right Swimming Pool Size?

Simply put, swimming pool size is completely dependent on what the pool will be used for. The fact is, shape and size actually go hand-in-hand, so in determining the right swimming pool size, there are a number of important factors to consider, including usage. A pool that will be used primarily for recreational purposes can […]

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The Debate Between In-ground Pools vs. Above-ground Pools

The debate between in-ground pools and above-ground pools comes down to two basic considerations: one is your project budget – the other is your physical surroundings. These two considerations should be addressed even before debating the pros and cons of each option. Needless to say, budget will dictate practically everything in terms of decision-making, and […]

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Some Common Mistakes When Building a Pool

If you are currently considering a backyard swimming pool, you’re probably on the receiving end of advice from everyone: what to do; what not to do; who to hire; who not to hire. And there are probably some dramatic horror stories as well. As for research, you can drown in all of the information – […]

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Inground Pools – Planning and Design

Swimming pools are a big deal in practically every respect. And because a pool project is such a huge investment, it’s important to think it all through, to plan it out carefully, and to execute according to the plan. For that matter, every project is worth planning, and good planning will ensure productivity, good outcomes, […]

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