3 Important Questions To Ask Before Building A Pool


There's a lot of preparation and planning that goes into building a pool, from picking a design to selecting the right contractor. But before you can even get started, there are some decisions that need to be made. You probably already have a lot of questions, and a knowledgeable swimming pool builder can help you navigate through the planning phase. But here are the most important questions to ask so you end up with a functional pool you'll enjoy for years to come.

5 December 2017

Four Great Pool Features For Kids


If you have kids and are thinking of having a pool added to your backyard, then it makes sense to design the pool with your kids' needs in mind. Custom pool makers can do so much these days, especially if you opt for a gunite pool, which is shaped on-site. Here are four great pool features that will ensure your kids enjoy the pool to the fullest. Stairs Instead of designing the pool so that you have to enter it with a ladder, build stairs into one side.

30 October 2017

How to Know If Your Swimming Pool Needs Some Repairs


Owning a swimming pool can mean that you are going to have a lot of fun both by yourself and with friends and family. However, with all of that fun comes a lot of responsibility. To ensure that you are not going to find yourself in the middle of summer without a pool because you did not notice the need for pool repairs quick enough, you will want to watch out for the following problems.

10 August 2017

How To Create A Beautiful Back Yard


Do you want a back yard that looks like it could be featured in a home magazine? Maybe you've recently moved into a newly built home that doesn't have an established yard as part of the design. Or it may be that you just want to beautify the yard in the home you've lived in for a longer period of time. Either way, from statuary to pool maintenance, here are some ideas that may help you to design something unique and beautiful.

25 July 2017

Tips For Keeping Your Pool In The Best Possible Shape


If you have a swimming pool and you  are determined to keep it in the best possible shape, you will want to make use of the following tips. This way, you will be able to always have a pool that you, your friends, and your family can get a lot of enjoyment out of over the years. Keep The Debris Out Of The Pool Sure, you there is the pool pump that functions with the sole purpose of filtering the pool water.

28 June 2017

3 Things To Think About Before Installing A Custom Pool


Custom pools can be the centerpiece of any large backyard, and it should be treated as such during the planning stages. There is a lot that goes into installing a custom pool that the average homeowner may not realize, and this can lead to a huge number of ideas that never make it past the conceptual stages. So if you're thinking about having a custom pool built on your property, take a look below at three things that you should consider before breaking ground.

13 June 2017

Why Field Marketing Is Key For Pool Contractors


With so many great online tools, applications, software and social media, online marketing is more relevant than ever for pool contractors. But, no matter what you are selling, you often need to engage directly with your customers with some field marketing practices. This is particularly important in a field like pool maintenance. This article shows how you can incorporate field marketing techniques to get the most out of your social media presence.

29 May 2017

Pool Owners: Drowning Is the Leading Cause of Accidental Death for Children Between 1–4


According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, the leading cause of accidental death in children ages 1–4 is drowning. If you have a pool in your backyard or are planning to have one install, it is crucial that you take as many safety precautions as possible. Fortunately, there are fences and safety devices that can be purchased and installed to safeguard children from your pool. Here's what they are along with several other things you should do as a pool owner.

1 May 2017