Advantages Of A Vinyl Pool Liner And Features To Look For When Buying One

Posted on: 5 October 2017

If you're planning to install an in-ground pool, you'll have a few options that include one made of concrete, a fiberglass shell, or a vinyl liner. Pools with vinyl liners are popular choices because they are quick to install and less expensive. Here are some advantages of installing a vinyl-liner pool and what to look for when choosing the liner. Advantages of Installing a Pool with a Vinyl Liner A vinyl liner tends to be more comfortable on your feet and gentler on your skin if you bump the bottom or the walls. [Read More]

Where's the Leak? 3 Simple Ways to Tell Why Your In-Ground Pool Is Losing Water

Posted on: 4 October 2017

If you've got an in-ground pool, you've got a lot of water in your yard. The average 12' x 24' in-ground swimming pool holds over 10,000 gallons of water. That's a lot of water to lose to a leak. Luckily, even if your in-ground pool does get a leak, it will usually be a slow and steady leak, as opposed to a rapid loss of water. If you suspect you have a leak in your pool, the first thing you need to do is determine where the leak is coming from. [Read More]

Building A Pool? How To Pick A Shape To Fit Your Yard's Style

Posted on: 4 October 2017

Many homeowners don't give a lot of thought to the shape of their new swimming pool. However, the layout you choose can have a real impact on your yard's design and the way you use your pool. Here's a quick guide to making the right choice for any style of yard. Here are 5 yards and the pool shapes that make the most of them.  Formal. If your yard and your personal decorative style leans toward the formal or modern, a geometric shape is probably your best option. [Read More]

How To Paint A Fiberglass Pool Slide

Posted on: 30 September 2017

If you have a swimming pool slide, it is likely made from fiberglass. Fiberglass is commonly a strong material, but the gel paint can fade after constant use and weather exposure. You don't have to buy a new slide when you discover fading paint, which makes sliding harder since the gel forms the slippery surface. Give your pool slide a facelift by following these steps: Prepare to Paint the Slide [Read More]