Where's the Leak? 3 Simple Ways to Tell Why Your In-Ground Pool Is Losing Water
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.
Building A Pool? How To Pick A Shape To Fit Your Yard's Style
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.
How To Paint A Fiberglass Pool Slide
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
Want A Pool And Also Lower Energy Bills? 5 Ways To Have Your Cake And Eat It Too
27 September 2017
Adding a swimming pool to your backyard is a great way to increase your family's enjoyment of the space as well as raising the value of your home. But if you're worried about the effect it will have on your water or electricity bill, here are five ways to make any pool more energy efficient.
Avoid Windy Areas. Wind racing across the top of your pool not only makes things less comfortable for people using the pool, but it also makes water evaporate more quickly and cools down the water if your pool is heated.