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]

Want A Pool And Also Lower Energy Bills? 5 Ways To Have Your Cake And Eat It Too

Posted on: 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. [Read More]

The Pros And Cons Of A Natural Swimming Pool

Posted on: 23 September 2017

Natural swimming pools have been gaining in popularity over the last decade. They have natural swimming pool designs that make the pool look more like a pond or natural swimming pool, helping your pool to look less manufactured and more natural. They also do not use chemicals, making them better for the environment. If you are considering one of these pools, you may be curious as to what the pros and cons are. [Read More]