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Salt Water in Fiberglass Pools: Can It Be Done?

So, you’ve decided to install a swimming pool in your backyard. That’s great, but it’s just the start, and there are a lot of choices to make before you take that first swim. The size of the pool, the shape, the decking, and are you going for a custom-made concrete pool or a pre-formed fiberglass … Read more

Spool or Pool? Weighing the Differences

If you’ve decided to take the plunge, figuratively as well as literally, and install a backyard swimming pool, there are some decisions to make before you commit. How big should it be? What shape? Saltwater pool or ionizer- equipped? That’s just the beginning – but one question we’re going to answer in this article is … Read more

Plunge Pools: A Worthy Investment or a Fad?

Plunge pools have gained popularity as a luxurious addition to homes and outdoor spaces. These compact pools provide a refreshing escape from the heat and offer several benefits for homeowners. However, if you want to use your pool for exercise or if you have a household full of boisterous kids, and plenty of garden space, … Read more

Slip No More: Top 8 Non-Slip Surfaces for Pool Decks

A pool deck is both an aesthetic and practical feature of any swimming pool area. Whether designing or renovating one, one of the most important considerations is safety. Slipping on a wet deck could have tragic repercussions for young children as well as adults. It’s vital to choose a non-slip surface that provides excellent traction, … Read more

Resurfacing Your Pool Deck: 7 Best Material Choices

Choosing the best pool deck resurfacing material is an important decision for pool owners who want to enhance the looks and functionality of their pool area. I’d like to give you the one correct answer to the question “What is the best resurfacing material?” – but there isn’t one. The best pool deck resurfacing material … Read more

Cool Pool Decks: Top 6 Materials for Your Summer Comfort

A pool deck is vital to any swimming pool area, serving as a functional and aesthetic space for relaxation, sunbathing, and socializing. However, one common challenge with pool decks is their tendency to absorb and retain heat, making them uncomfortably hot to walk on, especially during hot summer days. But there are exceptions – so … Read more

Above-Ground Pool Prep: Your A-Z Guide

They’re not quite as popular as in-ground pools, but above-ground pools have many advantages – they’re a lot cheaper, quicker to install, easier to maintain, and you can remove them when you move house. They don’t add value to your home but give just as much pleasure if you install them correctly. If you’re doing … Read more

Unearthing Facts: Can Above-Ground Pools Partially Buried?

Let’s face it; an above-ground pool can look like it’s the in-ground pool’s poor relation. Aesthetically, these pools are not as pleasing to the eye. But if that’s what you have, you’re probably considering ways to make it look less like a box sitting on your lawn and fit into the landscaping of your garden. … Read more