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Complete Inground Pool Build: Part 1 - Design and Purchase Decisions

By Bill

When I joined the team at Royal Swimming Pools in October of 2018 I didn't know all that much about swimming pools. I was brought in to help with our marketing, and other than having an above ground swimming pool when I was growing up, I hadn't had...

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Avoid Melting Your Pool Liner from Accidental Glare and Heat

By Laci

While rare, accidental glare and focused heat can cause substantial damage to the pool liner. Damage of a liner can be an expensive repair so take the precautions necessary to avoid all damage, even some of the uncommon causes. 

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What Size Pool Heater Do I Need?

By Bill

For many, a natural gas or propane-fueled pool heater is an absolute necessity. Not only does adding a heater to your pool ensure you'll have a warm, comfortable pool to hop in every time you're ready to take a swim, but a heater can also...

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How to Add an Automatic Cover to a Pool

By Bill

Oftentimes, when people think of automatic pool covers, they think of the type built-in to the swimming pool and assume that since they didn't add an automatic cover when first installing their pool, they can't add one later. The good news is that ...

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Can Above Ground Pools Be Heated?

By Bill

Is the water in your above ground pool a little cooler than you prefer? Or are you looking to extend your swimming season a bit longer into the fall?

Don't think that just because you have an above ground pool you can't enjoy the same heated water...

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E-Z Clip Liner Installation Tips for H.I.I. by Doughboy Pools

By Bill

When installing a liner in an H.I.I. by Doughboy pool, you may have decided to go with the fan favorite unibead liner. If that's the case, you'll be using their "E-Z Clip" liner technology, designed for simple, yet sturdy, liner installation. As...

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Finally! Easy Solutions to Pool Maintenance!

By Laci

At Royal Swimming Pools we pride ourselves on offering our customers simple, easy, and fun solutions to make buying, building, and enjoying your swimming pool a cool breeze on a warm summer day! And we tackle maintaining your pool with this same...

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4th of July Pool Party Ideas

By Bill

Independence Day means patriotic parades, incredible fireworks displays, joyous marching bands and festive backyard get-togethers. The Fourth of July holiday is the perfect time to gather friends and family to celebrate summer with a fun pool party....

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Money-Saving Pool Hack: Use Baking Soda to Raise Alkalinity Levels

By Bill

To keep your pool water and equipment in top shape there are quite a few different levels you'll need to adjust. One of these is the pool "alkalinity" - which is a measure of dissolved alkaline substances in your water. Alkalinity tells us the...

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How to Add a Mineral System to Your Pool (And Use 50%-100% Less Chlorine!)

By Bill

When it comes to pool sanitation systems, the two options people tend to think of first are traditional chlorine systems or saltwater systems. (Read our comparison here.) But what they often do not realize is that these are both chlorine systems,...

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