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10 Swimming Pool Games to Entertain the Kids this Summer!

By Meagan
Every year, whether your family enjoys traveling or just staying home during the summer, your kids love pool time! You could go to the beach, and the kids would rather stay at the hotel and swim all day long. (Sometimes hehe) So, instead of it being all about “MOMMY watch this” or “Do you want to see what I can do,” you can keep them entertained for hours with a few easy and fun pool games.
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Pool Caulk Damage—Replace or Repair?

By Greg
If you have a pool, then you may be due for replacing (or simply repairing) your pool caulk. Pool caulking, which is the slab of concrete that rests in between your pool and your deck, is essential. If you live in an area of the country that reaches freezing temperatures, pool caulking can help prevent freezing water cycles (or extreme heat) that can damage the foundation of your pool. But when and why should you replace it, and how often do you need to repair it? This article answers your most pressing questions.
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What is Algae!

By Christi
Al*ga (plural noun: algae): A simple nonflowering plant of a large group that includes the seaweeds and many single-celled forms. Algae contain chlorophyll but lack true steam, roots, leaves, and vascular tissue.
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Pool Chemicals for Dummies, Part Two

By Justin
If you read our article last month, Pool Chemicals For Dummies: Part One, than you now know how important it is to keep up with your pool maintenance—specifically, the pH levels that allows your pool to stay in perfect working order. Now, it’s time for us to dive a little deeper—and metaphorically speaking—into the ‘deep end’ of responsible pool ownership! The more you understand what your pool needs, the less you’ll have to spend in the long run.
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Working Out Blues - How Swimming Can Be a Fun Workout

By Justin
After years of swimming in public pools, you’ve finally gotten your own pool. Congratulations! So now that you have the pool, we have a very important question to ask you: are you maximizing it to its fullest potential?
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The Importance of Swimming Lessons for Safety and Health

By Justin
It doesn’t matter what age you may be—swimming lessons can benefit anyone, at any stage. Did you just install a pool, and concerned about your toddler getting just a little too curious about the deep end? Enroll them in swimming lessons, and enroll yourself, as well! When it comes to pool ownership, there’s nothing more important than the safety of your loved ones. Make it a family affair, and grow stronger together…thanks to the many benefits swimming lessons can provide.
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Pool Chemicals for Dummies (Part 1)

By Justin
When it’s no longer swimming season and you aren’t able to reap the wonderful benefits of swimming morning, noon and night, in your pool, we get it—taking care of your pool can feel like a big chore. If you want to save money, and extend the life span of your pool, you’ve got to make sure you’re giving it the chemicals it needs. But, if the mere thought of pool chemicals seem like a foreign language to you, relax, sit back and read on—we’ve simplified it to a science, so even the most inexperienced pool owner can keep their pool in perfect health, all year round.
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Pool Cover Lifelines – Is It Time to Replace or Can You Keep It?

By Justin
You’ve got the pool, the chemicals to go into your pool, and most importantly, the cover to keep your pool and your loved ones safe and secure when you’re not swimming your heart out. Now that you’ve covered all of your bases—and you have been an experienced pool owner for quite a while now—what’s next? Find out how long you can rest easy before replacing the most important safety element of your pool, the cover! Here’s a mini cheat sheet so you’re on top of your pool’s health at all times.
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2016 Pool Design Trends

By Justin
It’s a new year, so why not upgrade your lifestyle with a whole new pool? 2016 is all about the backyard—a fabulous, relaxing, tranquil extension of your home that will allow you to wind up or party down. What better way to do that than by making your new pool the focus of your outdoor oasis? Here are some of the latest and greatest 2016 pool design trends you’ve got to consider. You won’t want to miss out!
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Make Your Pool an Extension of Your Home

By Justin
Let’s face it: your pool has been your oasis. It’s been your saving grace after a stressful day. In fact, it’s been the source of many of your family’s favorite memories, year round. So, if you’re prone to using it as a method of relaxation, or even to have fun ‘family time,’ then you know how important it is that it looks and feels just right.
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