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    Build Your Own Swimming Pool & Save

    By Laci
    When it comes to backyard enjoyment, you’ll have to search long and hard to find anything that offers more summer time fun than an inground swimming pool! More and more people have turned to Royal Swimming Pools for our easy to order, one stop shop, Swimming Pool Kits! Our kits give you the opportunity to be more hands on in every step of the building process with the flexibility of choosing what you do and do not want to tackle on your own; you can hire a contractor, or you can roll up your sleeves for a true DIY project!
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    Inground Swimming Pool Construction & Installation Videos and Resources

    By Greg
    Pool Kits     Basic Overview 10 Steps to Installing your Inground Swimming Pool Kit   Construction Video   Inground Swimming Pool Kit Construction Video   Pool Base   Inground Swimming Pool Base Information    DIY Savings   Build Your Own Pool and Save
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    Hydra Adjustable-Foldable A-Frame Brace System

    By Greg
    The Hydra HPS-FOB Adjustable-Foldable A-Frame Brace comes standard with most Hydra steel wall pool kits. The Brace System comes with two components: the foldable brace and adjustable caster and the reinforcement stake. The brace must be installed on the bottom of a wall panel, then folded up and adjusted to fit to the top of the panel. After the brace is bolted in place, it can be staked in the ground using the reinforcement stake and a bolt/nut. This is a very effective bracing system and combines several pieces to provide a very simple and easy installation process.
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    Aqua Genie Product Information and Installation Instructions

    By Greg
    The Aqua Genie for inground swimming pools is a skimmer and return system built into one centralized unit. The Aqua Genie's two-pipe installation system is as easy as it gets. One pipe runs from the Aqua Genie to the filter and another pipe returns from the filter to the Aqua Genie. This amazingly uncomplicated design means installation is easy and less expensive.
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    Troweling The Pool Base

    By Laci
    When troweling the sand or vermiculite pool base, a minimum of thickness of 1½" must be maintained throughout. Spread the vermiculite out with a flat shovel into roughly 2' X 6' sections. Use a 30'' magnesium Darby or 16" pool trowel to spread and flatten the sand/vermiculite. Get the vermiculite as flat, even, and smooth as possible while spreading the material in several directions.
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    How To Install Coping

    By Laci
    Putting together an inground pool and need help installing the coping? Our guide on how to install pool coping will help get your coping installed quickly and cleanly.
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    Steel vs. Polymer Pool Kits

    By Justin
    Whether you’re building a pool for the very first time (congrats!) or you’re the designing the custom built pool you’ve been waiting a lifetime for, there’s no business quite like pool business. That’s because when it comes to the wear and tear (and hundreds upon hundreds of hours you’ll enjoy your pool over the years) everything needs to be just right. Which will it be—a steel or polymer pool kit? To determine which one best matches your needs, we’ve broken them down so you can determine the perfect one for your pool.
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    Five Reasons to Build a Pool in the Fall

    By Greg
    Are you tired of heading to the gym every time you want to swim a few laps? Does it seem like a chore to pack up snacks, towels and floaty’s for the kids—just to get an afternoon of swimming in at your public pool? Luckily, there’s a much better way to get your ‘swim on’.
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    What Should I Use To Build My Swimming Pool Bottom?

    By Zan
    Vermiculite:
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    Filling Up Your Swimming Pool

    By Greg
    Filling your swimming pool can be time consuming and will take a considerable amount of water. It is important to make sure that you follow some important steps to ensure that your pool is filled correctly. Not only will this save you time and money, but it will help you to enjoy a beautiful, sparkling, and clean pool.
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