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Designing Your Pool Bottom: Shapes and Terms

By Greg

Considering a swimming pool this year but aren’t sure what the different pool bottom descriptions mean?  There are a few standard bottoms to choose from, here is a list of those common pool bottoms: Standard, Wedge, Sports, Play, Flat Bottom, and...

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Help! How Do I Measure the Corner Radius of My Pool?

Perhaps you are in the process of measuring your swimming pool, have come across the corners, and you're not sure how to measure them.  Or perhaps you're getting ready to measure your swimming pool and just want to research how to do it.  Either...

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Do Freeform Steel Pools Need Bracing at Each Joint?

I have been asked this question many times over the years, as some online dealers offer freeform pools with bracing only on the reverse radius and not on the radius.

This will reduce the cost of and average pool kit by a few hundred dollars, however...

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Are Main Drains and Skimmers Required for Inground Pools?

By Debbie

Main drains and skimmers are used to help filter the water in your swimming pool. The two main drains, if you have them, should be located in the deepest section of your swimming pool about three feet apart. Skimmers are located on the swimming pool...

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How to Install an Inground Pool Light and Niche

By Greg

These instructions are strictly for inground vinyl liner pools with steel or polymer walls. Before starting, here are some common things to be aware of:

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How to Install An AquaLuminator Above Ground Pool Light

By Greg

The AquaLuminator pool light is designed to act as both a return jet and an underwater light for your above ground pool. It is designed to require no additional cutting or modification of your pool wall. The AquaLuminator comes with a standard 110...

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Vermiculite Pool Base Mixing Tips

By Debbie

Some experienced installers have shared some helpful hints for homeowners that are mixing the vermiculte mix.

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Replacement Parts for Safety Covers

By Debbie

It is the time of year people are closing their pools. When you have a safety cover you should always inspect your hardware and replace any damaged or missing parts. Royal Swimming Pools is glad to be able to offer replacement parts for your safety...

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I Need a New Safety Cover But Don't Want to Drill New Holes.

By Debbie

So you need to replace the safety cover on your pool, but would like to avoid the mess or hassle of drilling new anchor holes? The good news is, no you don't have to drill new holes. The other side of that though is that you do have to order the new...

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Inground vinyl swimming pool kit coping questions

Q. What type of coping is available with your swimming pool kits?

A. Bull-nose coping, Cantilever coping for bricks or stones, and Cantilever with foam forms for concrete.

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