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Pool Safety Covers vs. Winter Pool Covers: Which Cover Should I Get?

By Laci

Through the winter months, you want to make sure that your swimming pool is properly secured, covered, and protected so when summer comes around again, it's ready for you to clean up, dive in, and enjoy. Many people, however, find themselves...

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Mesh vs. Solid Safety Covers: Which Type Is Right for My Swimming Pool?

By Laci

Choosing the inground swimming pool safety cover that's best for your pool doesn't have to be a complicated process. The safety cover you choose will greatly depend on when you want to do the maintenance work. Would you prefer to do a little...

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Installing an Above Ground Pool with a Sand Base and Foam Cove

By Laci

Above ground swimming pools require a cove.

"Great," you say—but what's a cove?

Once your pool walls are up and assembled, a cove is material placed against the inside walls of your pool's perimeter that allows your liner to gently cascade down...

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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...

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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...

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Swimming Pool Heaters vs. Heat Pumps: Which Is Better?

By Bill

Starting in the first century, the Roman Empire started heating pools via wood-burning furnaces beneath the floor. Nowadays, options for heating swimming pools are a bit more efficient: homeowners usually choose either a gas/propane pool heater...

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How Much Does An Above Ground Pool Cost to Build?

By Bill

Putting in a new swimming pool is a great way to get more enjoyment out of your summer. You'll have the convenience of a pool in your own backyard, which means you can play, lounge, and cool off whenever the desire strikes. Many people, however,...

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How to Purchase Your Above Ground or Semi-Inground Swimming Pool

By William

So, you've decided you want a swimming pool, but you're not quite sure how to go about actually getting one? This guide will give you some basics on things to know up front and tips to help ensure your pool buying experience goes swimmingly....

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What to Know When Choosing an Above Ground Pool Liner

By Laci

Looking for a liner for your new above ground swimming pool? Or perhaps you're looking to replace your existing liner. Either way, be sure to know the following when you choose your new above ground pool liner to ensure a proper fit and an...

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