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    Semi Inground Swimming Pool Questions and Answers

    By Debbie
    What is a semi inground pool? A semi inground pool is an above ground pool that can be put partially in the ground. They are sturdier than standard above ground pools so that they can withstand the pressure from backfill or dirt against the pool wall.
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    Warm Up and Stay Healthy this Winter with your own sauna!

    By Greg
    Many parts of the country have experienced winter’s sting early on this year, with temperatures plummeting to record lows, deep freezes, and snowfall having already taken place in October and November. While the first official day of winter does not fall until December 21st, this onset of cooler weather often times includes the additional onset of sickness such as cold and flu. Along with these comes the hustle and bustle of the holiday season—both Thanksgiving and Christmas—which can overwhelm a person, creating stress. Though there may be a bite in the air, a harsh crispness to the wind, and the occasional flurry sighting, this in-between-seasons time can be spent in a cozy, peaceful atmosphere, where holiday cheer is sure to be a result.
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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 wall. If you have a prevailing wind in your area, you will want at least one skimmer on a wall opposite from the prevailing wind.
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    Hayward Rebates 2013! They're Doing it Again!

    By Greg
    Hayward is doing it again! Welcome to the Hayward 2013 Summer Blast! Get a VISA prepaid card from Hayward just for purchasing Hayward pool components.
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    What Type of Information is Needed to Receive a Safety Cover Quote?

    By Debbie
    There is a variety of things that are needed to be able to give a safety cover quote. For instance here are a few questions we will ask:
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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 cover.
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    Save $$$ With The Hayward Ecostar Variable Speed Pump

    By Greg
    How would you like to spend 90% less than you are now on pool energy cost? You can do just that and help save the environment by upgrading your current pool equipment. For new pool owners, the investment can seem huge compared to a traditional pump, but it will pay for itself in no time.
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    How to Choose the Right Swimming Pool

    By Greg
    There is no one best swimming pool to meet everyone’s needs or wants.  Each person needs something different.  But with so many options how do you choose?  The biggest question is whether you want to add an in ground or above ground pool.  There are pros and cons to each.  With an in ground pool, it is a permanent structure in your yard and adds immense value to your property.  There are also many more shapes, sizes, and options available with an in ground pool.  It is more aesthetically pleasing and can be used as a decorative or landscaping piece in your yard.  However an in ground pool is much more permanent so once its built, its there to stay.  An above ground pool is only semi-permanent, costs less, and requires less time to build.  The main drawback to an above ground pool for many people is that it is above the ground. This makes it less aesthetically pleasing due to it being such a large structure in your yard.  The option you choose must be right for you because there is nothing worse than having something you don’t like sitting in your yard.
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    Solar Systems for Swimming Pools

    By Greg
    You can significantly reduce swimming pool heating costs by installing a solar pool heater. The cost of a solar heating system is very competitive with both gas and heat pump pool heaters, and they have very low annual operating costs. Actually, solar pool heating is the most cost-effective use of solar energy in many climates. A solar system consists of a pump, filter, flow control valve, and a solar collector (panels).  On some systems your existing filtration system will act as part of the solar system requiring no extra equipment.
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    New American Disabilities Compliance Law

    By Greg
    Starting March 15, 2012, all public swimming pools in the U.S. must be equipped with assisted entry systems.   When this American Disability Association (ADA) compliance law takes effect, disabled Americans around the nation will be able to enjoy the health and leisure benefits of public pools. As part of the 2010 Standards for Accessible Design, regulations of the Accessible Design for Recreational Facilities will require all public pools and spas to be outfitted with an ADA compliant swimming pool lift or sloped entry.
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