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Saltwater Above Ground Pools: A Buyer’s Guide

By Laci

Saltwater Above Ground Pools: A Buyer’s Guide

In recent years, many homeowners have been looking for alternatives to traditional chlorine pools. Some are motivated by health concerns since traditional chlorine can cause eye and skin irritation...

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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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Is a Winter Pool Cover Necessary?

By Bill

For most of us with swimming pools, there comes a sad time of the year when we must shut down our pools for the season until winter is over. Learning how to properly winterize your pool is an important aspect in not only extending the life of...

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Avoid Melting Your Pool Liner from Accidental Glare and Heat

By Laci

While rare, accidental glare and focused heat can cause substantial damage to the pool liner. Damage of a liner can be an expensive repair so take the precautions necessary to avoid all damage, even some of the uncommon causes. 

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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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Finally! Easy Solutions to Pool Maintenance!

By Laci

At Royal Swimming Pools we pride ourselves on offering our customers simple, easy, and fun solutions to make buying, building, and enjoying your swimming pool a cool breeze on a warm summer day! And we tackle maintaining your pool with this same...

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Money-Saving Pool Hack: Use Baking Soda to Raise Alkalinity Levels

By Bill

To keep your pool water and equipment in top shape there are quite a few different levels you'll need to adjust. One of these is the pool "alkalinity" - which is a measure of dissolved alkaline substances in your water. Alkalinity tells us the...

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How to Add a Mineral System to Your Pool (And Use 50% Less Chlorine!)

By Bill

When it comes to pool sanitation systems, the two options people tend to think of first are traditional chlorine systems or saltwater systems. (Read our comparison here.) But what they often do not realize is that these are both chlorine systems,...

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How To Clean a Murky Green Pool FAST with Revive!

By Laci

You've seen those pools. The pools that are home to creatures related to Swamp Thing, the Lock Ness Monster, or just your friendly neighborhood reptilians. 

But you never want that to be YOUR pool! We're not judging; too many times folks buy a...

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