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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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Pool Maintenance DIY or Professional Services?

By Justin
If you own a pool, it doesn’t matter where you live or how frequent you use it—because the fact of the matter is, no one is safe from the wear and tear that comes from pool ownership. From removing the debris to fixing broken tile, your pool demands attention! The question is, should you maintain the health of your pool by yourself, or enlist in the help of professionals? We’ve put together a ‘cheat sheet’, so you can keep your pool looking its best.
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Extend Your Summer by Heating the Pool

By Justin
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Breaking the Cycle of Algae Growth

By Greg
When you head to your backyard to take a dip in the pool, the last thing you want to see is a green pool caused by algae growth. This can be frustrating for pool owners, but there are steps you can take to prevent algae growth in the future. You will be enjoying a sparkling clean pool in no time!
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When to Replace Your Pool Liner

By Greg
The vinyl liners in above-ground and in-ground swimming pools do not last forever. From the everyday wear and tear it endures, to damage from sun and weather, it is inevitable that your liner will need to be replaced at some point. Knowing when it’s time to replace your liner is an important part of caring for your pool. Here are just a few things pool owners should know about pool liner repair and replacement.
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Is it Better to Close Your Pool in the Winter or Leave it Open?

By Greg
To close or not to close your pool…that is the question for many pool owners each year. With pros and cons for each, there is not a clear cut answer as to which is best. Rather, pool owners should become familiar with the advantages and disadvantages to each method in order to decide which is right for them.
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Most Common Causes for Pool Pump Problems

By Greg
Your pool’s pump is one of its most important components. It is designed to push the water through a filter, keeping your pool clean and free of algae and scum. Without the pump, your pool can quickly go from sparkling and refreshing to dirty and gross in no time. Unfortunately, the pump is also one part of the pool that is most likely to have problems. The following is a list of the most common issues with swimming pool pumps.
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How to Clean and Maintain Your Swimming Pool

By Zan
Proper swimming pool maintenance is important as it helps your swimming pool to have a longer lifespan, as well as ensures that the water is clean and safe to swim all the time.
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Common Swimming Pool Maintenance Mistakes

By Greg
As a pool owner, it’s critical that you maintain your pool throughout the year, especially if it’s open year-round. However, many pool owners fall prey to the same, easy-to-make mistakes, which results in damage to the pool, equipment and safety of your water. Avoid these four common swimming pool maintenance mistakes this season.
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5 Ways to Keep Your Swimming Pool Clean and Shimmering

By Greg
Avoid the dreaded realization that your pool has been affected with algae or the chemical levels are all out whack with proper maintenance. Here are five ways to keep your pool clean all season long.
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