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Chlorine Shortages + Price Increases Lead To Alternative Solutions

By Laci

If you're like most pool owners, you may have had trouble finding chlorine tablets in the last several months. The industry-wide shortage began in August 2020, when one of the largest suppliers, Biolab, burned down. This tragedy had disastrous...

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The Ultimate Guide to Swimming Pool Maintenance

By Laci

Your swimming pool is the centerpiece of family fun and home to hours of summertime fun. Unfortunately, without the proper maintenance, your sparkling pool will become smelly, dirty, and just plain gross. Swimming pool maintenance isn't nearly as...

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How to Repair Cracks in Pool Steps

By Laci

Although it's not a common occurrence, over your swimming pool's lifetime it is possible your step may crack. Luckily, repairing a cracked pool step is a fairly simple process, and one you can do on your own. Here, we break down the process of...

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Can a Slide be Added to an Existing Inground Swimming Pool?

By Laci

If you have kids or even grandkids, a pool slide is a fun addition your backyard swimming hole that's sure to bring extra laughter and cherished memories.

You can add a slide to an existing inground pool as long as you follow certain safety...

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How to AB Measure a Pool For a New Liner

By Laci

You need a new liner for your swimming pool but are told you'll have to "AB measure" your pool and now you're wondering how in the world you even do AB Measuring. Getting accurate measurements for a new liner is critical for the liner being made...

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What's Included in an Above Ground or Semi-Inground Pool Kit?

By Laci

At Royal Swimming Pools, all of our pool kits come with everything pool related that you'll need to build your backyard retreat! Everything sold separately will be simple building supplies that can be purchased at your local hardware store. After...

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How to Install a Skimmer on an Above Ground Swimming Pool

By Laci

Your skimmer performs a big job when it comes to keeping your swimming pool clean. Proper installation is a vital part of making sure it's capable of doing the best job possible.

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How to Find and Choose a Swimming Pool Builder

By Laci

Finding a reliable pool builder is a huge concern for anyone looking to transform their backyard into their favorite stay-cation destination. The last thing you want is someone who cuts corners, or worse, never finishes the job once they're paid....

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How to Maintain a Saltwater Swimming Pool

By Laci

 So, you have or are considering a saltwater pool. That's great! Some of the benefits of these pool types are that salt water pools require less handling of harsh chemicals such as chlorine. Not only is the saltwater better for your skin, hair,...

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Pool Maintenance DIY or Professional Services?

By Kathy

Regardless of where you live or how frequent it's used, if you own a pool, pool maintenance is an important factor in having a healthy pool. Maintenance can consist of anything from removing debris, balancing water chemistry, or maintaining the...

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