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8 Key Considerations When Designing a Family Pool

By Laci

Not all private pools are built alike and we're not just talking about rectangles versus kidney shapes here. Each homeowner builds a pool for their own  specific reasons and the design of their pool will reflect ultimately that. Some people want...

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How Much Does an Inground Pool Cost?

By Laci

IMPORTANT INTERRUPTION:  Due to the rise in demand caused by the 2020 pandemic, pools in general are experiencing delays in manufacturing and shipping. If you are looking to buy a new pool in the next couple of years you may have a longer wait time...

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How much does it cost to install an Inground swimming pool?

By Laci

What a great question! Truth-be-told though, asking how much it costs to build a swimming pool is kind of like asking how much it’s going to cost to build a home. There is no real one-size-fits-all answer as costs are dependent on so many different...

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Pool Base Materials: Portland, Vermiculite, and Pre-Mix Pool Krete

By Laci

I know, I wish we could just lay the liner down and call it a day but every swimming pool needs to have a base. The purpose of the swimming pool base is to provide a smooth surface for the pool's liner. A smooth surface is less abrasive on the liner...

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How Deep Are Above Ground Pools?

By Zach

Some folks find it interesting that not all above ground pools are the same depth. But even more surprising is that an above ground pool can even have a deep end.

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How to Heat a Swimming Pool (Without a Heater)!

By Spencer

Ahhhh, a heated pool. There’s nothing quite as glorious as taking confidence in knowing that when you plunge into your pool you’re not transforming into a polar bear.

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Inground Pool Steps: The Detailed Basics

By Laci

There are several ways to get into a swimming pool; for inground pools with deeper depths especially- slide, dive, or belly flop, the choice is yours! But you have to allow swimmers a safe and easy way to exist the pool. For that you need at least...

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Top 3 Tips For an Epic New Year's Eve Poolside Party!

By Laci

There are popular party topics like what to serve for sips and nibbles and what theme to shower your guests with (NYE is all about the confetti btw so think bio-degradable if outside); but here we want to focus on utilizing your backyard space...

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Chlorine vs. Saltwater vs. Mineral System Pools: Pros and Cons

By Kathy

When it comes to pool sanitation systems, there are quite a few options available. The most popular are traditional chlorine and saltwater systems, and mineral systems.But what are the differences between chlorine, saltwater and mineral swimming...

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When is a safety cover no longer safe?

By Kathy

Safety covers are proven to be one of the safest and family friendly covers in the industry, whether traditional for seasonal safety or automatic for daily safety. Even though the ASTM (American Society for Testing and Materials) sets performance...

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