How to have an In Ground Pool Without a Vinyl liner that doesn’t cost you an Arm and Leg

There are really three main types of in ground swimming pools.  Vinyl liner, Fiberglass and Gunite/Concrete.  There are also some major differences between the three which have been discussed in a past post. Now there is a 4th type of in ground swimming pool that is rapidly growing in popularity.  The Alpha Evolution line of Read more about How to have an In Ground Pool Without a Vinyl liner that doesn’t cost you an Arm and Leg[…]

Is it a Leak or just Evaporation?

This is something that almost every pool owner will ask themselves at some point.  Does the pool have a leak or is the water just evaporating? Just like every body of water, over time the water will begin to evaporate.  Typically you can expect about a quarter inch of water or less to evaporate each Read more about Is it a Leak or just Evaporation?[…]

The Amount of Activity in your Pool – How It Affects The Ph of the Water

Properly maintaining water chemistry is a very important aspect of owning a swimming pool.  The water quality in your pool can not only affect your health but it can also affect the swimming pool itself and the equipment which circulates the water.  That being said you can begin to understand the importance of properly maintaining Read more about The Amount of Activity in your Pool – How It Affects The Ph of the Water[…]

Why does my Vinyl Liner In Ground Swimming Pool Need a Sump Pit

There are many ways to build a vinyl liner in ground swimming pool.  There are many things that go into building a vinyl liner in ground swimming pool.  One thing that many builders do is install a sump pit just outside of the sidewalk that goes around the pool.  Why do they do this? It Read more about Why does my Vinyl Liner In Ground Swimming Pool Need a Sump Pit[…]

Automatic Pool Covers – Things to Know

When someone gets a vinyl liner in ground pool installed with an Automatic Pool Cover, there will usually be some questions that arise regarding that cover.  Should I close my pool every night? Should I open it during the day while I am at work? These are good questions and the answer to both of Read more about Automatic Pool Covers – Things to Know[…]

Benefits of Owning a Pool- Swimming Grows Minds

In a couple of my other posts, I have stressed the importance of teaching your children how to swim, mainly because I feel that the ability to swim is an important skill to have for safety reasons.  I also feel that for many the process of teaching your child how to swim will help to Read more about Benefits of Owning a Pool- Swimming Grows Minds[…]

Swimming Pool History 101

The information in this post was obtained at http://www.swimmingpool.com/games-safety/games-and-fun/history-swimming-pools I have worked in the pool industry for some time now and I have always wondered where the idea of swimming pools came from.  I guess in my head I figured that the idea of the swimming pool as we know it today originated not all that Read more about Swimming Pool History 101[…]

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The Thrill of Owning an In Ground Swimming Pool

There is a feeling of pride that people get which comes with owning an in ground swimming pool.  I think that this feeling of pride comes from the fact that they have something beautiful in their backyard and it is also something that brings them much joy each and every year.  I am sure that Read more about The Thrill of Owning an In Ground Swimming Pool[…]

Living the In Ground Pool Lifestyle

When you have your very own in ground swimming pool, you in essence join an elite club of fellow in ground pool owners.  Although there are no membership cards or dues involved in this club, you will find yourself immersed in everything swimming pool related.  You may find yourself online looking at all things swimming Read more about Living the In Ground Pool Lifestyle[…]