How To Interview Your Swimming Pool Builder


Finding a swimming pool builder for your residential swimming pool project can be a daunting task. More often than not, homeowners are often concerned about the swimming pool's safety, durability and appeal. Below are some questions to help you interview a swimming pool builder.  What Is Your Experience?  Ask the builder to send his or her portfolio. It will give you a glimpse of the builder's work quality. Some builders will take you to some of their ongoing projects.

10 February 2021

Two tips for those who want to sell a property that has a pool


If the property you want to sell has a pool, you might find it helpful to follow the advice here. Have the pool cleaned each week whilst the property is for sale You may have to let dozens of people view the property over the course of several months before it sells. During this time, you should ensure that the pool is sanitised, skimmed and tidied up by a swimming pool cleaning specialist every week.

16 September 2020

Top 4 Pool Pump Care And Maintenance Areas To Discuss With Your Contractor


With a pool of your own, you can host those poolside parties, cool off with friends and family during the hot days and enjoy a nice swim any time you want. To enjoy all this, you must ensure that your pool pump is running well at all times. If your pool pumps are running efficiently, then you can look forward to enjoying the water anytime you wish to not spending too much on energy bills, or even a new pump.

8 January 2020

Is It Time To Replace Your Swimming Pool Filter?


Your swimming pool's filter is one of the most hardworking components. You may be under the presumption that the filter will be fine as long as your pool is not collecting excessive amounts of debris, but this is untrue. In fact, even what you may deem as small amounts of debris could end up damaging your pool filter in the long run since they are steadily accumulating inside the filter and eventually diminishing its functionality.

8 July 2019

Are You Considering a Glass Pool Fence for Your Property?


If you have a pool on your property, you are probably legally required to have a fence of some sort. This is to provide a barrier for children and even wildlife so they don't get into the pool unexpectedly; a good fence can also keep out unwanted and uninvited guests when you're away from home. Note a few factors to consider, and some commonly asked questions, about a glass pool fence, so you can determine if this is the right style and option for your home.

8 May 2017

Pool Shop | 3 Shrewd Thoughts Before Introducing Towel Racks To Your Pool Deck


Backyard pools are favourites with many Aussie homes because of the favourable climate during most parts of the year. Since your family and friends probably enjoy regular swims in your backyard, you may want to install a towel rack on the pool deck to keep those damp feet away from the insides of your home. But before you head off to the pool shop to find towel racks, consider these shrewd thoughts for long-term value.

15 September 2016

What You Should Do to Prolong the Life of Your Swimming Pool's Pump


Even though swimming pools offer great entertainment for your family and visitors at home, you are bound to run into a few challenges when using them. One of these challenges is the need to care for and maintain the various components of the pool, particularly the pump. The pump comprises an electric motor, strainer basket and the pool filter to facilitate its primary function of circulating water to and from the pool.

20 July 2016

General Care and Maintenance Tips for a Swimming Pool


If you own a swimming pool then you probably know to add chlorine as needed and to ensure the pump is always in good working order. While these simple tasks can go a long way toward keeping your pool clean and ready for a swim, there is much more to owning and maintaining a pool than just adding chemicals and letting the equipment do its job. Note a few general care and maintenance tips for a swimming pool and be sure you follow these with your own pool so it's always in good working order.

17 May 2016

The Importance Of Balancing Your Pool's Water Chemistry Before Winter Arrives


The hazy, lazy days of summer are starting to turn into the darker, colder days of winter, and that means it is time to get your pool ready for the no-swimming days ahead. As someone who has not winterized their pool before, it is important you take a few moments to learn about why water chemistry is important during winter. By doing so, you are less likely to find yourself with a damaged pool next spring.

9 May 2016

Inground Swimming Pool Construction And Trees - Considerations For Homeowners


If you're considering having an inground swimming pool installed in your garden and you have trees growing in the vicinity, there are some considerations you'll have to make.  Read on for some helpful information about existing trees and inground swimming pool construction. Should you install an inground pool next to trees? The main issue with installing a swimming pool in close proximity to trees is the potential damage that root growth could cause to the liner of your pool, especially if it's made of vinyl.

9 May 2016