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
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
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 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
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
If you are looking to install a swimming pool in your home, chances are you have found that it can be constructed from either concrete or fibreglass. Concrete has been the traditional material of choice for contractors for time immemorial. However, over the years, more and more homeowners are enjoying the benefits of opting for fibreglass swimming pools. Although both options are good, here are some of the reasons why you should consider a fibreglass swimming pool.
29 April 2016
You can make your family pool more fun for your kids by adding some custom-made pool features. Make sure that your children understand the features and how to use them properly so as to avoid unnecessary accidents. Below are great examples of ideas you can borrow to customize your pool to make it super fun for kids. Heated Pool A heated pool is a great idea for you to prolong the swimming season for kids.
29 April 2016
If you're a new pool owner, you may be overwhelmed by all the basic equipment and parts that go into keeping the pool safe and ready for a swim. A pool is connected to a pump which pushes water through a filter and a chlorinator and back again. While the pool does this on its own and is very self-maintaining, you will still need a list of pool equipment that will keep it clean and keep your swimmers safe.
27 October 2015