3 Tips for This Summer’s National Water Safety Month

Owning a pool means you can create some wonderful memories with your family, but it also means you have a big responsibility on your shoulders. Pools can be the cause of many bad memories if you don’t take the proper safety precautions. Since May is National Water Safety Month (http://www.nationalwatersafetymonth.org/), you should take some time to make sure you’re doing all you can to prevent any accidents. Here are five tips to get you started: Check that all barriers, locks, doors, etc. to ... Read more

How to Simplify Your Pool Life: Build a Pool That Cleans Itself!

If you've ever hesitated to build a pool because you're worried about how long it takes to clean one, you don't have to put off your plans anymore. This summer, you can have a sparkling clean pool with little maintenance on your part. Modern pool technologies, such as the PCC2000, have significantly decreased the amount of cleaning pool owners have to put in, which leaves more time for using the pool and enjoying everything that comes with. The PCC2000 is an in-floor cleaning ... Read more

Popular Swimming Pool Trends of the Last Year

Swimming pool designs and features experience changing trends every year just like clothing, jewelry, and cars. Sometimes trends are motivated by what is popular in the media at the time and they often vary by region. This year, there are three particular trends that have become popular across the country and that we have seen a lot of in our repair and remodel projects. Fire and Water Two forces of nature, oppositional in most respects, but perfectly complimentary when held side by side. ... Read more

Spending the Holidays Poolside

For many of you across the country, the fall has already brought on that first cold snap and you have begun to get your heads into the winter mindset. Lucky for us down here in Texas, there is no telling when the weather will get cold which is why it is looking like this holiday season is shaping up to present the perfect opportunity for poolside celebrations. Thanksgiving by the pool? That does sound crazy but it might just be crazy ... Read more

Planning for the Future of Your Pool

The new pool is installed, the landscaping is complete, the pump and filter controls are programmed, and now is the time to start thinking about how you are going to keep this backyard amenity going for the life of your home. There are a ton of pool maintenance companies out there offering a multitude of services from regular cleaning to seasonal maintenance and for the most part, it is highly recommended that you consider a service contract with the right professional ... Read more

Testing your Pool Water

After all of the time, energy, and money spent on creating the perfect backyard pool oasis for your family and friends to enjoy, it is time to start thinking about how to keep it clean and healthy for years to come! Much like a car or a home, a swimming pool requires regular preventative maintenance and diagnostic checks so that you can determine what it needs to function correctly without unnecessary breakdowns. While it is recommended that a pool professional perform ... Read more

Toward the Green: On Pentair’s Energy Saving Pool Equipment

In an increasingly “green” society, consumers have become more and more attracted to products that enable them to lead environmentally sustainable lives. This is especially true for swimming pool owners who are not only conscious of their environmental impact but also of the immense cost associated with maintaining a clean and beautiful pool. While there are a lot of pool equipment manufacturers out there, only a few of them have begun to take the calling for more energy efficient pumps and ... Read more

Freshen Up: Diamond Brite™ Quartz Blend Pool Finishes

With all of the varied pool finishes on the market these days, we get a lot of questions from prospective clients about what products to trust. This can be a complicated question to answer though because there are many factors that go into a great pool finish. While the standard white marble plaster finish can stand up against the test of time when properly installed, it is missing those finer details that will entice a pool owner to jump in and ... Read more
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