Although it’s not a common occurrence, over your swimming pool’s lifetime it is possible your steps may succumb to cracks. Luckily, repairing a cracked pool step is a fairly simple process, and one you can do on your own. Here, we break down the process of repairing cracks in pool steps, along with some useful photos of the process to help you along.
Swimming Pool Rules The pool is an excellent place to spend your summers. There’s the sun, the toys and the refreshing drinks with the tiny little umbrellas. Oh, and lest we forget — the water! However, pools can also be dangerous for our dogs. Not all dogs are good swimmers and some breeds like the bulldogmay […]
A dip in your pool is often a great way to spend those hot summer days, but nothing can ruin a good time faster than a sharp sting from a wasp or bee while you are taking a dip in your pool. Bees and wasps are often frequent pests of pools and for good reason. […]
Hard water stains on your pool tiles appear as a cloudy white residue caused from large amounts of minerals in the water, such as calcium limestone and magnesium, and as the water evaporates, mineral deposits form on the tile. Thankfully, you can remove the stains with chemicals you already use in your pool, but it […]
To get sexy muscles, try a water workout. Sculpt your legs and core — and get your heart rate up — with this workout! Do each move for two minutes in the pool’s shallow end (about 4 feet deep): 1. Jog in place Keep knees high. 2. Tick-tock hop Quickly jump from side to side, […]
We’ve already seen that the water in a swimming pool needs to circulate through a filtering system, to remove dirt and debris. During normal operation, water flows to the filtering system through two or more main drains at the bottom of the pool and multiple skimmer drains around the top of the pool. The main […]
First Swimming Pools The “great bath” is the earliest public water tank in the ancient world. It existed over 5000 years ago in the Pakistani city settlement of Mohenjo-daro. The tank itself measures approximately 12 meters north-south and 7 meters wide, with a maximum depth of 2.4 meters. Two wide staircases lead down into the […]
Customers often come to us and ask how can make my swimming pool more energy efficient? This is a great question, especially considering how rough the economy has become recently. In this article, we explain a few ways you can easily reduce your heating costs. Select the right heater for your pool: Some heaters have higher […]