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Exercising in your pool

Mar04
Many people love their pool because it’s a great way to relax and have fun. But another benefit is that your pool can be used to improve your health. Water aerobics, lap swimming, and even weight lifting and cardio work in the pool are great ways to build strength, endurance, or practice physical therapy. People have used swimming for its health benefits for centuries, and a pool brings that benefit right to your backyard. It’s

Should you ever empty and refill your pool?

Feb05
It seems obvious that you have to fill the pool when you first have it installed. But why would you need to drain the water from your pool and refill it later? Believe it or not, it’s a necessary part of maintenance. Let’s take a look at why you need to drain and refill your pool, then how long it should take. Why should you drain your pool? Draining a swimming pool can actually be

Swimming pool sizes

Jan01
 So you want a new pool but don’t know where to start. It can feel overwhelming! But if you work with a trusted professional, they should be able to guide you through the process. One of the questions you’ll need to consider early on is how big of a swimming pool you want or even need. Purpose of your pool Believe it or not, swimming pools end up being used in a number of ways.

When to think about swimming pool renovations

Dec04
 It’s too bad that we have to close down pools in the winter. But the weather is just too cold! I have good news for planners, though. Winter is a great time to start thinking about making repairs and renovations to your swimming pool setup. Why is winter great? For one thing, nobody is using the pool. So if you think anything needs some resurfacing or repainting, you can put it on your to-do list

Questions to ask your pool builder

Nov06
 November is a great time of year to start planning for your pool in the next year. If the weather allows for it, you can start winterizing your swimming pool. Or if you are planning on purchasing a new pool, you can begin the process and start gathering information. If you’re in the latter category and building a pool seems daunting, here are a few things you can ask your builder about. Basic business information

What pool supplies do I need?

Oct02
 If you are asking what pool supplies you need, you probably understand that owning a swimming pool is a big responsibility. Your pool is more than just a hole in the ground with water in it. And that means you are going to need access to a few specific supplies. The following is a quick list of the basic tools you will need to care for a swimming pool and why you need them. 1.