Common misconceptions about salt water pools

Have a salt water pool? There are plenty of misconceptions out there about having and maintaining a salt water pool. Let’s take a look at four common myths, then examine whether you should consider a salt water pool or not. Misconception 1: Just add salt When considering a salt water pool, many people will think they just have to add salt to their pool throughout the year. However, salt is just one of the things

When’s the best time to buy a pool?

You’ve been thinking on this decision for a while. But when is the best time to buy and install your new swimming pool? In reality, that answer will be different for each person. So instead, here are some tips on how to decide when the best time is for you personally to buy a pool. Time of year Spring is generally accepted as the most popular—and therefore most expensive—time to buy a pool simply because

How to store pool supplies

Congratulations on your brand new pool! It’s amazing to be able to walk out your door and hop into that cool, clear water. And the satisfaction you get from taking care of something like that is wonderful. But what are you going to do with all of these supplies? Chemicals Stay safe when handling your pool chemicals. Chemical containers should have instructions printed on them that describe proper handling and storage procedure. Always keep your

Why do you put chlorine in swimming pools?

If you want to keep your pool clean and healthy, you have to put a few chemicals in it. But why is that necessary? What does chlorine actually do to your pool? Let’s take a look at both the positive effects and the potential negative effects of chlorine in your swimming pool. Chlorine keeps your pool’s water sanitized. It kills the bacteria and microorganisms that are always trying to colonize in swimming pools. Chlorine works

Five ways to improve your backyard

 Some people treat their backyard like an empty canvas ready to be painted, while others may need a little nudge figuring out what to put in their yard. Wherever you fall in the spectrum, Pristine Pools would be honored to help you make the best decisions about any of these five ways to improve your backyard. Pools A pool is a welcome addition to many homes, but figuring out what exactly you want and need

The beginning of pool season

 Your swimming pool has been closed for months, but now it’s time to prepare it for pool season. This process is called opening your pool, and it’s an exciting time of year for pool owners. But what exactly is involved in opening your pool? When to open March is the earliest we recommend opening a pool in Oklahoma. Any earlier in the year and you run the risk of exposing your pool to freezing weather.