Have Fun With These Pool Safety Tips
Every year there are accidents that occur in pools and beaches around the country which is why keeping safety top of mind is so important. Even if you think you’ve taken every measure to ensure safety around your pool, a refresher never hurts so we offer some guidelines to consider. Continue Reading
Last summer, did you wish you hadn’t put off that pool project you had been considering? Well now is the time to start planning so that you don’t have to wait another year. In order to be ready for the swim season in Ohio and Michigan start examining these things now: Continue Reading
The liner for your swimming pool is important beyond adding beauty and style to your swimming pool; a liner is an essential part of the entire swimming pool system as it separates the structure of the pool and the pool walls from the water it’s meant to hold. Swimming pool liners can be constructed of flexible vinyl, traditional tile and cement utilizing sealants and tiles.
A vinyl liner is easy to install for a professional swimming pool contractor and is a less expensive alternative to concrete and tile pool liner construction. If your liner has rips or tears it can be patched for a time but eventually may need to be replaced. Continue Reading
Cooking shows are continually gaining popularity. That could be the reason many individuals are picking up their spatulas and stepping into the kitchen. Once summer rolls around, who wants to leave the comfort and coolness of being poolside to step into the indoor kitchen and start dinner? Continue Reading
It’s likely that you have taught your children that peeing the pool is not acceptable. Chances are, you urge them to get out of the water at least every thirty minutes to go to the bathroom, right? Well when it comes to public pools, there may or may not be parents in attendance who will do the same. Chances are, there are no parents in sight because the public pools typically provide on-site lifeguards.
If you or your child are swimming in a public pool, you just might be swimming in quite a bit of urine. When you have your own swimming pool, you can rest assured that not only are your children getting out of the water to use the bathroom, but that the water is clean and clear and free of bacteria. Continue Reading
Your swimming pool installed and now comes the fun part – the installation of a diving board and slide. They certainly can be fun, but you have to practice caution and follow some safety rules.
A lot of people view a diving board as simply an add-on to the pool fun, but diving boards are the cause of many a backyard mishap. It should be routine for your swimming pool builder or service professional to check that your diving board is secure and in safe operating order. He or she will ensure that none of the hardware has become loose and that there are no cracks in the foundation securing the diving board. Continue Reading
With summer officially here and the days are warming up, it’s important to know and understand the signs and symptoms of heat related illnesses. Even if you are spending hours in and around the pool, you aren’t immune to heat exhaustion or other heat related illnesses. Continue Reading
We’re all pretty sick of hearing about it. For some, COVID-19 has had devastating effects on their finances and their health or the health of their loved ones. In the worst cases, there are individuals who have lost their lives or the life of a loved one. We can’t imagine the loss nor do we want to minimize or make light of the situation. Continue Reading
Breathing new life into your potentially outdated swimming pool and its equipment may actually save you time and money in the long run. Updating pool equipment to more energy efficient models will definitely help you reap money in your overall pool operating costs. Continue Reading
Have you ever heard the term, “swim spa”? These are a hybrid product that allows customers to have a combination of relaxing massage jets that you’d find in a hot tub along with a pool structure large enough to swim laps. The swim spa features adjustable speed swim currents that allow the swimmer to swim in place – and get a great work out.
If you’re looking for a water-filled structure in which to swim laps and benefit from hydrotherapy, a swim spa might fill the bill! These structures are gaining in popularity among homeowners who want a pool, but may not want to give up their entire backyard to a traditional swimming pool. Continue Reading