If you are considering a vinyl liner pool, part of your concern will be to ask how long the liner will last before you have to replace it. You may be thinking of the vinyl liners that are used in above ground pools, how they get wrinkly on the bottom and have a very short…

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Well, it’s safe to say you wouldn’t be the first person to wonder this. The decision on whether to install an above ground or an inground pool is a tough one. The one you ultimately choose will depend on many factors, from budget to available space in your backyard. Consider these questions and you’ll soon…

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If you’re looking to sell your home and have a pool, you may wonder if that swimming pool adds value to your property. The answer isn’t cut and dried. It depends on many factors, such as market trends, what each buyer is looking for, and the appearance of the pool area itself. This last one…

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It can get pretty expensive to own a pool! However, the joy you derive from it likely surpasses the money you’re spending. Still, it would be nice to keep some money in your wallet when you can. Here are some money-saving tips to consider: Use a solar cover: In conjunction with your pool heater, use…

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Labor Day signals the end of the summer season. Time to close up the pool for yet another year. This isn’t the daunting task it’s made out to be. You don’t have to waste an entire weekend closing your pool up. Just check out these five easy tips: Test the water; clean the pool: First,…

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Winter Maintenance: The Top Pool Cover Pumps Pool cover pumps are necessary to get excess melted snow and rainwater off your pool cover. Water can weigh down your cover and cause damage to the cover itself as well as the pool. Pool cover pumps are designed to siphon off that excess water throughout the winter…

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How to Heat Your Pool Heating your pool is one thing — doing it affordably is quite another. If money’s tight and budgets are getting leaner as we head into the holiday season, you may be eager to learn of ways to heat your pool on the cheap. Here are a few tips you can…

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Pool Covers and Winter Protection – With Old Man Winter peering around the corner, you need to get your pool covered right away if you haven’t already done so. With the first frost, your pool water will become an especially dangerous place consisting of ice, slush and frigid water – a safety concern above all…

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Top Pool Safety Tips – Above Ground Pools & In Ground Pools If you have a pool, whether above or in ground, you as the home owner have a responsibility to keep everyone around you safe from the inherent threats of the large body of water in your backyard. From drownings to paralysis, no one…

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How to Get Rid of Pool Algae Nothing stops a fun summer day in its tracks than green water. UGH. You have pool algae again. You may have had it before and know it’s not easy to get rid of. However, it’s not impossible. So, before your kids start raising a ruckus and you have…

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