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The most educational swimming pool blog in the country, providing fiberglass pool articles and videos, as well as information on inground concrete and liner pools.

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Options and Accessories  |  Pool Maintenance  |  Pool landscaping  |  Swimming Pool Accessories  |  Swimming Pool FAQs

How to Keep Frogs and Other Small Animals Out of Your Swimming Pool

Frogs are everywhere… including, unfortunately, many swimming pools.

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Concrete Pool Information  |  Cost and Pricing  |  Fiberglass vs Concrete vs Vinyl Liner  |  Installation & Construction  |  Pool Maintenance

What is a Gunite Pool? How They’re Built, What They Cost, and What to Expect

Thinking about getting a new swimming pool for your backyard? You probably know about the three types of inground pools: concrete, fiberglass, and vinyl liners.

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Comparing Fiberglass, Concrete, and Vinyl Liner Pools in the Modern Age Ebook.

Comparing Fiberglass, Concrete, and Vinyl Liner Pools in the Modern Age

Don't blindly wonder if a fiberglass, concrete, or vinyl liner pool is right for you. Our educational ebook does a deep-dive comparison of the 3 types, all while noting the advantages and disadvantages of each.

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Options and Accessories  |  Pool Maintenance  |  Swimming Pool Accessories  |  Swimming Pool FAQs

What are the Best Salt Water Pool Systems for 2021?

Salt water pools are as popular as we’ve ever seen. It’s not hard to see why.

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Fiberglass Pool Information  |  Pool Maintenance  |  Swimming Pool FAQs

Can I Use Bleach Instead of Chlorine to Clean My Swimming Pool?

We’re in unprecedented times, and that means answering unprecedented questions. One question I’d honestly not expected to hear is, “is it okay to use bleach to clean my pool?” But since the start of the year, I’ve seen folks asking about bleach in pool owner groups on Facebook, on our social media channels, on blogs and YouTube comments, in emails, and even in a few panicked phone calls here and there.

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Options and Accessories  |  Pool Maintenance  |  Swimming Pool Accessories

What are the Best Robotic Pool Cleaners in 2021?

If you’ve got a pool (or will have one soon), you know how important it is to keep the water clean. A sparkling backyard pool can quickly turn into a brackish eyesore if you’re not diligent with regular maintenance.

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Pool Maintenance

What Is a Pool Ionizer? Cost, Problems, Pros, and Cons

Would you like smoother, silkier pool water? Want to use fewer pool chemicals? How about stopping algae in its tracks? Enter swimming pool ionizers.   

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Cost and Pricing  |  Pool Maintenance

Saltwater Pool Conversion: Cost, Steps, Pros, Cons

Are you envious of your neighbors who have saltwater pools but not sure how to switch from chlorine to a salt system?

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Pool Maintenance  |  Swimming Pool FAQs

6 Things You Need to Know Before You Buy a Home with a Pool

Thinking about buying a home with a swimming pool? Purchasing a home with an inground pool in the backyard is one of the fastest and easiest ways to get a pool this year. But what are some of the red flags that you need to look out for when buying a home with a pool? What are the drawbacks that you need to research before signing on the dotted line? As fiberglass pool manufacturers and seasoned pool maintenance and installation professionals, we'll walk you through the key points that you need to think about before purchasing a home that already has a pool installed. By the end of this article, you should have a better idea of whether buying a home with a pool is a good investment for you.  Let's jump in.

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Fiberglass vs Concrete vs Vinyl Liner  |  Pool Maintenance

What Is the Best Type of Pool for Cold Climates? Concrete vs. Fiberglass vs. Vinyl Liner

Did you know that people in some northern states ice skate on their inground pools during the winter? Yep, it gets that cold.    If you live in an area where people skate on their pools as much as they swim in them, you might have questions like:   What is the best type of pool for cold climates? What problems can occur when a pool freezes? Are fiberglass pools ok in cold weather? What about concrete and vinyl pools?

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Pool Maintenance

What Is a Pool Sand Filter? Cost, Maintenance, Benefits

Did you know that the ancient Greeks used sand filters to clean their bathhouse pools? That's how old the sand filter technology is, but don't let that be a drawback. Some of the greatest inventions thought up centuries ago continue to be used to this day. If you're a new pool owner or if you're looking to switch up your filtration system, you may have questions like: "What is a sand filter? How does a sand filter work? Is a sand filter better than a cartridge system? How much does a sand filter cost?" If you've got one or more of these questions on your mind, we've got your back.

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