As summertime approaches, the first thought on the minds of people both young and old alike is “When can I hop into the nearest pool?” No matter what your age or background everyone enjoys a refreshing dip in the water.
Traditionally, many older home pool styles had cantilever type decks that were not particularly aesthetically pleasing to the naked eye. However, new technology pool coping has become more prominent in providing better-looking backyard options with little to no hassle at all.
How much does it cost to build a pool? This question is typical for would-be pool owners.
Unfortunately, it does not have a straightforward answer.
Several variables go into the final price tag for a swimming pool installation project. Then, you have to consider the ongoing cost of maintenance and operation. You may even want to think about the value that the pool could add to your property.
Your swimming pool gets exposed to a lot of water, chlorine, and general wear and tear over the years. At its basic, a swimming pool is a hole in the ground with water fixtures and a pool finish. The swimming pool finish prevents water from seeping into the ground through the concrete shell because concrete is porous.
You have several options when choosing the right finish for your pool.
Your pool deck is the immediate area around your pool. Also known as a pool patio, this is the space where you place lounge chairs, tables and other pool/backyard furniture.
The deck creates the look and style of your entire swimming area.
When designing and building a pool deck, materials matter.
The area should be stylish, inviting, well-constructed and non-slip.
Your swimming pool deck can be the perfect place for family fun.
Here’s everything you need to know about pool decking:
The debate between adding a new plaster layer or just applying paint is one that pool owners must deal with at some point. Compared to resurfacing interior plaster, it may appear that painting is the more affordable solution.
However, pool experts seem to all agree that in the long run, resurfacing your plaster is the better alternative.
Below, we will explore why that is.
Purchasing and maintaining a pool are likely two of the most prominent costs you’ll have as a homeowner. That hefty investment is something you’ll want to take care of for years to come – hopefully, for as long as you’re in the house!
With a pool comes a lot of work and occasional repairs to ensure that everything’s working safely and correctly. Many pool owners, though, don’t know all the inner workings of a pool and how they go together to prevent water leaks. Therefore, it could be difficult to know the root of a pool problem and when a repair or replacement is in order.
Today, we’re going to talk about pool mastic, a crucial part of your pool that does a lot behind the scenes.
Getting your pool to return to a beautiful shade of blue when it looks like a swamp can be enough to make any pool owner rethink an afternoon spent cleaning their pool, but it doesn’t have to. Although it might be hard to believe that your green pool will ever be blue again, cleaning it doesn’t have to require a lot of effort.
While having a swimming pool can be fun during the summer months, it is also a serious responsibility. Drowning is the second leading cause of death for children and young adults from ages five to 24.
Every year in the United States, approximately 350 children under the age of five drown in swimming pools. However, older adults and pets are not immune to drowning in pools either, but it can be easily prevented.