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How Much Are Swimming Pool Maintenance Costs?

Before making the large investment of installing a swimming pool, it is important to be aware of the ongoing costs. These include things like chemicals, equipment maintenance, replacement parts, and utility costs. They also include the [...]

Plunge Pools: The Ultimate Guide

Not everyone who wants to own a swimming pool can afford one, and some people who can afford a pool do not have space for it on their property. However, people facing these kinds of [...]

Retaining Wall Drainage Guide

Retaining walls are useful and attractive features in many yards, but they are prone to failure if proper drainage is not considered. Some professional installers find that nearly 80 percent of the retaining walls they [...]

How to Cool Down Your Swimming Pool Water

Getting into a nice cold pool on a hot summer day can be the greatest feeling. However, that same hot day can lead to the pool in your water getting uncomfortably warm, and it is [...]

Retaining Walls: DIY or Professional Install?

Retaining walls help prevent soil from becoming displaced (more on that here). They can be used to create flat areas in a sloping yard, to prevent soil from becoming part of the run-off during the [...]

When Should I Drain My Swimming Pool?

Pools require a lot of maintenance, but luckily, they do not need to be drained very often. However, there are a few circumstances in which it is necessary to completely or partially drain your pool. [...]

What is a Retaining Wall? And When You Need One

People are very good at looking past things that are irrelevant to them, and you have probably looked past a good many retaining walls in your time. Recently, something may have brought retaining walls to [...]

Grottos: A Unique Addition to Your Swimming Pool

People who are interested in spicing up their pool design may enjoy having a grotto. A pool grotto is usually considered to be a design feature that incorporates a waterfall over the top of a [...]

Deck Draining Guidelines For Your Inground Pool

Inground pools require proper deck drainage in order to remain clean and prevent standing water. Proper drainage prevents excess debris from entering your pool and provides somewhere for splash and rain water to go. Whether [...]