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Articles in Pools - Concrete
Total number of blog post(s): 15
The lure of a sparkling swimming pool is hard to ignore, especially when summer temperatures reach their highest. But “sparkling” is the key to wanting to take a dip in that refreshing oasis—a cloudy, discolored, or downright dirty pool isn’t something anyone ...
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For most people, a pool in the backyard conjures images of burgers sizzling on the grill, cold ones by the water, and kids splashing and laughing in the shallow end. And while these are just a few of the perks to pool ownership, it's also a lot of work to keep the ...
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Where there’s water, there’s life. While this may be a rallying cry for astronomers in search of ET, it’s a far more troubling prospect for pool owners. One of the most common pool problems is the flowering of new life in the form of algal blooms. Algae is a catchall ...
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Owning a pool is an amazing thing, especially in the summertime. When it’s hotter than an oven outside—especially if you live in the sun-scorched south like I do—there are few things better than being able to slather on the sunscreen, slip into your swimsuit, and step outside ...
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If you are researching swimming pool contractors for an upcoming installation, you’ll want to take your time finding a local option with the experience needed to design and install your ideal pool. Working with a company that has experience with the type of pool installation you ...
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Summer is drawing to a close, and it's time to face a sad truth—pool season is nearly over. For lucky homeowners with pools, that means it's time to start thinking about pool closing for the coming chillier months. In this article from Houston Best Pick Olympic Pools & Spas, a ...
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Everyone loves a good cookout to celebrate Independence Day, but getting ready to host an event—big or small—involves considerable planning. These ideas will help you get the ball rolling for a successful day with food, friends, family, and fun. Food Typical holiday food ...
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A summer pool party is one of the best ways to welcome the warm weather and all the fun outdoor activities to follow. But just as with any other type of party, there are some important steps to take before opening your pool—and your home—to guests. Read on for our ...
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When it comes to how to winterize your home, it’s just as important to keep the outside of your home prepared for the cold as it is to make sure you can light a fire in the fireplace. Keep reading for some suggestions on how to help your lawn, landscape, and exterior features...
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Taking a day to relax by your swimming pool is a great way to cool off, but maintaining a pool can be a far less refreshing experience. Fortunately, automatic pool cleaners can keep your pool in great shape while saving you the work of cleaning it on your own. Read on to...
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