Month: May 2019
How Are Above Ground Pools Installed?
For new pool owners who are interested in DIY projects, installing a pool yourself can lead to a lot of satisfaction – especially once you’ve completed the job and are swimming in the pool! With the proper tools, some DIY skills and a few helping hands it’s possible to install a pool yourself. So, how […]
What Is the Largest Swim Spa?
Most people choose a swim spa over a full-sized pool and hot tub because they lack the required space. However, even if you have adequate space, a large swim spa can provide a great workout and enough room for an entire family with friends to enjoy. If you’re wondering what is the largest swim spa […]
Is Cloudy Hot Tub Water Safe?
Maybe your hot tub is getting a lot of use, it’s been awhile since you’ve cleaned it, or you’ve been experiencing heavy rainfalls and severe winds. After any of these scenarios, you might notice the water in your hot tub is starting to get cloudy. But is cloudy hot tub water safe? The answer to […]
How Do Outdoor Hot Tubs Work?
For some hot tub users, simply relaxing in the warm water is all they need or want to know. However, there’s always the type of person who needs to know how things actually work. And a common question we hear from both prospective hot tub buyers and current owners is, “How do outdoor hot tubs […]
What Do Hot Tubs Cost to Run?
For those considering a hot tub purchase, a common and very legitimate concern is what do hot tubs cost to run? All hot tubs will require regular water testing and the specialized chemicals required to keep the water well balanced may amount to about $20 per month. Although the cost of electricity needed to run […]
Learn About What Above Ground Pools Are Made Of
If you’re looking into the backyard swimming pool scene, you may be asking the question, “What are above ground pools made of?” The fact is there are only a few basic components when it comes to above ground pools: walls, tracks, connector plates, uprights, top rails, caps, and hardware. When it comes to assessing the […]
How to Read Pool Water Test Strips?
Maintaining clean, clear and fresh water in your above ground swimming pool is an absolute must. Without maintaining properly balanced water you may end up with skin and eye irritations, algae growth, murky water and possibly do damage to your pool. Luckily, keeping an eye on the various levels are made cheap and easy with […]
How Much Pool Water Is Needed for Testing?
You’ll get a lot of joy out of your above ground swimming pool, but you’ll also need to take care of some basic responsibilities. One of your regular tasks will be testing your pool water. Keeping everything in balance will ensure your water remains clear, clean and free of any algae or harmful bacteria. How […]