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Important Factors To Consider Before Getting An In-Ground Pool

March 7, 2023

Location Before you can get your in-ground pool installed, there are a few important factors you must consider. These include size, depth, location, landscaping, and cost. You’ll also need to determine how much space your yard will need for excavation equipment, including dump trucks, concrete mixers, and backhoes. If there’s not enough space, it could add extra time to the construction process and make the project harder to complete. You... View Article

Common Mistakes To Avoid When Opening Your Pool

February 27, 2023

Owning a pool means that you have to maintain it properly. This also includes opening up your pool cover. Something as minor as opening a pull cover the wrong way can result in costly mistakes. Instead of trying to cut corners when cleaning, and preparing equipment, much more should be done carefully. This guide will provide tips on what not to do when opening a pool. Mistakes To Avoid When... View Article

How To Properly Open Your Pool This Spring

February 7, 2023

Spring marks the beginning of the warm season. The blossoming plants, longer-lasting sunshine, and warm temperatures provide plenty of opportunities to go out and get a good swim. If you’re a pool owner, one of your biggest concerns is how you will open your pool, especially if it’s your first time.  So, how do you open an above ground pool in the spring? This post will share a step-by-step guide... View Article

The Importance of Talking to Your Pool Professional Before Spring

January 23, 2023

Before you know it, spring will be here. That means days filled with sunshine with trees and plants beginning to bloom. The excitement of pool season is here! The summer heat will soon follow, and you probably can’t wait to get back into your pool. However, you’ll want to contact a pool professional before you jump in. Here is why to schedule a pool professional ahead of time. Why Should... View Article

Tips and Tricks for Dealing With Snow and Ice on Your Pool Cover

January 7, 2023

Winter can be pretty brutal here in Connecticut. If you are a pool owner, you may face some obstacles that other homeowners won’t. The snow and ice can wreak havoc on your pool cover. The good news is we are here to help you learn how to properly take care of your pool cover during the winter. Should I Remove Ice From My Pool Cover? Simply put, you should not... View Article