If you’ve purchased a home with a swimming pool, congratulations! A swimming pool can add so much to your home each summer – encouraging your family to socialize, exercise, and spend more time together. But before you dive in and enjoy your new pool, you’ll need to be sure you understand each of its components and how to operate the pool correctly. We’ve put together a homebuyer’s guide to pool maintenance so you can learn tips and tricks on how to properly and cost-effectively maintain your pool and familiarize yourself with your pool equipment.
With a little work when you first take over the pool, you can ensure your swimming pool operation is easier and more cost-effective for many summers to come. Continue reading New Homebuyer’s Guide to Pool Maintenance
Coping is essentially the frame for your pool and it consists of two parts: the outer coping is the concrete or stone around the edges of your pool and the inner coping, which is the part facing the inside of the pool.
Inner coping has a track to lock in the liner. If you look at a pool carefully, you can see a white stripe near the top of the pool’s wall. Some pools have a double track, with the second track being there to hold the winter snap cover.
Outer coping can be made out of different materials, but the most frequently used ones are concrete or stone and each one has its advantages.
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The design of your pool plays a vital role in the character of your backyard paradise. Whether you are trying to simulate the silky smooth seas of the Caribbean, or are looking for a crisp and sharp modern look selecting the right design for your pool liner will be key! Our backyard is our escape; it is the fundamental soul of our home, it’s where we go to think to unwind, to relax!
We advise you take the time and learn how to select the ideal liner for your pool as a pool liner will set the tone for your backyard for at least the next 10 years. In addition to design, keeping quality in mind when selecting you liner will prove beneficial if your liner is to last its tend. Continue reading How to Pick Your Pool Liner