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The Ideal Time for Installing a Pool

In Pool Designby Becki Andrus

Has installing a pool been on your wish list for years? Your family will love the benefits of a backyard pool. But before you jump into the deep end, you need to make sure the timing is right. Not only do you need to consider your personal needs when installing a pool. But it’s also wise to consider the time of year. So here are a few things you need to think about when you are planning a pool installation in your yard: Time of …

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The Benefits of Including a Hot Tub with a Pool Installation

In Pool Designby Becki Andrus

Your family is saving and planning. Now the time has come to install a new swimming pool! As you are finalizing the design, does it make sense to dedicate part of your budget to a hot tub installation as well? When you are putting money into an outdoor oasis, it’s wise to create a design that will best suit your family’s needs. For example, some people are happy with a standalone swimming pool. But other families love the benefits of having a hot tub in …

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Swimming Pool Maintenance Tips after a Big Storm

In Maintenanceby Becki Andrus

When a big storm rolls through the area, do you have a plan to keep up with swimming pool maintenance? It’s nice to have the convenience of a private pool, but this feature in the yard requires a bit more care and attention, especially when dealing with different weather conditions. Texas residents know how to deal with the gulf coast storms that happen. If you know that a mid-size or large storm is on the way, then be ready to care for your pool with …

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9 Reasons to Invest in a Pool Cover

In Pool Featuresby Becki Andrus

A pool cover offers one of the simplest solutions for saving money on maintenance and preventing damage. Do you have a good cover for your pool? If not, then it’s time to invest in something that protects the pool throughout the year. Are you trying to decide whether a pool cover is right for you? Here are a few reasons why you should install this feature on your home pool: 1. A Pool Cover Minimizes Evaporation When the weather heats up, the sun and hot …

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8 Tips for Deciding on the Shape and Size of a Residential Pool

In Pool Designby Becki Andrus

Planning a backyard pool is an exciting step for your family! You’ve always wanted an oasis to gather with your loved ones. This residential pool gives you the perfect outdoor hosting area to share with friends and neighbors. Deciding that you are going to invest in a residential pool is just the first step. It takes a bit of work and planning to finalize the ideal design that will look great in your yard. Look at pictures online, then talk to our pro team at …

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Take a Pool to the Next Level by Adding a Poolside Shade Structure

In Pool Featuresby Becki Andrus

Nothing beats the satisfaction that comes from a relaxing, fun day in the pool on a hot summer day. It’s the perfect time to create family memories and enjoy the beautiful weather. But, while it’s nice to bask in the sunshine, also make sure you have shade available during the heat of the afternoon. A poolside shade structure is a perfect solution. In addition to the installation of your swimming pool, it’s just as important to consider the surrounding patio layout. This area is where …

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9 Ideas for Making a Backyard Pool a Party Destination

In Pool Featuresby Becki Andrus

A backyard pool creates the ideal space for gathering with friends and family. You can invite people over and enjoy the outdoor living space. The swimming pool provides both entertainment and opportunities for relaxation, depending on the type of event you are hosting. The installation of a swimming pool is just the first step to create a backyard party destination. Often, the pool serves as the center of attention in the yard, with other landscaping and design features to make the overall ambiance. Here are …

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7 Ways to Reduce Your Pool’s Energy Use

In Uncategorizedby midcitypools

Pools Use a Lot of Energy Most homeowners dream of one day owning a swimming pool. Not only are swimming pools perfect for entertaining guests, but they give you a place to relax after a long day or cool off in the summer heat. On top of all of that, they transform the look of your backyard into something luxurious. However, many current or potential pool owners don’t think about the amount of energy swimming pools use. Energy conservation is a popular trend across the …

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5 Signs There is a Problem with Your Pool

In Uncategorizedby midcitypools

Keep An Eye Out for Any Signs of Damage Owning a pool is one of the most exciting things for any homeowner. Not only do swimming pools enhance the aesthetic of your yard, but they also provide a whole host of benefits, such as exercise, fun and entertainment, and a place to relax peacefully. Owning a pool is something many homeowners dream of doing. However, these amenities are a big commitment. Yes, there is nothing wrong with being excited about finally adding a pool to …

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Pool Trends to Look Out For in 2021

In Uncategorizedby midcitypools

New Pool Trends Emerge Each Year With 2020 coming to a close, it’s time for us to set our sights on 2021. 2020 has a challenging year for many people, even the expert pool builders at Mid City Custom Pools. The global pandemic impacted our business operations and often led to many delays in pool construction. Regardless, through it all, we were still able to provide our customers with the pools of their dreams. As is the case with every year, new pool trends emerge …