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Selling Your Home with a Pool? Here’s What You Should Know

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With Spring right around the corner, chances are some of you are thinking about putting your home on the market. While it is true that there is no ‘wrong’ time to sell a home, statistics show that waiting until Spring to market your home could pay off in the end. If the home you are thinking about selling has a swimming pool, there are a few things to keep in mind. Selling a home with a pool requires a bit more thought and attention to …

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How to Keep Pool Water from Freezing During the Winter

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Just like in most other states throughout the United States, it is essential in Texas for pool owners to freeze guard their pool when the temperature dips below freezing (32 degrees Fahrenheit). We recommend freeze guarding your pool for a degree or two above 32-degree F, as that is the temperature when the water will freeze. As you may be able to guess, freeze guard means to protect your pool water from freezing during the winter. If your pool is not properly prepared for the …

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Tips for Creating a Maintenance Schedule for Your Pool

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As any homeowner who has a pool in their backyard knows, it is of the utmost importance that you create a maintenance schedule for your pool right away. One of the biggest mistakes homeowners make is failing to stay on top of regular pool maintenance. We know it can be easy to lose sight of upkeep and maintenance when all you want to do is laze about in your crystal clear pool – but it is incredibly important for the pool’s longevity and overall health. …

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Common Signs Your Pool is Experiencing Plumbing Problems

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Having a pool in your backyard is a great luxury that many people benefit from. Not only is swimming an excellent form of exercise, but it also offers endless hours of entertainment and fun for the whole family. This is especially true for Texas residents, as the summers are hot, humid, and long. Thanks to the balmy weather the rest of the year, backyard pools can be utilized year-round in this part of the country. While you may love having a pool in your backyard, …

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Chlorine vs. Salt Water Pools: Which is Best?

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If you have a pool in your background already or have started shopping around for a custom pool, chances are you’ve stumbled upon the debate of chlorine vs. salt water pools. One of the greatest debate topics in the world of home pools, there are pros and cons to both chlorine and salt water pools. Chlorine is the most common chemical used to kill bacteria in swimming pools and Jacuzzis, however, in recent years people have been opting for salt water pools over chlorine because …