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Dangers of Overexposure to Chlorine

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While Chlorine Does Have Its Benefits, It’s Still Dangerous Chlorine is a chemical used to kill bacteria growth in water. It is used in drinking water, sewage sanitation, and in swimming pools. Additionally, it is also an active ingredient in a host of cleaning products. However, while chlorine is a helpful chemical when it comes to cleaning and sanitizing water, overexposure to chlorine can often lead to chlorine poisoning. Often, for many pool owners, chlorine toxicity occurs because too much of the chemical was added …

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Pros and Cons of Saltwater Pools

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Saltwater Pools are Increasing in Popularity There are many people in the world who have grown tired of owning and maintaining chlorine pools. Chlorine can be hazardous to handle and store and gets expensive over time. The way it feels to swimmers is also a downside to some. Due to this, many people are making the transition to saltwater pools. It is important to remember that while you don’t have to add chlorine tablets to a saltwater pool, it still contains chlorine, just a much …

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Why Swimming is a Great Exercise

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Swimming is a Safe and Effective Exercise The summer months are a fantastic time to get in shape or maintain your health. There are countless exercises that can be utilized by individuals to get that summer body that they want and to stay healthy. While going to the gym is an incredibly popular option, it is not the only one. There are plenty of opportunities that don’t even require you to have a gym membership like yoga, running around your neighborhood, and even swimming. Swimming …

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Tips to Throw the Best Summer Pool Party

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Summer Offers Plenty of Chances to Throw Pool Parties Summer is officially here, and with it comes longer days and warmer weather! Why not take advantage of the long, sunny days by throwing a great summer pool party? A pool party is the best type of gathering to throw during the summer months. It prevents you from having to do extensive pre-party housecleaning as well as providing a ready-made activity for everyone involved. Pool parties offer great opportunities to make the most out of the …

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Will a Pool Fit in my Backyard?

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Building a Pool Takes Careful Consideration One of the most attractive prospects for any homeowner is having a private pool to pair with their home. For those in the market for a home, they may have found the perfect house that meets all of their requirements except it’s missing a pool. For owners who already own a home, maybe they’ve finally decided to invest in a pool after all these years. However, the next question for these people is whether a pool will fit in …

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How Much Does an Inground Pool Cost?

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Inground Pool Costs Varies on Location For many homeowners, the prospect of owning an inground pool can be an attractive concept. If the owners have kids, it can mean a new way to entertain them during the summer months. All Texans know how hot summer time can be so a pool can also help beat the heat. Pools can be a great addition to one’s backyard aesthetic. Regardless of the reason, installing a pool is no easy decision, and it is far from an easy …

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The Importance of Maintaining Your Pool Chemistry

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Balancing Your Pool Chemistry Saves You Time and Money We are midway through the spring season which means summer is fast approaching. Nothing tops spending the hot summer days out by the pool. Whether you want to wade in the pool, lie out, or throw a pool party, they all require your pool to be properly maintained. Owning a pool is a big responsibility that requires some work. One aspect of owning a pool that should never be overlooked is maintaining your pool chemistry. To …

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Why is My Pool Losing Water?

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Did you know that pools hold an average of 19,000 gallons of water? While taking care of your pool is a regular commitment, you are likely to notice if your water levels are changing. If you have gone outside each day to notice your pool looks a little bit lower, you may be feeling some concern as to why your pool is losing water. Water loss can be due to natural circumstances or due to a problem with the system, or due to leaks. It …

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The Process of Building a Pool

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Winter has finally come to an end, and the days of bundling up to stay warm are over. The time for warmer weather is now, allowing you the opportunity to spend more and more time outside. While the weather has gotten warmer, it isn’t exactly the blistering heat we are used to as Texans, but it does give you plenty of time to finally install that dream pool of yours. The process of building a pool can take anywhere from 6 to 10 weeks. It …

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Steps to Opening Your Pool This Season

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The cold, winter months have finally come to an end! Warm weather and sunshine take center stage again, and that means it is finally time to get your pool ready. We know how excited you are to swim and relax in your pool and throw summer backyard parties, but we also know how terrible the thought of actually getting your pool open and ready for the season can be. The whole process of cleaning it can be exhausting and arduous, but in the long run, …