Suck It Up: Choosing Pool Cleaners For Different Environments And Types Of Debris

An at-home swimming pool is a great luxury, and often the only way to escape the worst of Australia's notoriously brutal summers, so it stands to reason that you'll want to keep it as clean and sanitary as possible. However, choosing a suitable pool cleaner can be something of a challenge -- various different types, makes and configurations are available, differing vastly in price and suitable uses. As such, when looking for a new pool cleaner you should pay particular attention to the types of dirt and debris you are routinely cleaning out of your pool. [Read More]

What Every Homeowner Needs To Know About In-Ground Pools

Most homeowners who want to have a permanent swimming pool installed prefer in-ground pools, of which there are only three options. Here is an overview of the options. Fibreglass Pools These are made using a single shell made from a mould. Once you have chosen the depth and shape of the shell, the pool company's construction crew will dig the hole, lay the plumbing and put in your pool. Fibreglass pools are low maintenance since the nonporous gel coat surface of the fibreglass inhibits algae growth, thereby reducing the amount of sanitizing chemicals needed for the pool. [Read More]

Tips on Reducing Pool Maintenance Costs

Making the decision of hiring a pool service for your pool repair and maintenance needs is one of the best decisions you can make as a swimming pool owner. Hiring a good pool service is essential in saving you money for pool repairs in the long run and also saves you time and energy that you could otherwise spend cleaning the pool. However, pool service does not mean that you relax as far as taking measures on cost management is concerned. [Read More]

Essential Swimming Pool Equipment

Owning and maintaining a pool requires financial investment, time and pieces of important equipment that will ensure your pool works efficiently and allows you to enjoy more in it. There are two categories of pool equipment; those that the pool needs in order to remain in top working condition, and equipment which may not be as essential but make your pool more enjoyable and less costly to operate and maintain. By understanding the various types of pool equipment, you are able to determine which are essential for your pool and which ones are not. [Read More]