Tips On Closing-Up Your Concrete Inground Pool For Winter

If you've had an inground, concrete swimming pool built on your property, it's important that you know how to close it up properly for the winter time.  This means that you'll be able to enjoy your pool again as soon as the weather improves in the spring, without having to carry out time-consuming remedial works when you could be enjoying a refreshing dip.  Read on for some top tips on closing up your inground concrete pool. [Read More]

Consider Some of These Unique Designer Pool Ideas

If you are going to spend the time and money on having a swimming pool installed in your backyard, why not go the custom route? This does cost a little more money, but it can be well worth it. With a custom pool, you are able to choose exactly how it will look, add some interesting features, and even increase the value of your home. Here are some fun and unique design ideas for a custom pool. [Read More]

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]