Swimming Pools — How To Choose The Location

Posted by Jim Riggs on Nov 25, 2016 8:00:00 AM

Because a swimming pool will be one of the largest components of any yard, choosing the correct placement is essential. We understand that it takes some time and a lot of back and forth before finally deciding on a pool location, so we went ahead and created a list of things you need to think of while you decide. Some of these you may not even realize you should have been thinking about!

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How To Find The Perfect Property For A Future Pool

Posted by Jim Riggs on Nov 18, 2016 8:00:00 AM

Investing in a pool for your backyard is something that will benefit all family members. You know your kids will enjoy it at their convenience growing up, and hey, you can too on weekends, during summer parties, and through your retirement days. "Where can we put it, though?" is probably a thought that's striked your mind more than once while considering such an expenditure. While there are some factors to consider, we're here to help you find the perfect spot!

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Want To Put Off Your Pool Closing? Get A Pool Heater!

Posted by Jim Riggs on Sep 16, 2016 8:00:00 AM

We're lucky to be here in the south where pool season is already naturally extended, but did you know you could swim for even longer by adding a pool heater? That's right — the leaves may change from green to orange, but you won't have to change out of your swimsuit!

Put off your pool closing and discover the benefits of pool heaters, learn the difference between the different models, and check out how much each option will cost you in the long run.

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5 Ways to Tell if a Salt Water Pool is Right for You

Posted by Jim Riggs on Apr 15, 2016 8:00:00 AM

If you thought pool choices stop at "above-ground or in-ground?" and "vinyl or gunite?" you'd be wrong. There's one more big decision you need to think about: traditional or salt water? You're probably well aware of what all goes into maintaining a regular pool, but you may not know much about what it's like to have a salt water pool. To help you make the best choice for your needs, here are 5 points that prove a salt water pool is right for you:

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What's the Difference Between Vinyl Pools and Gunite Pools?

Posted by Jim Riggs on Apr 8, 2016 8:00:00 AM

Life is full of choices: paper or plastic, should I eat this donut or should I go to the gym... do I want a vinyl pool or a gunite pool? We may not be able to help you with all of the other choices you have to make, but we can certainly weigh in on your choice between a vinyl pool and a gunite pool. Below we've outlined all the differences in construction, customization, cost, lining/finish, and maintenance for the two different types of pools so you can make your choice with confidence.

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Common Pool Installation Mistakes to Avoid

Posted by Jim Riggs on Mar 18, 2016 8:00:00 AM

So you've decided you're going to put in a pool... Congratulations! Over the years we've helped countless people bring their dream vinyl pool or gunite pool to life, but we've also seen our fair share of people who have made mistakes. We're here to share with you the most common pool installation mistakes we see people make when it comes to installing a pool, as well as tips on how to avoid these mistakes for a construction experience that will go off without a hitch! Let's get started...

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Pros and Cons of Installing and Owning a Swimming Pool

Posted by Jim Riggs on Mar 4, 2016 8:01:57 AM

Have you been on the fence about whether or not to have a pool built in your backyard? On the one hand it's a great way to keep cool during the hot summers, but on the other hand it is a fairly expensive commitment. We know those thoughts are just the tip of the iceberg, and there's a lot to consider when making a decision this big. We're here to lay out the most important pros and cons of installing and owning a pool so you can have a 360° view of the project and can make the best choice for you! Let's dive in...

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What You Need to Know About Pool Installation and Ownership

Posted by Jim Riggs on Feb 25, 2016 12:18:02 PM

Have you been considering installing a pool? While we understand how you could easily be dazzled by the thoughts of bright blue water, brand new bathing suits, and summer fun, we also know it's important to take a step back and realize that while a pool is a lot of fun, it's also a lot of commitment and work. Since you probably already know what's great about owning a pool, we're here to balance you out and let you know what else you can expect to experience as a pool-owner.

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Things To Know Before Hiring A Pool Builder

Posted by Jim Riggs on Feb 25, 2016 12:17:28 PM

It's about to be summer again, and we may be a little biased, but pool days are our favorite parts of summer. Building a pool is a great plan for a family or business, but it's important to make sure you choose wisely when it comes to hiring a pool builder. Do you want a certain shape for your pool rather than the usual rectangular shaped pool? How about the design and depth of the pool? All of those questions should be your top concern, and you want to make sure you hire a professional that feels the same way. We have a few tips on how to be sure you've hired the right person for the job.

SUNSHINE, SUMMERTIME & POOLTIME 

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