Swimming Pool Blog

April (8)
  • The Complete Guide to Inground Pool Liner Replacements
    Probably 80% of inground pool liners are installed in the spring, but only 20% of people do it themselves. If your liner looks tired or torn, then you may consider replacing it yourself. The cost savings are significant. Inground pool liner replacements can easily run $3000 if priced through a local company, who typically doubles their liner cost and then charges about $1500 to do the labor.
    Tuesday, April 29, 2014 4:54 PM
  • Spring Pool Opening 19-Point Inspection
    Rob Cox
    Spring 19-Point Inspection for your pool. Check under the hood, and get your pool ready for summer, with these tips for a spring pool inspection.
    Friday, April 25, 2014 4:32 PM
  • Aboveground Pool Liner Replacements
    Rob Cox
    For above ground pools, dropping in a new liner is an easy weekend project, and a fast way to give your pool a facelift. I like to replace my liner about every 5-10 years. Once you start to develop holes that seem to come from nowhere, it can grow into an entire season of chasing little leaks.
    Tuesday, April 22, 2014 2:08 PM
  • Guide to Swimming Pool Safety
    Pool safety - here's some thoughts from a parent (and pool owner) on how to make your pool safer. Also, introducing the Australian Kids Alive - Do the Five campaign.
    Friday, April 18, 2014 9:33 PM
  • Solar Blanket Covers - Use & Care Guidelines
    solar blanketsSOLAR BLANKETS - do you have a Love-Hate relationship with them? Here's how to destroy your relationship with your solar cover, and start a-new!
    Friday, April 11, 2014 7:29 AM
  • Removing, Cleaning & Folding a Pool Cover
    Rob Cox
    How to remove, clean, fold and store a winter pool cover - it may seem simple, but there are some tricks to working with your pool cover, to keep it from becoming damaged while removing it from the pool.
    Wednesday, April 09, 2014 3:04 PM
  • Pool Caulking Damage - Repair or Replace?
    Rob Cox
    Some of the pool caulk ripping or deteriorating? Repair or Replace the caulk around the pool, and secondly, Do It Yourself, or hire a caulking professional? Two important questions answered on poolcenter.com blog!
    Tuesday, April 08, 2014 11:04 AM
  • Install LED Pool Lights This Weekend!
    What was a new idea over 20 years ago has come of age; LED pool lights are burning brighter than ever. Now in the fifth generation, manufacturers now use ultra efficient LED's to shine brighter while consuming less energy than their predecessors.
    Wednesday, April 02, 2014 3:37 PM