Swimming Pool Blog

  • Adding a Water Feature to your Inground Pool
    Rob Cox
    Add some ambiance and flair with water features. Deck Jets, Scuppers, Fountains, Waterfalls, Cascades - modern or natural, you choose the look and feel and create something rustic, tranquil or modern.
    Friday, March 07, 2014 3:00 PM
  • Recycling Your Old Pool Equipment
    Recycle your old pool equipment by repurposing it into another use - or recycle it at the landfill that is equipped to handle the equipment material you are replacing. Here's some ideas for putting less old pool equipment into landfills.
    Tuesday, February 18, 2014 12:40 PM
  • Swimming Pool Parts Abbreviations and Terminology
    Rob Cox
    Pool parts lingo and lexicon, the language of pool parts, with descriptions of common abbreviations and terms used for swimming pool parts.
    Saturday, February 15, 2014 10:26 AM
  • Photos of Inground Pool Construction
    Rob Cox
    Pool construction photo gallery - a pictorial from start to finish - 12 photos of an inground pool being built in Austin, Texas. I came across these pictures on facebook, in a Picture Album called "Pool Project". I'm always on the scout for good pool pics, usually for our Pinterest boards.
    Friday, February 07, 2014 1:35 PM
  • Above Ground Pool Safety Fencing
    About pool safety. A big part of it is keeping people out of the pool. One of the best ways to restrict access is with a pool fence. Check your local governmental website for pool fence information, and if you don't find it, you can call the building and zoning commission, and ask to speak to someone about pool fencing requirements for aboveground pools in your area. All cities and states have slightly different pool fence laws, so it's best to find out for yourself.
    Tuesday, November 12, 2013 1:27 PM
  • Pool Parts - Save Money on Your Pool
    Rob Cox
    Swimming pool parts, how to buy them cheaply. Rob explains how poolcenter's new design and our pricing models make poolcenter pool parts the cheapest pool parts available. Common pool equipment repairs are also listed, with some tips on how to use our pool parts to make your own DIY repairs to your pool equipment.
    Friday, November 08, 2013 8:41 AM
  • Stain Removal in a Vinyl Pool
    Mark Garcia
    Pool stains on a vinyl liner, how to remove vinyl liner pool stains. Without draining the pool, you can safely remove all sorts of stains from your vinyl liner pool, with these Miracle stain removal products. Many of these have been around for some time, and some are new kids on the stain removal block. Also, this article has other tips on vinyl liner stain removal.:-) hope you like it...
    Tuesday, October 08, 2013 8:25 AM
  • Decorative Decks and Beautiful Borders
    Rob Cox
    Pool renovation ideas, pictures of pool renovations - specifically, Pool Decks, Borders and Water Feature renovations of swimming pools. Over 30 pics of pool renovation ideas.
    Saturday, August 03, 2013 10:40 AM
  • Pool Lift Care & Maintenance
    Mark Garcia
    pool lift maintenance scheduleHow to maintain and care for your expensive swimming pool lift chair. Follow our regular maintainance schedule, to keep your pool lift running smooth and looking like new. Welcome to our new blogger - Mark Garcia!
    Tuesday, June 18, 2013 4:41 PM
  • Using a Vacuum to Install a Vinyl Liner
    Rob Cox
    How to use a vacuum to suction or set a pool liner during installation, to work out wrinkles and achieve a better fit. Discussion of the types of vacs used, how to set one up for use, and some information on pool liner wrinkles, and how to use the vacuum to assist in removing them.
    Friday, May 24, 2013 3:43 PM
  • Sagging Wood Pool Fence Gate Repair
    Rob Cox
    A pool fence gate that is sagging can be a real safety hazard - Why? Because a sagging pool gate won't self-latch as it closes, and could be left open, inviting a very unwelcome tragedy to your pool. For a new pool to pass the final pool inspections, a pool fence must be built to specific standards - and, the pool fence gate must be self-closing and self-latching.
    Tuesday, April 23, 2013 2:32 PM