Swimming Pool Blog

  • Swimming Pool Remodel Ideas
    Have you ever thought about remodeling your pool into an absolute paradise? I know, I know, these are hard economic times. However, remodeling your pool can be cost effective. Depending on the type of pool you have it can also be relatively inexpensive
    Wednesday, June 27, 2012 2:45 PM
  • How to Build a Pool Plumbing Pressure Testing Stick
    Rob Cox
    Want to pressure test your own pool plumbing? You can build this pressure test device to test individual plumbing lines. Fill them full of water, until the pressure rises to 10 or 20 lbs. Then close the valve and see if the pressure holds. If the pressure gauge stays put for several minutes, move on to the next length of underground plumbing to test.
    Tuesday, June 19, 2012 12:28 PM
  • What NOT to do with your Swimming Pool in a Hurricane
    Rob Cox
    Hurricane preparedness - what not to do with the pool, when a hurricane is coming. How to best prepare and recover your pool from the effects of a hurricane. Don't Drain the Pool, Don't Drain the equipment and do not cover the pool. secure everything loose and shut off the pump in case of flooding.
    Thursday, June 07, 2012 11:27 AM
  • How to keep Critters out of your Pool
    Fact is, bodies of water are a natural habitat for many animals. They prefer darker, more vegetated areas that provide some protection from predators, but your pretty blue pool will sometimes do the job. This blog post will cover some of methods of discouraging certain animals and other pests from using your pool as their own private oasis.
    Thursday, March 22, 2012 5:28 PM
  • Portable Pool Firefighting Pumps
    Popular in dry areas of the country, those prone to wildfires, swimming pool owners can easily take advantage of the thousands of gallons in their pool to protect their home. Wildfires spread fast - soaking the roof line and surrounding vegetation around your house can keep the flames at bay.
    Wednesday, April 06, 2011 10:24 AM