What Increases the Value of your Home when Doing a Backyard Remodel Project?

A look into a pool remodel, the pool is currently empty, with the words, backyard remodeling project.

Thinking about remodeling your backyard? If so, then you’ll want to think about the long-term return on investment to make sure that your redone backyard will increase the value of your home. By knowing what additions have the best return on investment, you can plan a remodel that will improve both the appearance and the […]

What Everyone Should Know About Owning a Swimming Pool

A woman lounging in her pool with the words swimming pool ownership

Many homeowners dream about being able to escape the heat by jumping into their very own swimming pool. What many hopeful pool owners don’t know is that there is a lot of planning and budgeting involved in owning a pool. A rise in homeowner’s insurance rates, planning for space to be taken up in their […]

How to Use a Pool Test Kit to Check Chemical Levels

A person using an electric pool test kit with the words checking pool chemical levels

Dirty pool water can contain all sorts of nasty things, including E. coli, protozoa, and hepatitis A. All of these pool water pathogens can make you and your family sick. Fortunately, there are chemicals that will keep your pool clean and sanitary – you just have to keep up with dosage requirements and monitor your pool chemical […]

How to Protect your Pool Equipment from Freezing

A picture above the ladder to a frozen pool with the words "Protect Po

As the weather gets colder, it’s time to start protecting parts of your home from freezing – including your pool equipment. Pool plumbing that cracks and equipment that freezes can end up costing you a lot of money. Fortunately, taking a few steps early on can protect your pool equipment throughout the winter. Here are the steps you should […]