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After a busy week, sometimes people are desperate to have a bit of a lie down, and to relax. But the kids, they always have to be doing something. Keep ‘em occupied with these, and maybe even play with them yourself when you feel like getting a bit cheeky on a Saturday night. They’re sure [...]

A pool pump is the core of a pool system and it is vital to know how it works so that if any problems in the future arise you might know what to do to fix it. On the top of the pump is a lid that provides access to the inside of the pump [...]

Did your friends just got a very nice pool? Do you wish to have one yourself, but just can’t copy theirs? Well, here are 20 ideas from which you can inspire freely!

The most expensive aspect of having a swimming pool is the construction of it. Maintenance is also expensive. Therefore, those who have garden swimming pools usually strive to get as many hours of use out it as possible. This equates to sitting in the garden at the poolside whenever they can and inviting friends and [...]

Thinking of putting in an in-ground pool? This major renovation can add value, beauty, and versatility to your home, but it’s not the job for the weekend DIYer, in spite of what some websites say. Pools require major excavation, and need the services of a reputable contractor. The basic process for installing an in-ground pool [...]

Summer is a time for getting outside to enjoy the sun and recreational activities with friends and family. Where there is water there is a way of enjoying the sun and cooling off at the same time. There is nothing like having a pool at home on those hot days when swimming is the best [...]

If the future plans for your backyard include an in-ground swimming pool, you might begin by doing your own design. Whether you wind up with just a rough sketch or a detailed plan, the time is well-spent and you will avoid many of those “I shoulda” moments. By giving the pros something tangible to start [...]

For anyone owning an outdoor swimming pool the three keys to getting the most from the pool are: 1. Keeping the pool clean and free of debris 2. Maximizing the periods during which it can be used 3. Keeping heating costs as low as possible. There are various ways of achieving these objectives and they [...]

Are you sick of shutting your pool down sooner than you would like? Do you want warmer swimming water and an extended swimming season? Even if you just have an above ground pool one of many electric swimming pool heaters could be the right choice for you, but there are other options, as well. Electric [...]

Swimming pools are meant not only for those who enjoy the activity and feel like making it a part of their daily curriculum, but also for those, who might not exactly be champions in the water, but still nevertheless feel the need to take a dip once in a while, and when one can afford [...]