Before summer gets here, you want to make sure your pool is ready for when you want to take a refreshing dip. This means that you want to get started on the maintenance now to prepare for the season. In addition, there may be some repairs that need to be done before you can open your pool. The following steps will help you get your pool ready for summer with the right maintenance and repairs:
If you're considering the addition of an in-ground pool for next summer, it's time to start the planning. In-ground pools require several months of planning before the construction can even begin. During the planning stage, it's important that you ask yourself some key questions. The answers to these questions will ensure that you get the right pool for your backyard.
How Will You Use It?
When planning for an in-ground pool, it's important that you consider how you'll actually use it.
If you're looking for the right poolside lounge area to go along with your new pool, it can be hard to decide what to do. And while the possibilities may seem endless (or limited, depending on your pool's location), there are basically four different styles of lounge available to easily complement your watery fun. Here's a brief guide to them.
Sun Deck. Obviously, the most traditional and easiest lounge to add to any pool deck is a spot to lay in the sun and relax.
You may not think about your spa cover all too often, but it is typically the part of your hot tub that is most exposed to the elements and, therefore, most prone to wear and tear. Many homeowners attempt to use their spa one day only to discover that their cover is sagging and heavy, and you may even notice your spa-related heating bills creeping up as a result. Repairing and replacing your cover should be a regular part of your spa service regimen, and it carries with it the following four benefits.
For many people, keeping the water in a hot tub sanitized means using high doses of either chlorine or bromine. Unfortunately, these otherwise harmless substances can cause irritation for those with chemical sensitivities. Luckily, new methods of sanitization have been developed in recent years. If you have a hard time with traditional hot tub sanitizers, and are interested in investigating ways of keeping your hot tub clean, read on. This article will introduce three alternative techniques.