Owning a swimming pool can be one of the best investments you can make, particularly for home entertainment, and key to being able to enjoy it fully is ensuring it is properly maintained and cleaned year-round. When neglected, problems such as black algae can arise and lead to major headaches.
Topics: Pool Maintenance
When you shop for a car, you have plenty of questions. How efficient is it? How reliable is it? What options are available? So on and so forth. The same is true if you’re buying a new TV, new appliances, anything that is a considerable investment. The same goes for building a pool, especially so if you are trying to time it, so it’s ready for spring to maximize its inaugural season. You have a lot of options when it comes to building a pool. From material and design to customization and features, there are a lot of decisions to make, and thus a lot of due diligence to perform.
The way we do and see things changes constantly. From fashion to music to the way we do different things throughout our lives, nothing stays the same for long. Every now and then, things will make a “comeback” or be back in vogue, but at the end of the day, our tastes, needs, and options will continue to change and grow. It’s easy to see it in the way we dress, the way we watch TV, what our cars look like, and countless other things; it’s also true when it comes to building a new pool. Pool designs, materials, technology, and style have developed tremendously, even from 10 years ago. As we approach a new decade if this is the year you build a pool, here are some design trends you may want to consider.
Just like your house may need a new coat of paint every few years, it’s not uncommon for your pool’s surface to need an update. This is especially true in south Louisiana, where you can use your pool the majority of the year. This extra activity can take its toll on the gunite walls, floors, steps, and edges that create the structure of your pool. If you’ve noticed any cracks, rough spots, or any other unsightly areas, it may be time to consider replastering or resurfacing your pool. But what exactly does that entail?
Some gifts are made to go under a tree or in a stocking, some look, fit, and feel better in your pool. Just because the temperatures have dropped, and it may be a few months before you dip back into your backyard oasis, it doesn’t mean you can’t have some fresh, new items and accessories ready to go for next spring and summer. If you have a pool or are planning to build a pool, here are few things to add to your holiday shopping list.