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.
There is a lot to during the fall in south Louisiana. Of course, football season is in full swing, the kids are back in school, and your pool likely isn't as active as it was all summer. Your new schedule changes range from school pickups to practices to tailgates and more. But it also directly influences how you care for and maintain your pool.
Topics: Pool Maintenance
Chlorine is much more than the 17th atomic number on the wall in your high school chemistry class. This is especially true if you have a pool. Chlorine is a common chemical that is used in swimming pools and spas. It cleanses the water by attacking lipids and cell walls of micro-organisms and other bacteria. However, no matter how useful and effective it is, several myths surround chlorine, ranging from odors, best practices, and its effects on swimmers. Here are four common misnomers regarding chlorine in your pool.