Building a Pool When You Are Afraid of Water

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Building a Pool When You Are Afraid of Water

Hi, my name is Molly, and a few years ago, we built a pool so that our autistic son could receive hydrotherapy at our home. However, as drowning is a common cause of death and injury among kids with autism, it petrified me to build a pool. However, we worked closely with a pool contractor to make sure that it was as safe as possible. I love the result, and although I am always careful and cautious, I am no longer afraid of having a pool. If you want tips and ideas on designing your pool (even if you are afraid of pools or water), you have come to the right place. I hope that this blog helps you.


Your Guide to Pool Cleaning Chemicals and What They Do

24 August 2021
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Having a pool is a blessing, especially when the sun is beating down. Without the right care and attention, though, your pool could become a health hazard. Whether you hire a pool cleaner or you do the job yourself, it's worth understanding the different types of pool cleaning chemicals available and what they do. Shock Treatments Shock treatments are heavy doses of cleaning fluids that blast clean your pool. In a lot of cases, pool cleaners use chlorine as their chemical of choice. Read More …

Essential Things to Note About Swimming Pool Cleaning

17 March 2021
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Over time, you may notice your pool getting dirty, either from environmental debris or dirt brought in by anyone entering the swimming pool. There is also some dirt that you can't see with your naked eye — but this is taken care of by chlorine. However, some of it sticks to the walls of your swimming pool, making them slimy. That's why you need your swimming pool cleaned regularly. Here are some important things to note about swimming pool cleaning: Read More …

The Key Design Features That Make Infinity Pools So Appealing

25 June 2020
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Most pool contractors in Australia now offer infinity pools among their other products. They are more expensive than most other pools for their size, but they are so architecturally pleasing that infinity pool builders are rarely without a new project to take on. If you are considering hiring infinity pool builders to make your dream swimming pool, then what are the most important design features that you should keep in mind? Read More …

Factors to Consider before Buying the Best Pool Pump

7 November 2019
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Pool pumps are an essential purchase as they circulate water to prevent the growth of bacteria in stagnant water. You should, therefore, purchase a quality pump regardless of its price to avoid compromising on pool health. Before buying a pool pump, look at the following aspects. Speed of the pump Pool pumps are available in different speeds that regulate the pumping rate of the swimming pool. They are available in single-speed, dual-speed and variable speed. Read More …

How to Fix Some Common Problems With Your Pool Pump

18 October 2018
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One of the essential components of your pool's plumbing system is its pump. Pool pumps function to increase pressure in your pool so as to force the water to flow into the filter. As such, it functions much like your heart in that it is crucial for the pumping and cleaning of the water in your swimming pool. However, not many homeowners pay close attention to their pool pump. This inadvertently leads to is succumbing to wear and tear over time. Read More …