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.


Two things a pool builder may do when constructing a safety-conscious client’s new pool

6 July 2023
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Here are two things a pool builder might do when constructing a pool for a safety-conscious client. They might prioritise making as many areas of the pool non-slip as possible One of the concerns that many safety-conscious people have regarding pools is that they or other people might slip when they're in the pool or when they're getting into or out of it, and injure themselves. Whilst features like glossy pool tiles and sloped, step-free pool entry points can look beautiful, a pool contractor who's working with a client who has safety concerns might forgo these elements, so they can make as many areas of the pool as non-slip as possible. Read More …

Top Ways a Pool Builder Can Make Your Pool Building Project Go Smoothly

28 June 2022
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You might be excited about improving your property by installing a swimming pool, but you could be worried about how the process of having your pool built is going to go. You could be worried that it will be a messy and complicated process, but you should know that a good pool builder can do a lot of things to help be sure that your pool building project goes smoothly. Read More …

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 …