Monthly Archives: March 2017

Testing Your Pool’s Water: 5 Things To Know

Pool testing is something that every swimming pool owner needs to do. Testing your pool’s water is a simple process if done correctly, and will ensure the safety of the pool’s users as well as keep your pool in good shape. Before you start, there are five things to know to ensure you’re testing the water properly. Get a Good Kit Although there are many good pool test kits on the market, avoid the cheap ones. These will only test…

Testing Your Pool’s Water: Five Things To Know

Best Plants To Keep Poolside

A garden adds a green touch to any space, especially if you have a pool in your backyard. The right plants can provide a pop of colour and texture, and create a private poolside oasis. There are certain plants that work better than others for specific purposes, for example, bamboo, palm trees and hedge bushes are great for creating natural fencing and shade. The Canadian climate may make it hard to grow palm trees, but that doesn’t mean there isn’t…

Best Plants To Keep Poolside

Concrete Vs. Vinyl Pools: Which Is Better For You?

When it comes to choosing a type of pool, there are generally two options: vinyl or concrete. Each style offers numerous benefits, so it all comes down to personal taste, your price range and the type of backyard you have. Below we’ll explore the pros and cons of concrete and vinyl pools to help determine which is better for you. Concrete Pools A concrete pool is a swimming pool that is made out of a compound consisting of a mixture…

Concrete Vs. Vinyl Pools: Which Is Better For You?

5 Tips For Designing Your Swim-Up Bar

Swim-up bars provide an air of elegance and luxury for any pool. They’re easy to maintain and offer a resort-like quality to your backyard. If you’re looking to design a swim-up bar for your pool area, here are five tips to get you started. Consider Your Space Swim-up bars should be placed in shallow areas where the water level comes in at 30–42 in., so that you and your guests can sit comfortably, partially submerged, but with your arms free…

Tips For Designing Your Swim-Up Bar


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