What’s Bead Blasting?
If you have a pool in your backyard, you are probably sensitive about its appearance. After all, it was a major investment and takes up a lot of your landscape. This is why seeing that white build up at the water line of your beautiful pool is so annoying. Yes, it is ‘just’ extra calcium hardening on tiles or..
3 Tips for Restoring an Old Swimming Pool
If you’ve recently purchased a home with a swimming pool, there is always the chance that the pool isn’t in the best shape. This is especially true for older or foreclosed homes. If you’ve noticed that the pool surface has some cracks or other issues that could affect its usability, it’s a good idea to look into hiring a..
Mastic: A Protective Seal For Your Pool
Mastic is an organic glue made from the mastic tree. Because of its great flexibility, it is often used where materials are expected to flex with weather conditions. Swimming pools use Mastic as a joint compound for decks and for the coping around the edges. Swimming pools are subject to expansion and contraction thanks to the natural effects..
How to Maintain Plaster Pools
One of the most enjoyable additions that you can make to a home is a nice outdoor pool. A pool can be something that you can enjoy throughout the warmest months of the year and can be great for entertaining. While a pool is a lot of fun, it also requires a lot of maintenance to keep it looking..
Benefits of Professional Acid Washing
Having a swimming pool can be a great way to entertain and enjoy the warm months of the year. While having a pool can be a great amenity, they do require some work for maintenance. One of the best maintenance options you can choose would be to have a professional acid wash the pool. There are several benefits that..
What’s Coping And Why Does Your Pool Need It?
Of all the pool terms you may have heard, coping may be the one in most need of explaining. Most people would talk about the pool edge. This is close to what it is, and once you discover its meaning, you will be empowered to take full advantage of it. What Is Coping At its core, it is the..
How Weekly Pool Maintenance Keeps Your Family Safe
When you installed your pool in your yard, your main concern was your family’s safety. Now that it is in, your family’s safety is still prominent in your mind. Fortunately, hiring a professional to take care of your pool weekly is a great way to get peace of mind. It does this in 3 ways. 1. Keeps Disease At..
The Ins And Outs Of Pool Plaster
A finished pool surface is a thing of beauty. It’s smooth and lustrous, inviting you to run your hand over it. What is it though? The Components And Purpose In a concrete in-ground pool, the surface is made of pool plaster. This is a mixture of Portland cement and additives such as marble dust, quartz sand, or limestone. Sometimes..
What to Do if You Have a Chlorine Sensitivity
Living in Texas, we are in the perfect location to enjoy outdoor swimming pools for many months of the year. In fact, Plano, Texas is listed as one of the top 10 cities in the nation to own a pool according to an article from Realtor.com. So what happens if you live in Texas, you own a pool, but..
Schedule a Winter Pool Cleaning Today
A swimming pool can be great for a little summer fun or a way to relax and cool off, but if not maintained, it can cause health and safety issues for anyone using it. This doesn’t mean that you just remove the debris that is visible, but it is also important to maintain the chemical balance of water. Some..