The Process of Resurfacing Your Concrete Swimming Pool: Step 2 – Prepping the Pool (Tile, Repairs, and Changes)
This is our second blog in our series diving deeper into the main steps in resurfacing your swimming pool. As discussed in last week’s blog, there are five main steps to resurfacing a swimming pool (or spa): draining the pool, prepping the pool (which would include repairs and tile work, if any), bond kote, applying
The Process of Resurfacing Your Concrete Swimming Pool: Step 1 Draining the Pool
You may already know it’s time to resurface your swimming pool, but do you know what that work entails? The most frequently asked questions we receive in the office are about the pool refinishing process, how long it takes, and how does it work. While there are concrete pools of many shapes and sizes, the
Why you should NEVER paint your pool
From time to time we have homeowners that contact us, asking if we can repaint their pools. Painting your swimming pool might seem like a quick and inexpensive alternative to resurfacing your swimming pool but we strongly discourage anyone from painting their pools. Painting your swimming pool will cost you more in the long run
Three Items to Make your Pool More Enjoyable for your Dog!
Some dogs are natural swimmers and love playing and splashing in the pool. Other dogs are may be hesitant and don’t enjoy the water or have a difficult time swimming. Some dogs love the water but are may not be the best swimmers. Before allowing your dog to swim in the pool, it is extremely
Five Ways to Transform your Pool and Lanai for the Perfect Florida Fall Thanksgiving Feast
Fall in Central Florida is very different from Fall in other parts of the country. Often, temperatures are still in the mid-to-low eighties with a misty morning or cool day peppered in here and there. Very few trees have leaves that change colors and most people aren’t cozying up in a blanket by a fire.
The Top Five Reasons Swimming is the Perfect Exercise
With the holidays fast approaching, many folks are looking to avoid the notorious holiday weight-gain that can come with lavish feasts and holiday treats. For pool owners, they need look no further than the backyard pool—swimming is a fantastic exercise that can help ward off holiday gains. Here are five ways that swimming can be
Anti-Entrapment Devices that Should be in Every Pool
Pool safety is a HUGELY important issue for all pool owners. In 2007, the Virginia Graeme Baker Pool and Spa Safety Act (“VGBA”) became law. This Federal law mandates that all suction ports and drains in a pool must have approved anti-entrapment covers that meet the standards established by law. The objective of the VGBA
The Pros and Cons of Adding Special Features to your Pool
Over the years, pool trends too have come and gone. Certain features are now rising in popularity, while others have fallen by the wayside. How do you decide what features to add to your pool, if any when you are remodeling your swimming pool? Here are three of the major pool trends from the past