A Homeowner's Guide to Repairing Fiberglass Pool Cracks

Fiberglass pools are prized for their attractive combination of affordability, strength, and versatility. Unfortunately, sometimes fiberglass pools will develop cracks as time goes on. If you would like to learn more about minimizing the ill effects of such cracks, read on. This article will teach you how to repair a cracked fiberglass pool. Prep Work To begin, you will need to drain your pool. Note that you do not need to remove all of the water—only enough so that the crack is fully exposed and dry.

Three Common Threats to Vinyl Pool Liners

Vinyl pool liners are easy to clean, relatively inexpensive, nonabrasive, and easily customizable. Just like other liner materials, however, vinyl pool liners do not last forever. Here three examples of vinyl liner damage to expect: 1. Cracks and Tears Cracks and tears occur due to various reasons, such as these three: Deterioration—Normal wear and tear occurs due to multiple reasons, such as ultraviolet radiation from the sun and action of chemicals on the liner.

Natural Swimming Pools: Key Information

Providing your family with a pleasant place to swim and enjoy the water does not necessarily mean installing a conventional concrete pool in your backyard. A fascinating alternative is to have a natural pool, which resembles a pond, placed on your property. These are not as common as concrete pools, but are being seen more frequently due to their beauty and utility. Here is a closer look at these intriguing outdoor features.  Plants and Mud  

Decorate A Pool And Patio With A Tropical Theme For Your Spouse's Birthday Party

If you are holding an evening pool party to celebrate your spouse's birthday, the following tips will help you decorate the pool and patio that surrounds it with a an attractive tropical theme. Once you have finished decorating, plan some festive activities for your guests to enjoy. Materials plastic patio furniture disposable tablecloths and dinnerware (floral print) bamboo place mats bamboo torches (with citronella oil) barbecue lighter ceramic flower pots dirt balloons light sticks floating candle bowls waterproof tape artificial flowers portable hammock chaise lounge chairs  utility cart radio PVC pipe prize cooler (filled with ice) beverages  Dining Section

3 Questions To Ask Before Hiring A Commercial Pool Maintenance Service

Whether you run a small community pool, a water park, or anything in between, there's a good chance that a lot of your time is eaten up by pool maintenance. Keeping chemical levels balanced, vacuuming, and skimming can really add up to a lot of time and work. As such, you might be considering the possibility of hiring a pool maintenance service. Before you do, there are some important questions you'll want to ask.