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10 ways to keep your inground hot tub safe for your kids

10 ways to keep your inground hot tub safe for your kids

Hot tubs can be a great way to relax after a dip in the pool and can be a nice place to bond with your kids. Even though hot tubs are a great addition to the backyard, it is important to know the rules and guidelines for your kids to stay safe in the hot tub. 1. Keep...

4 reasons why you should install a plunge pool

4 reasons why you should install a plunge pool

Whether you are looking to cool off this summer, or you just love swimming, we recommend a plunge pool for your backyard. A plunge pool is a great solution even if you do not have ample space in your backyard, but you’ve been wanting a pool for your family.   1. The...

7 things you should never put into your swimming pool

7 things you should never put into your swimming pool

There are some basic rules that every pool owner should follow if you want to keep your pool in tip-top shape. As Vancouver swimming pool contractors, we have some sound advice on what to keep away from your swimming pool.    If you are planning to build a pool...

8 top tips for making your pool energy-efficient

8 top tips for making your pool energy-efficient

We are all doing our part to reduce our environmental impact. One area to consider is your swimming pool. Pools require a large amount of energy in order to run their filtration, plumbing and heating systems, but there are a number of things you can do to improve your...

10 tips for spring pool maintenance

10 tips for spring pool maintenance

The weather is warming up which means it is the perfect time to start preparing your pool!  Here are our top tips for spring pool maintenance: 1. Clean and drain your winter cover or solid safety pool cover Ensure that you clean off any leaves and dirt before removing...

Summer swimming pool prep – what to start now

Summer swimming pool prep – what to start now

If you closed your Vancouver swimming pool for the winter, now is the best time to start planning to reopen it!  Even though summer is still a few months away, there are a number of steps to take to summerize your pool. By starting early, your pool will be ready for...

The pros and cons of indoor custom pools

The pros and cons of indoor custom pools

Installing a custom indoor pool can be exciting but also a huge decision. There are a number of differences between indoor and outdoor swimming pools that you should consider when trying to determine the right pool for your needs.  Before you fully commit to your...

Top 10 pool trends for 2022

Top 10 pool trends for 2022

The beginning of a new year is the best time to think about revamping your swimming pool! If one of your new year’s goals is to add a few innovative features to your custom swimming pool, check out the top pool trends of 2022 for some inspiration: 1. LED Lights LED...