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6 things you should never put into your swimming pool

6 things you should never put into your swimming pool

Owning a custom swimming pool means that you are constantly learning new and fun facts about taking care of your pool. Proper care and upkeep is one of the first things you should learn about your pool, and part of that is understanding some things that should never...

Getting Started with Pool Water Testing

Getting Started with Pool Water Testing

Pools are great, and clean pools are even better, that is why it is super important to test your pool water to check the water balance levels.  Getting Started with Pool Water Testing Why test pool water? Without the right chemical balance in your pool water, your...

Signs your swimming pool needs repairs

Signs your swimming pool needs repairs

Attention all pool owners! Although it may generally seem that your pool is up to standard, it may not actually be. Knowing the signs that your swimming pool needs repairs and catching them before it is too late will save you time and money.    Signs your...

6 ways to keep your pool cool in a heatwave

6 ways to keep your pool cool in a heatwave

Summer is just around the corner, which means hot days and heat waves. Pools are great for the hot weather, unless your pool gets too hot. There are many ways to combat this –here are 6 ways to keep your pool cool for the summer.  1. Add ice to your pool  This would...

Throw your child the best pool party with these 7 tips

Throw your child the best pool party with these 7 tips

Got a birthday coming up? Why not throw a pool party. Kids love pool parties, and it is a great way to keep an eye on all of the little ones, and to enjoy the hot sun on a beautiful summer day. Here are some great tips for throwing your kid the best pool party. ...

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...