What is a Beach Entry (or Zero Entry) Pool, and Why Should I Want One?

Are beach entry and zero entry the same? Yes! The two terms are used interchangeably. Whichever term you use, they’re trending big-time in the pool world right now. You may not have seen one yet, but you probably will soon. You might have experienced a beach (or zero) entry pool at a high-end resort or […]

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Ask The General: How Do You Prime the Pool Pump?

Dear General; Everyone keeps telling me I have to prime the pump for my fiberglass pool. That’s all well and good. My question to you is, how in the heck am I supposed to do it? And how do I know when it’s done? Signed– In a Perplexed Pool Pump Priming Pickle in Peru. Dear […]

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Swimming Pool Water Chemistry 101

The summer swim season is heating up! As we’re planning the opening of our pools (or maybe even getting ready for the installation of a new one!), it’s a good time to review the importance of maintaining proper water chemistry. It’s crucial to the life of your pool and to your family’s health as well. […]

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Create a Dreamy Day at the Beach in Your Own Backyard

Do you have fond memories of your whole family enjoying a dreamy, laid-back beach vacation? Can you still feel the sunshine on your face, the warm ocean breeze in your hair, and the sound of the waves lulling you to sleep at night? There’s just something special about being at the beach. But for those […]

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Inquiring Minds Want to Know: How Do You Make a Fiberglass Pool?

Have you ever watched that show “How It’s Made?” It’s pretty easy to get drawn in. If you’re a naturally curious person, you could get completely geeked out watching them explain how things are made–especially things you’ve never given much thought to the inner workings of–like baseballs, aluminum foil, shoelaces, and those cute little paper […]

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Resolve to Spend it Wisely

We’re closing in on the end of the first month of the new year. So it’s a good time to circle back around and check in on our new year’s resolutions. Have any of them stuck? January is great time to assess our goals and plans. Whether your plans are large scale (like going on […]

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This is the Year You DO It!

The new year is here. We’ve all got plans for how we’re going to make 2018 our best year yet. Does your plan for the new year include a big new purchase, like an outdoor playground or fiberglass swimming pool? You can make 2018 the year that you actually DO these things instead of just […]

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Enjoy the Health Benefits of Swimming in the New Year

New Year’s Eve is almost here. For many of us, that means getting dressed up, celebrating with friends, and staying up way past our usual bedtime to properly greet the New Year. It’s also a time for us to stop and assess how our year has gone; what we’ve accomplished and what our hopes, goals […]

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What’s So Great About a Fiberglass Pool?

Fiberglass Pool Advantages & Benefits When you’re thinking of buying a pool, there’s a lot to consider. The first thing you’ll have to decide is whether you want fiberglass, concrete or vinyl. Personally, we believe that fiberglass is the way to go and that there are many fiberglass pool advantages. What’s so great about a […]

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Get Outside After Your Thanksgiving Dinner!

We’ve all experienced that post-turkey dinner food coma, and for years we’ve been told that “tryptophan” is to blame. We could take comfort in the fact that all we wanted to do was nap on Thanksgiving, because our turkey had, in essence, slipped us a sleeping pill. Well, we’re sorry to have to tell you […]

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