Throw a Beach Entry Pool Party in Your Own Backyard

It’s a shore thing! The beach is a special place. There’s nothing quite like a day at the beach to ease away stress, recharge your batteries and soothe your soul. Beach living is easy living. Meals are grab and go. Schedules are merely a suggestion, and make-up is optional. At the beach, you come as […]

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DIY or Pool Maintenance Pro? Caring for Your Pool Takes a Little of Both

When it comes to taking care of your home or your car, there are certain maintenance jobs you can do yourself and other jobs for which you’d be better off hiring a pro. Also, there are regular maintenance tasks that you might choose to outsource because you feel your time is better spent doing other […]

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Create Your Own Private Backyard Beach Oasis

Beach vacations create family memories you’ll cherish forever–building sandcastles with the kids, lounging on the beach with a book you’ve been trying to read for years, and simply turning off your cell phone and reconnecting with the people you love. Beach vacations can also create some memories you may not find as heartwarming–dragging enough sand […]

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The Best Robotic Cleaners for Inground Fiberglass Pools

Every pool owner should have a good working knowledge of pool maintenance. To avoid pool maintenance issues, it’s important to stay on top of pool maintenance from the time you open your pool in the spring until you’re preparing to close it for the winter. Robotic pool cleaners can be a great help when it […]

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Ask the General: New Pool Owner FAQs

Dear General- I think our family is finally ready to take the plunge and get an inground fiberglass pool. We’re excited! But we have so many questions. When should we buy? How should we finance? What should we be thinking about when we’re choosing the features for our pool? What do we need to learn in […]

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October Fiberglass Pool Dealer Spotlight: Akins Excavating; Middlebury, Indiana

Every month, we chat with Thursday Pools dealers to learn more about their business and what’s trending in their area. This month, we talked to Tabby Bratt, co-owner of Akins Excavating in Middlebury, Indiana. Tell us a little about yourself and your business. We’re family owned. We started out solely as an excavating business in […]

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Ask the General: How Do I Care for My Pool Over the Winter?

Dear General- Given that the stores here in the Midwest have giant bags of Halloween candy for sale in every aisle and Christmas trees in the window, I have to imagine that I’m supposed to be closing my pool. But they’re predicting a mild winter this year! Can’t I just take my chances on the […]

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How Much Do Add-On Features Add to Pool Cost?

An inground fiberglass pool can bring a lifetime of family fun and togetherness. If you’re considering creating a private swimming pool oasis in your backyard, your first concern is probably going to be pool cost. As you’re building your budget and planning your financing for your new inground fiberglass pool project, remember that you have […]

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Ask the General: What’s the Proper Winter Water Level for My Pool?

Dear General- We’re closing up our pool this week. (Insert sad face emoji here…) We want to make sure we do it right and we’ve gotten varying information about what the proper water level is for winterization. Can you set the record straight for us? Waffling about Water Level in Wakarusa Dear Waffling- You’re not […]

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Ask the General: How to Avoid Common Pool Maintenance Mistakes

Dear General- We’ve just placed our order for our new inground fiberglass pool, and it’s going to be installed in the spring! We can’t wait. However, since we’ve never had a pool before, we’d love to have your advice on how to take care of the newest member of our family. What should we be […]

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