The past few years have been extremely busy for the swimming pool construction industry—demand has definitely exceeded supply. In other words, more consumers wanted pools than there were companies and skilled workers available to build them. Unfortunately, this resulted in an expansion in the number of pool companies. While there are many very good building contractors in the area, there are … [Read more...] about 5 Tips on How to Select a Contractor
In the days leading up to Christmas Day-2022, we had some extremely cold weather with a low of 11 degrees (DFW Airport). With temperatures getting this cold, there were some pools that experienced freeze damage. Most of the damage that occurred was limited to the pool equipment pad area—pumps, filters, heaters, pipes, etc. There are two extreme weather events that can cause freeze damage to … [Read more...] about An Update on Dealing with Freeze Damage
Are you having trouble deciding on a gift for that person that is difficult to buy for? You know, the person who already has everything. One special way to honor that person is to make a contribution in their name to a worthwhile charity. Denton has many excellent non-profit agencies that could use, and are worthy of, your help. Another gift idea for the “hard to buy for” is to think … [Read more...] about Christmas Gift Ideas for the Pool Owner
My wife and I recently made a trip to Meador Nursery—it was inspirational to walk around a place like that and think of the potential of our home landscaping. Pool designers and landscape designers definitely agree on the importance of properly landscaping a pool area—it can really transform a backyard pool area. Oftentimes the only difference between a swimming pool that looks good and one … [Read more...] about Fall is a Great Time to Landscape
As pool temperatures continue to cool down, the swim season is over for most in the DFW area—the exception being those who have a pool heater and a few brutes who exist (we have a couple of clients still swimming). Although we haven’t had our first freeze yet, it is likely just around the corner: our average first freeze is November 22nd, but our earliest freeze ever was on October 22nd … [Read more...] about Top 3 Winter Pool Care Options for for the Denton Area
What kind of weather will we have this winter? The Farmer’s Almanac winter weather forecast predicts that Texas will have unseasonably cold temperatures with normal precipitation amounts. With that being said, we will not actually know what kind of winter we will have until it is over. Following is some weather information to help get you in the right frame of mind: Number of days that the … [Read more...] about DFW Freezing Weather Information
The weather has been wonderful as of late—we have had our share of warm days, but it is starting to cool down considerably, as has pool water. We certainly do not know what the future holds as far as weather goes, but rest assured that 85-degree pool water is over for this year. Average pool water temperatures in the Denton area are now in the high 60’s to low 70’s—of course this depends on if … [Read more...] about Pool Heaters: Heat that Cool Water!
Fall and winter in Denton and surrounding counties may draw a pool owner's attention away from the back yard pool at a time where proper maintenance can be critical. Falling tree foliage, wind-blown debris and sudden freezes are part of the north Texas way of life. Pool covers are an important consideration for pool owners all over the north Texas region. We typically tell customers who are … [Read more...] about Order Your Mesh Pool Cover Now!