One of the most common questions that pool builders get is—“How much does it cost to build a swimming pool?” As with many other purchases, prices vary greatly depending on what the prospective buyer is desiring. We all have different tastes. Following are a few examples of why it is so difficult to answer the simple question—“How much does____________cost?” Restaurants When selecting … [Read more...] about How Much Does it Cost to Build a Swimming Pool?
With the temperatures that we are expecting this weekend, it is important that your pool equipment is prepared to handle IT. Most pool equipment in the Denton area has been programmed so that the pumps are switched on by a freeze sensor when the ambient air temperature approaches freezing, but it is still important to make sure. Following is what you need to be looking for: Main pump—The … [Read more...] about Hard Freeze Warning – Protect Your Pool
As we enter the coldest month of the year, it is hard to imagine that temperatures will soon heat up and it will be pool season. With that being said, now is the time to begin planning for that time and considering whether it is now time for an extreme makeover of your swimming pool & backyard. After a number of years, pools can become outdated and in need of a makeover. Some pool … [Read more...] about Swimming Pool & Backyard Extreme Makeovers
Are you having trouble deciding on a gift for that person that is difficult to buy for? You know, the person who 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 practical. Do they have … [Read more...] about Christmas Gift Ideas for the Pool Owner
Late last year, we purchased our first hot tub. We have had swimming pools that had spas attached to them, and we have even had a jetted bathtub, but we had never had a standalone hot tub until recently. It is the first time in 30 years that we have not had a swimming pool, but thus far our family is really enjoying having a hot tub. Hot tubs have continued to increase in popularity in recent … [Read more...] about Hot Tub Purchasing Tips
It has been a very wet and cold autumn so far and leaves are starting to fall. What can a pool owner do to combat the leaf problem? Short of cutting the trees down (please don’t do this), following are some suggestions to help: Mesh covers Mesh covers have become increasingly popular in recent years. Mesh covers allow water to pass through but catch the leaves. Although the leaves will … [Read more...] about 4 Alternatives on How to Deal with the Leaves Falling Into Your Pool
What a difference landscaping can make! 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 that looks great comes down to the landscaping. As we enter the fall and a prime time to landscape (especially for trees … [Read more...] about Poolside Landscaping
Most pool builders are asked two questions more than they hear other questions—and those questions are: “What is the best time of year to build a swimming pool?” “How do I begin the planning process for a swimming pool?” Following are the answers to these very common questions: What is the best time of year to build a swimming pool? The answer will probably not surprise you—it is … [Read more...] about Now is the Time to Begin Planning a Pool