Choosing a Pool Filter

Filters: High-efficiency filtration systems for sparkling clear water Every pool needs a filter. By removing impurities such as dirt, leaves, grass, hair, body oils, sunscreen, and even many bacteria from the water, today’s high efficiency filters keep your pool water clean, clear and inviting. Choose from three different filter technologies—cartridge, D.E. or sand.  For more information […]

How Much Does a Pool Cost?

Five questions that will help you build your pool budget. Wondering what a new pool might cost? It’s a simple question that can be difficult to answer.  Here are five questions that will help you design and build a pool that fits your lifestyle and your budget.  (Or, visit our page featuring our pool series and […]

7 Steps to Choosing the Right Pool Builder

Thinking about building an in-ground pool? It’s exciting to imagine all the fun and relaxing times you will have with friends and family. Before you build, be sure to follow these seven key steps to ensure your investment truly delivers the pool of your dreams. Step 1: Select Pool Type Before choosing a builder, you […]

Comparing Pool Materials

Gunite vs. Vinyl vs. Fiberglass Pools When evaluating materials used in the construction of an in-ground pool, there are three primary choices: Gunite (a mixture of cement and sand) Fiberglass Vinyl lined Each has its own distinct advantages and disadvantages, and the choice for your pool installation depends on your specific needs, lifestyle, and budget. […]

FAQ: Should I consider companies that offer very low prices?

It is actually possible to build a pool at a low price. But you should be aware that to build a low cost pool, structural elements, craftsmanship, equipment, and design are all compromised.  Using an inexperienced builder, or poor quality construction materials can also put you and your family at risk. The old adage is […]

FAQ: What factors affect my pool cost?

The costs involved in building a swimming pool vary from one swimming pool installation to another. Some of these factors include the type of pool you choose, the pool size and shape, the extent of the hardscape you choose to enhance the design of the pool, and the options or “frills” you select.  As the […]

FAQ: Why do pool cost estimates vary so much?

The price of a pool is determined by much more than just the size and shape of the pool. Unfortunately, many contractors don’t include important factors that affect cost in the actual estimate they provide. This also means that you can get hit with hidden charges after construction has begun. Some important things to consider […]

FAQ: How much work is it to maintain a pool?

How much work is involved in owning and caring for a swimming pool?  In the past, pool maintenance was more of a chore. But with today’s technology and conveniences, owning a swimming pool is easier than owning a car!  Automatic pool cleaners, pre-programmed filtration and heating, as well as various sanitizing devices all make your […]

FAQ: Can I have a pool in a small, difficult yard?

Yes!! Our expert design and construction team can work with even the most challenging properties. You’ll be surprised by our innovative solutions that can turn your dreams into a beautiful backyard escape. Before you give up on your impossibly small yard or hillside location, call us for design advice.

FAQ: How do I select the right pool builder?

When considering having a pool built in your backyard, hiring the right builder can be a challenge. Here are a few things to consider in determining the best fit: What is the company’s experience and skill level? Do they have a competent, professional team? Is the company in good standing with your local Better Business […]