“Recreational water illnesses,” according to the CDC (Center for Disease Control), are illnesses contracted from playing in water. You can pick them up from swimming in natural water sources such as lakes, rivers, and the ocean.

What’s even more shocking is the fact that you can catch a nasty infection from a man-made swimming pool that’s loaded with germ-killing chlorine. Yes, your very own pool that you work so hard to maintain and keep clean could be a source of disease and contagion. … Continue reading

New Swimming Pool in MiamiThere is nothing quite like the blue of a swimming pool under the Florida sun.  The sun shines out of it so brightly you need shades and an extra layer of sunscreen! It’s no secret why pools are so blue: pools are blue because the reflect the sky!  For many pool owners, the most cost-effective way to get that color is for the pool surface to be white. You could opt for a blue tint to the liner to make it a slightly different blue, or… … Continue reading

Pool Vacuum at the Bottom of Swimming Pool Miami FLWhy pay a professional pool maintenance team to dump in chlorine when your lifeguard can? Why hire professionals when you already have a janitor to skim leaves out of the pool? Why pay for professional services when your maintenance guy can simply top off the water?

Here’s why you can’t afford not to hire Miami pool professionals when it comes to the care of your commercial swimming pool. … Continue reading

Newly Built Swimming Pool in Miami FLWhich kind of pool finish is best for you? It all comes down to achieving the aesthetic look you’re going for when building a pool.

Marble or Travertine

Travertine is a little bit different from marble, but the installation and finish of both are very similar. Marble and travertine are soft and smooth stone finishes that are perfect for pool copings, or edges. These stones are durable and comfortable to hold onto when near the pool edge. … Continue reading

Swimming Pool with House in the Background Miami FLA swimming pool is a great amenity to have in your home. But it can be a burden when it’s not in use. How should you close up or maintain your pool when you’re not around?

Closing Your Pool for a Short Time

Are you heading away for a season or taking a trip abroad? Whatever the reason, you may need to leave your pool for some weeks at a time. Ideally, you should arrange to have someone you trust to check in on and maintain your pool while you’re away. … Continue reading

An in-ground pool is a gorgeous asset and enhancement to your home. It can provide your family with hours of fun and countless memories while adding to the value of your home.

But just how long should that pool last you? Here are a few aspects to consider.

Vinyl Pool Liners

You need to line your pool with a vinyl liner to make it waterproof if it isn’t covered with tile or some other watertight coating. Pool liners can be easily damaged if you use the wrong cleaning equipment or let kids play rough in the pool. … Continue reading