The Dangers of Salt Water Pools | Are they Safe?

Man pouring a bag of pool salt into a swimming pool.

Saltwater pools are becoming more and more popular in America. According to Hayward internal data, saltwater pools account for 35% of the estimated 10.4 million US residential pools. But, the question is, are they safe to own? Saltwater pools face the same dangers as chlorinated pools since they also use chlorine to sanitize the pool. … Read more

Can I Swim with Apple Watch? Will It Damage It?

Swimming with an Apple watch

Maybe you already have an Apple Watch or you’re looking to get one, but you’re not sure if it’ll be safe when you’re swimming. Perhaps you’ve seen the new Apple Watch, Series 7, has been released and one of the perks is that it’s water-resistant. Are all Apple Watches water-resistant? What about swimming in the … Read more

The Ultimate Guide to Plunge Pools (Costs, Size, Maintenance)

concrete plunge pool

As you explore your swimming pool options, you’ll undoubtedly come across what is referred to as plunge pools. You might have a lot of questions, such as what are plunge pools? Are they right for you? A plunge pool is a small swimming pool with an average size of 10 x 22 feet and a … Read more

Hacks for Swimming with Glasses On | Is it OK?

swimming in the pool with glasses on

The sun’s finally out and you decide a day by the pool is a must, right? Soon you start craving a dip in the pool but here comes the age-old question for your bespectacled self: is it okay to wear my sunglasses or prescription glasses in the pool? Can they get damaged by the pool … Read more

What to Do About Your Neighbor’s Noisy Pool Pump & Your Rights

swimming pool pump

The noise from a pool’s pump is usually disturbing. Even more disturbing is when the noise comes from your neighbor’s pool pump. But don’t worry. This post reveals ways to get rid of the noise problem and enjoy some peace and quiet.  You have 3 options when dealing with a neighbour’s noisy pool pump:  1. … Read more

Best Above Ground Pool Slides – 2021 Review of Top Slides

Diving into the pool is fun but for kids, a pool slide will take fun to a whole new level. If you’re considering a pool slide for your inground or above ground pool, then this is for you. In this article we review the best above ground pool slides in 2020. What Should You Consider … Read more

Intex Easy Set Pool Reviews 2021: A Detailed Buyer’s Guide

When it comes to affordable and quality pools, Intex Easy Set Pools have been trusted by customers for years. So if you’ve decided the garden hose won’t cut it for another summer and a portable above ground pool is the way to go, then this detailed Intex Pool buyer’s guide will save you a lot … Read more

Could Your Swimming Pool Be Earning You Money?

House with a Swimming Pool at dusk

We all know pools can cost you a tonne of money to run. Not to mention your initial investment which is usually in the thousands of dollars. So is there a way to recoup the running cost of a swimming pool? Can you rent out your swimming pool and earn an extra income? Could your … Read more