Do pool covers really heat the water?

Some manufacturers claim an 8 degrees Celsius increase in water temperature after installing a pool blanket. We explore how pool covers heat your pool water.

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

How to Close Above Ground Pool | Easy Way to Winterize

How To Open An Above Ground Pool

How to Close Above Ground Pool Yup, it’s that time again. The time to close and winterize your above ground pool.  The time to prepare your pool for winter. It happens every year. The leaves start changing color, the days start getting shorter, the air starts feeling cooler. All of a sudden, the idea of … Read more

How to Get Sand Out of a Pool

Kids Playing With Sand - How To Get Sand Out of the Pool

I admit the absolute worst place to have an excess of sand is at the bottom of your swimming pool. So if you’ve come here looking for how to get sand out of your pool, then you’ve come to the right place. There’s a scene in Star Wars: Attack of the Clones in which Hayden … Read more

How to Dissolve Pool Stabilizer | Stabilizer Not Dissolving


So you’ve just tested your pool water and found you have low cyanuric acid. And now you need to know how to dissolve pool stabilizer to raise cyanuric acid. Lucky for you, you’re in the right place. If you’ve added chlorine stabilizer to your pool water then you may already know that stabilizer is slow … Read more

How to Winterize Inground Pool

Inground Swimming Pool

The days are getting shorter, and cooler. And with that comes the dreaded annual question: why, when, and how do I winterize my inground pool? Sure, you can hire a professional company to do it for you, but that costs money. Besides that, isn’t self-sufficiency – at least when it comes to domestic entertainment – … Read more