When temperatures start to rise, swimming pools often start to look more attractive to homeowners. Pools are great for both relaxation and exercise. There are a lot of options and styles to choose from when it comes to swimming pools. While there are both above-ground and in-ground pools to choose from, an in-ground swimming pool is best option for many homeoweners. If you are considering installing an in-ground swimming pool, here are three things that you should be aware of.
Fiberglass pools are prized for their attractive combination of affordability, strength, and versatility. Unfortunately, sometimes fiberglass pools will develop cracks as time goes on. If you would like to learn more about minimizing the ill effects of such cracks, read on. This article will teach you how to repair a cracked fiberglass pool.
To begin, you will need to drain your pool. Note that you do not need to remove all of the water—only enough so that the crack is fully exposed and dry.
Vinyl pool liners are easy to clean, relatively inexpensive, nonabrasive, and easily customizable. Just like other liner materials, however, vinyl pool liners do not last forever. Here three examples of vinyl liner damage to expect:
1. Cracks and Tears
Cracks and tears occur due to various reasons, such as these three:
Deterioration—Normal wear and tear occurs due to multiple reasons, such as ultraviolet radiation from the sun and action of chemicals on the liner.
Providing your family with a pleasant place to swim and enjoy the water does not necessarily mean installing a conventional concrete pool in your backyard. A fascinating alternative is to have a natural pool, which resembles a pond, placed on your property. These are not as common as concrete pools, but are being seen more frequently due to their beauty and utility. Here is a closer look at these intriguing outdoor features.
Plants and Mud
If you are holding an evening pool party to celebrate your spouse's birthday, the following tips will help you decorate the pool and patio that surrounds it with a an attractive tropical theme. Once you have finished decorating, plan some festive activities for your guests to enjoy.
plastic patio furniture disposable tablecloths and dinnerware (floral print) bamboo place mats bamboo torches (with citronella oil) barbecue lighter ceramic flower pots dirt balloons light sticks floating candle bowls waterproof tape artificial flowers portable hammock chaise lounge chairs utility cart radio PVC pipe prize cooler (filled with ice) beverages Dining Section