Choosing between salt water and chlorinated treatments for your swimming pool


If you are looking to get a swimming pool installed in your home, one of the questions to answer is whether you should opt for salt water treatment or chlorination. Here are some of the pros and cons of each option.  Salt water Salt water pools still have chlorination, generated by electrolysis of the salt water, but at a lower level than a pool that relies fully on chlorine. Many pool users find that salt water is less drying on the eyes and skin.

31 March 2016

Custom Design Pool Ideas For Small Backyards


Having a backyard pool is part of the great Australian dream. If you live in a part of the country that experiences very hot weather, then it can be almost considered an essential feature for enduring the long, sticky summer days. Many people may want a pool but believe that their backyard isn't big enough to accommodate one and still leave enough room for kids to play or pets to run around in.

28 March 2016

Swimming Pool Maintenance via Your Pool's Chemical Levels


When it comes to swimming pool maintenance, ensuring that the different chemical levels are balanced is prudent to ensure that your pool is clean and safe for use. Here are some of the considerations that you should keep in mind when it comes to your swimming pool's chemical levels. Consider your pool's pH levels The pH level of your swimming pool refers to how acidic or alkaline the water is. Generally, pools are supposed to be slightly alkaline, thus, should have a slightly high pH level.

23 March 2016