Why Aluminium Fencing Is Ideal For Any Home

When it comes to residential fencing materials, homeowners tend to gravitate toward wood as it provides a classic aesthetic appeal to any home. However, although wood easily integrates with the environment, it is also susceptible to damage quite easily. As such, it requires rigorous maintenance measures to remain in pristine condition. If you are looking for a different fencing alternative, you should consider aluminium. So why would aluminium fencing be ideal for any home? [Read More]

How to Protect Your Pool During Winter

Although you won't make much use of your swimming pool during the winter months, this doesn't mean you can ignore it. If you want to enjoy your pool next summer, it is vital that your carry out some basic winter pool maintenance. Below is a brief guide to winter swimming pool maintenance. Use a pool cover A pool cover will help to protect your swimming pool from wild animals, from debris such as dirt and leaves and from snow. [Read More]

How to Size the Best Pool Pump for Your Home

To enjoy your home's swimming pool, you're going to need a quality pump. The pump pulls the pool water through the filter so that the filter can catch debris and contaminants that cannot be removed with chlorine and other chemicals. This keeps the water cleaner and can mean less vacuuming of the pool and less scrubbing of the sides. When you're ready to choose a pool pump for your home, note a few factors to consider so you know you get the right size or power. [Read More]

Stoned To Depth: Three Natural Stones Suitable For Your Inground Pool Deck

A well-built pool deck can provide a real air of class and luxury to even the most modest of inground pools, and they are made from a wide variety of materials ranging from rich hardwoods to durable plastic polymers. For a really distinctive and sophisticated deck, however, its hard to beat the monolithic splendour of natural stone.  However, not just any old rock will do for deck building. Choosing a good natural stone deck means choosing the right stone to make it from, and an ideal stone for deck making should be durable, weather-resistant and perhaps most importantly, non-slip. [Read More]