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]

Tips To Keep Your Swimming Pool Safe

A swimming pool is a great asset, but for you to enjoy using it, you should carry out good maintenance procedures on a regular basis. Various issues commonly cause most swimming pool accidents for both adults and children. Below is an outline of major dangers and tips on how to prevent them and keep your family safe. The Slimy Surfaces The swimming pool still water will eventually form a slimy substance on the tiles, walls, and stairs of the pool if not regulated. [Read More]

Types of Lighting For Your Swimming Pool

When you have a swimming pool installed in your backyard, you also need to decide on the lighting. This allows you to use the pool at night safely, while also illuminating your yard with light bouncing off the water. Here are some different types of lights to consider for your swimming pool. LED Lights  The first type of light that work great with swimming pools is the LED light. These are effective, eco-friendly lights that can be placed underwater without any issues. [Read More]

Tips to Avoid Hidden Costs in Family Pool Construction

With the value of land skyrocketing in Australia and family yards generally becoming smaller, custom design pools are now getting more and more popular. This is because the designs will take into consideration the size of your yard and its shape, which in most cases may not be the typical square or rectangular shapes. Custom design pools will also consider the space for seats or benches; heating options available like gas, electricity or solar; and the water refilling alternatives, which may be tap water refilling for small pools or automatic refilling machines. [Read More]