Category: Pool Accessories

Why You Should Consider Jump Rocks for Your Pool

in-ground pool jump rocks

More and more people have gone away from installing diving boards when they have in-ground swimming pools built. Some don’t like the look of them, while others are concerned about the safety issues that are often associated with them. Nevertheless, fortunately, there’s a relatively new option for those who want to install something for people… Read more »

Five Fun Pool Accessories to Try This Season

Pool Volleyball

Memorial Day is just around the corner, and that means the official start of swimming pool season is nearly here! It might not feel like it just yet, but before we know it we’ll be dying for a dip in the pool after a hot day in the summer sun. As you prepare to open… Read more »

Keeping Critters out of Your Pool

Keeping Critters out of Your Pool

Even if you live in a fairly densely populated suburban area, chances are you still have a few four-legged neighbors lurking around your property. Small mammals like groundhogs, skunks and squirrels all take up residence in close proximity to human populations, and occasionally they even go for a dip in our swimming pools. Usually these… Read more »

Now Might be a Good Time to Add That LED Light to Your Pool

Now Might be a Good Time to Add That LED Light to Your Pool

Back in 2012, a federal ban on the sale of 100-watt incandescent bulbs left consumers in need of a cheap, energy-efficient alternative. Because LED bulbs were still rather expensive, compact fluorescents (CFLs) soon emerged as the go-to option for most homeowners. Unfortunately, CFL bulbs were not without their drawbacks. Many consumers complained that they were… Read more »

Choosing the Right Heater for Your Pool

Choosing the Right Heater for Your Pool

This time of year, a heated pool might sound like a pretty appealing amenity to have. Here in the moderate climate of Maryland, a pool heater can significantly extend your swimming season each year. Before you invest in a heater, however, you’ll need to decide which type is best suited for your needs. Generally speaking,… Read more »