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What is an Infinity Pool? Apr 11, 2024

Infinity pools are known by many names: overflow pool, vanishing edge pool, zero edge pool, spillover pool, and infinity edge pool are just a few of the options you could go with.

These pools,...

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Swimply - A New Way To Have Your Pool Pay For Itself! Mar 25, 2024

A very large percentage of Americans live in an apartment, condo, or other shared space. Some of those complexes have a pool for the inhabitants, or maybe live in a community with a pool, but these...

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How Much Does An Inground Pool Cost? Feb 26, 2024

For many people, an inground swimming pool is a far off dream. The cost of inground pools is staggering and unachievable in their minds.

What if we told you there was a way to have the customized...

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How To Finance A Pool Feb 08, 2024

When Summer hits, and the Sun is blazing, almost nothing sounds better than a dip in the pool. Swimming pools are the dream of many families, but it can be tricky to figure out how to make that...

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Why Are Pools So Expensive? Jan 09, 2024

Many people want their own inground pool, but the pricing tends to give most homeowners pause. 

I was just talking to a pool builder in the Midwest, and they hardly ever build pools for less...

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What are the Different Types of Swimming Pools? Dec 12, 2023

 There are many different types of swimming pools to choose from. From concrete pools, to fiberglass pools, to vanishing edge pools, and everything further down the line or in between, there...

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Pros and Cons: Saltwater VS Chlorine Swimming Pools Dec 12, 2023

 Saltwater pools are beating out traditional chlorine pools in popularity for a number of reasons - mainly being that the lack of chlorine makes saltwater pools gentler on the skin and eyes -...

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Best Pool Surfacing Materials Nov 28, 2023

Today's pool owners have many safe, reliable, and stunning swimming pool finish options open to them. From some of the more straightforward pool surfaces, such as standard plaster, all the way to a...

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The Problem With DIY Swimming Pool Kits Nov 28, 2023

You may think that a pool kit is similar to a toy model or assembling furniture. There is the aspect of assembly that makes DIY inground pool kits ring familiar, but it is so much more than just...

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Are There Cheap Pool Options For Home Owners? Oct 18, 2023

 

You are shopping for a cheap pool for your kids, and you’ve already looked at stock tanks, inflatable pools and natural pools. 

As in-ground pools are becoming more and more...

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Building A DIY Inground Swimming Pool Oct 18, 2023

At DIY Pools and Spas, we're a nationwide business run and motivated by family. During our 40+ years in the traditional pool business, we have seen first-hand how inground pools can bring a family...

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Standard Pool Engineering Services Sep 29, 2023

Standard structural engineering is all the basic building details meant to outline the foundation of the pool and how to form it. These plans are what determine if your pool construction will have...

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