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10 Amazing Health Benefits of Cold Water Swimming [Infographic]

10 Amazing Health Benefits of Cold Water Swimming [Infographic]

Swimming in cold water may not sound very appealing at first until you realize the incredible benefits you gain from it. There is proven research that shows taking cold showers, ice baths and submerging yourself in cold water will do amazing things for your mind and body. It can literally "change your life" according to many people who practice this on a consistent basis.  Going for a short swim and being totally submerged in cold water will have the most dramatic effect of...
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How to Clear a Green Pool Fast

How to Clear a Green Pool Fast

​We will teach you how to clear a green pool in no time and with minimal effort. We love our pools, but have you ever noticed how quickly they can turn green and, frankly, unsightly? Unfortunately, it’s become a norm among pool owners, and it doesn’t take much more than a rainstorm to do it. Thankfully, we’ve learned how to clear a green pool fast through trial and error. After all, you shouldn’t have to cancel a pool party because...
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Top 10 Reasons to Buy an Above Ground Pool [Infographic]

Top 10 Reasons to Buy an Above Ground Pool [Infographic]

With Above Ground Pools becoming more and more popular in recent days, we decided to list the top 10 reasons to buy one. While in-ground pools can be very beautiful, their outrageous cost can be a deterrent for most people. ​An above ground pool is a great option for many reasons but we decided to focus on the top 10 reasons.  In our opinion, there is no simpler and more effective way to display information than to do it visually.  Therefore,...
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How to Find a Leak in an Above Ground Pool

How to Find a Leak in an Above Ground Pool

Having a leak in your pool can be very frustrating and difficult to find. In this article we are going to help you figure out how to find a leak in an above ground pool.Even small leaks can drain your wallet over time because you have to constantly add more water and chemicals to the pool. They will also "drain" your patience because they can be really tough to find.Larger leaks in the liner are easily spotted and can be...
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Best Above Ground Pool Lights: Our Top 5 Picks

Best Above Ground Pool Lights: Our Top 5 Picks

Who said swimming is just for the daytime? Those who enjoy the nightlife know that few things spruce up house parties like a pool. In fact, it’s usually the center of the party.People will gather near to socialize or jump in to enjoy a few games. Of course, style is important for a successful party, and the pool is no different.That’s why we’ve compiled a list of the best above ground pool lights. Our selections will add a touch of...
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How to Beautify an Above Ground Pool – Make it Look Amazing!

How to Beautify an Above Ground Pool – Make it Look Amazing!

​ We love the fun that a pool brings to our home, but how about its aesthetic appeal? Sadly, there isn’t exactly a veritable cornucopia of styles among above ground pools, so we’re often forced to sacrifice our lawn’s beauty in exchange for livening it up. Or are we? Over the years, we’ve discovered some nifty ways to spruce up our otherwise aquatic eye sore. Here are a few of our favorite ways to beautify an above ground pool.LandscapingWhen your...
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Swimming Pool Safety Tips for Families with Children

Swimming Pool Safety Tips for Families with Children

  Swimming pools are a source of relaxation and enjoyment, but if you have kids, then they could be a cause for concern. There have been many unfortunate accidents that unattended kids have had in pools, and you should definitely not ignore this aspect of poolside safety. Even if your children are like fish in water when they are in the pool, you have to be careful and watchful of them. Here is a list of some poolside safety tips,...
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How to Winterize an Above Ground Pool

How to Winterize an Above Ground Pool

  The Easy Way to Close or Winterize Your Pool Above ground pools are awesome ways to have some fun during the summer, but they need to be winterized to protect them from freezing temperatures and the elements. We will teach you how to winterize an above ground pool, the simple way.   Necessary Items for Winterizing Your Pool There are many different items you’ll need for this process. First of all, you’ll need a quality pool cover to help...
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Best Above Ground Pool Covers

Best Above Ground Pool Covers

Just like their in-ground counterparts, above ground pools need to be protected during cold months with a cover.  While they’re typically not as expensive, it’s just as important to consider quality and durability for your pool’s protection.  If you are going to close or winterize your pool for the winter, an above ground pool cover is an absolutely necessary accessory. Proper setup is also important, and different pools will require different solutions.  So, after a little analysis, we’ve rated the...
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Best Above Ground Pool Ladder for 2017

Best Above Ground Pool Ladder for 2017

  Ladders are such a basic component of outdoor pools that we often take for granted, yet, there are actually some important considerations when searching for the best above ground pool ladders.  Durability, safety, versatility, and – above all else – safety. They may appear nearly identical in construction and functionality, but there are some key underlying differences between each ladder that will ultimately make or break its efficacy.  Ultimately, we chose the . So what makes it the best...
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