You know that water in swimming pools contain chlorine, but what you probably don’t know is why pools need them in the first place. Chlorine breaks down into two chemicals when it is added to water: one that almost instantly eliminates bacteria, and the other remains in the water to deal with new bacteria introduced by new bathers.
Saturday, 24 January 2015
Saturday, 17 January 2015
Not everyone has a sprawling lawn or backyard that could host an Olympic-sized swimming pool, but just because you have limited space in your property doesn’t mean you can’t have your very own pool. Plunge pools or wading pools are shallow and can fit in relatively small spaces, making it a popular installment nowadays. But aside from its agreeable size, plunge pools have plenty of other benefits to offer:
They are Easier to Maintain
Cleaning a large pool can be a chore. Plunge pools, on the other hand, can help you conserve more water and are easier and less expensive to maintain.
Saturday, 10 January 2015
Of the various pool types available to homeowners, fibreglass pools are some of the most desirable pools to own. Fibreglass pools are premade by manufacturers, only requiring that the pool structure be fitted over a dug-out spot in the yard or some other similar space. While quick and worry-free to install, fibreglass pools are almost exclusively only for in-ground installations.
Wednesday, 7 January 2015
There’s truly no place like home. After a long day at work, wouldn’t it be nice to engage in a relaxing activity right in your own backyard? Lisa Hallett Taylor, pool and patio expert for About.com, cites various ways you can unwind in your outdoor living space. Aside from the recreational benefits, building pools in Perth also allows you to improve your outdoor living space. Consider the value a pool can add to your home, all while keeping costs manageable because of the numerous options available, consider a new pool or even pre-loved to save some dollars.
Saturday, 3 January 2015
For most people, the shape of a pool is generally considered simply because they need the pool to fit in their backyard. Of course, purchasing a fibreglass pool that fits is important, but many people do not realise that the shape of a pool determines how it is best used. Here are a few examples:
This classic shape provides any backyard with an air of elegance. At the same time, the dimensions of this pool shape allow users to easily do laps, making it a perfect choice for those who wish to use the pool as a way to exercise.
Thursday, 1 January 2015
Home improvement can be a costly and time-consuming endeavour, but it can be extremely rewarding as well. The advantages that makeover projects offer are things that Australian homeowners look forward to. Mashable.com writer Jenni Ryall reports Aussies have a penchant for home renovations that they re-do their houses as often as once every three or six months. Enhancements most often include their backyard spaces: