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Contest Winner - April

April Anytime is Pool Time - Winner!

Tags: Pool Favorites

Thank You to everyone who participated in our April Anytime is Pool Time - Photo Vote Contest! We tallied the votes each week as you chose your favorite pools. Below are the three Anytime is Pool Time pools that you voted as BEST in April! Each of your votes earned one entry into our random prize drawing for the SwimmingPool.com Grill Kit, and this month's winner was @satxpools!...

Pool Care 101

Pool Care 101 - INFOGRAPHIC

Tags: Maintenance

Click Above Image for Full Infographic   TWICE A WEEK: Use test strips or a test kit to check and maintain your pool water balance. Keep your pH levels between 7.4 - 7.6. Test and maintain the free available chlorine level at 1.0 - 3.0 ppm. Empty the skimmer basket and skim leaves, insects and other floating debris from the pool surface.   ONCE A WEEK:...

Throw the Ultimate Graduation Pool Party!

Tags: Kids, Pool Party, Staycation

Graduation time is upon us! Whether you are celebrating a high school, college, grad school or kindergarten graduation, the best place to throw that party is poolside! We have great suggestions for decorations, games, food, drinks, favors and invitations to move you right to the top of the class! Not sure how to get the word out? Send Beach Ball Invitations! Write all of the details on a deflated...

Splish and Splash

Simple Steps Save Lives

Tags: Safety

May is National Water Safety Month Here at SwimmingPool.com, we want you to be able to get the best information on products, maintenance tips, games, recipes and how to find a pool professional. But some of the most important information that we want to provide for you is how to stay safe in your swimming pool and spa. There are many aspects of swimming pool safety and in the coming weeks we...

April Anytime is Pool Time

April Anytime is Pool Time - Photo Contest

Tags: Pool Favorites

We invite everyone to follow @SwimmingPoolCom on Instagram and check our feed throughout the year for monthly #ForeverPoolTime photo contests. To enter the April Anytime is Pool Time - Photo Contest: Follow @SwimmingPoolCom on Instagram. Vote "A" or "B" in the comments of our April #ForeverPoolTime posts. One Vote per photo and each vote gets one entry into...

Contest Winner

March Anytime is Pool Time - The Votes Are In!

Tags: Pool Favorites

Thank You to everyone who participated in our March Anytime is Pool Time - Photo Vote Contest! We tallied the votes each week as you chose your favorite pools. Below are the three Anytime is Pool Time pools that you voted as BEST in March! Each of your votes earned one entry into our random prize drawing for the SwimmingPool.com Grill Kit, and this month's winner was @missmaraftl! ...

American History: The Barbecue

American History: The Barbecue

Tags: Pool Party, Pool Recipes

Whether you call it “barbecue”, “barbeque”, “bar-b-q”, or shorten it to “BBQ”– it’s definitely a favorite American past time.  One of the first known mentions of barbecue in American history was from none other than George Washington himself, who once stated in his journal that he “went to Alexandria to a barbecue and stayed...

Pool Cleaning Chemicals - INFOGRAPHIC

Tags: Algae, Maintenance

Click Above Image for Full Infographic One of the best ways to keep your pool water sparkling and clean is through the use of pool chemicals. Testing your pool 2 – 3 times a week is important for maintaining adequate water balance and sanitizer levels as well as ensuring swimmer comfort and longevity of your pool surface and equipment. Test strips are a quick and easy way to test the...

March Anytime is Pool Time

March Anytime is Pool Time - Photo Contest

Tags: Pool Favorites

We invite everyone to follow @SwimmingPoolCom on Instagram and check our feed throughout the year for monthly #ForeverPoolTime photo contests. To enter the March Anytime is Pool Time - Photo Contest: Follow @SwimmingPoolCom on Instagram. Vote "A" or "B" in the comments of our March #ForeverPoolTime posts. One Vote per photo and each vote gets one entry into our...

Anytime is Pool Time

Anytime is Pool Time - Photo Contest WINNER!

Tags: Pool Favorites

Thank You to all of our “Anytime is Pool Time” contest entrants for sharing your favorite pool time moments with us! After much deliberation, it is our pleasure to announce the Winner of the “Anytime is Pool Time” photo contest… DRC Pools of Yorba Linda, California! Their photo of this tropical backyard oasis has won the grand prize of a brand new SwimmingPool....

Anytime is Pool Time

Anytime is Pool Time - Photo Contest

Tags: Pool Favorites

We invite everyone to follow @SwimmingPoolCom on Instagram and check our feed throughout the year for monthly #ForeverPoolTime photo contests. To enter the contest: Snap and share a photo/video of your favorite pool time moment. Tag your photo using the hashtag #ForeverPoolTime You will be automatically entered into a prize drawing for a SwimmingPool.com BBQ Kit. For more info,...

3 Ideas for Creating a Festive Halloween Pool Party!

3 Ideas for Creating a Festive Halloween Pool Party!

Tags: Kids, Lighting, Pool Favorites, Pool Party, Pool Recipes

When fall rolls around, many pool owners might get discouraged because they realize they may have to soon close their pool. For those lucky enough to live in a warmer climate or those who have installed pool heaters, the backyard festivities continue year round. However, if you have closed your pool you can still celebrate many holidays poolside – and one of our favorites is Halloween!...

11 Ways to Cozy Up Your Backyard for Autumn

11 Ways to Cozy Up Your Backyard for Autumn

Tags: Home Improvement, Landscaping

Fall has arrived and it’s time to bring the indoors out with cozy features. Your backyard is a continuation of your home which showcases your style and personality. Why should that end with summer? Extend your time in the fresh air with outdoor seating areas that feel as cozy as your couch.  Destination Design Traveling to Paris for decadent desserts or a wine tasting in...

Swimming Pool: Battle of the Hues

Swimming Pool: Battle of the Hues

Tags: Home Improvement, Pool Finishes, Pool Remodel

Your pool design should directly reflect your personal style and home architecture. This can be achieved through shape, size, features, and color of the pool. Selecting the perfect hue may be difficult when you have endless options, so let us help you narrow it down! Warm tones create an inviting environment while highlighting lighter areas such as a beach entry. Design a refreshing, clean...

13 Dogs That Can Pool Better Than You

13 Dogs That Can Pool Better Than You

Tags: Pool Favorites

The dog days of summer have reached new heights. From rocking a new pair of shades to soaking up the sun, we can all take a few tips from these dogs that understand the true meaning of a pool day. Good Day Sunshine Here comes the sun do do do dooo.   A photo posted by Kiah Day (@kiahthestaffy) on May 18, 2015 at 2:45pm PDT   I'm On A Float I got my...

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