Swimming Pools & Water Fountains & Ponds : Home & Garden
Fiberglass pools are generally durable and long-lasting, but like all other types of pools, they may become damaged over time. One of many good characteristics of fiberglass is that it's easy to repair, and if done properly a patch or repair will make the pool stronger than it was before the damage.
HTC chlorine is used as a pool disinfectant.Swimming pool and pool house image by Jim Mills from Fotolia.comSwimming pools are susceptible to a wide range of pathogenic, disease-causing microorganisms. These harmful substances must be inhibited to prevent diseases. Chlorine effectively...
Spheres such as pool balls are measured by their circumference and diameter. Squares and sided objects are measured according to width and length, but round three-dimensional objects are measured by calculating the distance around and through the object. Calculate the circumference of a pool ball wi
Putting a swimming pool in your backyard can provide hours of entertainment. Pool installation can be as quick and easy as snapping a few pieces together and filling the pool with water. For a longer lasting pool, you need to install a swimming pool that's either above or in ground. Most in-ground p
Summer Is Coming! Set Your Family Up for Lots of Fun in the Sun With Your Own Backyard Swimming Pool
As Spring begins, the weather is beautiful. Winter is past and warmer temperatures are on the way. In fact, Summer isn't that far away. And that means hot and humid, especially in the southern states. Maybe this is the year to finally beat that heat with your own backyard swimming pool? There a
The different types of pool covers offer wide-ranging benefits to the backyard pool owner. Above ground pool covers are particularly beneficial in the winter to protect against dirt and debris. They are also appreciated for providing a safety feature to stop small children or animals gaining entry t
Cleaning your inground pool sand filters is done through a process called backwashing. It is necessary to backwash the sand filters periodically but doing it too often is counterproductive. Dirty sand filters actually filter more effectively than clean sand filters. Various factors contribute to the
A cloudy pool is the result of many possible problems, including improperly chlorinated water, a pH imbalance, dead algae not getting filtered out of the water, algae growing in the water, and calcium levels in the water. According to an article in Pool Solutions, the most likely problem in many cas
Baquacil water disinfectant is a popular alternative to chlorine for many pool owners. Baquacil is not as harsh on the skin as chlorine, and the smell of chlorine can be repugnant to some. However, Baquacil is not as strong as chlorine and can be very expensive to maintain. Additional filters requir
Usually, termites prefer feeding on decaying logs, woodpiles, plant debris and decaying tree roots and stumps to man-made structures. In doing this, termites serve a beneficial function by helping to return the nutrients in decaying material to the soil. It is important to understand that only an ac
Domestic Swimming Pools come in a range of differing styles and materials so there are lots of options available. The initial decision will be between in-ground and above ground swimming pools and for the regular family the latter are the most common choice. Read on to find out what else you should
There is nothing worse than spending a lot of money on a luxury item such as a spa or hot tub and then letting it deteriorate, especially when by following a few simple steps of maintenance, it can give pleasure for years to come. The first step is to make sure your spa or hot tub cover fits properl