Archive for May, 2008
Recently, the Center for Disease Control issued a report suggesting that drowning was the number two leading cause of death in kinds under the age of fourteen. Those are scary statistics, especially if you have an indoor or an outdoor pool. Even if you don’t have children, a drowning death can occur on your property, [...]
One thing every pool has in common, whether it is above-ground or in-ground, is that every pool has some kind of liner in it. While a few of these pools may have a special kind of liner, such as tile, natural rock, heavy-duty liquid coating or even marble, most pools have a simple vinyl liner.
A pool float comes in a variety of shapes and sizes. They are an important part of your swimming pool accessories because they serve a dual purpose. They are ultimately designed for fun and playing. They can come in very handy if you find yourself too tired to continue swimming and are in the deep [...]
Swimming pools are fun for the whole family because they provide a place to swim and relax with friends and loved ones. Unfortunately, pools can also be dangerous. It’s important to have a working list of pool rules to ensure everyone’s safety. Some pool rules you may want to consider include:
• Refrain from running, dunking or [...]
The diatomaceous earth filter for backwashing purposes operates on a similar principle to sand but will not require a pressure rise. The maximum pressure rise, usually 12-16 lbs is more important with this platform to avoid damage to the filter itself and early backwashing will not hurt the overall filter performance. It may be prudent, [...]