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Common Problems with Inground Pools to Watch for This Spring

Common Problems with Inground Pools to Watch for This Spring

After a long and cold winter, one of the most exciting parts of the spring is opening your pool again. However, it may have been damaged because of the cold weather. And, therefore, before it can be put to use again, you may have to do some inground pool repairs. Mr. Pool is here to help. As specialists in inground vinyl pool liner replacement, inground…

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Swimming Pool Safety Tips for Pets

Swimming Pool Safety Tips for Pets

You have just installed your new inground swimming pool. Undoubtedly, you are very excited about it. However, swimming pool safety must always be considered. Normally, one associated swimming pool safety with children. But, the likelihood of a dog drowning in a pool is just as high. In addition to overseeing your new inground pool installation, at Mr. Pool, we have also created this list of…

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Tips for Enjoying Your Pool and Keeping Your Energy Bills Down

Tips for Enjoying Your Pool and Keeping Your Energy Bills Down

Swimming pools are fantastic ways to cool off, relax and even host social gatherings. They are ubiquitous with the idea of a summer party, and nothing quite matches them for backyard enjoyment value. However, these luxuries do come at some expense. But fret not, Mr. Pool has plenty of experience with keeping your maintenance costs down! And, most techniques can be as simple as using…

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Catch Swimming Pool Leaks Early with These Tips!

Catch Swimming Pool Leaks Early with These Tips!

Swimming pools are a lot of fun and a great addition to any home. However, much like all things they require maintenance. One major issue with inground swimming pools is the possibility of leaks. Leaks are hard to detect as there is no obvious water exit mark in an inground pool, and therefore, inground pool leak repair can be expensive. Mr. Pool specializes in inground…

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Fenced backyard with small beautiful swimming pool and playground

The Best Pool Designs for Small Backyards

Swimming pools are great places to cool off and have social gatherings in the hot summer months. Most people believe that inground pool installation is a luxury reserved for large gardens with wide open spaces. That is not the case! We, at Mr. Pool, have compiled a list of some of the best designs for your inground swimming pool installation in your small backyard. Plunge…

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Inground-Pool-Repairs

How to Keep Your Pool Pump Working Smoothly

Your swimming pool pump is the heart of your pool’s circulation system. If you care for it properly, it will keep working smoothly. However, there are a few basic operation and maintenance rules. Let’s look at a few: Regularly Clean the Pump Basket The pump basket should be cleared out weekly and even more frequently during the fall and spring when there is more debris…

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Vinyl Pool Liner

Signs That You Need to Replace a Vinyl Pool Liner

If your pool’s liner is looking weathered, chances are it may need repair or even replacement. A vinyl liner should last up to 15 years. However, certain factors may influence its durability. If you’re living in an area that is susceptible to groundwater problems, this could reduce your liner’s life. Another factor which could contribute is an incorrect pool pH balance. If you have suspicions…

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Inground Pool

Salt or Chlorine? We Weigh Up Your Inground Pool Options

When having an inground pool installation done, you are faced with the decision to go chlorine or salt.  The best thing to do is to investigate which kind of pool is best suited to your budget and lifestyle.  As most of us are familiar with chlorinated swimming pools, let’s look at a few facts on salt water pools: Salt water pools do have chlorine in…

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In Ground Pool

Installing A New Inground Pool Should Be a Dream – Not a Nightmare

Have you ever considered getting a new inground pool installed? But you were not sure where to go? And what it would cost?  Perhaps you’ve even heard one or two stories where a pool project dragged on forever? Or worse, went horribly wrong?  Well, installing a pool should NOT be a nightmare at all!  What is required though, is careful planning by the prospective pool…

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Pool Installation

What’s the Best Time of Year for Your Inground Pool Installation?

Thinking about a new pool? There is a common misconception that an inground pool installation in the off-season is cheaper. Although this appears to make logical sense, from a pool builder’s perspective, the time of year is largely irrelevant. The material, labor, and overhead costs of an inground swimming pool installation remain the same regardless of the time of year. The best time for a…

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