Pool Renovation Basics – Water Color and Tile

Pool Renovation Basics - Water Color

Did you know that water in your pool is actually clear? With multiple wavelengths of light, some are absorbed and others are reflected off the pool water to create the color we see! Simply moving to different locations around the pool changes the water color due to the angle the...
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Pool Renovation Basics – Interior Finishes

Plaster is a term sometimes used generically to describe any cementitious interior finish of a swimming pool. The three primary types are basic or marcite plaster, quartz, and pebble. Plasters have two common ingredients - white portland cement and water. The differences come in the other ingredients
  • Plaster uses marble sand
  • Quartz uses quartz sand...
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Do I need a variable speed pump?

“Do I need a variable speed pump?” is really not the correct question, especially since your current pump is likely working just fine. Instead you should be asking Does it make sense for me to upgrade to a variable speed pump? The answer may surprise you! When considering Variable Speed Pumps (VSP), most people think in...
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Fix Leaks Before City Water Averaging

Most cities in and around Central Texas perform water averaging for three of the four winter months of November through February. Unless you address your leak(s) before the averaging, you will be paying for it for the next year. Most normal pools lose up to ¼” per day during the Summer months due to evaporation. This...
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