Thursday, 23 April 2015

The Basics of Structural Warranty

Just because fibreglass is hardy doesn’t mean it’s not invulnerable. Nothing made by human hands can last forever, even if you won’t be around to see it wear out. That’s why, in addition to the fibreglass pool and its components, pool contractors include a structural warranty to cover repairs, usually ten years.

A structural warranty is an industry standard among pools. Although warranties may vary by pool contractor, general coverage includes surface blisters, stains and discolouration due to material or manufacturing defects. Although fibreglass pools can last a lifetime, they’re still exposed to the elements.

Thursday, 16 April 2015

Bring Some Colour to Your Pool

Pool contractors give you the freedom to choose what colour you want for your fibreglass pool. You can choose between the traditional blue and others like green and yellow. Before choosing a colour, however, take the look of the backyard into account. As far as landscaping is concerned, opposites attract.

Experts suggest a light-coloured theme for a dark pool or a dark-coloured theme for a light pool. This demonstrates good use of contrast, which makes for a unique design. Kasper Aaberg, founder of graphics blog Love of Graphics, says dark themes stand out while light themes hang back. Together, they create a dramatic and inviting effect.

Thursday, 9 April 2015

Pencil Compaction in Pools: What is It?

Product and service inclusions differ with each pool company. If you want your new pool installation to give you your money’s worth, you must be able to identify the key additions that hold true value. In that regard, make sure that pencil compaction is included by the company and written into your contract. If this is your first time to come across the term, here are a few frequently asked questions about pencil compaction:

What is pencil compaction?

Pencil compaction is a relatively new and innovative way of speeding up the pool installation process. It is meant to remove air pockets in loose sand when the backfilling process is already done.

Thursday, 2 April 2015

Pool Workouts: A Better Way to a Healthier You

For many people, owning a swimming pool in Perth is directly related to having fun and beating the heat—and there is nothing wrong with that notion. What you should remember, however, is that your pool can also serve as a fantastic way to get much-needed exercise.

Working out in your pool is great for burning calories as you require more effort to move around due to water resistance. At the same time, the water significantly reduces the strain your put your muscles through. As a result, pool workouts offer an effective way to achieve a more intense workout with a very low risk of injury.