Category: Blog Posts

Should You Let Your Pool Freeze Over the Winter?

pool behind home in the winter time

Winter is almost here, and that means most people are closing up their pools. While water is supposed to freeze as the temperatures get low, should you let your pool freeze? Read on to learn more: The Short Answer: No Simply put, it is not a good idea to let your pool freeze. While it… Read more »

Top 3 Signs You Need to Deep Clean Your Pool

Above ground pool with a problem of green algae (chlorophyta) in the water. stock photo

We’ve talked before about cleaning your pool slide, but what about your actual pool? Some pool owners don’t clean their pool as often as they should. That’s why we’ve compiled the top three signs that it’s time to deep clean your pool. The water is discolored Does your pool water have a tinge of green… Read more »

How to Keep Leaves Out of Your Pool

fall leaves floating in swimming pool water

Autumn is just around the corner, and that means pumpkins, brisk weather, and falling leaves. However, in many cases, the leaves start to fall before the last of summer’s warmth has disappeared. This is why many people keep their pools open well into September. But how do you keep enjoying your pool without having to… Read more »

When Should You Close Your Pool?

closed pool

As much as we hate to say it, summer is almost over. We have only a few weeks left until Labor Day, and for many areas, that’s when the temperatures start to drop. But it can be difficult for many people to determine when the right time is to close their pool. After all, they… Read more »

How to Cool Down Your Pool

Modern villa with pool, view from the garden

For most of the year, you’ll usually have trouble keep your pool warm enough to swim in. However, during the peak of summer, you may have a few blistering hot days that make your pool seem more like a sauna. You need your pool to be cool for you to cool down as well, but… Read more »

Sun Safety Tips for When You’re Swimming in the Pool

Beach hat, orange juice and sunglasses near the swimming pool

Summer is here, and you know what that means—plenty of hours spent in and around the pool! While sliding down the pool slide and swimming in the water is always good fun, you also need to be wary of sun exposure. Too much exposure to the sun can cause your skin to burn and even… Read more »

How to Choose the Color of Your Pool Slide

blue pool slide in water park

Whether you’re a homeowner or a businessowner, a slide can add an extra bit of fun to your pool. But finding the right pool slide is easier said than done. One of the factors you’ll have to consider is what color you want your slide to be. To help you make your decision, we’re going… Read more »

How to Choose the Right Waterslide Support Option Based on Your Landscaping

When you purchase a waterslide from Dolphin Waterslides, you’ll want something that is not only fun, but also blends seamlessly in with your current landscaping. But how do you accomplish that? Thankfully, there are many waterslide support options that can be customized to your particular landscaping. Concrete piers Concrete piers are an excellent option if… Read more »

Tree Trunk Water Slide Supports

There are so many possibilities when it comes to supporting your water slides.  We see them so often and thought it might be a great time to start showing you some options when it comes to adding your water slide to your next inground pool project. Blue Water Custom Pools sent these awesome photos in… Read more »