Boy was this winter long and cold! The deep freeze we endured makes the amazing weather we are having a real treat. It also encourages us to get outside and start prepping for summer. Let’s be honest, the other day when it reached 75 and we had to slather ourselves in sunscreen what we really..
Category: Pound Pool Plastering
We all make mistakes when it comes to maintaining our homes and our pools are not exempt. When caring for your pool a simple mistake while adding chemicals can take the pool out of commission for weeks. Unfortunatly however, mistakes in maintaining your pool occur both big and small. Large mistakes in caring for your..
Pound Pool Plastering cares a great deal about our clients and their concrete pools. We want to ensure that your plaster pool is finished with the utmost of care. Standard white plaster is a classic, timeless, look that many homeowners still choose today however, there are other options available that may change your mind. Standard..
The first 30 days after a swimming pool has been plastered are the most important. It is critical that the plaster is properly cured. This is done by maintaining a proper balance in the pool waters chemistry and maintaining it throughout the life of the pool. When starting up the pool the main objective will..
By now, most of us Northerners have shut down our pools in preparation for the winter season. Let’s face it, unless you are a polar bear and enjoy frigid cold-water temps you aren’t going to be swimming after November. However, there may still be a few of you out there that have delayed the inevitable and..
There is one question we are asked more than any other. Can you guess what it is? If you guessed, “When will I know it is time to re-plaster my pool?” you were right! Unfortunately there isn’t one simple answer we can give you except that trust us, you will know when it’s time. There..
When it comes to closing your plaster pool for the winter there are three goals for most homeowners: Preserve the quality of pool water Secure all pool equipment Protect the pools plaster surface Water freezes, it’s pretty simple. When the temperature dips below 32 degrees Fahrenheit the water in your pool will begin to freeze. ..
Gunite swimming pools are one of the most popular options for homeowners. Building a Gunite pool requires a crew to dig a hole in the desired shape, the installation of plumbing, and a rebar grid that is the framework of the structure. The steel rebar frame is secured in place using wire. Once this has..
If you are one of the people that has managed to install a swimming pool in your backyard, you are living the dream of thousands upon thousands of people everywhere. After all, who doesn’t love jumping into the water of a pool on a hot and sunny day? While your pool may currently be in..
Owning a home with an inground pool presents a unique challenge in itself in that you are responsible for all of its upkeep. It is far different from any other type of backyard pool that you might have had in the past. Unlike an above ground pool which has a plastic liner that actually holds..