Pools

Choosing The Underwater Pool Lighting That’s Right For You

April 30, 2011

Swimming pool lighting is an important investment, and you should try to get it right from the beginning. If you're just planning to build your pool, maybe looking into inground swimming pool prices, this is the perfect moment to brainstorm ideas on the end result you want from your pool lights. Whatever stage your pool is at, read on for some exciting ideas and …

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Why Is Bromine A Better Choice For Heavily Used Pools?

January 20, 2011

In this article we explore some of the advantages and disadvantages of using chlorine and bromine pool chemicals. In particular we consider whether bromine is a better choice for messy pools and those that have a heavy bather load.

A key difference between how bromine and chlorine works emerges when you study the difference between the bi-products produced when they react with ammonia and …

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12V Lighting Transformers For Patio Umbrella Lights

December 12, 2010

Are you wondering what the best way to power your patio umbrella lights might be? Have you already bought some form of lighting that you like - but a 12v transformer was not included? Then read on for a few tips on the subject of finding the right 12v lighting transformers.

Some umbrella lights are cleverly designed with everything built into one shell - …

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Electric Pool Heaters – Options

October 15, 2010

Electric pool heaters are used to heat water in swimming pools. The operating principle is much like the electric hot water tank. An electric current is used to heat a coil that contains flowing water, and hot water comes out.
This method of heating water is considered slow and inefficient compared to using propane and natural gas in most areas of the United States. A …

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The Pros and Cons of Both Concrete and Fiberglass Pools

July 28, 2010

Swimming pools are usually made of vinyl, concrete and fiberglass. Constructing swimming pools would cost you, but it is considered a good investment for it would increase the market value of your home. Below are the comparisons of concrete and fiberglass, the two best types of pools.

Fiberglass Swimming Pools
Pools made of fiberglass are better appreciated because of its low maintenance. You would not …

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