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Winter pool maintenance: Everything you need to know about keeping your pool tidy this season

You're not using it, but your pool still needs care in the off season. Here's our care guide.
Filtering leaves out of a pool

How to keep up with pool maintenance during the fall

Seasonal outdoor pool

Pool skimmer installation: How to install a new skimmer to keep your pool clean and ready to use

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Designing your poolside landscape? Avoid these plants

Woman in pool

How to install an above-ground pool liner safely

painting a pool

Everything you should consider before painting your pool

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How much does an above-ground pool cost? Here’s what you need to know

Man cleaning pool

How to care for your pool during the dog days of summer

how to start a saltwater pool under large trees

How to set up a saltwater pool in your backyard

Man Cleaning Leaves From Pool

6 pool cleaning tools we won’t go without this summer

Girl in pool with diving board

How deep should a pool be for a diving board? What you need to know

Fiberglass Pool Curves and Steps

How to repair cracked fiberglass pool steps

Man Jumping Into Swimming Pool

7 inground pool landscaping ideas that will make you the envy of the neighborhood

These pool landscaping ideas will turn heads every single time.
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Solid vinyl vs. mesh inground pool covers: Which one is best for you?

Picking a pool cover is no easy task. We've broken down the two most popular designs.
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Above-ground vs. in-ground pools: Which one is right for you?

So you want to build a pool? How to tell which type is right for you.
An in-ground swimming pool

The 10 rules every backyard swimming area should have

Set rules for a safe and fun pool space. Here are our recommendations
Shaded above-ground pool

DIY your own above-ground pool with these ideas and tips

You can build your own above-ground pool with these simple steps.
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How to choose the best pool shape for your backyard size and location

When it comes to your backyard, not all pools are created equal. Our guide helps you choose the size and shape that's best for you.
In-ground pool in a backyard

How to design the right size pool for your home

There are important things to consider when choosing a pool. We discuss whether an in-ground or above-ground pool is best for you.
drain a swimming pool

How to drain a swimming pool

Swimming pools are so much fun in the hot summer months, but the maintenance can be tricky if you aren’t a professional.
group of people around pool

Swimming pool shapes: What to keep in mind as you design

If you are thinking of adding a pool to your backyard, there are several details to consider. One that you may not think of as terribly important is the shape.
Above-ground pool with beach ball

Should you build your own above-ground pool?

Having an above-ground pool is affordable and fun. We discuss what goes into building one and whether it's right for your outdoor space.