When choosing an inground pool, you have several options. The main contenders to build the watery oasis of your dreams are fiberglass and concrete. These two options look and feel completely different and have their own strengths and weaknesses. Here are the main pros and cons of fiberglass and concrete that will help you decide… Read more »
Category: Swimming Pools
Freshwater vs. Saltwater Pools: Which One is Right for You?
There are a lot of advantages to having a pool in your backyard. The sparkling blue color and calming sounds of the water can make your space feel like your own personal oasis. It’s the perfect spot to entertain friends and family and let kids play. You can get in a great workout without leaving… Read more »
How to Choose the Right Shape for Your Swimming Pool
So, you’ve decided to take the leap—or the dive, shall we say—and invest in a swimming pool for your backyard. As long as you take care of it well, you’re in for many years of fun, happiness, and premium relaxation! Before you can bring your pool to life, you’ll need to go through the design… Read more »
4 Health Benefits of Swimming in a Saltwater Pool
Did you know that swimming is one of the best full body exercises you can get? It’s true! Swimming is a great form of cardio that improves heart health, burns calories, and increases flexibility, all while going easy on your joints. When you swim in saltwater, not only are you getting in some killer cardio,… Read more »
How to Throw an Awesome Pool Party This Summer
It’s been a long, cold winter here in the Northeast and we’re ready to embrace summer with open arms. What better way to celebrate finally getting some sun than with a pool party with your friends and family?! Welcome summer the right way—throw an unforgettable blowout right in your own backyard! These essential tips combined… Read more »
Reasons to Add a Stone Waterfall to Your Pool
If you’ve ever visited Niagara Falls, one of the seven wonders of the world, you know the mystique, majesty and power you witnessed there, right? There’s just something stunningly amazing about falling water– it attracts people with its sound and movement. And it’s visually interesting– almost hypnotic. Landscape photographer Roland Kemler once said, “There’s no… Read more »
What Are the Most Common Swimming Repairs?
Pools can be beautiful assets, making a yard “that more inviting” when done right. But what about pools with problems? What are some of the common swimming pool repairs? Equipment First, there’s pool equipment that might need to be repaired. The electrics machinery, as well as pumps and motors, can cease to function. If and… Read more »
An Overview of Pool Crack Repairs
Do you have a crack in your pool? If so, VistaPro can repair it before the summer season, and that way you can truly enjoy your pool when the warmer weather hits. Most people have few (if any) problems with their pool when it’s first installed. But then years go by, harsh weather comes and… Read more »
Which Outdoor Additions Provide the Best Returns on Investment?
Summertime is the best time of the year to spend outdoors in this part of the country. That said, it helps if you’ve got some cool outdoor additions to your property, and it’s even better when those additions add value to it. What are some of the outdoor additions providing the best ROI (return on… Read more »
Swimming Pool Safety Tips
Having a pool is a big responsibility. Here are some swimming pool safety tips to help ensure you and your guests stay safe this summer… and future summers. Add a Protective Barrier For starters, there should be a barrier surrounding your pool especially if you have kids or kids live nearby. The worst news a… Read more »