Proper Swimming Pool Maintenance, In 8 Easy Steps

According to Lowes, “Maintaining your pool can be a tedious job, but it’s an important part  of keeping your pool sparkling clean,and safe for years of enjoyment.”

The fact is, many families mull over the idea of poolside summers, but dread the maintenance involved. The cleaning, maintenance and time time-consumption are not necessarily a drain on your wallet and your time.

While all pools are created different they all share ONE common trait, routine care is the key to pristine pool health.


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Nov. 7, 2013

Pool Decks For Above Ground Pools

Above Ground Pools And Swimming Pool Decks

Every year tens of thousands of above ground pools end up in backyards all across this country. Most all serve the same purpose, to give people a reprieve from the heat and make great memories with friends and family. The investment in an above ground pool is a worthy one. At a cost of one tenth that of the in-ground counterpart, it is easy to understand the value here.

The swimming pool quickly becomes the centerpiece to any backyard as most of the summertime fun will center around it. This will call for alteration of the backyard to accommodate the new activities to follow. This is when the idea of a pool deck is born. (more…)

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Oct. 20, 2013

What to put under an above ground pool during installation

One of the biggest concerns or questions for any above ground pool purchaser is “What should I put underneath the pool liner during installation?” This is a good question and the answers may surprise you. Each pool installation is different, but there are some general guidelines to follow that will ensure that your above ground pool is installed correctly. Using the wrong materials can cause the swimming pool to corrode or rust out prematurely. Follow along as we dispel the myths behind several common materials used under swimming pool liners and help you make the right choice for above ground pool install. (more…)

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Oct. 15, 2013

Can I Install My Above Ground Pool On Concrete?

​Installing an above ground swimming pool onto a concrete surface can be easy. Although pool installation typically occurs on a sand or earth base, it is possible to install certain pools on to concrete or other hard surfaces without much fanfare. However there are some definite dos and don’t s when considering this project and we will go over the basics you should be aware of before starting this project. (more…)

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Sep. 30, 2013

Buying Tips On How To Purchase Cheap Above Ground Pools

​Each year at Pools Above Ground we get thousands of customers looking for “cheap above ground pools”. We want to help clear up the differences between cheap and inexpensive and point out what consumers need to lookout for. With these simple guidelines anyone should be able to select the best value for their budget and avoid an financial misstep. This Spanish saying says it best.”Lo barato cuesta caro”. What is cheap is the most costly. (more…)

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Sep. 20, 2013