With the exception of overlap liners, all above ground pool liners come with some sort of connector known as a liner bead. Liner beads are reinforced strips of stiff vinyl that are attached to the top of the pool liner, which connect the liner to the top of your swimming pool wall. The most common bead types are the Standard Bead and the J-Hook. But have you ever heard of a Unibead liner? Our video explains the benefits of the Unibead liner below.

Chemicals are used to keep your swimming pool’s water clear and clean. Water, when left stagnate and untreated over long periods of time, is prone to developing bacteria, mold and algae.  A mixture of pool chemicals prevent this from happening and keep your water ready for healthy swimming.

A swimming pool liner is an important investment that is meant to last you several seasons. However, vinyl liners are far from impervious. Improper treatment can drastically shorten the lifespan of your liner, meaning more replacements and higher costs to you over time. 

Don’t put all the blame on chlorine when your eyes turn red and get irritated from swimming in a pool. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has released its annual swimming report and it includes that the combination of the pool’s chemicals along with swimmers’ urine, sweat and excrement as well as dirt are the leading cause of your eyes turning red in the pool or burning.
 

Solar covers make for a very cost-efficient source of heat in your swimming pool, but the application and removal of solar covers can be cumbersome. Solar cover reels were designed to make this burden far easier to bear. 

It happens to the best of us. Despite our best efforts to maintain a clean swimming pool, every now and then the crystal clear water gets sullied with shades of green. What turns such a pristine pool into a swamp? 

Learning how to shock your pool is a small rite of passage for pool owners. Shocking your pool is an important part of keeping your pool water clean. Otherwise known as superchlorinating, shocking is the act of adding chlorine to your pool to quickly and dramatically raise your pool’s chlorine level. 

Knowing the volume of your swimming pool is tremendously important. By knowing how much water is needed to fill or refill your pool each season, you are able to anticipate your water bill costs more accurately.