1/13/2017 12:02:48 PM
If you have an old fiberglass or gunite (concrete) pool, take a long hard look at the surface. If you see hollow spots, chipping, or cracking, that means the waterproof membrane over the porous concrete pool shell has been compromised. The problem WILL get worse if you don't address it now.
12/8/2016 1:50:14 PM
In addition to thousands of swimming pool resurfacing projects, Fibre Tech has successfully completed many projects in zoological settings including creating or renovating otter tanks at zoos, manatee tanks at a marine science center, numerous koi ponds and aquariums.
9/14/2016 12:41:28 PM
Built in 1961, the Willow Springs pool has held up extremely well over the decades. But no matter how well they are constructed, over the years, concrete pools need swimming pool resurfacing when they show their age.
7/15/2016 11:08:44 AM
While the average swimming pool weighs in at over 600 square feet, this one is 3/5 of a mile long, and almost twenty acres! To put that into perspective: it could fit twenty Olympic sized swimming pools.
6/22/2016 4:58:09 PM
If you are looking into a fiberglass pool, there are a lot of factors to consider, like where you want the pool situated, what dimensions you have in mind, and how you plan to have it installed. Read more here.
5/17/2016 11:10:57 AM
Pool chemicals and the elements can really do a number on a swimming pool. At some point, every pool will need to be refinished. If your pool has lost its luster, it's time to think about pool refinishing. The question is, which popular refinishing option will you choose, marcite or fiberglass?
4/29/2016 11:43:55 AM
From decadent designs to simple zen-like retreats and pools that double as art installations, these bodies of water are all extraordinary in their own way. Who wouldn't want to pull up a lounge chair beside any one of these jaw dropping swimming pools?
4/10/2016 12:00:00 PM
When it comes to chlorine levels in pools, some people may be confused by the different types of chlorine present - and they are also unsure of which type of chlorine to test for in their pool.
2/25/2016 4:21:38 PM
For parents, summer should be a time to relax around the pool, but it can be stressful with worries over your child's safety in the water. Know what to do if your child gets into trouble while swimming. Having a plan will help alleviate anxiety about the possibility of drowning.
1/21/2016 4:24:29 PM
It's never too late to learn the right way to close up your pool for the winter. Doing it right not only protects your pool from costly freezing mishaps, but also saves you time in the spring when when you or the kids can't wait to get out the floaties.
1/4/2016 12:35:39 PM
It's been a warm winter so far, and we hope you had a chance to use your pool a bit later than usual in 2015. But now it's time to have it winterized (if you haven't already). Here are a few tips to make sure everything goes smoothly.
11/23/2015 12:23:32 PM
From family barbecues to lazy afternoons, your swimming pool can add a dose of fun and relaxation to your summers. For many, however, the time spent on cleaning and maintenance outweighs the benefits. From standard cleaning tools to the latest technology, we've put together the most efficient methods for cleaning your pool.
10/30/2015 11:45:26 AM
Today it's more important than ever to consider our impact on the environment. Pools in particular have a reputation for using copious amounts of chemicals and for racking up massive bills from heating and cleaning equipment. Below, we provide your guide to environmentally friendly pool treatments.
9/29/2015 11:53:14 AM
There are many different faces to pool restoration, from converting your tank to a salt water system, to adding or removing a diving board, to putting in a new pool liner, and even to resurfacing the deck around your pool. Whatever the case, safety should always be your number one concern when it comes to restoring your pool.
4/14/2015 5:17:09 PM
One of the most important things to determine when investing in a pool is how deep you want it to be. If you have a family already, or are planning to have kids, the answer to this question is even more important.
12/20/2013 8:23:16 AM
In recent years, many customers have asked me about the advantages of putting a salt system into their swimming pools. As with many things, there are pros and cons - good points and not so good points.
11/20/2013 4:56:11 PM
In recent years the use of phosphate removers in swimming pools has been a hot topic and the subject of much debate. The idea behind phosphate removal products is that less phosphates in the water will mean less algae. The question then becomes - do these products really work?
11/13/2013 4:46:51 PM
It's a little known fact that fiberglass swimming pools require a higher level of calcium in the water in order to protect the grout around the tiles. Having installed Fibre Tech coating in thousands of pools over the past 30 years, I can't count the number of times that frantic pool owners have called me and said, "You forgot to put the grout around the tiles in my pool!"...