Two common options for in-ground pools are a rock water feature and a winter safety cover. This creates a challenge for the safety cover as the water feature sits a the edge of the pool. In order to solve the issue we run a cable in front of the waterfall that is winched taut on… Read More»
An outdoor kitchen is a wonderful addition to any backyard. For the same reasons that the indoor kitchen becomes the meeting place so will the outdoor kitchen. We completed this project a few years back and it has some interesting details. the counter top is real granite as most man made materials are not… Read More»
What? You have a pool that is a spa and a spa that is a pool? A magical pool and spa combo that is both too small in volume to treat like a pool but too large to be a hot tub….you have a swim spa and you have a great way to relax, recharge… Read More»
Mineraluxe Advance Sticks – Yep, you want ‘em! What is the advantage of these sticks? Less sanitizer needed for less cost, more convenience and peace of mind Less sanitizer needed – reduced water balancing time and costs Crystal Clear water for more enjoyment Improved protection against bacterial and algal infestations for less cost and better… Read More»
There are a few considerations that affect when you can install your hot tub in Winnipeg. Here is a short list: Will you be installing the spa on an existing wooden deck or concrete surface? If it’s on a wooden deck that can support the weight of a hot tub than you could install… Read More»
If you are looking to retain or maintain heat in your swimming pool in a climate (like us in Manitoba) where nights, and sometimes days, can be cooler than your pool temperature, then a solar cover is something to consider… Let’s discuss the basics of solar covers and solar blankets, as well as some of… Read More»
Every single pool filter should have a pressure gauge on the top of it. Pressure gauges are used to tell you the pressure on your filter – this lets you know how “full” of dirt it is. If you know how to read your gauge, you will be able to know when you need to… Read More»
If you recently installed a pool, moved into a house with a pool, or purchased a new sand filter… You may be wondering how to go about cleaning it. If you have a sand filter, backwashing is your best friend.
Yes, black is back in the bathroom renovation world.
Most pools in Manitoba have vinyl liners to accommodate our shifting soil conditions. There are some exciting new prints for 2019 to add some dazzle to your new swimming pool. One trend is to a natural look with contemporary greys. As you can see in the picture below the water still looks blue due to… Read More»