Friday, 26 May 2017 08:59

Inground Pool vs. Above Ground Pool

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Pools: Above-Ground Vs. In-Ground

From In The Swim

So, you've decided to install a swimming pool in your backyard.  The next hurdle to overcome is to establish your budget.  While you are deciding on how much you would like to spend on this endeavor, you will likely be introduced to the different types of inground and above ground pools.  There are vast differences beyond simply the price of these disparate products.  This post from In The Swim examines these in great detail, without alot of fluff.

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Thursday, 25 May 2017 08:47

In Ground Pool Comparisons

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Above Ground vs Inground: It’s Not Just About Cost

From Pool Pricer

Most people aren't making a choice between an inground pool and an aboveground pool due to the gap in cost.  This article makes the comparison nevertheless, as there are some clear differences between the two products.  Should someone actually consider an inground pool versus an above ground pool, the differences extend to more than the cost of the products, as the article explains.

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Wednesday, 24 May 2017 08:47

In Ground Pool Cost

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UNDERGROUND VS ABOVEGROUND POOLS: COSTS AND COMPARISONS

From River Pools and Spas

Truth be told, this is not even a fair comparision, as the above ground pool is so different from the concrete inground pool that they are not even in the same ballpark.  The inground vinyl liner pool is a closer cousin to the above ground pool, but even the vinyl liner has so many key differences than an above ground pool that it really is a stretch to compare them. Nevertheless, this post from River Pools and Spas does do a great job in presenting the key differences between these vastly different products, and sheds some light on the entire subject admirably.

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Tuesday, 23 May 2017 09:14

How Much Does it Cost To Build A Pool?

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What Do Inground Pool Costs? – How to Determine the Price of your Pool

From Premier Pools & Spas

The old addage that originated with the upper class snobbery of the gilded age goes something like this: "If you have to ask the price, you can't afford it".  Well folks, this just isn't true in today's modern age.  The proliferation of available information everywhere makes this sentiment completely obsolete.  Whats interesting, however, is that the cost of a swimming pool project still perplexes even the most connected modern consumer.  This post from Premier Pools & Spas talks about the factors that determine the costs, and thereby eliminating the need to ask this sometimes embarrassing question.

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Monday, 22 May 2017 08:21

Who Peed in the Pool?

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Come On In. The Water’s Fine (Mostly).

From The New York Times

This is a subject that is like an elephant in the room, but it is actually more serious than most people think.  This article about uriniating in the pool is both surprising and scary.  It seems like an innocent act, and according to studies, most people do it.  Unfortunately, there can be serious health consequences from doing so.  

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