Above ground pool vs an inground pool

Above Ground Pool vs. In-ground Pool

I do my work in Central Florida. Here it’s home to Mickey Mouse, great weather, some old people, and at least one alligator in every natural body of water. Central Florida is also known as the area in the US with the second most concrete swimming pools. That’s right. We’ve got some concrete in-ground pools up here. We’ve also got a lot of above ground pools too.

More northern parts of the country are dominated by above ground pools for a few reasons, but down here and in other areas, homeowners have a choice. As an above ground pool installer, I can’t tell you how many people tell me how they were going to get an in-ground pool, but… So they instead got an above ground. As you can imagine, I’ve heard every reason (sometimes in unwanted great detail) why they chose an above ground over the in-ground. If you are finding yourself deciding on whether to get an above ground or an in-ground swimming pool and you found this blog post, then read on. I’ll cover the great battle of above ground versus in-ground swimming pools. (more…)

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How to size a salt chlorine generator

How to Size a Salt Chlorine Generator for My Pool

Hello prospective salt chlorine generator owner, I hope all is well and your search for the best brand for your pool is on track. This article will teach you how to size a salt chlorine generator properly for an in-ground pool. The process involves figuring out your pool’s volume in gallons. This process requires a little bit of math, but do not fear, we will walk you through the formulas so no one gets lost along the way. Once we have the pool’s volume set, we can decide what is the best size salt chlorine generator for our particular pool. For more information regarding converting a pool to saltwater, read our article called: The Ultimate Guide to Converting Your Pool to Saltwater

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inground pool equipment selection series

How to Select an Inground Pool Pump

Hello Inyo Fans and pool owners, we have a special treat in store for you this pool season. Matt and Rob are unveiling Inyo’s Pool Equipment Selection Series where we show you the correct way to size your pool equipment. The guys will guide you through how to select the right pool pump, filter, heater, sanitizers, lights, and MORE. Along with sizing, we’ll also explain and demonstrate how parts of your system work. Read the article below the video, for extra information and links.

But enough with the intro, let’s gets to show started with the first topic in our Pool Equipment Selection Series, Pumps. Take it away guys…

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Is Speck’s Badu EcoMV Variable Speed Pump Right For You?

With variable speed pumps dominating the pool industry on energy efficiency and savings, it is no surprise that manufacturers are improving the quality and the longevity of their variable speed pumps.  Speck Pumps are taking things to the next level with their latest pump, the Badu EcoMV. The Badu EcoMV is Speck’s answer to the popular green revolution happening in variable speed pumps today. Inspired by German engineers, the Badu EcoMV is quiet and efficient, yet powerful enough to operate on a variety of pool sizes. So, what exactly makes the Badu EcoMV different than the other variable speeds being released? Is Speck’s Badu EcoMV variable speed pump for you? Let’s explore.  (more…)

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Why Are Smaller Pools Better?

Why Are Smaller Pools Better?

When it comes to pools, most homeowners believe bigger is better (looking at you, Texas), but that is not always the case. If you only have two to three swimmers in your house, you likely do not need a 40,000-gallon pool, unless Michael Phelps is doing laps in your backyard. If you are planning to install a pool or are looking to buy a house with one, I am here to make the case that smaller is baller and more pool equals more problems.

I’ll touch on the following reasons:

  • Pool Chemical Costs
  • Operation Costs
  • Maintenance Time
  • Backyard Space
  • House Value

And, we’re off… (more…)

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