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Should I Close My Pool Or Leave It Open For Winter ?

As fall approaches and the leaves on your trees begin to change colors, there is one question pool owners ask themselves every year, “Should I close my pool for winter or leave it open?” Sure, there are certainly benefits and drawbacks to both. However, closing your pool is a personal decision. What one pool owner decides may not be the best option for your pool.

If you’re unsure and at a loss at what to do with your pool this year, don’t worry. We are breaking down the pros and cons to keeping your pool open during the winter.  (more…)

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How to Fill out a Custom Safety Cover Form

How to Fill out a Custom Safety Cover Form

Ordering a custom cover can be a bear of a task. First you need to decide whether a custom cover is necessary, then you have to measure your pool and then hope beyond all hope that you did it right. This can be a lot to ask from a new a pool owner doing this for the first time. So I figured I would walk you through the different sections of our custom pool safety cover form to make sure your custom cover measurement and installation go according to plan. (more…)

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Poolside Chat Episode 8: Safety Cover Anchor Patterns

Video: Poolside Chat Episode #8 – Safety Cover Anchor Patterns

This is Poolside Chat where every week we answer your questions on how to fix and maintain your swimming pool. Poolside Chat is presented by INYOPools.com, helping pool owners find the right parts since 2001. In today’s episode of Poolside Chat, Rob and Matt tackle another common swimming pool question:
  • Will a stock safety cover’s straps match my existing cover’s anchor point pattern?

Now here’s your hosts – Matt and Rob.

Poolside Chat Episode #8 Video

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Poolside Chat - Custom Covers & Above Ground Pool Parts - Inyopools Episode 1

Video: Poolside Chat Episode #1 – Custom Covers & Above Ground Pool Parts

Today we have started our new video series, Poolside Chat. We came up with a revolutionary concept – to answer the questions our audience is asking. So that is what the show will be about. We will take one to two questions per week from our audience and answer those every week here on Poolside Chat.

In today’s episode of Poolside Chat, Rob and Matt tackle two common questions:

  • Can I use a standard rectangular pool cover on a free-form pool?
  • How can you find replacement parts for an above ground pool?

Poolside Chat Episode #1 Video

Watch the video it’s easier than reading 😉

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