Adding Value to My Home

Adding Value to My Home

  • Fiberglass Swimming Pools: Should You Get One For Your Home?

    Are you ready to finally install a swimming pool in your yard, and you're debating on the type of material you want the pool made from? Your typical options are to use fiberglass, cement, or a pool liner. If you are stuck on making a decision, it will help to know the following things about fiberglass pools before you make a final decision. The Shape A fiberglass pool is unique from other pools because of how you pick the shape.

  • What To Do When Your Pool Is Losing Water

    A pool leak is very annoying. It wastes water and also causes damage as the water soaks whatever is in its way. If you've seen the water level in your pool dropping noticeably, you need to find that leak and fix it. Verify It's a Leak First, you need to verify that the water loss is actually a true leak. While it's completely possible that the leak is somewhere underground, say, in one of the pipes leading to the pool or somewhere on the bottom, there are also a couple of things that can make the pool lose water without there being a true leak.

  • How To Get The Best Possible Swimming Pool

    When it comes to swimming pools, there are definitely different types of quality. Some swimming pools are barely more than a plastic, freestanding bathtub, whereas others can have intricate design features and be built out of strong material that will last longer than your house. To ensure your swimming pool is closer to the latter rather than the former, it is important you use really good swimming pool construction services and, importantly, start talking with them early on.

  • What Can Tell You Need Inground Swimming Pool Liner Renovations?

    Do you suspect your pool is losing water? The problem could be a leaky liner, the synthetic rubber or plastic membrane covering your pool's walls and floor. The main purpose of an inground pool liner is to keep water in and prevent it from seeping through the concrete or vinyl shell. Unfortunately, leaky liners form the bulk of complaints about inground swimming pools. Here are several signs that can point to the need for professional inground swimming pool liner renovations:

  • Does Your Pool Look Old And Tired? 3 Reasons To Consider Professional Pool Resurfacing

    A swimming pool is a great investment for you and your family, so you should strive to maintain it. For instance, you should ensure the pool motors and filters are always functional, and the surface areas should also be well maintained. Unfortunately, weather and other elements may slowly take a toll on your pool, making it look tired and old. This doesn't mean you should invest in a completely new pool.

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Adding Value to My Home

My husband and I are considering selling our small brick home in the near future. While we’ve completed some work on this house recently, we know we will need to do a few more things before we put it on the market. For instance, we need to replace some of the flooring, paint some of the walls, and replace some of the siding on the front porch. In addition, we may want to add a pool to the backyard. Because we live in the hot southern United States, many of our neighbors have pools. On this blog, I hope you will discover the best types of pools to install in a home you may sell in the near future. Enjoy!