This blog is about things to help you with your pool and pool products.
|Posted by Brad Morris on August 13, 2019 at 10:20 AM|
How much does it Cost to Resurface a Pool?
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Nothing beats jumping into your pool on a hot summer day, but the price of refinishing a pool can leave you wondering if it was worth it. It may surprise you how expensive a concrete pool can get, so keeping it properly maintained should be a top priority.
Why is that?
Besides the usual prices to maintain y...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Brad Morris on January 19, 2019 at 12:05 PM|
Costs of Inground Swimming Pools: A Couple Things to Consider
There are two things to consider when researching the cost of inground pools:
• The initial purchase price of the pool
• The lifetime cost of ownership associated with the pool
First, let's take a look at the initial cost of concrete, vinyl liner, and fiberglass pools to get an idea of how much to budget for each.
Keep in mind that these prices will vary greatly from region to region...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Brad Morris on December 5, 2018 at 12:35 PM|
Saltwater vs. Chlorine Pools
So, you are finally the happy owner of a beautiful swimming pool. You have just finished the maintenance or you’ve just built it up and you have just one more step to do. And what is it? Of course, fill it with water, so you and your family can enjoy the summer and still stay cool. But what type of water do you fill it with?
No matter what type of pool you had installed, you need to fill it with safe and sanitary water. The two basic wa...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Brad Morris on February 1, 2017 at 9:00 AM|
this is a cool pool calculator and virtual pool builder from Hayward check it out.
|Posted by Brad Morris on May 17, 2016 at 8:20 AM|
Swimming pool replastering
Plaster pools are the most common type of inground pools in the USA. There comes a point when the plaster starts to get old and pitted. This is due to age and the years of chemicals eating away the finish. Many times plaster degradation is due to improper water balance. Some problems with a plaster finish can be caused by the mix or the application of the plaster. In any case, plaster...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Brad Morris on October 22, 2015 at 9:05 AM|
. Why You Should Use Plaster? A. PLASTER IS A TIME TESTED PRODUCT: Plaster has been used as a swimming pool surface coating for the past 50 years. This experience has shown that plaster is a durable surface that can stand up to the environment of proper pool water chemistry. There is no other pool surface on the market with this time tested history. PLASTER IS ECONOMICAL: Plaster is the most economical pool surface. Its initial cost is well below more expensive options. In addition, the av...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Brad Morris on June 29, 2015 at 11:50 AM|
ABOVE GROUND POOLS
Above ground pools are a great alternative to an inground pool. Most people would opt to install an inground if they could, but sometimes the cost of an inground pool is prohibitive. Though an above ground pool is cheaper than an inground, it doesn’t mean that an above ground pool has to be “cheap”. Installed properly we find that most people get years of enjoyment out of their above ground pool.Havi...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Brad Morris on April 1, 2015 at 11:35 AM|
This Pool season it is always important to open and clean your pool correctly. We can help you do that at Morris Pool Service. We also want to remind you of safe pool practices that help you and your family safer when using your pool.
Never let children around or near the pool unattended.
Have all your family take swimming lessons and get CPR certified.
Make sure your gate around your pool is locked when you are away.
Don't use your pool when you are ill or have open ...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Brad Morris on March 11, 2015 at 11:10 AM|
Did you wonder this year what it will take to open your pool? First did you have it covered over the winter? Did you have it cleaned before it was winterized or did you cover with lots of leaves in it? Is your pool an inground pool and starting to have alot of staining issues on the ganite? These are some very important questions that we can assit you with,. If you had your pool cleaned and covered during your winterization you probably are just going to need a regular cleaning when you...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Brad Morris on March 5, 2015 at 12:35 PM|
It is time to start thinking about getting that pool opened for the upcoming summer.
If you purchased a new home and are a new pool owner and are unsure if your pool was correctly winterized, it is best to have a pool diagnosis done to ensure you have no broken line issues. Having a pool diagnosis done can give you details of what you will need to do a...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Brad Morris on January 13, 2015 at 2:10 PM|
Winterizing your swimming pool can be a long process. It may be easy to skip steps or assume that certain aspects of the procedure are less necessary than others. Just as important as doing everything the way it should be done is making sure that you use the correct equipment.
Many swimming pool owners will try and cut corners (and avoid a few extra steps) by using cinder blocks,...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Brad Morris on February 2, 2014 at 3:35 PM|
A small swimming pool is a great idea if we have limited space but still desire to have a beautiful exterior and outdoor space. Indeed, there are many small swimming pool ideas which ...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Brad Morris on January 11, 2014 at 9:40 AM|
Morris-Pool hopes everyone had a wonderful and safe New Year’s Eve. We know everyone makes New Year’s Resolutions, so we made a list of some of the most common New Year’s resolutions we’ve heard! Let’s see if yours made the list.
01) Stop Smoking
02) Lose Weight
03) Exercise More
04) Stop Drinking Soft Drinks
0...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Brad Morris on January 6, 2014 at 10:05 AM|
Swimming Pool Design
Use this checklist to help determine the best design for your swimming pool
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Swimming pools are big, not only in terms of the size of investment you're making. Their size will take up a major portion of space in your backyard as well. It's important to make sure you...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Brad Morris on January 3, 2014 at 8:35 AM|
Swimming Pool Secret #8: All Those Algicides: Which is Best?
If you go into any pool store you'll find half a dozen or more different algaecides -- one for every problem, right?
In my opinion, there are only four GOOD pool algaecides:
1.chlorine and some chlorine compounds,
2.bromine and some bromine compounds
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|Posted by Brad Morris on April 29, 2013 at 10:50 AM|
|Posted by Brad Morris on March 27, 2013 at 10:15 PM|
HOT Tips for a “ COOL “POOL!!
1. Pool Maintenance equals - Circulation, Filtration, Cleaning, Testing and
Chemistry – that equal a stellar pool season.
2.Stay Healthy – Try a 20 minute workout in the pool everyday to decrease the risk of disease!
3.La...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Brad Morris on March 25, 2013 at 4:20 PM|
Cover that thing I I’m cold!!
Did you know that by covering your pool you can save on heating costs?
1. Water that is uncovered evaporates. This can cause heat loss and water loss from your pool! (Evaporating water requires tremendous amounts of energy. It only takes 1 Btu (British thermal unit) to raise 1 pound of water 1 degree, but each pound of 80º...Read Full Post »