Thursday, 12 May 2016
When deciding upon the perfect summer swimming pool for your family's private use at home, there are a few questions that you will need to ask in order to make the right choice the first time from professional Perth pool companies. What Features Do I Want? Installing a swimming pool in your yard is an important investment for you and your family, it is important to consider all the features that you would like to see in it. Have you given thought to size, shape, depth, seats, accessories, water features and how you will get in and out of the pool? These should definitely be near the top of your design plan. Do I Prefer A Curved Edge Or A More Angular Design? It depends whether you want your pool for play or exercise. If you go for a more curved pool, then it will lend itself perfectly to relaxing and playing with the children. If you want your pool to allow you a morning swim or to swim laps, then an elongated linear pool or purpose built lap pool is going to suit you bette
Wednesday, 11 May 2016
When you envision a pool in your backyard, one of the things you will have at the back of your mind is the water colour. Blue and green are usually the first options that will pop into your head when deciding the colour you want for your pool. If you are big on aesthetics, ensure to pick your colour finish carefully. Think about the colour that will best suit your idea of a perfect swimming pool. The pool company you hire in Perth can help you make that decision. More Colour Choices Coloured fibreglass pools of today are stunning. The number of options and finishes available are a far cry from what used to be available 15 years ago. Choices were limited to beige and blue. Make sure you take a look at the number of options available and carefully consider what will suit your home. Darker colours will attract more heat so can be beneficial in colder climates.
Tuesday, 10 May 2016
Swimming pools are proving very popular with Australian homeowners. The top areas for pool ownership are Sydney on the east coast and Perth on the west. Surprisingly, it’s not just warm weather that prompts families to install a pool. A little over 15% of families with kids in the 6-11 age bracket have a pool, and that figure increases to 20% for those with children 12-15 years old. Swimming lessons at home: Public swimming pools the world over run swimming lessons for toddlers upward. In many countries, swimming lessons are built into the school curriculum, showing how much emphasis is placed on teaching children to swim from an early age. Pressure of work, young siblings in the brood or other family commitments sometimes make it extremely difficult to get the kids to swimming lessons. Public pools can also be cramped and a large number of participants may affect the quality of training the children will receive. It becomes much easier if they can be taught to swim at home.
Monday, 9 May 2016
Surviving the Western Australian summer will be a little easier when you have somewhere you can cool off. Having a pool at your home is perfect because you don’t have to go anywhere when you need some relaxation. Deciding to have a pool installed is the easy call to make—deciding which pool to get is another thing entirely. Don’t fret, however, professional pool manufacturers in Perth as well as the surrounding areas will help you make the best decision. Strength and Flexibility When selecting a pool to install in your home, durability is one of the most crucial elements. Fibreglass has the flexibility to withstand slight ground movement as well as the strength to handle heavy usage over time, lowering the risk of cracking and other types of damage.
Sunday, 8 May 2016
With all the different types of swimming pools available, choosing the right type for your yard shouldn’t be difficult.
Once you have decided to get a swimming pool for your back or front yard you will need to make a decision on what type to install. In order to make your decision easier we have highlighted a few pointers below. Custom built or prefabricated? If you have an unusually shaped backyard or require the pool shell to be built up against the house as space is an issue concrete or vinyl may be your only option. Custom designing a concrete pool can be expensive depending on the size, shape and chosen finish. The extra cost is mostly related to the extra labour required to install the pool. What shape and size pool will suit my yard? The shape of your swimming pool should complement the landscape of your outdoor living space and also your house. Most popular shapes for a tropical theme are kidney shapes with rocks and a waterfall on one side. Roman style pools suit similar style houses with columns and arches present in the architecture.
Saturday, 7 May 2016
With Perth's summer weather rocketing over 40 degrees Celsius on some days, it’s good to know that there are dependable Perth pool companies, such as Guardian Pools, which can finally make your pool ownership dreams come true. Fiberglass pools, for one, are among the most popular choices due to the advantages they provide, from quick installation, competitive pricing and ease of maintenance. Fibreglass Pools: Pros and Cons Fibreglass pools have many advantages. Once upon a time, they were considered to be unappealing, with white and light blue being the only colour choice and finish available. These days, a wide variety of colours and finishes are available to suit even the most discerning pool buyer, not to mention the plethora of shapes and sizes to choose from. There is bound to be the pool with the right size, shape, colour and finish to suit your home perfectly.
Friday, 6 May 2016
Perth swimming pools are a welcome addition to any yard, especially when the mercury soars above 40 degrees on a hot summers day. There is not much better to look forward to than whacking on your bathers and taking the plunge after a hard days work. Great times can be had with friends and family playing in and around the pool soaking up the atmosphere, enjoying a cold drink and if you are lucky enough – a couple of shrimps on the BBQ! Keeping Up with Appearances For those summer parties and barbecues, there will be no greater mood killer than having a dirty pool. Keeping your pool water in tip top shape is easy if you follow a few simple steps. Scoop leaves and debris regularly Many pools are surrounded by lush gardens to give a tropical ambience to the outdoor entertaining area, this can allow leaves, twigs and other debris to enter the pool.
Wednesday, 4 May 2016
Fibreglass pools are growing in demand as people continue to discover the advantages they offer. With more alternatives in design and colour choices, fibreglass lap or plunge pools in Perth homes make it possible for residents to enjoy swimming whenever they please. With the sunny weather in Perth, a swimming pool is a worthy investment. Why Fibreglass Fibreglass pools are very popular due to the pool walls being smooth to the touch and non-porous, making it difficult for algae to adhere to and better on chemical usage. The floors normally have a grip pattern built in to avoid slippage. Fibreglass pools are available in many modern shapes, sizes, colours and finishes giving customers plenty of options when sizing up their yard and finding a pool that suits their homes aesthetics.