Swimming Pool Misconceptions

A lot of advertisements tell you how easy and affordable owning your own swimming pool can be. The problem is reaching the consumer and getting them to understand that truth without them thinking it’s just another sales pitch. The problem is that there are a lot of...

Choosing a Pool Size that Is Just Right

If you have heard the story of Goldilocks then you know that some choices can be difficult. Whether its porridge or pools, choosing the one that is right for you can take some time. To help you choose the right-sized pool for your home, you need to break down the pros...

Small Pools Make Big Waves

Everyone wants to own a pool with their dream home, but nobody wants to spend the time to maintain an Olympic-sized swimming pool. In recent years, homeowners have realized that not all swimming pools need to be massive. In fact, a smaller swimming pool can often...

Get Schooled on Swimming Pools

How have swimming pools changed over the years? Well, the answer is actually in the name! While today we call them swimming pools, for thousands of years they were known as baths. Instead of swimming, they were used for bathing, religious ceremonies, socializing and...

Make Your Backyard a Resort

We all go on vacations for different reasons. Some of us just need to get away from the routine, job and our familiar city. Others want to travel and to experience new things. There is a way, however, to create that vacation escape in your own backyard. It starts with...

Do-It-All Pool Installation

When someone wants to add a swimming pool to their home, there are a lot of things to consider. What size, the price, where is it going to go, what about the surroundings, tile, patio and pool additions? Before you get too overwhelmed, understand that people in South...

Do I have a Leak?

We see it every day: pool owners calling frantically because their pool is losing more than they ever remember. Hold tight! It may not be a true leak but simple evaporation. Our experience shows that a pool with no heater and no waterfalls or water features can lose...

Alaglas Has Your New Pool

It’s summertime and now is the moment to start saying “I will” and “I can,” especially as it relates to a new swimming pool. If a genie appeared and said a pool will magically appear in your backyard, most people would love that without question. That’s because pools...

Summer Swim Safety Tips

There are few things better than a nice, relaxing swim in a pool. The South Carolina weather can be beyond hot, and a refreshing dip is just what the body and mind needs. But remember, swimming pools require a bit of caution to ensure everyone has a safe and fun time....

Swimming for Your Health, Part II

There is a bit of a misconception concerning exercise and swimming. Sure, it is great if you can train like you are preparing for the Ironman and do lap after endless lap. But for most people, that is not how they choose to enjoy their swim environment. At that is...