Choosing the Best Custom Pool Company

A custom swimming pool is a unique addition to any home, but it also represents a serious investment. With a hefty price tag and permanent changes to your property, you want to ensure that you’re trusting the job to a custom pool company that will do the job right. Making sure that you’re working with capable professionals can mean the difference between the pool of your dreams and a nightmare that costs you big. With so many companies trying to sell you on their services, it can be tricky to pick out the real deal, but these tips will help you find the right pool company for you.

Get Multiple Estimates

You’ll have no idea if the company you’re considering is charging an exorbitant amount or a suspiciously low amount unless you have several point of comparison. You never know what great company you may be missing out on by only getting one or two quotes on your pool project.

Research Each Builder

A quick search on Google or another search engine should reveal any serious issues with a potential contractor. Searching for “Company Name reviews” is a good place to start, and from there you should be able to find details on other customer’s experiences or recommendations.

Check the Better Business Bureau

On the Better Business Bureau (BBB) website, you can search for a pool company that you’re considering and view any complaints, plus a rating of their services. This is an excellent place to check out a potential contractor before entrusting them with your pool.

See Their Work

Any pool contractor with decent experience will have photos of their past projects. Take a look at what they’ve done to see what they’re capable of. Many businesses will have a full gallery on their website, where you can review the scope of their work and what features they have experience in installing.

Ask About Their Credentials

Always ask a contractor that you’re talking to if they are insured. Insurance is a safety net for a pool company, and is essential to protect your property in the case of an unforeseen disaster or accident. Pool contractors who are insured are serious about their work and can be trusted to take care with your pool.

Adding a customized pool to your home should be an exciting and invigorating experience. By taking the time to make sure you’re hiring the right company, you can ensure that everything proceeds as planned and you’ll soon be enjoying an amazing pool that meets all of your specifications.

How to Prevent Swimming Pool Algae

If you find your swimming pool tinted green at the beginning of summer year after year, you could be facing a serious algae problem. Algae is a simple plant that develops in wet areas and can be a real annoyance when attempting to maintain a clean pool. The good news is that with the right steps you can keep algae out of your pool – for good. Continue reading

5 Tips for Hosting a Pool Party

Whether you’re celebrating your daughter’s birthday or excited to show off your new custom pool, summer is the perfect time for a pool party. Here are some ideas and tips that will help you host an unforgettable pool party.

To start off, choosing a theme for your pool party can bring all of your plans together. A unified theme will make it easier to pick out decorations and maybe even some matching music, and your guests may want to dress to fit. The options will vary depending on the age group, but ideas can include pirates, the beach, tropical paradise, and practically limitless possibilities. Continue reading

Winterizing Your Pool

With the oncoming cold weather, many homes will begin to winterize, or close, their pools. Properly closing and taking care of your pool for the winter saves a lot of time and money when you reopen it in the spring. It is generally advices to winterize your pool as soon as the weather turns cold to ensure it’s well protected from possible freeze damage to the concrete, tiles, or pool pump and filter. At Triton Pools, we compiled a list of tips and suggestions for winterizing your pool during the cold weather seasons. Continue reading

Preventing Algae Buildup in Your Pool

It’s getting to be not only the hottest time of the year, but the most humid and damp time as well. This means algae is destined to begin growing quickly in your pool unless you start preventing it now! The summer affords the quickest growth season for pool algae due to heat and humidity; at Triton Pools we understand how important pool maintenance is, so we’ve compiled a list of several helpful tips to help you help your pool clean and algae-free all year long. Continue reading