5 Pet Pool Safety Tips for Homeowners

5 Pet Pool Safety Tips for Homeowners

 

Pool ownership is fabulous. However, homeowners with pools know that providing a safe environment is vital.

When we think of safety, most of us think of providing a pool environment that is safe for children. Many of us may overlook that keeping our pets safe as well can save a life, after all, they are our family too.

For pet owners with a pool; we would like to share with you a few essential pet pool safety precautions that should be taken.

Rules and Guidelines

First, their needs to be pool safety rules and guidelines put in place for each member of the family to abide by. When anyone is entertaining or relaxing by the pool they must know whether to keep the dog inside or outside. When no one is home, make sure the dog cannot gain access to the pool area. A true story: two dogs got out of their house, one fell into the pool and got tangled into the cover. Thankfully, a neighbor walking by heard the dog cry. Any longer, tangled and under that cover would have had an extremely tragic outcome.

Swimming Lessons

Teach your dog to swim. Many breeds are natural swimmers, and others not so much. For many breeds, it can be a challenge. Speak with your vet if you are unsure about your dog’s ability. If you cannot train them yourself, there are canine swim teachers that can help. If your dog is just plain unable to swim or does not like it, it is imperative to keep them safe at all times.

Life Jackets

Think about a doggy life jacket. They are available and will help dogs to keep afloat. Larger dogs have low buoyancy, and older dogs can tire quickly.

Pool Cover

A good pool cover is a must. Not only can it help to manage water temperature, prevent water loss through evaporation and control chemicals, but it can also save the life of a pet. However, floating pool covers are dangerous, as shown above, with the dog falling in and getting wrapped up in it. If your pet gets trapped under it, it can be tragic. A sturdy cover that is anchored to the outside can be a life-saver. The straps and sturdy material provide for a secure trampoline-like cover.

Backyard or Pool Fence

A fence around the pool is also highly recommended. In some states, it is a law to have one 4 to 5 feet high. So let’s install that fence even if it is not required in your area. An excellent sturdy fence will not only protect your pet but will keep out the neighbor’s pets as well. And for your pet make sure all gates are properly fastened at all times.

Having a pool is so much fun for family and friends. Apply these pet pool safety tips and your dogs can have fun too, the safe way.

Are you interested in a pool? Why not give us a call to see what we can do for you.

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No Limit Pools & Spas
Phone: (602) 421-9379

No Limit Pools & Spas provide landscaping and pool service in the Phoenix, AZ area along with the areas of Mesa, Chandler, GilbertGold Canyon. and beyond.

Striking Pool Designs and Trends of 2020

Striking Pool Designs and Trends of 2020

Modern Pool Design Ideas and Trends of 2020

According to the Association of Pool and Spa Professionals, there are over 10 million pools in the United States. Each year, between 175,000 to 200,000 new pools are built.

Swimming is ranked as the 4th most popular activity in the U.S. Are you considering having a pool built in your backyard in Arizona? Or maybe you already have one and need some backyard pool ideas to make it more modern?

It makes sense to invest in your pool if it’s used often. On average, about 36% of children between the ages of 7 and 17 swim at least six times a year. Almost 15% of adults use the pool as often.

There are plenty of pool ideas to pull from trends forecasted for 2020. In this article, “Modern Pool Designs and Trends of 2020”, we’ll dive into ideas on how to give you a modern pool design.

Backyard Pool Ideas

If you’re planning on getting a new custom pool or updating an existing one, you’ll want to know the latest pool trends. Advancements in technology have allowed for a lot of swimming pool designs to be possible.

It can be a bit overwhelming to know where to start with backyard pools. We’ve done the work for you and gathered some of the top pool designs that will reign supreme in 2020.

1. Built-In Bars and Ledges

Pools aren’t limited to swimming. They’re also for lounging and entertaining now.

Incorporate built-in ledges to give yourself somewhere to set up lounge chairs in your pool. Another fantastic option is to build bar stools along the inside edge of your pool and place a bar right there. Then you can enjoy drinks and hang with friends from the comfort of your pool.

The Moline design with its custom rock and stonework sets off swim-up bars and outdoor kitchens.

2. Modern Pool Designs Feature Smart Lights

Another awesome pool trend thanks to the advent of technology is smart lighting.

There are multiple colors to choose from. You can even use multicolor lights and adjust their brightness with a remote control. Smart lights in your pool allow you to change their color to fit your mood or an event you’re hosting.

Smart lights make a beautiful addition to any Skyline design.

3. Dark Interior Finish

A dark interior pool finishing gives a pool a lagoon-like aura.

Dark finishing helps to retain heat better, which has the added benefit of reducing heating costs. A dark finish will also help hide the appearance of any dust or debris floating on the water’s surface.

The Primrose design, meant to simulate a desert oasis, goes perfect with a dark interior finish.

Invest in Fun

Owning a pool gives opportunities to you and your family to bond over the summer. With the additional features a modern pool design can add, you can form lasting memories and keep your friends and family entertained and safe at home.

We hope this article showing modern pool designs and trends of 2020 gave you several backyard pool ideas to work with. If you’re interested in having a custom pool built for you in the Phoenix, AZ area, then contact us today.

No Limit Pools & Spas
Phone: (602) 421-9379

No Limit Pools & Spas provide striking modern pool designs in the Phoenix, AZ area along with the areas of Mesa, Chandler, GilbertGold Canyon. and beyond.

 

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Luxury Landscaping and Pool Service, Phoenix, AZ

Luxury Landscaping and Pool Service, Phoenix, AZ

Perhaps you have just moved into a home in the Phoenix area. You see your Spartan-looking backyard, and you notice that it is bare and empty.

Before you can start entertaining, you will need to refurbish your shabby backyard. Need some luxury landscaping? Or, perhaps you need a pool and landscape package in Phoenix? We can provide you with unique pools and landscapes in the Phoenix area.

Landscaping in Phoenix

The climate in Arizona is unlike most other climates in the United States. You might live at a higher elevation, or you may live in the valley. The higher in elevation you go, the more we have to account for differences in temperature. In the Phoenix area, the climate is mostly arid like the desert. This area is famous for temperature extremes and low precipitation. In one day, Phoenix can experience huge swings in temperature. It can go from the lowest evening temperatures to the highest daily temperatures in the summer.

Another aspect of Phoenix is the wind. During the fall and winter, gusty winds make it difficult to use many plants for landscaping. Landscapers will also point out that the Phoenix area has five seasons, including a monsoon season in July and August. This season brings heavy thunderstorms and gusty winds. Often, the only rain the area gets during the entire year is during the monsoon season.

Phoenix Landscaping and Pools

We are the perfect business to talk to about landscaping and pool design, as we can combine both. First, we will come and talk to you about what you are looking for in luxury design. We would want to match the landscape and the pool to the design of your house. We have two favorite pool designs for luxury pools. First, we love the infinity pool design for houses. Infinity pools are perfect for the vast expanse of the landscape we have here in Arizona. That’s because an infinity pool has a disappearing edge that allows it to mesh with the landscape. It is a beautiful pool design.

Free-form Pools

We love free-form pools as well. With a free-form pool, we can make the pool as luxurious as you would like. We can make it look like natural stones resting by a mountain stream. We can also make a contemporary free-form pool. Free-form pools allow you to be as luxurious as you want. You could incorporate modern art with the beauty of the natural landscape. Add the free-flowing nature of the pool, and you have a spectacular site.

Infinity Pools

With an infinity pool, the focus is on the landscape and the disappearing edge of the pool. We would want to talk about using plants that mimic those found in the landscape. Infinity pools allow us to choose anything from the greenest of grass to some amazing cactus flowers and succulents. We can transform your backyard into something you will want to spend time in.

You also might want to think about creating an entire backyard living space if you want a truly luxurious backyard. We can create fire and water features, fire pits, outdoor kitchens, and outdoor seating areas. Luxury backyards could include an elaborate dining area with a pergola and an adjoining seating area. You might also want to include a tanning shelf with another area for hot tub users with chaise lounges. There is no end to what we can create for your backyard.

If you want to find an amazing design for your landscaping and pool, give us a call. Contact No Limit Pools & Spas in Arizona.

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No Limit Pools & Spas
4140 E Baseline Road #101
Mesa, AZ 85206

Phone: (602) 421-9379

No Limit Pools & Spas provide landscaping and pool service in the Phoenix, AZ area along with the areas of Mesa, Chandler, GilbertGold Canyon. and beyond.

How to Make Your Pool Safe for Kids

How to Make Your Pool Safe for Kids

If you are a parent or grandparent, you know that you need to make your pool as safe as possible.

Are you a new pool owner, or just bought a house with a pool? You might need some help. You may need information on pool safety rules or swimming pool safety guidelines. Here is what you need to know about how to keep a pool safe for kids and adults.

Swimming Safety Equipment

There are a lot of pieces of swimming safety equipment. Many people want to make sure their pools comply with the guidelines.

Pool Alarms

First, many states require you to have a pool alarm if you have young children visiting your home. Several types of pool alarms will signal when someone enters the pool area. Some alarms sound whenever someone opens the door to go into the pool area. Pool safety devices for toddlers emit a loud noise if someone falls into the pool. In addition, there are motion swimming pool alarms to sense when there is any movement underwater. For example, if someone slips on the deck and falls in, an alarm will sound.

There are also gate alarms. Gate alarms will sound when someone opens or closes the gate door leading to the pool. That way, you’ll be able to hear the sound and make sure the children are safe outside the pool area.

Pool Covers

Pool covers are a great way to promote safety during the times when you are not using your pool. This is especially important during the winter. People in Arizona can use their pools more frequently because of the great temperatures. However, there are still times when you will need to have your pool covered. Childproof pool covers fasten to the ground and cover the pool completely. They can hold an adult’s’ weight without breaking. It is important to remember that it rains infrequently during the winter in Arizona. Therefore, you may need to go out and check the pool cover for collected water.

Pool Fences

Many states and local areas have strict guidelines for pool fences. That’s because pool covers may not fit over infinity pools or those that are free-form. Also, pool alarms are one defense for making sure children stay out of the pool. They are not foolproof, however. Nearly all the states require some kind of fencing around a pool. Building codes call for fences to encircle the pool. You will need to keep furniture and other objects children could climb on away from the fencing.

The gate for the fence should be self-closing. It should be self-latching as well. That way, a forgetful adult will not be the cause of an accident with a child in the pool. If your gate locks, that is much better for protecting your pool. Most places require that the pool fence be at least 5 or 6 feet high. The slats must be no wider than 4 inches apart. Fencing is usually required to be at least 3 feet from the edge of the pool. You can use the side of your house for pool fencing as well. However, it must be a side with no doors or windows.

If you need more information about pools, pool equipment, and pool safety, contact us at No Limit Pools & Spas. Not only do we design beautiful pools, but we also want to keep the people you love as safe as possible. We have lots of information that can help you guarantee everyone can use your pool safely all year long.

Contact Us Today!

No Limit Pools & Spas
4140 E Baseline Road #101
Mesa, AZ 85206

Phone: (602) 421-9379

No Limit Pools & Spas are pool builders who serve Phoenix, AZ along with the areas of Mesa, Chandler, GilbertGold Canyon. and beyond.

 

Pool and Outdoor Living Packages

Pool and Outdoor Living Packages

Over time, unfortunately, pools like everything else, get old, worn and outdated. Do you find yourself in this predicament? Or maybe you have a bare backyard and would like a new custom pool.

Whether your swimming pool area needs resurfacing, new landscaping, and the addition of fire and water features, or something as extensive as a complete redesign or new construction, let us help you. The team at No Limit Pools & Spas is a premier provider for custom swimming pool renovations and new pool construction.

No project is too difficult, no matter how big or small for our Pool and Outdoor Living space designers. Our extensive experience will guide any outdoor project, or any new or custom pool design you desire.

Before planning anything, determine how much space you have available and how much you can afford to spend on the project. These parameters will help you decide what’s right for you, and whether or not this is a DIY project, or one better suited for our Pool and Outdoor Living space designers.

Three things to consider when creating pool and outdoor living packages:

  • The overall scale of the project
  • What you will be doing with the outdoor living space
  • Additional backyard landscape challenges

Outdoor Kitchen Ideas

When considering an outdoor kitchen, keep your preferences and lifestyle in mind to get the most out of your space. If you only order pizza, don’t install a pizza oven. If you’re a grill-master, get the best grilling station you can afford. You’ll be much more likely to use your outdoor kitchen space if it speaks to your culinary tendencies.

Here are the five most popular outdoor kitchen ideas for your pool and patio area:

  • Fire Pits
  • Outdoor Fireplaces
  • Pizza Ovens
  • Master Grilling Stations
  • Chef Stations under Pergolas

Pool Deck Bar Ideas

The pool bar area is where most friends and family gather when you entertain around the pool. Pool deck and patio bars are also a great place to enjoy a meal. No matter whether it’s a swim-up bar, a built-in bar in the pool itself, or a stand-alone, tiki-style bar, adding a bar to your backyard pool deck area is an excellent feature for any swimming pool.

Selecting a Style of Pool Bar

The best poolside bars add to their surroundings. Instead of stealing the show as the center of attention, they settle in as a part of the decor. Allow the style of your home to dictate the design of your pool’s bar area.

A Tiki Bar is the ideal addition to a yard with a tropical theme. If your backyard has a formal layout, a stone bar can blend nicely with the hard landscape.

Whatever your style, the goal is to have the bar blend seamlessly with your pool area to create a consistent appearance.

Bring the entire scene together by selecting the pool, underwater, and bar stools that match your furniture. If you can’t, at least make sure they’re within the same color scheme that coordinates with the bar-top decor and the rest of your patio furniture.

Swim-up Bars

A built-in swim-up bar can cost thousands of dollars and may require a professional design before installation.

Poolside Tiki Bars

A great option is a DIY Poolside Tiki Bar, which can cost anywhere from $250 to $500. Looking for something larger and more dramatic, consider asking your pool builder to build it for you.

Stand-alone Bars

If you’re on a tight budget or have limited space, another affordable option is to purchase a smaller poolside bar or counter for under $200. A pool builder can also build a less expensive stand-alone bar as well.

Are You Ready?

It’s time to turn your outdoor living space and pool area into the ideal place of your dreams! Contact Us Today!

We design perfect pool and outdoor living packages for each individual client based on their wants, needs, desires, overall lifestyle, and to match the decor or their home.

No Limit Pools & Spas
4140 E Baseline Road #101
Mesa, AZ 85206

Phone: (602) 421-9379

No Limit Pools & Spas are pool builders who provide complete outdoor living packages in Phoenix, AZ along with the areas of Mesa, Chandler, GilbertGold Canyon. and beyond.

 

LED Color-Changing Lights That Set the Mood

LED Color-Changing Lights That Set the Mood

Most people use their pools during the day. However, not everyone likes to use them at night.

They may not be comfortable with low lighting or they may not feel that the night shows off their pools to their best advantage. In the past, this was true. However, now swimming pool lights do not only light the pool for use. They can also be an art form themselves and display all the glories of your pool.

Not sure what this means? Here is some information about the wonders of LED pool lights.

What Are LED Lights?

LED is short for light-emitting diode. People have been using LED lights to illuminate homes and offices for about 15 years. Many people like LED lights because they are free of many of the chemicals that made incandescent lights a hazard. LED lights appeal to environmentally conscious people. You can recycle them and reduce your family’s carbon footprint. One LED light can shine better, brighter, and longer than 25 incandescent light bulbs. These lights are also cheaper to make and produce than incandescent bulbs.

Why Should I Use LED Lights in My Pool?

There are several reasons why you might want to use the best pool lights in town. First, LED Color-Changing Lights allows you to illuminate your pool with a variety of beautiful colors. It also allows you to shine a spotlight on dark corners. In addition, it can ward off bugs and critters that might want to take a dip. The best LED color-changing pool light bulbs are brighter than traditional bulbs and use far less energy. For example, a Hayward LED pool light with 30 watts can shine as brightly as a 200-watt bulb. LED lights can do that without costing you a lot of money, and more importantly, without dangerous heat. Because the high-end LED pool lights do not use a lot of energy, they will last longer than incandescent bulbs.

Other Reasons Pool LED Lights Are Great

Both LED light bulbs and LED pool light strips are great for adding color to your landscape. Instead of those annoying yellow lights that make you look like you have liver disease, there are alternatives. You can bathe your pool in gorgeous blue light, or lovely pink light that makes everyone look younger. Some of the wireless inground pool lights let you change the colors with the touch of a button. You can change the color to suit your mood, or for a holiday.

One of the best reasons to love LED pool lights is that they are wireless. Because of this, you can stick them nearly anywhere in your poolscape. You may choose to highlight different areas in the pool, such as the waterfall or your tanning shelf. You can also control the lights from anywhere you want. That means you can change the colors and amaze your kids. How fun would it be to do magic when the kids are fighting over the color for the pool lights?

When it comes to pool lighting, we only offer the best. Hayward Pool Lighting is the best in the pool lighting business. Like everything else that Hayward offers, the lights are top of the line and come with a warranty.

If you are looking for ways to use your LED lighting, why not give us a call? We would love to show you how you can use LED lighting for your poolscape.

Contact No Limit Pools & Spas in Arizona. We specialize in creating amazing pools, spas, and outdoor living spaces for you and the people you love. Let us help you with your new pool build, remodel and also adding LED Color-Changing Lights to your backyard poolscape.

Limit Pools & Spas are pool builders serving Phoenix, AZ along with the areas of Mesa, Chandler, GilbertGold Canyon. and beyond.

No Limit Pools & Spa Spas
4140 E Baseline Road #101
Mesa, AZ 85206

Phone: (602) 421-9379

Luxury Pool Builder with High-End Designs

Luxury Pool Builder with High-End Designs

Let’s face it. Many builders can build a simple pool. However, it takes a special builder to create pool designs that are worthy of envy. In fact, many builders focus on simple designs and shy away from building high-end pools. Here is what a luxury pool builder looks like.

We Excel in Creating Outdoor Living Spaces

When we create a high-end pool, we do not just create the pool. Our luxury clients want us to create an entire living space for themselves, their families, and their friends. There are many examples of pools designed to be a part of an outdoor living space. For example, have you ever thought about creating a bar at one end of the swimming pool? This would allow swimmers to have a refreshment while they are still in the pool.

Your outdoor living space might also include an outdoor kitchen. There are lots of options available. You may want to think about an outdoor kitchen with a fire feature close by. This would give you a place to gather with friends and family and roast marshmallows. Luxury swimming pool designs and plans can also include a space for grilling. You could also include fire bowls or a water bowl for a truly unique look.

Luxury Pools with Waterfalls

While people use a standard pool for practical purposes, luxury pools often have attention-getting features. One of those features could be a waterfall. There are many options for waterfalls that you can choose from. One option is to install a “natural” pool setting. You may want to have a designer put a waterfall at one end of the pool. That way, your pool area could look like a mountain stream. We could enhance that effect with a plunge pool or a hot tub at one end.

What if you want something more modern? Some designs contain waterfalls with a contemporary flair. Some of our clients have asked us to use a beautiful sheer wall of steel or stone. They have asked us to install a cascading waterfall for an incredible effect. Some of our clients have included pieces of art or found architectural pieces to distinguish their waterfall concepts even further. We can even put the waterfall in the middle of the pool as part of an oasis for a truly stunning effect.

Infinity Pools

One of the benefits of living in Arizona is the magnificent landscapes the state affords its residents. As luxury pool builders, we can take advantage of these landscapes to create gorgeous infinity pools. Infinity pools are becoming very popular, and many hotels in large cities or mountain retreats have them. An infinity pool has water that seems to flow over its edge. This produces the effect that there is no boundary for the water. These pools with a disappearing edge have the advantage of being unique to the scenery. We have done infinity pools with stunning mountain or canyon views. There is truly nothing like an infinity pool to give your landscape the look of luxury.

Want to amp it up a notch? Try a double infinity pool with a bar in the middle. This allows you to take advantage of the 360-degree view of a magnificent valley. Talk about the height of luxury!

Want a luxury pool builder who will listen to your ideas, and turn your dreams into reality? Contact us. We are a custom pool contractor with years of experience in luxury pools. Give us a call today and let us start helping you design your dream pool. Contact No Limit Pools & Spas in Arizona for a customized quote.

No Limit Pools & Spas are pool builders serving Phoenix, AZ along with the areas of Mesa, Chandler, GilbertGold Canyon. and beyond.

No Limit Pools & Spa Spas
4140 E Baseline Road #101
Mesa, AZ 85206

Phone: (602) 421-9379

New Pool Installation and What You Should Know

New Pool Installation and What You Should Know

No Limit Pools & Spas is a highly rated pool builder with unique designs in the state of Arizona. All pool builds are created to blend beautifully within any home landscape.

Whether you decide to have a cocktail pool, plunge pool, swim spa, lap pool, or a freeform custom swimming pool designed for your home, there are several things a property owner should know before having a pool installed.

Most importantly, concerning the installation process itself.

The installation process of a swimming pool or spa can sometimes incur unforeseen expenses, and cause unwanted stress. To avoid feeling overwhelmed, it is important to be informed about what to expect from your pool builders when considering a pool installation.

Here are some highlights that No Limit Pools & Spas think you should know.

The Process & What Can Happen

In-ground pool installations are major constructions. If you come away from a conversation with a pool installation company believing that you’ll “hardly know they’re there,” you have probably been misled and misinformed.

In reality, extensive machinery is needed to excavate the location of your new pool. Loud noises, major disruptions of your landscape, and other daily inconveniences can occur.

Some additional aspects of in-ground pool installations to be aware of:

  • Construction Equipment: Excavators, dump trucks, concrete trucks, cranes, and other large equipment will need access to your yard. For this reason, we recommend having your pool built at the same time your house is under construction. And, because the equipment is so heavy, it can create divots and ruts in your lawn. In order to avoid the mess to a nicely landscaped lawn, smaller equipment should be used, however, extra costs may apply depending on accessibility.
  • Damage: There is potential for damage to your property. While any pool installation company should be careful navigating around your yard, damage may occur if problem areas haven’t been pointed out ahead of time.
  • Delays: Weather delays are common during pool installations. Operating heavy equipment in bad weather is dangerous, and cause even more damage to your yard. Delays of several days may occur in the event of significant precipitation.
  • Unstable Soil or Stone: If the soil in the area of your pool installation is deemed unstable layers of compacted stone may need to be added. If large slabs of rock such as bedrock or shale are present, a hydraulic drill/hammer must be used to break up the debris so it can be excavated. Be forewarned that these processes are time-consuming.

No Limit Pools & Spas pool designers take these considerations very seriously when performing pool installations, and will make sure we create the perfect luxury pool for your home with the least amount of damage and inconvenience possible.

No Limit Pools & Spas are pool builders serving Phoenix, AZ along with the areas of Mesa, Chandler, GilbertGold Canyon. and beyond.

Contact No Limit Pools & Spas today for your luxury custom pool.

4140 E Baseline Road #101
Mesa, AZ 85206

Phone: (602) 421-9379

 

Swimming Pool Water Feature Designs

Swimming Pool Water Feature Designs

At No Limit Pools & Spas, we take pride in building beautiful custom water features that are perfect for you, your pool, and your backyard.

Adding water features around swimming pool areas adds beauty and excitement to all custom pool designs. When you decide what water features you want for your pool, feel free to use your personal preference and imagination.

Here are seven of the most popular swimming pool water features:

  • gushers
  • scuppers
  • sheer descents
  • weeping walls
  • waterfalls
  • pencil jets
  • grottos

Gushers

Gushers are bubbling water features that can be placed in tanning ledges and beach entries were the water depth does not exceed 6″. Any number of bubblers may be used in your pool, but rarely are there ever more than three in any given pool. As with any water feature you add to your pool, you want to add them in odd numbers.

Scuppers

Scuppers are water spouts that flow into your swimming pool. Scuppers create a visual enhancement and a soothing backdrop of sound for your pool. Scuppers come in various designs and are available for installation almost anywhere along your swimming pool area.

Sheer Descents

Sheer descent waterfalls produce arcs of water from a raised wall onto your swimming pool. Sheer descent waterfall flows can be adjusted and can create a multitude of effects. These waterfalls range from approximately one to eight feet of water. When deciding which sheer descent waterfall would be best for your swimming pool area, please remember that the longer the fall of the water, the louder the sound.

Weeping Walls

Weeping walls are one of the most popular waterfall features. Weeping walls are where the water comes in between the rocks and into the pool. Weeping walls are made by forming a wall around part of your pool and add a babbling brook sound to your backyard.

Natural and Custom Rock Waterfalls

Swimming pool waterfall features are at the top of every “must-have” pool features list. Natural rock waterfalls are the most common in backyard pool designs. The sound of water cascading down a natural rock waterfall feature will transform any swimming pool into a backyard oasis. If you prefer the effect of water dropping from one rock to the next, this will be louder than water flowing over multiple rocks like a babbling brook. Customizing your pool with a waterfall will add a unique look and feel to your swimming pool. Call No Limit Pools & Spas for more pool waterfall ideas!

Pencil Jets

Pencil jets have thin, powerful water flow which shoots streams of water from your pool deck into your pool. It’s a dramatic effect and looks excellent with geometric swimming pools.

Grottos

Swimming pool grottos are one of the premiere water features to add to a swimming pool. Every grotto is made using natural stone. A natural rock grotto usually has a large stone bench underneath it. The size of the grotto can range from approximately 3 to 5 tons.

Contact No Limit Pools & Spas today for your custom Swimming Pool Water Feature Designs!

No Limit Pools & Spas are highly rated and known around the area as the best pool builders. Serving Phoenix, AZ along with the communities of Mesa, Chandler, GilbertGold Canyon. and beyond. You can rest assured you will be the envy of your neighbors with the best swimming pool as well as the best water feature designs around.

No Limit Pools & Spas
4140 E Baseline Road #101
Mesa, AZ 85206
Phone: (602) 421-9379

 

Proper Pool Maintenance in Hot Arizona

Proper Pool Maintenance in Hot Arizona

In Arizona, a backyard pool can be an oasis. However, that oasis may be difficult to maintain.

From pool equipment to water purity, pool maintenance can costly and time-consuming. Caring for your swimming pool can take anywhere from 20 to 30 minutes a week to properly keep your pool in working order.

Here is an essential checklist to properly maintain a pool.

Keep The Pool Full

Maintaining a pool in Arizona can be challenging. Water evaporates quickly, especially in a hot climate like the desert in Arizona. Sophisticated pool systems usually have an automatic supply if the water level drops too low. If your pool system does not have that feature, you’ll need to fill it manually. Water levels should be checked at least once a week. Otherwise, if the water level gets too low, the pump could become damaged.

Clean Filter

No matter what kind of filter you have – a sand filter, a D.E. filter, or a cartridge filter – you should know how and when to backwash and clean it. A diatomaceous earth filter needs to be taken apart and cleaned two times a year, and parts of the salt-water system need to be cleaned with acid.

Use Pool Sanitizer

Also, Chlorine dissipates quickly on hot summer days. And the more the pool gets used, the more sanitizer it requires. And, the pH levels should be between about 7.2 and 7.8 for the chlorine to work effectively. Alkalinity should be tested and balanced, as well. Achieving the right balance of sanitizer, pH, and alkalinity ensures swimmer safety and an algae-free pool.

One of the most common questions concerning pool maintenance is, “How long should I run my pool pump in Arizona?”

Well, first of all, be sure to run the pool pump long enough. During the summer months, most pool pumps have to run a minimum of eight hours a day to keep an average-size pool clean.

Another common question is, “When is the best time to run a pool pump in Arizona?”

It’s a good idea to run the pump during non-peak hours to save money. To get maximum water clarity, be sure you know the size of your pump and how much water it’s cycling every 24 hours.

Know What You’re Buying

If your new home has a swimming pool, be sure to find out if the pool equipment is in working order. Also, ask if the pool needs to be resurfaced. Both of those expenses can run into the thousands of dollars.

If there’s a concern, ask a pool expert (not just a home inspector) to inspect the pool before you put in an offer.

Do you need answers to more questions regarding proper pool maintenance? Would you like to have a new pool built or need an existing renovated and remodeled? If the answer is yes, contact No Limit Pools & Spas today. We are rated as one of the TOP pool builders in the Phoenix Arizona area.

No Limit Pools & Spas
4140 E Baseline Road #101
Mesa, AZ 85206
Phone: (602) 421-9379

No Limit Pools & Spas are pool builders serving Phoenix, AZ,  the areas of Mesa, Chandler, GilbertGold Canyon. and beyond.

 

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