Category: Educational

  • How To Deal With Rain In Your Pool

    Posted in Pool Plaster, Educational, Baja Pool Plaster, San Diego Pool Plaster on Oct 04, 2018

    The rainy season is quickly approaching San Diego and southern California, though we never receive a large amount of rain a decent amount can have an adverse effect on your pool waters chemical balance. Depending on the amount of rain your pool receives will determine the actions you will need to take to fix any issues that could arise from the inclusion of extra water, debris and other biological matter that could have made its way into your pool. Let's look closer at the different methods you might employ if your pool has been exposed to rain. Light rain: For the most part light rains over a...

  • Regular Pool Maintenance

    Posted in Pool Plaster, Educational, Baja Pool Plaster, San Diego Pool Plaster on Sep 28, 2018

    Pools are a wonderful addition to any home, properly maintained pools can add great value to most properties and an enjoyable experience for all who live there. With this said there is a list of basic pool repairs that must be maintained over the weeks, months and years of a pool lifetime. Remember that a pool is a long-term commitment! Once a pool has been installed the only way for a pool to thrive is if proper care is given. Here are some of the most common pool repairs that should be done regularly. Balancing your water: Weekly checks of your water is important to keep your pool and your...

  • Benefits of a Plaster Pool Surface

    Posted in Pool Plaster, Announcement, Educational, Baja Pool Plaster, San Diego Pool Plaster on May 03, 2018

    So you are thinking about having a pool installed in your backyard. If you have just begun your research you will have seen that there are many options available to you when it comes to how your pool can be constructed and how your pools surface can be finished. There are a wide variety of surfaces but for the most part, you will find that the majority of backyard pools that are in the ground are plaster based. There are many benefits of a plaster surfaced pool that go beyond the aesthetic appeal that plaster provides. There is the longevity, the ease to repair, the ease to clean and price tha...

  • How To Keep A Beautiful Pool

    Posted in Pool Plaster, Announcement, Educational, Baja Pool Plaster, San Diego Pool Plaster on Apr 19, 2018

    After a while, you may see that your pool has lost some of its lusters, as your pool ages and as your pool plaster ages this is a normal occurrence, certain things such as stains, cracking and chipping can possibly distract from the beauty of your pool and have you looking for a solution. The good news is there are many options for you to look into that will not break the bank. If your pool is stained you can acid wash, if your plaster has small cracks you can have your pool patched, if your plaster is crumbling, cracked, chipped and stained it might be time to consider having your pool replas...

  • Can Your Pool Water Be Hurting You?

    Posted in Pool Plaster, Announcement, Educational, Baja Pool Plaster, San Diego Pool Plaster on Apr 12, 2018

    Why does every pool professional give you the same advice over and over again? Keep your pool chemicals balanced! Well, this is honestly one of the best ways to keep your pool in good repair and keep you and your family healthy. In this article, we will be looking at how the chemical balance in your water can affect both the health of your pool and the health of you and your family It is common knowledge that your pool can carry a plethora of different molds, mildews, and bacteria that can make you and your family sick. You and your family can become infected with anything from a lung infectio...

  • Pool Water Tips and Tricks

    Posted in Pool Plaster, Announcement, Educational, Baja Pool Plaster, San Diego Pool Plaster on Apr 05, 2018

    A big question that many people have when it comes to owning a pool is how often you should change the water of your pool. This is a complicated question that truly is different for each pool owner. Your pool water is affected by the environment, the amount it is used and the care and maintenance you put into your pool. Keeping your pool clean and your chemicals can prolong the need to have a full water replacement but this will not keep it at bay forever. Keeping in mind that most pool professionals suggest draining your pool every 5 to 7 years, here are a few tips and tricks to help your poo...

  • Save Money on Your Pool

    Posted in Pool Plaster, Announcement, Educational, Baja Pool Plaster, San Diego Pool Plaster on Mar 15, 2018

    Pool owners have always enjoyed the joy and laughter that their pools bring to their friends and families. Over time the joy of the pool can be dimmed by the cost of pool repairs. There are a few things that you can do to help limit the amount of money you are having to spend on costly repairs and maintenance. Following these simple tips will let you keep more money in your wallet. Educate Yourself: This may seem like an obvious idea, but you might be surprised by how many pool owners do not know the basics on how to care for their pool. Homeowners can do many of the routine care for their poo...

  • Pebble or Plaster?

    Posted in Pool Plaster, Educational, Baja Pool Plaster, San Diego Pool Plaster on Aug 16, 2017

    A pool can be finished in a variety of materials, from beautiful plaster to entrancing pebble work. Each has benefits and each has a set of drawbacks. No matter what you choose to finish your pool with you should be aware of certain aspects such as cost, time and durability. Here is a closer look at plaster and pebble pool finishes and how each stands up to the other. Plaster: One of the most common in-ground pool finishes on the market. Plaster can be seen in places such as back yard pools and high-end hotels. Plaster is strong, durable and can last 10 or more years if properly cared for. Po...

  • Painting Your Pool

    Posted in Announcement, Educational, Baja Pool Plaster, San Diego Pool Plaster on Aug 09, 2017

    Painting your pool can be a wonderful experience for you and your family. It can brighten up your pool, warm your pool, and prolong the life of your pool plaster. The wonderful thing about having your in ground pool finish painted is the large variety of color. Though popular colors include gray, blue, green and even black, you can choose anything you want. There are two main paints to choose from, they are acrylic and epoxy. Each painting is an excellent choice but has subtle differences. Acrylic: The biggest perk to acrylic is that it can be painted onto damp surfaces. This allows your pool...

  • Battle With Evaporation

    Posted in Pool Plaster, Announcement, Educational, Baja Pool Plaster, San Diego Pool Plaster on Jun 22, 2017

    As the days get hotter, the sun gets brighter and our pools warm up. With summer weather coming quickly pool owners will begin to notice that the water in their pool can evaporate quicker than they may want. Evaporation is normal and will happen to some degree during normal pool use, increased levels can be seen while swimming and enjoying pool time. These are not something you can easily control. During your pools down time, when you are not swimming there are steps you can take to limit the amount of water you lose from evaporation. Plaster Color: Evaporation ration rates occur faster the w...

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