Swimming Pool Blog

A Modern Twist!

Swimming pool styles, shapes, and trends have come a long way since the old kidney shaped pool that was once seen in nearly every backyard beginning in the 1940’s.  California Pools has been building swimming pools of all different styles since 1952, and we have enjoyed the variety of pools that interest our homeowners and…

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Winter Fitness

Don’t wait for the sun to shine and Summer to arrive to dive into your swimming pool and work on your fitness routine and goals. One of the best perks and benefits of owning a California Pools swimming pool is that it provides a wonderful place to exercise and maintain your healthy lifestyle. There are…

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Great Ways To Use Your Swimming Pool Year-Round!

Gorgeous California Pools swimming pool

People often think of swimming as a Summer activity and a way to cool off in the scorching hot months. However, at California Pools, we are so excited to tell you that when you build a beautiful backyard oasis, it can be used in numerous ways throughout the entire year! You heard that right! All…

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Holiday Backyard Gift Ideas!

When a swimming pool builder thinks of holiday gift ideas, we definitely think of backyard gifts! With the holidays approaching, here at California Pools, we thought it would be fun to discuss some fun and practical gift ideas for your backyard oasis. For the kiddos, set them up with some new goggles, swimming fins, dive…

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Holiday Movies In Your Backyard!

Movies in the backyard

Did you know that having a California Pools backyard oasis has year-round perks? Not only do you have a beautiful backyard to enjoy, a swimming pool to use, a spa to relax in, and an outdoor kitchen to grill in, but you also have an outdoor living area to host events in throughout the entire…

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The Healing Benefits of Heat

Spa with fire features

It’s time to warm up! Fall is here and it’s getting cold! While we are in the midst of a bustling fall season with holiday events approaching, home decorating in full swing, recipe planning, busy fall sports, work deadlines, school projects, home repairs, and many other events and tasks, we still need to remember to…

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How do I know if my swimming pool has a leak?

California Pools spools

So, you’re thinking of getting your swimming pool and backyard ready before summer hits and the kids are all out of school. But then, you notice that you’re refilling your pool a lot more often than usual. Regularly severe decreases in water levels can be the first sign that you have a leak somewhere in…

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Will a Swimming Pool Increase the Value of My Home?

If you’re thinking about installing a swimming pool in your backyard, you’re probably weighing all the pros and cons before making your final decision. A common question homeowners ask during the decision process is, “Will a swimming pool increase or decrease the value of my home?” While we’d like to give you a straight, universal…

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What Kind of Swimming Pool is Right for Your Active Lifestyle?

what kind of pool is best for my lifestyle

The first step when planning for inground pool construction is to decide what kind of pool you would like to build. At its most basic level, a swimming pool is a multipurpose recreation and leisure product and different pool styles are designed with different lifestyles in mind. Will you be building an active pool or…

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Will Tree Roots Destroy My Swimming Pool / Spa?

How much water do swimming pools use or waste

As you consider your landscaping around your swimming pool or spa, it is important to think long-term. Existing trees in your backyard living area may drop leaves into the swimming pool or spa after installation, for instance. Or new trees you’re thinking of adding to your custom outdoor living space might even damage the structure…

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