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Tips, Tricks and Ideas to be Water Wise during the California Drought
Splash Pools and Construction, Inc. – Serving San Bernardino, Riverside, Los Angeles and Orange County
The drought in California is a major concern for home and pool owners, as well as us pool builders. What you might not know is that having a pool and surrounding decking actually uses less than half the water than an irrigated lawn. Seriously? Yes!!!!
If you already have a pool, then you are off to a great start. Here are some swimming pool water saving tips to avoid water evaporation and be water wise with your pool this summer:
- Install a pool cover to reduce water evaporation by as much as 90%.
- Shut off waterfalls, fountains, and other water features to reduce water loss and evaporation.
- Check the pool for leaks. If you suspect your pool has a leak, contact us for help.
- Minimize splashing or lower the pool’s water level to reduce “splashout.”
- Plug the overflow line when the pool is in use.
- Replace sand and DE filters with cartridge filters that do not require backwashing.
- Keep your pool clean to reduce frequency of backwashing.
- If your pool is heated, reduce the water temperature to reduce evaporation.
For more water saving tips around the yard and home visit Lets Pool Together.
For those of you in San Bernardino, Riverside, Los Angeles and Orange County that do not have a pool, now is a great time to build! The Splash Pools and Construction team has more than thirty years of experience in the pool industry and we would love to meet with you to design the backyard of your dreams. From the pool design, landscape and outdoor living spaces, we can do it all. Contact us today to set up an appointment. We come to you!
You get what you pay for
This is a perfect example of you get what you pay for. This homeowner hired a cheaper contractor to do his patio and masonry work the first time. When we came in to build our pool and masonry work, he realized how bad a job his previous contractor had done for him. So we had to remove most of what the other contractor had previously done. It cost the homeowner double to redo it. This Upland Swimming pool is a Roman-Grecian style with a large baja step and a raised spa with a tiered stone spillway from the spa into the pool. We added a feature pot centered behind the spa, which gives it a nice focal point.
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Splash Pools & Construction would love to help you create your next front or back yard environment.
We are the best choice for an Upland Pool Builder.
Here is a great sample of a remodel. We took an old basic flat pool and transformed it into a beautiful new pool with a rock waterfall, grotto, and slide. We installed new flagstone edging around the pool, new tile, and new pebble tec plaster. So an old pool can be transformed to look like a new pool without having to pay the price of a brand new pool. Once the landscaping is done this job will be absolutely gorgeous. The homeowner told us this was the best money she has ever spent because her kids absolutely love the slide and all the kids’ friends want to hang out at her house now. So if you want to keep an eye on your kids and have them hang out with friends at home, think about a remodel, it worked for her.
Glendora Pool Builder offers these services:
New Swimming Pool Construction
Front & Back Yard Design
Front & Back Yard Landscaping
Outdoor Living Areas
Please let us exceed your expectations here at Splash Pools & Construction
Building relationships, not just pools.
This backyard was designed for a friend of ours that has a young family. We included a pool, spa, baja shelf, and of course the waterfall and slide. You guessed it, the kids love the slide the best. All the neighborhood kids love coming over here now. The Hayward LED Lights in the pool and spa at night make it a perfect setting for relaxing. This is one of the first pools to have the Hayward remote control system that allows you to turn off and on everything from your smartphone.
San Dimas Pool Design & Construction, San Dimas Pool Builder
When looking for pool builders in San Dimas, no need to spend time having multiple companies come out. At Splash Pools and Construction, there is nothing more important to our business, than our customers. It is our goal to make your pool building experience a positive and enjoyable one. We understand that your input and ongoing feedback is vital to creating a successful design. That’s why we take time up front to get to know you and your family, visit your home and get a feel for your vision and needs.
Building RELATIONSHIPS, Not Just Pools