Little Giant Manual Pool Cover Pump PCP550 Review

Little Giant Manual Pool Cover Pump PCP 550Pool cover pumps are an important part of pool maintenance for above ground pools as well as inground pools.  Keeping the pool cover free of excessive water and debris will greatly enhance the lifespan of your expensive pool cover tarp. It is also necessary to remove water when opening the pool in spring to avoid the cover being ripped and damaged. Continue reading

Deck Mounted Basketball Hoops For Swimming Pools

A lot of pool owners like to add a basketball hoop to their pool. A properly installed pool basketball goal will not only enhance the looks of the swimming pool but also provide hours of fun for the whole family. Your kids will love to invite their friends over.

Deck mounted hoops are the pricier option and range from $500 for a junior sized hoop to $4000 for a heavy duty, professional regulation sized rim that is also adjustable in height and can withstand serious play and horsing around. Continue reading

Best Pool Cleaners For Inground Pools – 2017

Best Pool Cleaners 2017Buying a pool cleaner can be difficult. Should you stick with the manufacturer and model you know or is it worth upgrading to a completely different type?  

This article will help you with your choice by showing you the current best for each cleaner type and will also explain the difference between each type of pool cleaner, in case you are a new pool owner and “suction, pressure-side, robotic” doesn’t mean anything just yet. Continue reading

Best Pool Basketball Hoops in 2018


Basketball hoops are like magnets, great for family games as well as kids, teenagers and adults. Thankfully, in this day and age where most teenagers seem to be glued to their phones and Xbox, basketball hasn’t lost its appeal.

Revamping and reviving the pool, an upcoming birthday or a pool party often prompt people to purchase a water basketball hoop. There is a lot of choice out there making it difficult to decide which one to go for. Continue reading