Jason Grover’s Quantum Pool from Rising Sun Pools

Our Top 3 Favorite Above-Ground Pool Projects in 2023

After holding our Above-Ground Top 3 contest, the Rising Sun Pools team has selected the very best of the best above-ground pool projects of 2023.   After lots of internal discussion, here’s what we decided…   1. Tommy Vestal’s Pandora Pool You bet the Vestal family will be living in…
Rising Sun Pools hot tub

Rising Sun Pools: The Top Spa Outlet in Raleigh, NC

Looking for fun ways to make your home feel more relaxing?   You can never go wrong installing a hot tub in your backyard. Take a refreshing dip in this personal hideaway during summer or warm yourself up in the bubbly waters during colder months. Plus, with unique jet configurations,…
Steam Rising from Heated Swimming Pool with Concrete Deck

5 Benefits of Swimming in Heated Pools

Owning a swimming pool already comes with plenty of perks —you can enjoy using your pool in Raleigh during the summer and early fall months, when the weather is warm enough for swimming. But having a heated swimming pool on your property? It has even more benefits. Heated pools aren’t…
L-shaped pools are a popular choice for homeowners who want a pool for relaxation and lap swimming activities.

A Guide to Designing L-Shaped Pools

If you plan to install a swimming pool in your backyard, it’s essential to consider your design carefully.   A round or traditional rectangle pool might be okay if you’re thinking of taking an occasional dip and are more focused on overall backyard improvements. But if you envision a future…
Concrete pool in the backyard of a luxury home.

Why Concrete Pools Are Our Most Popular Choice

Eager to have some fun in the sun while soaking in the backyard oasis you’ve always wanted? If you’re looking for a good combination of durability and design versatility, your best option would be the in-ground concrete pool. But what exactly is this? A concrete pool is an in-ground swimming…
Concrete pool in backyard of home with gazebo.

Which Kind of In-Ground Pools Last the Longest?

  Torn between concrete,  fiberglass, and vinyl pools? Not sure which one is the best quality or will last the longest? While all of our pools are made with the highest quality materials, some generally last longer than others. In this blog, we’ll discuss why concrete pools last the longest…
Deborah Lenier’s Concrete Pool 2

Our Top 3 Favorite In-Ground Pool Projects in 2023

The Rising Sun Pools team recently held our In-Ground Top 3 contest. We took a look at our recent pool projects and highlighted THREE of our absolute favorites – one fiberglass pool, one concrete pool, and one vinyl liner pool.   After lots of internal deliberation, here are the results……
Shirley Diefenbach’s Vinyl Pool 1

The Best Time To Plan Your Pool Installation in 2023

Is 2023 the year for your backyard pool installation? Fabulous!   Although the Rising Sun Pool team generally recommends scheduling your pool installation process during the fall – as an autumn installation will save you stress, time, AND money – there is still plenty of time to install your pool…
rising sun pools swimming pool covered with ice and snow in a cold winter day

What If My Pool Freezes Completely?

Winter comes with its share of problems; for pool owners, a frozen pool could be at the top of their list. Yes, pools can freeze solid within a few days of temperatures dropping below zero, especially when the water’s not circulating.    And if low temperatures continue for several days, the…
Pool with Cover - Rising Sun Pools & Spas

Winter Covers vs. Safety Covers

When cold temperatures start to hit, you want to make sure your swimming pool is secured, covered, and protected properly. When summer rolls around, you should be able to clean your pool easily and dive right in.  Pool covers – from winter covers to mesh safety covers and solid safety…