Tips to get your pool ready for winter

Tips to Get Your Pool Ready for Winter

With cooler weather upon us, it's time to start thinking about how to get your pool ready for winter. Whether you're planning to close your pool for the season, or you're keeping it open during the chilly months, there are certain measures you need to take to ensure that your…
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Extend your swim season

Extend Your Backyard Pool Season Into The Fall

It’s hard to believe that summer is winding down – but it’s true.  The sound of laughing and splashing in your backyard pool has been replaced with school buses and football games. But, just because the calendar says it’s after Labor Day, that doesn’t mean you have to shut down…
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How should you sanitize your pool?

How Should You Sanitize Your Pool?

It's officially September, but one of the best things about living in North Carolina is that we get to enjoy outdoor swimming for an extended period of time! With the weather looking fairly warm for the next several weeks, there is still plenty of time to enjoy your backyard oasis. One…
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Tips for protecting your pool liner

Tips for Protecting Your Pool Liner

At some point, all pool liners will need to be replaced, but did you know that there are several ways for you to help prolong your liner's lifespan? Follow these tips to help your inground or above ground pool liner last! Tips for protecting your liner: 1. Maintain proper water balance…
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What is the best time to renovate your pool?

When is the Best Time to Renovate Your Pool?

Occasional renovations come along with pool ownership. Whether you're looking to make a big update to your pool, or just want to change something simple like underwater lights, you may be wondering when you should schedule the service. At Rising Sun Pools, we strongly believe that fall and winter are the…
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Throw the Ultimate Pool Party

Throw the Ultimate Pool Party

Pool parties are a staple of summer fun. They offer a fun way to stay cool during the hottest stretch of the year and provide a great opportunity for spending time with friends and family. Whether you're planning to celebrate a special day or you just want to throw a party,…
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Everything You Need to Know About Evaporation

Everything You Need to Know About Evaporation

When your pool is losing water, it's natural to be concerned. The good news is that water loss is most likely due to natural evaporation, which occurs in every pool. What causes evaporation? Temperature: The difference between the temperature of the pool's water and the temperature of the outside air is what…
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Pool Safety Should Always Come First

Pool Safety Should Always Come First

Pools are meant to be a place of fun and relaxation, however, key safety measures must be in place in order to keep the whole family safe in and around the water. Pool safety education is more important than ever. Take action to keep your family safe by following these…
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Your guide to in-ground concrete pools

Your Guide to In-Ground Concrete Pools

Summer is officially here! Now that the days are long and warm, have you found yourself thinking more and more about adding a pool to your backyard? At Rising Sun Pools, were are here to help you make the best decision on which pool is right for you. Over the…
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Is Your Pool Looking a Little Green?

Is Your Pool Looking a Little Green?

There are few things less inviting than murky green water when you're looking to take a dip in the pool after a long day. When it comes to green water, the biggest culprit is algae, and it can grow to be a pain if you're not taking preventative measures against it. What…
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