Keep Pollen from Ruining Your Pool

Keep Pollen from Ruining Your Pool

April is hard on your backyard. Between frequent rainstorms and layers of pollen, it can feel like you're always behind on maintaining your pool area. As pollen season reaches its peak in North Carolina, here are the top 3 questions we get about spring pool management: 1) How Long Should I Be…
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Your Guide to In-Ground Vinyl Pools

Your Guide to In-Ground Vinyl Pools

Most people know the difference between an aboveground pool and an in-ground pool, but did you know that there are different types of in-ground pools? At Rising Sun Pools, we sell vinyl, fiberglass and concrete pools, which all have their own unique benefits and specifications. Today we're going to fill…
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Spring Coupons

Spring Coupons & Tips to Get Your Pool Ready for Summer

It’s time to prep your pool for spring & summer! The easiest way to get your pool ready for summer is to let us do it for you. But, if you plan to do it yourself, be sure to follow the guidelines & tips below: Pump the water off your…
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Now is the Best Time to Build Your In-Ground Pool

NOW is the Best Time to Build Your In-Ground Pool

It's January, and North Carolina has finally had its cold snap. This is the time for thinking about hot tubs and warm drinks, not InGround pools, right? Well, while it's true that this is the perfect time of year to relax in your hot tub if you want a new pool…
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In-ground Pool Trends for 2016

What's trending in 2016 in-ground pool design? Trend #1: Tanning ledges What is a tanning ledge? It's an area of your pool that has 12" or less of water. Tanning ledges are perfect for relaxing in chaise lounges or they're great for kids and dogs who don't want to venture out…
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My Contractor Left Me

HELP! My Contractor Left Me With a Hole in the Ground!

We've seen it too many times, a homeowner finds what appears to be a qualified contractor (either on the internet or by a referral from a friend) only to be disappointed by the quality of the work, or left with an unfinished product. Unfortunately, when a pool builder leaves you…
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Three Dangers in Replacing your Pool Liner

The Secret Dangers of Replacing Your In-Ground Pool Liner

It was late September and the Smith family knew they were going to have to replace their inground pool liner soon. The pool had been in their backyard for over 12 years and was starting to discolor, crack and leak water. So when the Smiths began to close their pool…
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History of Pool Toys

The History of Pool Toys

Even though summer unofficially winds down this week, warm weather in North Carolina means that many pool owners will continue to enjoy their pool for weeks to come! In celebration of the late-summer pool season, we present a brief history of a very important part of the pool experience: pool toys.…
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When Should I Plan on Closing My Pool?

When Should I Think About Closing My Pool?

If you're like many homeowners with a pool, the last thing you want to think about during these hot summer days is closing down your pool. We all want to make fun times in the backyard last for as long as possible, but there are 3 important reasons that you should…
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Shower Before You Swim

Ready to swim? Don’t Skip the Shower!

It’s a familiar summer scene. You’ve been working in the yard, at a baseball game or just in from a bike ride. It’s hot and humid and you need to cool off fast. So, you skip the shower and jump straight into the pool, right? Not so fast…. If you…
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