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  • 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…   1. Kent Melum’s Fiberglass […]

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  • 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 before the 2023 Raleigh, NC […]

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  • 7 Ways To Keep Your Energy Bills Down While Enjoying Your Hot Tub

    As winter nears and the weather gets colder, there’s nothing more comforting than a warm drink and a soak in a hot tub.   Hot tub owners know that owning a tub can unfortunately rack up one’s electricity bills. But did you know that you can enjoy your hot tub during winter and STILL keep […]

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  • 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 ice sheet can increase in […]

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  • 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 covers – are used to keep […]

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  • How to Prevent and Remove White Flakes in a Hot Tub

    Have you ever noticed white flakes floating in the water or gathering by the drain of your hot tub? You’re not alone! This collection of white flakes isn’t uncommon for hot tub owners. However, the pesky flakes will just continue to accumulate until you do something about it. The good news? There are some simple […]

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  • 8 Spectacular Gifts & Accessories For Hot Tub Owners

    Whether you are purchasing a spa for your home or are looking for a gift for a new hot tub owner in your life, there are certain accessories that you WILL NOT want to miss out on. Providing enhanced safety, luxury, and entertainment value, the 8 spa accessories listed below come highly recommended for all […]

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  • 5 Things to Consider Before Installing an In-Ground Pool

    Building your dream in-ground pool is a major investment of time AND money. Without the proper research and consideration, you could find yourself overpaying, working with a low quality contractor, or buying a pool that requires more maintenance than you can manage.   To ensure you end up with the TRUE pool of your dreams, […]

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  • How to Remove Hot Tub Stains

    Have you ever removed your hot tub cover – only to notice off-putting stains on the shell or fixtures?   These stains can not only put a damper on your plans for a relaxing soak, but they can cause damage to your hot tub over time. The good news is that most hot tub stains […]

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  • How Long Does It Take To Install An In-Ground Pool?

    Most in-ground pool projects take anywhere from 6 to 20 weeks. However, your specific pool installation timeline can vary depending on a variety of factors – from the type of pool you purchased to the size of your pool to the season you choose to build.   Determining YOUR unique in-ground pool installation timeline requires […]

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