Avoid Damage to Your Pool with These Tips

A lot of work and effort goes into keeping a pool beautiful, clean, and new-looking, and it doesn't go unnoticed! Here at Rising Sun Pools, a swimming pool service Raleigh NC, we can help you keep your pool looking spiffy year-round. Keep reading to learn some easy ways to keep…
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Concrete vs. Vinyl Liner vs. Fiberglass Pools

When choosing an inground pool, you have three choices: vinyl liner, fiberglass, or a concrete pool. There are pros and cons for each type of inground swimming pool and we are here to help you make the best choice in buying the perfect pool for you and your family. In…
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Common Pool Maintenance Mistakes

As a pool owner, you will likely make a few maintenance mistakes when taking care of your pool. Becoming familiar with some of the most common pool maintenance mistakes will help you avoid them and keep your pool safe, clean, and running efficiently.  Adding Shock Directly Into Water Pool shock…
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Why Should I Leave Water in My Pool?

Have you ever wondered why resources tell you to keep your pool water in your pool during the winter rather than draining it completely? You have most likely read that you should simply lower the water below the skimmer level and jets to prevent the plumbing lines from freezing and…
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Lowering pH in Your Pool

If the pH level in your pool is above 7.6, it is too high and your water can actually be too soft. What can you do to reach a happy medium? Causes What is causing your pool’s increase in pH level? The addition of chlorine stabilizer or HTH Granular to…
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Reducing Foam in Your Hot Tub

If your hot tub resembles a bubble bath when you turn on the water jets, you are not alone. Many hot tub owners complain about having too much foam in their tubs. There are a number of reasons why this could be happening, and you may need to make some…
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Why Your Pool is a Great Calorie Burner

Did you know that swimming is actually a great calorie burner? Depending on your gender, body type, and weight, swimming in your pool for an hour can burn almost 1,000 calories. This is a great alternative if you are not a huge fan of the gym or if you are…
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Money-Saving Tips for Your Pool

Store Your Vacuum Head Correctly Most pool owners end up having to replace their vacuum head because the brushes on the bottom have either flattened out or fallen off. Store it upside down and out of the sun! In the winter when it is not being used, keep it away…
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