Category Archives: In Ground Pools

Pool Pros Now Building San Juan Fiberglass Pools

Northeast Wisconsin’s first fiberglass pool builder teams up with the world’s first fiberglass pool manufacturer, San Juan Fiberglass Pools! Pool Pros, Wisconsin’s premier fiberglass pool builder,  is now building San Juan Fiberglass Pools! Pool Pros’ Michael Bowers has 20 years in the pool industry, and it was Michael who was the first to recognize the advantages […]

Pool Maintenance: The Basics

Basic Pool Maintenance Schedule ONCE A WEEK: 1: Vacuum the floor and brush walls of the pool. 2: Empty skimmer baskets, pump baskets, and clean tile. 3: Clean cartridge if needed, backwash sand filter to remove dirt and particulate from the filtration system. 4: Shock the pool with 1lb (or 1 bag) of pool shock […]

Pool Horror Stories

As the title states, this article is about swimming pool project horror stories and exemplifies the need for potential pool buyers to research their potentail contractor extensively to avoid these horror stories. The photo above is a Barrier Reef Milano Fiberglass Pool in Midnight Shimmer Color. This pool was built in De Pere, WI by […]

Concrete Pools Hidden Costs

Concrete pools have definite advantages over both fiberglass pools and vinyl pools. Namely, the option to make any size, shape or style you can dream up.  As far as price, concrete falls in the middle with vinyl being the cheapest and fiberglass being the most expensive.  However there are tremendous long term hidden costs associated […]

Above Ground Pool Liner Installations

This article is to highlight some of the mistakes made by inexperienced pool contractors and home owners when it comes to above ground pool liner installations. This is why you should hire a professional to replace your pool liner.  Like everything in life, you get what you pay for and this is certainly true with […]

POOLSCAPE LIGHTING

  Pool lighting and outdoor or landscape lighting are the most overlooked areas of pool projects. The strategic placement of poolscape lighting can take your pool or spa from ordinary to extraordinary. POOL LIGHTING: Most pool lights have the flexibility to be located anywhere throughout the pool. The objective is to avoid placement that leaves […]

Trends in Fiberglass Pools: Small Pools

A trend we have noticed over the last few years is a surge in small sized fiberglass pool sales. There are several advantages to small fiberglass swimming pools. Here is the feedback we received from our clients: Budget Friendly:Smaller pools allow homeowners to spend more on outdoor living spaces and add more features to their pool they may have […]

Scheduling, how we do it

March is here! Unfortunately winter very defiantly still is too.  Soon however it will be spring, I hope.  Despite the subzero temperatures, the pace of our calls is creeping up.  So I thought this was the perfect time to go over our scheduling practices. Our scheduling is based on a first come first served basis. […]

Why it is Important your Swimming Pool or Spa Builder is a Certified Building Professional (CBP)

Posted by Lysti Grassman What is The Association of Pool & Spa Professionals (APSP)? The APSP is the world’s largest international trade association and leading advocate representing the swimming pool and spa industry. Members adhere to a code of business ethics and share a commitment to public health and safety in the use of swimming pools, […]

Your Home Is Insulated, Your Swimming Pool Should Be Too.

At Pool Pros we are always trying to come up with ways to save our customers energy and money and in our Wisconsin climate, insulating your swimming pool makes great sense.   In fact, we encourage all of our customers to insulate their above ground swimming pools with both Thermo-Wall™ Reflective Insulation for Pool Walls and […]