SUMMER POOL SAFETY TIPS FOR FAMILIES WITH KIDS

Did you know that in 2014, Illinois ranked fifth in the number of summertime drowning incidents reported by the media? Tragically, with 11 drowning deaths last year we ranked higher than even Florida and only one behind New York State, both of which have a MUCH higher population than we do. At Barrington Pools, we…

POOL RESURFACING TIPS TO GET THAT PERFECT LOOK

It’s spring and you’ve probably been looking at your pool wondering if “this is the year” – will you update the look and feel, fix those cosmetic cracks in the plaster or wait another year. The good news is that you don’t need to keep looking and dreaming and once you make the decision to…

WHAT SWIMMING POOL CAN I BUILD IN MY YARD?

Not everyone has a massive backyard just waiting to be developed into an summertime oasis of fun. Luckily though our team of designers has been working with yards of all sizes and grades so we can build your dream design – no matter what your yard starts out as. Our first question is almost always,…

WHY YOU SHOULD USE UV SANITATION IN YOUR SWIMMING POOL

We are finding out that less is more when it comes to pool chemicals. Credible scientific studies tell us that chemical levels are way too high resulting in an increased risk of allergies, asthma, and disease. UV does the heavy lifting by eliminating 99.5% of pool pathogens. The result? You’ll need about 90% less chemicals.   We’ve…

SUMMER SWIMMING POOL SAFETY TIPS

While pools offer a great source of entertainment, exercise, and fun, they unfortunately can also prove deadly to young children or even unsupervised older ones. The following tips though, can help keep your family safe and ensure that your swimming pool is a source of fun and excitement all summer long. Install a Swimming Pool…