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  Repeated lockdowns and travel bans have increased the appeal of a home swimming pool for many homeowners. With dozens of attractive and affordable options available, and professional pool installation from JB Elite Services, a home swimming pool is more accessible than ever. Here are the five top ‘must-have’ features for the most stylish home […]

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The pump is an essential component of your swimming pool, as it helps to keep the water clean. By drawing water from the pool, forcing it through the filter, and recirculating it, the pump keeps water clean, free from debris, and safe. Like all mechanical components, the pump can experience technical problems occasionally, but such […]

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Home swimming pools are sometimes installed with overflow drains, so that flooding can be prevented in most situations. If your pool doesn’t have overflows drains – or your drains become blocked with debris (leaves, moss, twigs etc), then an overflow may occur, particularly after heavy rain, your pool auto top up fails or if you […]

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Home swimming pool maintenance is not as mystifying as it might seem. There are, however, a few essentials that you’ll need to know about in order to enjoy a safe and clean pool – water alkaline levels being one of the most important. Here’s how to stay on top of your swimming pool’s alkaline levels […]

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On site pool liners – or extreme liners, as they as sometimes known as – are growing massively in popularity, both in the domestic and commercial swimming pool markets due to a growing range of patterns that they are available in, and the fact that there are now on site pool liners that can be […]

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This is a question we often get asked. If the pool is a new build pool that is being constructed from blockwork. If the walls are built well and the pointing is all flush you may now need to render the walls. Provided that the pool is being lined either with a bag liner or […]

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2020 has certainly been a strange year. For many people, working from home has meant having the opportunity to use their pools much more frequently than usual. For others, particularly those with second homes, it has meant pools lying unusually dormant. Either scenario can have knock-on effects for keeping your pool safe over the winter […]

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Heated swimming pools are on many people’s dream wish list, a fantastic addition to any home or garden that provides hours of entertainment and fitness for the whole family. But while a swimming pool offers many benefits, the cost of warming the water can be high, particularly if you opt for an inefficient conventional heater […]

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Like many home swimming pool owners, your pool may have been getting far more than its usual share of use during the summer lockdown – a positive thing. We’ve spoken to several homeowners who’ve fallen in love with their pool again this year after many years of infrequent or sporadic use. However, we’ve also spoken […]

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Keeping your swimming pool clean is essential; not only will doing so keep it looking in pristine condition, but it will also help to preserve it. A well-maintained pool will have a longer life and is much less likely to need expensive repairs. Taking care of your pool doesn’t need to be hard – here […]

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