How to Choose a Pool Cover

How to Choose a Pool Cover

Install a quality cover over your pool in the offseason to greatly reduce the amount of work you have when reopening your pool. A cover also provides safety and peace of mind. There are a variety of types available, so you may find yourself asking, “How do I choose the right cover for my pool?” … Read More

4 Ways to Assure You’ve Got the Awesomest Pool on the Block

4 Ways to Assure You’ve Got the Awesomest Pool on the Block

If you ask us, any pool is a great pool, but since you’re going to own a pool, why not make it the awesomest pool on the block? After all, a swimming pool is a long-term investment that your family will enjoy for decades. Of course, a standard rectangular pool with no extra frills suits … Read More

Who Needs a Home Gym? 3 Unique Ways to Get Fit in a Backyard Pool

Who Needs a Home Gym? 3 Unique Ways to Get Fit in a Backyard Pool

Your backyard pool offers a totally immersive environment to get your workout regimen on track. You can target virtually any muscle in your body in a pool, making it the most versatile piece of gymnastic equipment imaginable. Really, who needs a home gym when you can use your pool to get fit in a variety … Read More

What Are the Advantages of Vinyl Pools?

What Are the Advantages of Vinyl Pools?

When you think of a pool, the first image that pops into your mind is most likely a classic vinyl pool in blue and white with sparkling water under a bright, summer sun. Really, it’s no mystery why vinyl is the most popular type of pool in America. The cost and ease of maintenance have … Read More

The Pool Owners’ Guide to Choosing Sunscreen

The Pool Owners’ Guide to Choosing Sunscreen

Long summer days are the best. You may be lounging by the pool for hours, getting your perfect tan while you watch the kids swim and play under the sun. But wait, it’s not the ’80s anymore, folks! Thankfully, our awareness of the effects of overexposure to the sun’s rays has increased dramatically in recent … Read More

4 Life-Saving Hot Weather Pool Safety Tips

4 Life-Saving Hot Weather Pool Safety Tips

With temperatures soaring into the 100’s here in Texas and across much of the U.S., a dip into the cool sparkling waters of a swimming pool sounds more enticing than ever. Your backyard pool is like the watering hole in the Lion King, everyone wants to gather around it to beat the heat. When extreme … Read More

5 Pool Features You Never Thought Were Possible

5 Pool Features You Never Thought Were Possible

Your pool is your personal oasis. If you find yourself daydreaming about the way your backyard would look with a lavish pool, complete with exciting and gorgeous features, then look no further. Here at Backyard Oasis, we can make your pool dreams come true. Check out these 5 pool features you never thought were possible … Read More

4 Tips for Hosting the Biggest, Baddest Pool Party Ever!

4 Tips for Hosting the Biggest, Baddest Pool Party Ever!

Throw the event of the summer this year by hosting the biggest, baddest pool party ever! It’s hot, it’s the weekend, and you’ve got an oasis in your very own backyard. Who needs more of an occasion than that to throw an epic pool party? Here are 4 tips to make your pool party a … Read More

What Are the Best Alternatives to a Chlorine Pool?

What Are the Best Alternatives to a Chlorine Pool?

Chlorine is a super effective way to sanitize your pool and spa water. However, it can be irritating for some of us with sensitive skin or eyes. It also requires a higher level of maintenance than some other alternatives, because you have to check chlorine levels and balance the pH of your water quite frequently. … Read More

What Do I Do to My Swimming Pool After a Flood?

What Do I Do to My Swimming Pool After a Flood?

If you or someone you know has been affected by the record flooding in Texas in the past few years, the feelings of grief and loss can be overwhelming. Then there are the material costs of repair, or in the worst case, moving on. At Backyard Oasis, we want you to know that you are … Read More