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    Top 5 Problems With Automatic Pool Covers

    Posted by Kara DeBartolo on Mar 20, 2020 3:56:16 PM

    When deciding on a product you are going to purchase, always be sure to research the pros and the cons.  Here at Royal Pools and More, we do see 98% of our clients use automatic pool covers for reasons of safety, chemical savings, and energy savings.  Still, it would be wrong to ignore the problems.  Every product, whether it be an appliance in your house, a vehicle, or a lawn mower, has problems. After purchasing a larger product such as one of these, we have most likely all felt at one point, buyer’s remorse due to unexpected costs, more maintenance than expected, etc.  We never want to hear our customers saying the phrase “I wish you would’ve told me that earlier.”  Therefore, in an attempt to help you feel more informed, here are the Top 5 Problems that you may come across with our most popular in-ground pool accessory.


    Can the COVID-19 virus spread through pools and hot tubs?

    Posted by Frank DeBartolo on Mar 16, 2020 9:05:08 PM

    Over the last few weeks, we have taken calls about the novel COVID- 19 in relation to pool water! The main question has typically been, "can it be spread in pool water?"

    Swimming Pool Financing: Five Ways to Pay For a Swimming Pool

    Posted by Kara DeBartolo on Feb 2, 2020 1:45:00 AM

    Congratulations on your decision to purchase a swimming pool! We understand that this is a very big decision and we are her

    e every step of the way to help you understand everything pools and in this step, the financing options! If you have landed on this page having yet to sign on the dotted line, good for you for doing this imperative research, hope we can help out! So, without further ado, let’s figure out how you can pay for that brand new swimming pool!

    What are the top 3 In-ground Swimming pool trends in 2019!

    Posted by Frank DeBartolo on Feb 18, 2019 3:40:42 PM

    Swim Season Is Almost Here! All We Have To Do Is Turn The Corner From This Crummy Weather In The Midwest, And Its Time Again To Do What I Love So Very Much! Work on Swimming Pools! Every Year We Some Cool Things That Tend To Take Off In The Swimming Pool Industry And This Year Is No Different! Even Though The Season Is Not In Bloom Yet, We Are Seeing Some Interesting Trends Develop With Clients Who Have Booked Installs For The 2019 Season. We Here At Royal Pools And More Love To Keep Our Clients Up To Date With Whats Hot And Whats Not, So Here Are The Top Three Hot Trends We See Already, In The Very New Pool Year

    Three things to consider Before getting Swimming pool financing!

    Posted by Frank DeBartolo on Apr 12, 2018 2:18:47 PM

    Are you looking to finance your pool? Most clients that purchase an in-ground swimming pool do indeed need some sort of financing. Swimming pool financing, typically should be a fairly painless process. Although the process is simple, I do want to share with you three things to consider before signing on the dotted line, to help make the process even easier!

    In ground fiberglass swimming pool in Schererville IN

    Posted by Frank DeBartolo on Jul 25, 2016 5:21:57 PM

    Automatic Pool Covers: Can you cover a shaped swimming pool?

    Posted by Frank DeBartolo on May 10, 2016 10:30:46 AM

    Over the years of having dealt with thousands of pool owners and hundreds of auto covers.  One of the questions that most often gets asked is "can you install an automatic pool cover on a shaped swimming pool?"  And the answer to that question is, yes, buuuuut it still depends:). Having too extreme of a shaped pool or adding water features, fountains, or spill over spas may in fact eliminate the option of a cover completely.  In this article I will go over the four style of tracking systems that are used on pools in an attempt to clear some confusion, in an attempt to solve your automatic hard pool cover problem!

    Tags: Pool 101

    How to properly maintain a salt water pool!

    Posted by Frank DeBartolo on Apr 23, 2016 6:00:52 PM

    Salt chlorine generators are one of the swimming pool industries great inventions. Cutting down on time maintaining your pool and increasing how much time you get to enjoy the pool. After installing hundreds of salt systems over the years, the customers who have the best results are the ones who maintain the cell and their pool water chemistry properly. Below I am going to review the best practices for keeping you salt cell working for as long as possible. 

    What is a salt water pool? Salt Water VS Chlorine and Pros and Cons

    Posted by Frank DeBartolo on Apr 12, 2016 11:08:04 PM

    One of the biggest fears of purchasing a swimming pool is the challenge of understanding how to properly maintain the pool chemistry.  "Is there enough chlorine?" "Is there too much chlorine?  "Why is my pool turning cloudy?  Look, I completely understand the confusion, the internal struggle of  keeping a swimming pool balanced.

    Are in ground vinyl liner pools out of date or old fashioned?

    Posted by Frank DeBartolo on Apr 10, 2016 11:53:46 AM

    Technology as we all know is shaping the world and changing it daily! Whether it be the development of the World Wide Web in the 90's to just the other day with the landing of Space X, there have been some truly mind shattering events in my life time. Like I said earlier we see technological advancements take place on the daily anymore.