Category: pool information

January 7, 2022
What Kind of Custom Swimming Pool Style Works Best For You?

Are you getting ready to have a custom pool installed in Reno? Before you jump right in, let’s talk about your dream pool for a moment. When you see it in your mind, what does it look like? Does it have a traditional look or is it more sleek and modern? Is it a curved […]

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March 8, 2019
How to Open a Pool in The Spring: Tips And Tricks

If you own a pool, you know how exciting it is once spring rolls around. That means the weather starts to warm up and it’s time to get ready to jump into the pool. But knowing how to open a pool in the spring is important. Think about it: Your pool has been sitting untouched […]

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January 8, 2019
How to Take Care of a Pool During the Off-Season

You swim your heart out all summer, but during the fall and cooler weather, it’s time to take care of your pool for the off-season. Once you’ve prepared your pool by draining its water and covering it, follow these tips to keep your pool in good shape for next season. Tip 1. Check Pipes and […]

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December 5, 2018
How to Close a Swimming Pool for the Winter

All good things must come to an end. After a fun summer season with your personal swimming pool, winter will inevitably arrive and along with it, the task of closing the pool for winter. It might seem easy enough to simply throw a cover over your pool and call it a day, but doing this will only cause […]

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November 8, 2018
4 Tips for Fall Pool Maintenance

With summer gone and winter right around the corner, keeping your pool in tip-top shape isn’t likely at the top of your to-do list. However, by staying on top of your fall pool maintenance, not only can you make your workload much easier, but you can also have peace of mind knowing it will be […]

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October 8, 2018
5 Pool Safety Tips to Keep the Whole Family Safe

Having a swimming pool is fantastic fun for your entire family! It is great to have a space to relax and play on long hot, summer days, and it is definitely one of the best places to make special memories with your family and friends. However, with pool ownership comes the duty of making sure […]

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August 8, 2018
Must-Have Pool Features

Swimming pools are great additions to any backyard oasis. But most people don’t want just an ordinary pool, they want an experience. Robert Allen Pools and Spas offers all the amazing features you want to make your water feature ideas a reality. There is a pool accessory to fit every need. Pool Slides If you […]

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July 9, 2018
Swimming Pool Requirements in Nevada

You’ve made the decision to add a swimming pool or spa to create your own backyard oasis, congratulations! In addition to deciding on the design elements of your new pool or spa, there are also laws required by the state of Nevada that must be met. But don’t worry, we have you covered. Our professional […]

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June 7, 2018
Five Things to Consider Before You Buy a Pool

Installing a swimming pool here in Reno can be a large investment, so it’s smart to use a checklist to make sure it will work out and bring you the results you want. Here are five key considerations.   What Type of Pool Do You Need? If you want a pool for relaxing with children, […]

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April 2, 2018
Choosing Saltwater or Chlorine for Your Custom Built Pool

Congratulations on getting a custom built pool! Now it's time to choose which type of pool system you want to be installed, saltwater or chlorinated. Here is a list of pros and cons for each type, but regardless of which way you go, you’ll be joyfully swimming in your own backyard in no time. Custom […]

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March 1, 2018
What Pool Cover Is Best for You?

One of the most important items you can buy for your pool is a high-quality pool cover, which leaves you with a choice: Which pool cover is best for your swimming pool? Safety Pool Cover Safety pool covers, unsurprisingly, are designed primarily around safety, which is why they are a popular choice for families with […]

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February 2, 2018
What to Look for in a Pool Contractor

So you’ve made the decision to put a pool in. Congratulations! Soon you’ll be turning your yard into your own little oasis, and increasing the value of your home at the same time. Putting in a pool is no small decision, and like most people, you probably want it done just right. The first and […]

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December 1, 2017
3 Pool Designs You Should Consider

Is a pool really just a pool? There are so many options when it comes to pool design, but finding the right custom pool for your family is exactly what we do at Robert Allen Pools and Spas. Whether you are looking to install a pool to help implement a new exercise routine, for some […]

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September 21, 2017
Safety and Maintenance Tips for Indoor Pools

Safety is paramount when maintaining an indoor pool, especially when you’re using chemicals to clean and sanitize the water. Common sense can take you a long way, of course, but keep in mind these additional tips for pool maintenance, so you can be sure all your family and friends can enjoy your pool safely, year-round. […]

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June 19, 2017
The Basics of Pool Maintenance

One of the most important parts of owning a pool is to maintain it throughout the year with a high level of care that is provided. Proper pool maintenance ensures that the water is safe to swim in and that the equipment will last longer. When you want to understand how to care for your […]

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May 11, 2017
Getting Your Pool Ready for the Summer

The pool is one of the most used features on most residential properties during the summer season. From swimming to playing games in the water, it can offer plenty of entertainment for your family once the temperatures rise. When you want to get your pool ready for summer and keep it clean, there are a […]

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March 15, 2017
Pool Construction: What You Need to Know

Most people love the presence of a pool in their backyard, as it can provide relaxation at the end of the day, burn calories easily, adds a way to spend valuable family time, etc. Also, many people think that as a status symbol, they wanted to have a wonderful swimming pool on their lawn. Most […]

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February 15, 2017
Correctly Maintaining Your Swimming Pool Chemicals

The lazy days of summer! I have fond memories of hours in the pool, no worries of school or homework. However, my summers were also spent maintaining the correct chemical balance in the pool. My dad taught me how important it was to keep track of the pH and chlorine levels in the pool. Two […]

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