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How to Close a Swimming Pool for the Winter

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 […]
4 Tips for Fall Pool Maintenance

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 […]
5 Pool Safety Tips to Keep the Whole Family Safe

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 […]
The Difference Between Hot Tubs & Spas in Reno, NV

The Difference Between Hot Tubs & Spas in Reno, NV

If you are thinking about adding a hot tub or spa to your home, you have a lot of options available in Reno, NV. There are many designs to choose from, which enables you to find one that will fit your needs. Of all the choices you have, the first choice you will need to make is […]
5 Pool Safety Tips to Keep the Whole Family Safe

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 […]
Five Things to Consider Before You Buy a Pool

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, it […]
Choosing Saltwater or Chlorine for Your Custom Built Pool

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 Pool […]
What Pool Cover Is Best for You?

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 children […]
What to Look for in a Pool Contractor

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 […]
Accessories to Liven up Your Pool Space

Accessories to Liven up Your Pool Space

If you’re looking for a way to make the cold days of winter not so gloomy, why not start planning for the summer? And what better way to do that than to find new accessories for your pool? Here are 3 accessories your pool can’t do without this summer. 1. A Poolside Organizer You have floats, toys, […]
3 Pool Designs You Should Consider

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 fun recreational play, or […]
3 Tips for Prepping Your Pool for the Perfect Party

3 Tips for Prepping Your Pool for the Perfect Party

There’s more to throwing a pool party than music, games, and guests. Your pool area needs to be prepped and ready, too. Use the following tips to make sure your pool is party-ready in no time. Safety First: Provide the Appropriate Safety Gear Before the party begins, make sure to stock your pool area with […]
Safety and Maintenance Tips for Indoor Pools

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. […]
Landscaping Your Personal Paradise: Ideas for Your Backyard Pool

Landscaping Your Personal Paradise: Ideas for Your Backyard Pool

If you are lucky enough to have a backyard pool or are in the process of building one, you know that comfort is key, and appearance is everything. Pools should be hubs of social activity and a place of serene escape in which you can enjoy friends and family. A well-planned landscaping project can transform […]
Using Hot Tubs and Spas to Obtain Your Fitness Goals

Using Hot Tubs and Spas to Obtain Your Fitness Goals

Achieving maximum weight loss and fitness goals is an important part of everyone’s life, but it’s not always as easy as people might like to believe. Good health requires more than just exercise or a healthy diet alone. It requires a total lifestyle change, and that is wherein the biggest problem lies for most people. […]
New Year’s Resolution: Getting a Pool for Your Home

New Year’s Resolution: Getting a Pool for Your Home

Put the finishing touch on your dream home with the addition of a new pool. Whether you’re happy to go with a basic shape or want a custom design that will stand out in the neighborhood, there are many benefits to this upgrade. If you have an open space in your yard that’s just begging […]
The Basics of Pool Maintenance

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 […]

Getting Your Pool Ready for the Summer

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 […]
5 Wonderful Water Features to Add to Your Pool

5 Wonderful Water Features to Add to Your Pool

Having a pool in your backyard is a great feature in and of itself. Whether you use your pool predominantly for swimming laps, hosting pool parties, or as a great way to keep the kids occupied; there are also many ways in which you can enhance your pool with water features. Water features not only […]
Pool Construction: What You Need to Know

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 […]