Swimming Pool Services Wins Gold “Remodeler of the Year” Award

Waukesha, Wis. – Swimming Pool Services Inc., southeast Wisconsin’s leader in creating amazing pool environments and outdoor living spaces, has won a Gold 2019 Remodeler of the Year Award from the Milwaukee chapter of the National Association of the Remodeling Industry (NARI). The award, in the “Residential Landscape Design/Outdoor Living $100,001 to $250,000” category, recognizes […]

Swimming Pool Services Named “Top 50 Builder” by Pool & Spa News for Second Consecutive Year

Waukesha, Wis. – Swimming Pool Services Inc. southeast Wisconsin’s leader in creating amazing pool environments and outdoor living spaces, has been named to the prestigious 2019 Pool & Spa News Top 50 Builders list for the second consecutive year. Concurrently, the outstanding customer service provided by Swimming Pool Services was recognized by Pool & Spa […]

Tips for Extending Summertime Pool Fun Into the Fall & Beyond

For most people, Labor day marks the end of summer, but it doesn’t have to.  From festive get-togethers to swim breaks in crisp and refreshing solitude, Labor Day can be just the start of a new season of enjoyment for pool owners. Our friends from APSP (Association of Pool & Spa Professionals) compiled a list […]

Pool Entertaining Ideas

Your pool, spa or hot tub makes an exciting venue for parties and other gatherings that bring together those who matter most. *We borrowed this blog from our friends at APSP (Association of Pool & Spa Professionals – http://escapetowater.com/hot-tub-pool-entertaining-ideas/)*   In a recent study commissioned by the Association of Pool & Spa Professionals, four out of […]

BioGuard TruBlue Promise

Never worry about algae or cloudy water again with our BioGuard Tru•Blue Promise™ program! With Memorial Day around the corner, we know that means the pool season is almost in full swing.  Don’t let a sudden outbreak of algae or the mysterious appearance of cloudy water keep you from enjoying your pool. These are the […]

Pool Construction Process

Check out this bird’s eye view of one our latest projects.  This video walks you through all the stages of constructing an inground pool, from breaking ground, to framing, and installing the vinyl liner.  This part of the process typically takes 1-2 weeks, as long as mother nature cooperates.  All that’s left is the finishing […]

Why is My Liner Wrinkled?

Occasionally, wrinkles develop in vinyl pool liners.  Here are some of the causes of, and what you can do about it. Pool liner wrinkles caused by chemicals:  If you keep your pool chlorine level consistently high, or your pool pH level consistently low – you could develop puckering in your pool liner. It can be […]

Perfect Pool Water

Crystal clear, sparkling, clear as a bell, blue.  These are all descriptions people have of their pool water when everything is seemingly going well.  But what happens when your water is not one of these describing colors? Sometimes water changes colors; most of the time it is due to a chemical imbalance, lack of circulation, […]

Pool Entry and Seating Options

So you’ve decided to the take the plunge and build a pool! One of the many things to consider when designing your new pool is how you will get in and out of the pool.  Most pools will use a step and ladder combo.  Steps with a handrail in the shallow end make it easy […]

When Will I be Swimming?

Once someone has decided to build a pool at their home, the next question they ask is “When can you start?”  This is normally followed by “How long will the process take?”  or “When will I be able to enjoy my pool?” Before we answer these questions, it’s important to know what you or your […]

Diving in to Pool Ownership

Do you find yourself thinking about purchasing a home with an existing pool?  Never owned a pool before?  Here are 3 things you should consider before diving in to pool ownership.  Be smart about old pools.  If the pool you’re considering is older, be aware that it might need some repairs or upgrades.  Before purchasing […]

What Does it Cost to Own a Pool?

As with any of the fun things in life, owning a pool comes with some strings attached. The costs of owning a pool in Wisconsin can be broken down into three categories:  seasonal, energy, and water treatment. Seasonal costs: The seasonal costs of pool ownership typically include opening the pool for the season and closing […]

Summer Reads

Whether you’re headed to a beach or just soaking up rays poolside, summer is a perfect time to finally get to that stack of books you’ve been meaning to read.  If you’re stack is dwindling, or you’re looking for new additions, we’ve got you covered!  Add these titles to your list and enjoy some summer […]

Poolside Playlist

The 4th of July is next weekend.  If you’re planning a pool party, you can’t forget the playlist!  Music is important to any get together.  To help you rock out by the pool, we’ve created a list of summertime favorites.  Keep the tunes playing all summer long to really enjoy your time poolside. Walking on […]

Poolside Snacks

Summer is finally here!  Warm days mean lots of time by the pool.  Nobody wants to be in a hot kitchen when they could be relaxing by the pool.  All those hours in the sun require fuel.  Here’s a list of filling snacks to keep you and the kids fed and energized. Hummus + Pretzels/Crackers […]