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Vinyl Liner Pools In Central Indiana- Top 6 Reasons to Buy

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I started working at Perma Pools in 2005.  I was specifically tasked with developing a first class vinyl liner pool program that would put Perma Pools on the map in this important market segment.  Read More

Topics: Vinyl Liner Pool Articles, How do I decide on a pool

Fiberglass Pools In Indiana: Top 6 Reasons To Buy

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My Indianapolis pool company was founded in 1987 solely to build fiberglass pools.   We built no other type of pool until we started building vinyl liner pools in 2005 (and that's another story).  I LOVE FIBERGLASS POOLS!    Read More

Topics: Fiberglass pool articles, How do I decide on a pool

What does Indiana Inground Pool Growth Look Like for 2013?

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There is an 800 pound gorilla in the pool business called Pool Corp (symbol POOL) who is in the business of supplying inground pool builders with the vast majority of the things they buy.  They are the world’s largest such supplier.  So when Pool Corp speaks, all of Indiana’s inground pool builders listen.  Indiana Inground Pool Market.   I am hearing some good things about the strength of the in ground pool market both nationally and in Central Indiana.  I am also finding people are in the buying mode.   Read More

Topics: Indiana Swimming Pool Issues, Local Inground Pool Research

Swimming Pool Financing in Indiana-2013

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Indiana inground pool financing--“It ain’t like it used to be!”  So how do people pay for a pool? Cash is good.  But a loan can be helpful! Before the great recession, there were lots of financing programs that made it easy to buy a pool.  There were programs that allowed you to finance up to 125% of the value of your home; some programs would presume that the cost of your pool would add dollar for dollar to the fair market value of your house; another program would allow you to “state your income” without verification…..these features are nothing but a fairy tale today.   Read More

Topics: What are the costs of a swimming pool, How do I decide on a pool

Does Chlorine Pose a Risk of Respiratory Issues and What is the Solution?

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This is a very good question and one that has sparked a lot of discussion in the last few years. Obviously, I am not a doctor but I can read just fine. There are a ton of articles on the subject and I have collected some of what I thought were the better ones here.  Read More

Topics: What construction practices are best, Indiana Swimming Pool Issues

When is The Best Time to Build an Indianapolis In Ground Pool?

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I am asked this question a lot.  Some of the people who ask this question are  Read More

Topics: Indiana Swimming Pool Issues, What are the key questions for a pool buyer

Don't Make These 3 Deadly Pool Buying Mistakes

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Topics: How to Choose Your Pool Builder, What are the key questions for a pool buyer

Do you need a landscaper for your pool project and how should you hire one?

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Topics: What are some of the cool options for an inground, What construction practices are best, What are the costs of a swimming pool

Indiana Inground Pools- What Type of Piping is Best for Our Swimming Pools?

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I am almost NEVER asked how we plumb our pools.  Most customers just don’t know enough to even ask this question.  But this is important stuff.  A skillful plumber using the RIGHT MATERIALS can greatly reduce your risk of future leaks.  Read More

Topics: What construction practices are best, Indiana Swimming Pool Issues

Hey Everybody, Make Your Indiana Pool Fun!

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I am constantly amazed at how many Indiana pool owners do not intentionally make their pools fun and comfortable.  By this I mean there are lots of way to get some extra sizzle and thus a really fun pool.  Sure, you have a raft or two but what are some more ideas to have fun in and around the pool?   Read More

Topics: What are some of the cool options for an inground