Tag: Pool

Salt Water Pools vs. Chlorine Pools Benefits

If you’re reading this article, then you’re probably thinking about switching your chlorine pool to a salt water pool. Salt water pools have gained popularity because of the idea that they don’t contain chlorine. Maybe you or a family member is allergic to chlorine, or you’ve been hearing about the...

/ June 8, 2017
Stunning backyard oasis by All-Pro Landscaping & Carpentry Ltd.

Spring Cleaning Checklist For The Exterior Of Your Home

It’s finally May and what better way to celebrate seasonal renewal than by thoroughly cleaning up the exterior of your property. The glorious summer months are headed our way – now’s the time to prepare for full enjoyment. So gather up your willing family members and start doing! Here’s a handy checklist...

/ May 3, 2017

Price Points for Pool Installation or Restoration

The dead of winter is the perfect time to start thinking about planning that new pool that you’ve always been dreaming about installing in your backyard. To help you along, following is a selection of new and renovated pools at different price points from homeowners who have submitted reviews on...

/ December 19, 2016
A delightful She-Shed - or Scriptorium - for writing by Shed Solutions of Calgary

10 Most Popular HomeStars Pins in June

Our community loves Pinning, and why not? Curating and saving images to well organized boards can be both useful and fun. We’re always intrigued to see which images from our huge collection of photos will resonate the most with our Pinterest community. Here are our most popular Pins from the...

/ July 7, 2016
Renovated pool deck

HomeStars U – Pool Renovations 101 (Video)

With Summer coming you may be thinking about updating an aging pool with a couple of renovations. Greg Mulvey from Classic Pools and Landscaping, a Best Of HomeStars Award winner, tells us about the top five most popular pool renovations. Waterfalls Adding a waterfall to your pool’s landscape is a...

/ April 18, 2016
Concrete pool

HomeStars U – New Pools 101 (Video)

If you’ve decided to build a new pool this Spring, check out our video on new pool construction. Keith Evans from Land Effects Outdoor Living Spaces Ltd shares the basics on the types of pools available on the market and how much they cost. Concrete Pools The most expensive option starting...

/ April 11, 2016
Pool by Solda Pools

Tips on Winterizing Your Pool

With the beginning of fall comes the crisp weather, comfort food and beautiful colours. It also brings on a lot of unwelcome chores. One of the necessary tasks of fall home maintenance is winterizing your pool. While having it done professionally certainly has it merits, homeowners can successfully do it...

/ October 27, 2010