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People considering an investment in a swimming pool usually have lots of questions because they have a lot of decisions to make. 

We hope you’ll find the information below helpful in making informed decisions.

How To Heat a Swimming Pool – 11 Ways

There are so many factors that go into planning for your new pool and there are a lot of decisions to make. One that needs careful consideration is how to keep the water at a temperature that is both enticing and refreshing. This not only makes swimming more enjoyable but it also allows you to

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How long can you finance a pool?

Putting in a new pool is a significant investment. You’re not just paying to improve both your home and your day-to-day life. You’re also committing yourself to a particular payment plan that enables you to properly finance the construction. Most people find themselves wondering how long can you finance a pool, and whether long-term or

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Pool Fence Ideas: How To Perfectly Frame Your Pool

Pool fence ideas are plentiful online when you are researching the design of your ideal outdoor space and a key step in the pool design process is choosing what type of fence you want to go with. Fences are often a legal requirement of pool ownership. Not to mention that fences are an important part

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When is the best time to build a pool?

The moment you make the decision to get a pool is incredibly exciting. People usually put a lot of time into planning the pool’s style, size, material, and even what deck furniture will compliment it. But there’s one important element that people often neglect to consider – the season in which to start their project.

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Understanding the Most Important Types of Credit Scores

Financial planning is one of the most important parts of life. It gives you the ability to set firm goals and progress toward them at a predictable pace. But it’s not always easy to make sense of the data needed to create solid financial plans. Credit scores in particular can seem intimidating at first and

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Fiberglass vs concrete pools

Fiberglass and concrete (gunite) pools are extremely different. They both have different strengths and weaknesses but ultimately either is a great choice and the decision can really be based on preference. To figure out what is best for you. You will want to consider several factors including appearance, customization, feel, installation time, durability, and maintenance.

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Soft vs Hard Credit Checks: What’s the difference?

When researching for loans you may notice that ‘soft pull’ and ‘hard pull’ comes up fairly often. You’ll often find warnings about a hard pull nested in the terms of various applications or you might see that a credit check is associated with a soft credit inquiry (like when applying for a loan with us!).

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How Much Does It Cost To Maintain A Pool

The costs of maintaining a pool is one of the most important and yet also most overlooked aspects of budgeting for a new pool. When people first consider one, they’ll usually put a lot of focus on the initial construction costs. But there’s a lot more to owning a pool than what goes into its

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Why Did My Credit Score Drop? 8 of the Most Common Reasons

Credit scores are undeniably important. But they’re also easily misunderstood. It’s easy to assume that scores have changed for no reason. And it’s natural to feel a little panicked when it looks like your credit score is dropping without any discernible cause. But you’ll soon see that there are a number of logical reasons why

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How Often Does Your Credit Score Update?

How often does your credit score update? It’s a common question shared by almost everyone who’s working on their finances. Planning for your financial future requires an ability to predict how various elements will change over time. But credit scores often seem unpredictable and out of our control. However, this unpredictability is often simply due

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How long does it take to heat a pool?

How long does it take to heat a pool? Every pool owner has asked themselves that question at one point or another. After all, the whole point of a pool is comfort and fun. Nobody wants to come over and wait around for a pool to warm up. You, and your guests, want to feel

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