10 Beautiful Dallas Pool Designs and Ideas

Beautiful free form backyard swimming pool

When temperatures go up, so does the desire to have a swimming pool. If you don’t have a pool during the summertime in Dallas, you probably wish you did. There are many designs and features available for swimming pools. It might seem overwhelming trying to pick the right ones. In this blog post, Summerhill Pools […]

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What is a Black Bottom Pool and Does It Provide Any Benefits?

new modern pool with spa

When selecting a pool, there are many things to consider: size, shape, inground, or above ground. However, there are some options you may not even know about. One such option is a black bottom pool. In this blog post, Summerhill Pools will be taking a closer look at black bottom pools, including their positive and […]

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What Purpose Does Pool Tile Serve?

pool tile in a pool

Pool tiles look attractive, but they also have other benefits, such as protecting the pool’s shell or liner. Pool tile is specially made for pool use and is different from other types of tile. In this blog post, Summerhill Pools explores the purposes served by pool tiles and how they can benefit your pool. When […]

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How Does an Infinity Pool Work

infinity pool over looking a lake

Since Gaius Maecenas of Rome first had the genius idea to heat a swimming pool, these human-made structures have been popular around the world. It wasn’t until the 1950s, however, that architect John Lautner (a former acolyte of the legendary Frank Lloyd Wright) introduced us to the ever-so-modern concept of the infinity pool. This magical element […]

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How to Style Up a Rectangle Pool

Modern pool with red brick wall.

Rectangle pools are the most common pool shapes because of their simplicity, functionality, and adaptability that allows them to suit any size or style of backyard. Some homeowners may find their classic appeal lackluster and want to enhance the character and style of their rectangular backyard pool. These ideas can help do exactly that.  Bask […]

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What to Know Before Breaking Ground for your Pool

A view from underwater in a pool with the words "What to Know Before Breaking Ground for your Pool"

There are plenty of things to decide before breaking ground for your pool. Before you even get close to moving a single pile of dirt, you need to decide on placement, style, materials, builders, and more. However, the work doesn’t stop after making those design choices. You may also need to consider local ordinances, utility […]

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Benefits of Owning a Swimming Pool in North Texas

stone spa with water wall into a pool

Thinking about giving your backyard a major overhaul? If so, then one of the potential improvements you may want to consider is adding a swimming pool. While installing a swimming pool does require an up-front investment on your part, many DFW homeowners find that the benefits of owning a swimming pool far outweigh the initial […]

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Small Pools: Making the Most of a Small Backyard

before image of a small backyard pool

It is easy to dismiss building a pool for your home because you think your backyard is too small. However, a pool construction specialist can tell you that it isn’t about the size of your backyard but how you utilize that space. If you want to invest in a pool for your backyard but are […]

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Busting Common Swimming Pool Myths

commercial pool with tanning ledge

Have you ever heard the common warning that you need to wait an hour after you eat before you swim? How about that chlorine water will burn your eyes? There are a lot of myths about swimming pools that have been passed down over the years. Your trusted pool professionals at Summerhill Pools decided to […]

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Preparing for Pool Season in Texas

Picture of an Olympic sized pool from the perspective of someone under water, with the words "Preparing for Pool Season"

Summer is quickly approaching, which means that pool season is right around the corner! Wondering what steps you need to take to ensure that your pool is ready for summer? Here is a thorough guideline to help you achieve a successful and fun-filled season: Proper Pool Preparation Steps Clean Your Pool: It is important to […]

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