The Health Benefits of Swimming

Looking for a fun way to stay in shape? Then put on your goggles and start swimming! This popular exercise is accessible to older adults and children alike and offers numerous health benefits. But why is swimming good for you? Here’s an overview of three impactful health benefits you’ll experience when you start swimming laps in the pool.

Chlorine vs. Saltwater Pools: A Comparison

Carlton pools in Limerick, PA, is ready to help build your backyard oasis with a high-quality pool installation! However, there’s an important decision you must make before placing your order: whether you want to use chlorine additives or saltwater for your pool. There are many benefits of having a saltwater pool as well as many positives to owning a chlorine …

How to Throw the Best Labor Day Pool Party

From coast to coast, Labor Day and pool parties are synonymous with one another. It’s hard to imagine a Labor Day get-together that doesn’t involve one last dip in the pool before the pool closes down for the season, the kiddos head back to school, fall weather, and the onset of pumpkin spice everything unfolds. If you’re hosting one last …

Spring Cleaning for Your Pool

Warmer weather is just around the corner, and with that comes time to swim in your pool! As professional swimming pool contractors in Lehigh County, the team at Carlton Pools has a few tips on how to get your home’s pool ready for spring!

How Does Rain Affect My Pool?

If you are a new pool owner, you may wonder what effect, if any, rainwater will have on your pool. The truth is that rain can affect both the chemistry of the water and the ability of the skimmer to function optimally. Let’s look at what can happen to your pool during rainfall and what you can do about it.

Fall From Grace: Why Diving Boards have Disappeared From the Backyard Pool

Diving boards used to be as integral to swimming pools as chlorine. However, this trend isn’t what it once was. Diving boards are slowly beginning to die out, and homeowners are starting to take note of it. If you’re planning on getting a new pool installation, it’s important to be as informed as you can be on the fate of …

The Popularity of Swim-Up Bars

One of the coolest features you could possibly introduce to your pool is a swim-up bar. It’s not a new concept in any way, but there’s a good reason why it has remained such a popular choice among homeowners – young and old.

Water Safety: How to Protect Children In and Around Pools

Having a pool at your home or in your community can be an awesome escape on a hot summer’s day. However, children can easily become hurt or even drown without proper precautions for water safety. In fact, drowning is the number one cause of accidental death for children between the ages of one and four. At Carlton Pools, we enjoy …

Pool Trends for 2021

If you’re thinking of installing or replacing your swimming pool, you should explore the latest design trends that can enhance your enjoyment of your outdoor living space. When considering Lehigh County swimming pool companies, make sure to turn to Carlton Pools as we have the capability to create and install custom designs, so you can enjoy a backyard feature that …

How to Keep Wildlife Away from Your Pool

Keeping wildlife away from a pool isn’t always an easy task. A swimming pool is an ideal location for a variety of animals, such as frogs, snakes, raccoons, and many different insects. Larger animals may also be attracted to your swimming pool due to a lack of available water in the area. Taking a few preventative measures is essential in …