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3 Trending Pool Styles of 2022

This year has brought a lot of changes, but the luxury of having a backyard pool is permanent. Nothing beats hopping in your pool and relaxing in the sun in your own little slice of paradise, so why not make it a daily ritual?    Whether you opt for fiberglass or salt water, there are …

How to Maintain a Pool in Winter

Having a pool right in your backyard is a great investment, but taking proper care of it is key to saving yourself from trouble down the road. If you don’t properly tend to your pool, it can lead to expensive repairs and unsafe swimming conditions.    Kansas City experiences both ends of extreme weather, so …

Types of Pool Covers: Which Is Right For You?

When building a backyard pool, the cover probably isn’t your biggest concern. However, pool covers can affect safety and maintenance efforts & costs. In addition to saving you time cleaning out debris, they can reduce evaporation—saving you money on chemical consumption and heating! There are a few types of pool covers, and deciding which one …

Fiberglass Pool vs Concrete: What’s the Difference?

At York Companies, pools are our passion and fiberglass pools are our specialty. But why fiberglass? We’ve discussed some of the benefits that come with these special pools before. They’re faster to install, customizable, and can have additional features.  But what makes a fiberglass pool different from traditional concrete? Let’s dive in 🌊    Fiberglass …

Your Guide to the Pool-Building Process from Kansas City Pool Contractors

If you’re not a pool expert yourself, understanding what goes into the pool-building process may be a little difficult. At the same time, it’s easy to get overwhelmed throughout the journey, which can cause unwanted stress. At York Companies, we pride ourselves informing our customers to make sure everything flows seamlessly. Getting a new pool …