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Looking for the latest news on what's going on in and around LOOP-LOC or our industry? You'll find it here. As a leading global manufacturer, we believe it's important to keep consumers and dealers "in the loop" about pool safety covers and fences, as well as luxury pool liners. Take a look.

September 21, 2018

Covering your pool is a key-piece of maintenance for the cooler weather to ensure that your pool water stays clean and your pool parts remain in good shape. When it comes to choosing a pool cover, LOOP-LOC has 6 types to fulfill your every need.

September 14, 2018

Your pool is likely the summer hub of your family, with numerous days spent on the kids splashing and adults lounging in the sparkling water to escape the heat of summer. Naturally, having a pool is a great perk for kids and their parents alike, but it can also bring on a host of other worries– the most prominent, child safety.

September 07, 2018

Although the hot sunny days of summer are over and the leaves have started to change color, you can still enjoy your backyard during the fall months. Here’s a checklist to prepare your yard for autumn.

August 15, 2018

At the end of the swimming season, once your pool is cleaned and covered, your job being a pool owner is finished...right? Of course not! Maintaining your pool properly in the off-season is just as important as summer maintenance, if not even more. You’re a pool owner all year long, and pools require care and attention for the same amount of time. Fall and winter can bring harsh winds, freezing temperatures, heavy rain, and tons of debris, all of which can affect your pool and its cover in various ways, all of them negative. Let us take the time to tell you everything you need to know today about off-season pool maintenance and its importance, so you can make sure your pool is cannonball ready when you open it in the spring.

August 08, 2018

The first thing that can fly in to ruin any summer party is a hoard of mosquitoes, hovering around guests and biting the people they’re attracted to most. If it’s not mosquitoes, biting flies, gnats, and beetles are all unwelcome visitors to be expected in the great outdoors. If you want your next party to be bug-free, start thinking about some strategic landscaping; these 11 summer plants will keep the bugs at bay, while providing some beautiful fragrances and blooms for your guests to admire. From flowers to herbs, you’ll be sure to find something that complements your backyard oasis.

August 01, 2018

As the summer swimming season reaches its end, you may be looking at your pool with a different outlook than you had in the spring when you opened it. Whether it’s damaged or outdated, your next upgrade can not only improve the appearance of your yard, but also the efficiency. Being a pool owner is a great experience, but anybody can get sick of the old and want to bring in the new. Knowing this, here are 4 signs that your pool may need an upgrade next season.

July 27, 2018

We’re living in the 21st century, with all the latest technology and innovations coming to us one after another. If you’re not completely familiar with technology, you can be hesitant to incorporate it into your home and everyday life. However, technology has allowed pool companies to automate numerous features of pool maintenance and usage, taking a burden off of your shoulders as a pool owner and giving you access to your pool’s features on your smartphone or any smart home device. These automated pool systems, known as smart pools, are the future of the pool industry, but what does this mean to the average pool owner? Should you or should you not invest in the features of a smart pool, or at least a semi-automated pool system? Here’s all you need to know about smart pools to make the best decision for you and your home needs.

July 20, 2018

People often feel limited when they look out into their backyards on the smaller side, thinking they cannot reap the advantages that come with an expansive backyard. However, with smart planning, proper landscaping, and a proper budget, you can create a beautiful space from even the smallest backyards. 

July 13, 2018

A pool owner is practically destined to entertain, since people will take one look at the sparkling blue water and want to jump right in. Summer pool parties are a perfect way to relax and have some fun with friends and family, cooling down from the hot sun rays by having a blast in the pool. To complement this summer staple activity, you need some refreshing, cool-down recipes that will please a crowd. Look no further, because we’re giving you some of the freshest and coolest recipes for your next summer bash. 

July 07, 2018

While a cold pool can be refreshing on a hot summer day, many pool owners opt to install a pool heater to warm up the water on a chilly day or night. However, the last thing a pool owner wants to set foot in is an ice-cold pool if they’re expecting nice, warm water to wade in. Is your pool heater not working? Check out our guide to troubleshooting your pool heater in 7 steps.

June 22, 2018

In fact, the average pool loses 1 ½ inches of pool water a week through evaporation. So, when you ask yourself, “why is my pool losing water?”, consider these 4 causes of pool water evaporation.

June 14, 2018

As a new pool owner, you clearly have every reason to be excited about the new addition to your house, but you also need to realize that a pool comes with responsibilities. You should be maintaining your pool weekly for the water to remain clean, so setting up a pool maintenance schedule is vital for pool owners. Here are some weekly pool maintenance tips to get you started.

June 08, 2018

Those who are fortunate enough to own a pool know how much joy they bring. Whether you are lounging poolside, doing laps, playing a game, or floating in the sparkling water, the pool is the place to be for endless hours of fun in the sun.

June 01, 2018

Swimming pools come in all shapes and sizes! Does your pool have a regular shape, such as a rectangle or oval? Or, does is it an irregularly shaped pool such as a star or octagon? Kidney-shaped pools are also extremely popular right now. No matter what shape your pool is, we offer custom covers for any pool style or size.

May 17, 2018

When it comes to keeping your pool water sparkling and your pool liner in pristine condition, you rely on your pool cleaner to rise to the occasion But, did you know that there are several different pool cleaners on the market, and you may not necessarily have chosen the best one for your pool?

May 11, 2018

To keep your inground pool running smoothly, it is necessary to have the proper products and equipment designed specifically for inground pools. Has it been awhile since you thought about upgrading your equipment? If so, you might want to take a closer look at the latest technological innovations.

May 05, 2018

With pool season upon us, you have most likely perfected the art of lounging, splashing, and swimming! Friends and family love hanging out at your house on hot, sunny days. If you want to keep that pool water in pristine condition, you need to have a thorough knowledge of how to clean and maintain your pool. Here’s some information that will cover all the bases when it comes to caring for your pool.

April 26, 2018

If you own a pool, you know you are one of the fortunate ones. Lounging, splashing, doing laps, pool parties—fun in the sun all summer long! You also know that it takes a lot of work to maintain that sparkling clean water. Are you thinking about how much more free time you would have to enjoy your pool if you didn’t have to spend so much time cleaning it? If this is the case, perhaps you should consider investing in an automatic pool cleaner.

April 20, 2018

If you are thinking about installing a pool in your backyard and are unsure about whether to choose an inground or above-ground pool, there are several factors to consider. While you may initially think that an above-ground pool is safer than an in-ground pool, today’s safety pool covers provide the ultimate in protection to safeguard family, friends, and pets. Read on for six reasons to choose an inground pool over an above-ground pool to make your backyard the ultimate summer destination for fun in the sun.

April 13, 2018

Vinyl pool liners are an effective way to protect and preserve your swimming pool after your first layer of defense: your safety pool cover. Today’s liners can transform your pool into a work of art and make it the centerpiece of your backyard. There is an endless array of colors, patterns, and textures to choose from. Did you ever wonder what goes into designing and producing vinyl liners? Read on for a vinyl liner education!