A pool filter is a necessary piece of equipment that traps the inevitable dirt and debris that gets into pool water. After all, nobody wants to be swimming around in murky water, especially since some of the contaminants in unclean pool water have the potential to make you sick. Here are the pros and cons of the different types

When planning your inground swimming pool, you may want to consider a pool deck other than concrete or stone. There are a couple of alternative pool decking options that offer unique benefits that should be considered when choosing the right alternative pool decking option for your pool. They are: 1. Rubber 2. Composite pavers Here’s a guide to choosing the

You’ve decided you want a pool but summer is gone and it’s a long wait until spring. However, you can make wise use of this time. Building a swimming pool is no small feat. It takes a lot of thought and planning if you want to make sure it ends up being everything you dreamed it could be. Winter is

You don’t have to give up swimming or aquatic exercise, just because you’ve closed up your pool for the winter. You can swim all winter at City of Toronto pools. There are 65 indoor pools across the city with programs for all age groups.  Leisure Swim Anyone can swim for free at City of Toronto pools. Check out the schedule

‘Tis the season for saving at BonaVista LeisureScapes. The year-end clearance is now on. Need a new custom pool or hot tub cover? Have you been yearning for some new patio furniture or barbecue? Now’s the time! But hurry, quantities are limited and when the inventory’s gone, it’s gone. BonaVista LeisureScapes at 812 Eglinton Avenue East stocks more than just

The Crosstown LRT (light rail transit) was begun in 2008 by Metrolinx. It will run across Eglinton Avenue between Mount Dennis and Kennedy Station. Construction was recently completed on the section of Eglinton Avenue that is outside of the retail location of BonaVista LeisureScapes, which has been located at 812 Eglinton Avenue East for the past eight years.  “The BonaVista

When it comes to making decisions about your new pool, one of the biggest is the type of material it should be constructed from. You can choose concrete or fiberglass for your new pool and each option has its own pros and cons. Here’s how they compare. Poured or Pre-Fabricated? The main difference between concrete and fiberglass pools is that

From infinity edge to classic rectangle, you have many options to choose from for your new pool. The size, shape and style of your new swimming pool are important factors in determining what design is best for your property. Which of these 8 swimming pool shapes is right for your home? Infinity Pools Infinity pools are also called vanishing-edge or

The summer months are by far the busiest time for swimming pool contractors but can you get a better deal by waiting until the end of summer when there is less of a demand for new pool installations and more competition between pool builders? The fall is definitely a good time to have a swimming pool installed for a number

Pool Cover

Nothing beats a pool cover for keeping a pool clean, warm and, most importantly, safe. A pool cover helps to block out UV rays, cuts down on evaporation and prevents expensive chemicals from being wasted. It’s estimated that you can save hundreds of dollars a year heating a pool, by using a pool cover. Choosing the right pool cover for