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Summer Safety Checklist for Pool and Spa Owners

A swimming pool is perfect for serious summer fun. A pool also happens to be a serious safety hazard. Ensuring that the joys of splashing and swimming aren’t turned into tragedy means putting safety first. Homeowners who follow all of the basic safety precautions help prevent fatal and non-fatal drownings. When a new, busy swim season begins, pool and spa owners can Read more...

Pool Algae and How to Get Rid of It

If you have a pool, algae is something you can’t avoid dealing with. Where there is water, there are algae. These microscopic organisms can quickly multiply, causing your pool to turn various shades of green. Not only will a pool eventually turn blackish green if the algae aren’t killed, but the growth will attract harmful bacteria that make swimming hazardous. Knowing how to get rid of pool algae Read more...

Be In-the-Know with these Swimming Pool Maintenance Tips

Professional swimming pool maintenance technicians offer the advantage of their knowledge, training, and experience. They obviously have a deeper understanding of what’s going on with a pool than the average pool owner. Even when leaving pool care to the experts, savvy pool owners become familiar with the ins and outs of how to keep a pool safe and running at an optimal level. The more you know, the more Read more...

Pool Opening Checklist

Has the warmer South Florida spring or summer weather signaled that it’s time to get your pool ready for the beginning of a long splash season? Pool Works can handle all of your pool and spa needs, to avoid making pool opening errors. Some steps in pool prep are outside the usual routine of professional pool maintenance, and you will want to take care Read more...

New Energy-Efficient Pool Pump System – Dual or Variable Speed?

What do pool pumps do? Pool pumps are absolutely necessary for proper maintenance of a pool, and they serve several purposes. More specifically, the pump is an essential component of pool sanitation. You can get greater longevity from a name brand, quality pump, such as those offered by Pentair and Hayward. The following are among their functions. Pool pumps: ·      Prevent water-borne illness. ·    Read more...

Is my Pool Leaking? If so, what Might Be the Cause?

The answer to whether or not your pool is leaking can be fairly simple to answer. Determining the cause of a leak, on the other hand, often requires the help of a leak detection specialist. The following are a few potentially cost-saving suggestions and answers that can help you as a pool owner maneuver through the ordeal of having a leaky pool. How Read more...

Is it Time to Shock Your Pool?

It’s possible that a well-maintained pool will rarely need shock treatment. It is sometimes necessary, however. Depending on circumstances, shock treatment can be frequently required, to maintain a healthy swimming environment. See the following answers to common questions about shocking your swimming pool. What does it mean when you shock a pool? Shocking a pool is a process of adding chemicals in the Read more...

3 Essential Pool-Cleaning Secrets for Pool Owners

Your backyard swimming pool is more than a luxurious oasis of pleasure. It can help keep you and your family fit and healthy. There are many benefits to having a pool, and all of them are enjoyed to the max when the pool is cared for with best practices. Scheduling regular maintenance from a professional pool company is standard procedure, to make Read more...

4 Ways to be an Earth Friendly Pool Owner

Everyone is aware of the need to opt for environmentally friendly options today, and this is a sentiment shared by pool owners everywhere. When making decisions regarding pool equipment and supplies, there are numerous earth-friendly options to choose from. The following are some of the top ways to go green as a pool owner. 1 – Switch to a heat pump pool heater Read more...