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How to Blow Out Pool Lines for Winter

Blowing water out of your pool’s plumbing lines is part of the winterization process. It is a precaution to prevent damage to your pool equipment from freezing water in the lines during the winter. Many Florida pool owners skip this part of the winterization process since temperatures rarely drop below freezing here. You may be Read more...

Pro Tips for New Pool Owners

Congratulations on your new Florida lifestyle of year-around fitness and family fun in your brand-new swimming pool! It’s important to get started off right with proper pool maintenance. For your pool to be fit for swimming, certain equipment needs to work continually. Hands-on maintenance is also needed every day, and some tasks are done weekly. Read more...

How to Winterize Your Pool in Florida

Are you thinking about closing your pool for the winter? Even though we’re still enjoying warm weather here in Florida, late October through early November is a popular time to winterize the pool. Now that school is in session and the holidays are approaching, there’s often less time to jump in for a swim less. Read more...

Soft Pool Water: Low Calcium Levels

“Soft water” sounds so harmless and feels so soothing but, in fact, soft water is aggressive. Pool owners can avoid costly damage caused by soft water if they understand its harmful effects and how to halt its destructive processes. Learn more below about how the low calcium levels in soft pool water are a problem. Read more...

What to Do When You Get Too Much Rain in the Pool

We have it pretty good here. Unlike most of the country, swimming is a year-round event in Central Florida. And during our hot summers, many families enjoy spending the afternoon cooling off in the pool. But summer is also our rainy season. And getting a dose of rain several days a week is common for Read more...

How to Interpret Pool Chlorine Readings

  No one wants to get red eyes or swimmer’s itch from taking a dip in a pool. These nasty side effects can occur when your pool doesn’t have enough free chlorine to do its job. It can also happen when the water is too acidic for the chlorine to be effective. Learning how to Read more...

5 Tips to Maintain a Healthy Pool

There is no better way to cool off on a hot summer’s day than taking a refreshing dip in a sparkling, clean swimming pool. But your pool needs constant attention to make sure it stays clean and healthy. Otherwise, bacteria and fungi can render your pool unsafe. Follow these five tips to maintain a safe Read more...

How to make your pool water clear again

Crystal clear pool water can turn cloudy practically overnight. When this happens, it usually means that the tiny particles polluting your pool water were too small to be filtered out by your pool’s filter. You can clear up your water by using just the right amount of either clarifier or flocculant. How cloudy your water Read more...

Swimming Pool Maintenance for Dummies

Maintaining your swimming pool can feel daunting when you are a new pool owner. Flashbacks of struggling in chemistry in high school might run through your mind when you test your pool water. Even if you failed chem lab, you can learn to maintain your pool like a pro. The two most important things to Read more...

Cool & Interesting Pool Facts

Spending hours swimming and lounging by a pool is a regular part of life here in Florida. Even though going to the pool is a big part of your life, you might not know a lot about the history of pools and the benefits of swimming. We’ve put together this list of 15 of our favorite fun facts about swimming and pools that Read more...