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How Much Water is Drained When Closing a Pool?

One of the great things about Florida is that swimming pools can be used year-round, but there are still times when it’s recommended that you close your pool. Are you wondering how much water is drained when closing your pool and other details of the process? If so, the following information can help. The Polk Read more...

Best Ways to heat your pool this winter

You don’t need to join a gym to get in shape in the new year. Making use of your pool throughout the winter can help you reach your wellness goals and avoid the winter blues! Swimming is a great way to relax and exercise at the end of the day or on the weekend. Why Read more...

7 Benefits of Swimming Pool Covers Even In Florida

Florida is recognized for having year-round weather suitable for swimming, but swimming pool covers are still needed. Anytime you know your pool won’t be in use, it makes sense to cover it. There are at least seven benefits of using swimming pool covers, even in Florida. Less Evaporation The purpose of the expensive chemicals in Read more...

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...