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8 Money Saving Tips for Your Swimming Pool

Maintaining a swimming pool can be expensive. Thankfully, there are many ways that you can cut down on the cost. Here are 8 of the best tips to save money on your swimming pool. 1. Buy Chemicals for Your Pool Early and In Bulk Many pool supply stores have specials at the beginning of the spring. Get in the door Read more...

7 Tips for a Healthy Pool

When you have the chance to spend a sunny afternoon in your inground pool or lying beside it on lounge chairs, it can feel like your home is a vacation resort. Pool maintenance issues can bring you back to reality. Much like a car, pools require routine maintenance. If you aren’t vigilant, your pool’s crystal-clear water can quickly become cloudy and discolored. Here are 7 tips Read more...

What is the Best Type of Pool Filter?

Pool filters are an essential part of your pool’s plumbing system. They filter out dirt, sunscreen residue, body oils, algae and other types of debris to keep the water in your pool clear and clean. If you have an inground pool, there are three different types of filters to choose from: sand filters, cartridge filters or diatomaceous earth (DE) filters. The best pool Read more...

Pool Safety for your Pets

Pool safety is as important for your pets as it is for children. Every year during pool season, approximately 5,000 family pets drown in swimming pools. No one wants this to happen to their family. If you practice pet pool safety, you can avoid losing your furry friend in a pool accident. Pets at Most Read more...

How Does Hydrostatic Pressure in an Inground Pool Work?

Have you heard stories about entire inground pools floating or popping out? These aren’t just tall tales. Inground pools can become unstable or unsecure under certain conditions. Hydrostatic pressure is the culprit of this phenomena. Hydrostatic pressure is the term for the force that water exerts upon other objects when it is not in motion. For example, water within a pool exerts hydrostatic pressure on the Read more...

Why Hair Turns Green in a Pool & How to Fix It

Most people don’t expect that swimming will change their hair color. If you have light brown or blonde hair, you could leave a pool with green tips. This odd phenomenon is caused by copper particles in the water that oxidize and attach to your hair. There are ways to prevent it and fix it. How Does Copper Get In Pools? Copper is a Read more...

How to Cure Chlorine Demand or Chlorine Lock

Are you frustrated that the chlorine readings on your pool aren’t where they should be even after adding plenty of chlorine or doing a shock treatment? This problem is called chlorine demand or chlorine lock. We can help you solve this problem. What Causes Chlorine Demand Chlorine demand occurs when there are a lot of organic and inorganic chemicals, minerals and other types of Read more...

The Importance of Swimming in Clean Pool Water

Any swimming pool owner can vouch for the fact that keeping pool water clean is a task that requires unrelenting devotion. It doesn’t take much neglect for the water to begin looking murky. But is it really all that big a deal to have clean water to swim in? Or is it just a matter of pride, like making sure a Read more...

Gas and Electric Pool Heaters for Winter Swimming

Heat your Florida pool in winter to enjoy outstanding benefits. You can continue swimming year around, which is excellent exercise. The warm water can provide healing to ailing joints and stiffness; and there are other health benefits, as well. If there are freezing temperatures, you don’t need to worry about possible damage because the pipes in a heated pool are always flowing with Read more...

Winter Pool Maintenance: The Florida Way    

Tending to winter maintenance can make a big difference in the lifespan of your pool and equipment, whether you live in Florida or a colder climate. Steps in prevention can keep your equipment from becoming damaged by contaminated water or freezing conditions. You’ll save money in the long run by taking care of your pool throughout the off season. Between cutting costs Read more...