Fall colors are here and winter is approaching quickly. Now is a great time to enjoy the last warm days of the season and prepare your pool for winter. Regardless of if you plan to fully close your pool or leave it open during the winter months, there are several things you can do now to prepare your pool for those months of inactivity.
Here are three things you should do now...
The weather has officially gone from “crisp” to “cold” and you’re ready to close your pool. You’ve cleaned and prepped your pool to ensure the pipes and parts are protected from the cold weather.
Here are three pool closing tips to help you expertly close your pool this season:1. Use an air pillow
An air pillow, which is connected to the cover in the center of...
After a summer of sun and fun, you may wonder what you need to do to set up your swimming pool for the winter months.
The most common question we get is, “Should I leave water in the pool during the winter?” The answer is a resounding “YES!”
Why? Many pools rely on the water pressure to retain the integrity of the structure and keep the liner in place. Some require the...
Dogs and Ducks in the Pool…Oh My!
Three years ago in March, I brought home a 13-week-old golden retriever puppy. I named her Josie, and our adventure together began.
Photo credit: Allison Bradshaw
That first weekend with Josie, I had a pair of mallard ducks swimming on the winter cover of my pool. There was about 5 inches of water on the...
Winter is still a few months away in the northern states, but as the weather begins to cool, it's time to start preparing your pool for hibernation. Year-round pool upkeep is crucial to maintain a healthy pool and protect it for years to come. If you’re new to pool...
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