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With the recent winter weather across the country, you may have been affected by snow even if wintry weather isn’t the norm where you live. But did you know snow runoff can negatively affect the water quality of your swimming pool?
Due to air pollution, natural precipitation is more acidic than the ideal pH of pool water. So when the ice and snow on your pool cover melts, the...
Ahh, the joys of a swimming pool: summer relaxation, a fun way to cool off, and a great place to sunbathe or lounge on a sunny day. Some people love to swim but are put off by the myths and past challenges of pool ownership. Modern pools now come with modern conveniences that make pool ownership easier than ever. Why wait?...
Fall is upon us, so it’s time to think about closing your pool for the winter. Both inground and above-ground pools are affected by cold weather. Pumps, filters, heaters and other pieces of equipment can freeze, which will cause them malfunction or simply cease to operate when exposed to extremely cold conditions.
Simply closing down the pool is not enough. You will have to...
It’s summertime and you know what that means: pool parties! With a few essential items in your packed in your pool bag, the pool parties you attend this summer are bound to go swimmingly. To help you make the most of pool season, we’ve put together a list of five of the basic pool bag essentials you need to pack for your next pool party:
The key to keeping a pool clean and trouble free (along with automation) is checking your chemical balance on a weekly basis. I prefer to test my chemical balance myself, as opposed to taking a sample to the pool supply store. My local pool supply store is awesome — all of their staff is highly trained, and I buy everything from them — I just prefer to check my own chemicals.
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