Category: Pool & Spa Maintenance

Swimming Pool Remodel Tips- Part 2

Thinking About Remodeling Your Swimming Pool? Here’s What You Need to Know Before You Start In Part 1 of this blog series, we covered some common considerations for a swimming pool remodel and the importance of researching before you begin your renovation. In this second part, we take an in-depth look at some elements of… Read more »

Swimming Pool Remodeling Tips- Part 1

Thinking About Remodeling Your Swimming Pool? Here’s What You Need to Know Before You Start Swimming pools are more than just places for entertainment and exercise. Houses that feature a well-maintained and modern pool area bring higher prices, though a pool’s importance goes beyond its monetary value. The purpose of a pool even goes beyond… Read more »

Swimming Pool Inspection Checklist: What to Look For

There are many reasons for both commercial and residential pool operators to inspect their pools. However, the selling or buying of a new home is the most common reason for a swimming pool inspection. Checklists for these inspections should be thorough, examining every part of the pool, from its aesthetics to the nuts and bolts… Read more »

An Easy Guide to De-Winterizing Your Swimming Pool

In many places, the time to open a swimming pool depends on both the weather outlook and the climate. In many respects, de-winterizing pools is a process similar to winterizing them, which also happens at different times countrywide. Winterizing pools in the northern hemisphere occurs earlier in more northern climates like Minnesota, and later in… Read more »

Swimming Pool Design Guide for Your Home

Water can become an integral part of a home’s architecture, supporting the mental well-being of the residents. The very presence of water enriches a person’s mood and promotes relaxation, relieving stress. The importance of water plays into swimming pool design for homes as well, and for those looking to build a pool for their home,… Read more »

A Quick Guide to Using (and Understanding) Pool Test Strips

Keeping your pool clean, safe, and sanitary is essential if you want to enjoy it throughout the year. Test strips are one of the simplest ways to ensure your pool water is balanced. They measure the water’s chemical levels and determine whether you need to adjust to keep your pool sparkling clean and healthy. This… Read more »

How to Close a Pool: The Essential Guide

Now that summer is ending, it’s time to start considering closing your pool for the season. Properly closing your pool is important to maintain your pool’s lifespan and keep it in good shape so that it’s ready to use again next summer. But, if you’ve never closed a pool, it can seem overwhelming and confusing…. Read more »

Suction vs. Pressure Pool Cleaners: Which to Choose for Your Pool?

Pool owners often need help with keeping their swimming pools clean. Dirt, debris, and algae can accumulate quickly, making it a hassle to maintain. One solution to this problem is investing in an automatic pool cleaner. But with so many available options, knowing which one to choose can take time and effort. Two popular types… Read more »

Diagnosing Your Common Pool Problems

Having a pool in your backyard can be a great source of pleasure and relaxation. However, it is important to watch for any common pool problems that may arise. From water imbalance to circulation and equipment issues, there are several signs to watch out for to ensure your pool remains in top condition.

The Most Important Swimming Pool Cleaning Supplies You Need

When it comes to swimming pools, cleaning supplies are imperative to their maintenance. After all, who wants to swim in a pool with slimy, mold-covered sides and murky greenish water? Not only would it be unpleasant to swim in, but unclean and unbalanced pool water can also cause health problems like rashes, respiratory illnesses, ear… Read more »