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16/11/2020The Biggest Pool Trends of 2020

As the year is wrapping up, we would like to look back and highlight some of the biggest trends in pool and patio design for 2020. Some of these trends are classic, while others are becoming more and more popular. Pool Lounge A pool lounge is a lounging area that is typically a sunken deck … Continue reading The Biggest Pool Trends of 2020

15/10/2020Why Fall is the Best Time to Build a Pool

If you’re in the market to install a pool at your home, you might be wondering if there is the best time to do so. In actuality, there isn’t a “best” time of the year, but installing off-season does have its benefits. One of the better seasons to install a pool is, in fact, Fall! … Continue reading Why Fall is the Best Time to Build a Pool

16/09/2020Off-Season Pool Maintenance Tips

No pool owner wants to wrap the season up, but unfortunately for many of us, it’s time to prepare for the colder months. But even though the swimming season is coming to an end, there is still plenty of work you can be doing off-season. Here’s the top five. Add an algaecide Using an algaecide … Continue reading Off-Season Pool Maintenance Tips

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11/08/2020Swimming Pool Algae: What to Know

How often have you been excited about using your pool, only to find that the water is suspiciously murky? Sundays Off Pool Service and Repair understands how frustrating it can be when algae sabotages a nice day at the pool, and knows how to restore your water to its clear, clean appearance quickly with algae … Continue reading Swimming Pool Algae: What to Know

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13/07/2020Common Reasons Pools Need to Be Repaired

Even though you may have maintained your swimming pool regularly, there are a few issues you can’t prevent over a long time. If your pool is a bit old, then it can malfunction and its wall may crack. However, old swimming pools aren’t the only ones that require repair. Even if your pool is fairly … Continue reading Common Reasons Pools Need to Be Repaired

12/03/2020Saltwater vs. Chlorine Pools

If you’re seriously considering buying a pool, you are likely aware of the many different styles available. But there are two types of swimming pools that are commonly pitted against each other: saltwater and chlorinated. Saltwater pools and systems, as of lately, have become more common. But what exactly is the difference between the two? … Continue reading Saltwater vs. Chlorine Pools

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20/12/2018The Pros and Cons of a Salt Water Pool

When someone says the words salt and water, the mind probably most often goes to the ocean. It sound strange that people own salt water pools, but they absolutely do. The main difference between salt water pools and traditional pools is how they are sanitized. A traditional pool uses chlorine based products, for example. Whether … Continue reading The Pros and Cons of a Salt Water Pool

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18/06/2018What Effect Does Rain Have on Pool Water?

If you own a pool and it is the summertime, then you know your days will be filled by fun and frolicking. There is nothing better than a cool dip on a hot day, playing games and sports in the water, or even just lounging by the pool with your favorite cold beverage. That said, … Continue reading What Effect Does Rain Have on Pool Water?

29/05/2018How to Choose The Right Pool Material

Deciding to have a pool installed is always very exciting. The pool is a place to cool off, enjoy the outdoors with your family, and to even get some exercise. However, you want to make sure that you design the best pool for your situation. That includes not only the type of space you have, … Continue reading How to Choose The Right Pool Material

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13/04/2018Why We Need Chlorine For Swimming Pools

Human knowledge has developed over the centuries, and we now have a much firmer understanding of chemicals and how they react with each other. Humans had no qualms about drinking dirty water or food and did not connect it with any illnesses they may have gotten. Contamination just was not something that those early humans … Continue reading Why We Need Chlorine For Swimming Pools

04/04/2018What Causes Pools to Turn Green?

Green water might be the bane of every pool owner in history. Other than the pool imploding, green water is probably the most frustrating issue to have to deal with. Everything a pool owner does when maintaining their pool is aimed at preventing the water from turning green. What is it that changes the water … Continue reading What Causes Pools to Turn Green?

14/02/2018How to Have Fun Without Blowing Your Utility Bills

There is absolutely nothing better or more refreshing than jumping in the pool on a hot day and cooling off. The only problem is, sometimes it can be a bit of a shock when you get your utility bills later on. Do not let those bills stop you from enjoying your pool, though. Here are … Continue reading How to Have Fun Without Blowing Your Utility Bills

What To Do If You Find a Leaky Pool Pipe

Your pool may be brand new and in perfect condition, but it is probably still costing you money. Pools are a great investment, but some of the costs can be surprising, especially if there is a repair needed. If you find a leaky pipe then it is best not to let it go if you … Continue reading What To Do If You Find a Leaky Pool Pipe

17/01/2018Why a Professional Should Handle Your Pool Liner Replacement

Being a hands-on do it yourself specialist is a great thing. It means that if there are problems around the home you can fix them on your timeline and at a fraction of the cost. However, there are some things that are best left to the professionals. Your pool, for instance, takes special training and … Continue reading Why a Professional Should Handle Your Pool Liner Replacement

Factors to Consider When Choosing a Pump for Your Pool

For some families, the swimming pool is the best part of their properties. It is the place where they relax, entertain guests, and go to cool off during hot days. It is definitely an investment, not just in money, but also in time. Maintaining the pool is a big part of pool ownership, and a … Continue reading Factors to Consider When Choosing a Pump for Your Pool

02/10/2017How to Keep your Pool Cover Free of Leaves and Other Debris

When it comes to owning a pool, you always want it to look as inviting as possible. Not just so that it looks nice for visitors and guests, but so that you and your family feel comfortable swimming in it. A clear pool free of dirt and debris is a clean and healthier pool as … Continue reading How to Keep your Pool Cover Free of Leaves and Other Debris

01/10/2017How Much Water Loss is Too Much: When to Call a Pool Repair Professional

Pools seem like simple systems. Once your pool is built, you fill it with water. It retains the water, and uses a filtration system to help cycle clean water in and dirty water out. There should be no leaking at all, theoretically, but it is not as simple as that. A pool will lose water … Continue reading How Much Water Loss is Too Much: When to Call a Pool Repair Professional

11/09/2017How Long is Minnesota’s Swimming Season?

How Long is Minnesota’s Swimming Season? There are many reasons why Minnesota homeowners install swimming pools on their property, including for social, recreational or health reasons. If you are thinking of installing a swimming pool on your property, you might be wondering how long you will be able to use it in a given year. … Continue reading How Long is Minnesota’s Swimming Season?

What Are The Most Common Types of Inground Swimming Pools?

For those looking for a backyard pool that is cleaner than a simple hole in the mud and more attractive than traditional above-ground pools, there are four primary types of inground pools to consider. Wood is a potential option, but its lack of durability prevents it from being a popular choice for homeowners. Wooden pools … Continue reading What Are The Most Common Types of Inground Swimming Pools?

13/07/2017What Does Rain Do To Your Pool?

Your pool is filled with water, and rain is just water, so rain shouldn’t have any effect at all on your pool, other than changing the level, should it? In fact, rain certainly can have an impact on your pool. Rain is acidic, meaning it’s pH level is lower than your pool. Your pool should … Continue reading What Does Rain Do To Your Pool?

How to Detect Pool and Spa Leaks

One of the biggest problems facing any pool or spa owner is leaks. Leaks can happen for several reasons, and they can be very difficult to catch. In some cases, the only sign that there’s a problem is the rapid change in the water level. Leaks also tend to happen in the places where it’s … Continue reading How to Detect Pool and Spa Leaks

12/05/20173 Types of Pool Algae

There are three types of algae commonly found in swimming pools: yellow, black and green. Each should be a concern of homeowners. Black algae is the most dangerous form of algae pool owners deal with. It is a dark blue-green in color. The early signs of this algae are the appearance of black specks that … Continue reading 3 Types of Pool Algae

28/02/2017Exciting Ways To Transform Your Pool For The Upcoming Season

With March just around the corner, spring is sneaking up on us, and summer won’t be far behind. Once the weather becomes a bit more favorable, it will be time to start preparing your home pool for the upcoming season. Whether you have an in-ground or above-ground pool, making your pool ready to use for … Continue reading Exciting Ways To Transform Your Pool For The Upcoming Season

23/02/2017Aquatic Fitness Is Becoming A Popular Trend in 2017

Simply put, swimming is fun! Whether it’s in a lake, the ocean, or the local community pool, swimming has always been one of America’s favorite pastimes, especially during the summer. In more recent years, however, swimming has also gained more recognition as a therapeutic activity. When Michael Phelps became the most decorated Olympian in history … Continue reading Aquatic Fitness Is Becoming A Popular Trend in 2017

24/01/2017How To Protect Your Pool Tiles From Winter Damage

It’s true, winter-proofing your pool isn’t the most glamorous of your end-of-summer chores. In fact, it might even be the biggest hassle you have to undertake. It is, however, extremely important for keeping up your pool. Properly preparing your pool for the winter saves you time and a lot of money in maintenance repairs or … Continue reading How To Protect Your Pool Tiles From Winter Damage