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26/07/2018The 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

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

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

13/01/2017Improperly Mixed Pool Chemicals Cause An Entire Resort To Evacuate

The Westwood Shores Waterside Resort in Door County, WI was evacuated earlier this month after the chemicals in the resorts pool were improperly mixed. Two maintenance workers were sent to the hospital for treatment after the improperly mixed chemicals formed vapors that made it difficult to breathe. Although such extreme precautions rarely have to be … Continue reading Improperly Mixed Pool Chemicals Cause An Entire Resort To Evacuate

30/12/2016International PSP Expo Is Now Accepting Proposals

The International PSP Expo is now accepting proposals from professionals, consultants, and specialists in the pool, spa, and patio industry. Applicants will serve as presenters during the educational conference program, which takes place from October 29th to November 3rd 2017. The PSP Expo consists of discussions and panels following the latest trends, technological advances, and … Continue reading International PSP Expo Is Now Accepting Proposals

16/12/2016Pool Holiday Gifts To Surprise Your Family With This Year

It’s that time of year again, and already families are scrambling to-and-from the shopping malls trying to get those last minute gifts. One item you might find on everyone’s list (at least their Wish List!) is a home swimming pool! Obviously you’d be hard pressed to actually expect to buy, or receive a paid-in-full pool … Continue reading Pool Holiday Gifts To Surprise Your Family With This Year

30/11/2016How To Winterize Your Home Swimming Pool

Now that December is finally here, it’s time to winterize your home swimming pool. Winterizing a pool takes more than just skimming debris and putting a cover over it. If you haven’t already started the process, now is definitely the time to do so. In addition to the basics, you must also properly treat the … Continue reading How To Winterize Your Home Swimming Pool

06/10/2016Pool Safety Tips for Children

Accidental pool drownings account for a significant number of fatalities in the United States. Children aged 1 to 4-years-old are particularly vulnerable when left unsupervised, even momentarily. For people living in warmer climates, the home pool is a soothing escape from the stifling heat of summer, but parents are advised to pay close attention to … Continue reading Pool Safety Tips for Children

26/09/2016Preventing Electric Safety Hazards in Swimming Pools

Most people associate drowning with pool safety hazards. Not often do you hear about someone getting shocked while swimming, but it does happen. Calder Sloan, a 7-year old in Miami, Florida, died of electric shock in his backyard pool in April 2014. He did not receive the shock as a result of faulty, high-voltage pool … Continue reading Preventing Electric Safety Hazards in Swimming Pools