Common pool maintenance mistakes can take years off of your pool’s lifespan. Keeping your pool clean and in good operating condition will reduce many possible problems. At Hawaiian Pool Builders, we want you to be aware of some of the common pool maintenance mistakes in order to keep you ‘in the swim’ all summer long. Continue Reading
You can spend some time with your Ohio swimming pool builder to find ways to incorporate eco-friendly technologies and environmentally friendly items into your swimming pool area. From the swimming pool to the landscaping techniques, there are many ways to go eco-friendly. Continue Reading
Swimming pool ownership comes with routines that must be adhered to in order to keep the water clean and bacteria free. Daily, weekly and monthly tasks are crucial to its maintenance and upkeep and working with a Michigan swimming pool contractor is an ideal way to make certain these tasks are performed within a properly executed schedule.
What goes into regular maintenance?
- Skimming of dirt and debris from the water
- Chemical balancing
- Vacuuming the pool floor
- Brushing the walls and floor to keep it free of bacteria that could be a place for algae to take hold
- Inspection of pool equipment
- Inspection of the pool structure
Swimming pool care can take between five and seven hours per week and these hours can be broken down to daily, weekly and occasional tasks. Continue Reading
GO BLUE! Home of the Wolverines, Ann Arbor residents love their maze and blue! However, Ann Arbor is more than the University of Michigan. Ann Arbor is home to many festivals and art fairs, great dining, shopping and nightlife. Continue Reading
Owning a swimming pool can sometimes be overwhelming especially as it relates to upkeep and maintenance. However, maintaining your pool is easier than it might seem at first. While this list is by no means exhaustive, here are some helpful tips for the swimming pool owner on how to keep the pool water clean, clear and bacteria-free and the equipment in good working order between service visits.
When it comes to your pool’s cartridge filter, it will need to be cleaned on occasion and your pool contractor will determine when it needs to be done. As a general rule, a filter should be cleaned every four months. Continue Reading
Children learn from many sources as they grow, and home should be where they learn the most. Teaching them safety at home should be the rule, not an exception. In many modern families, both parents work outside of the home, making it even more important that your children learn about safety at home and around your swimming pool. Hawaiian Pool Builders has compiled a list of seven swimming pool safety tips for children. Continue Reading
You may not think about it when you swim at a pool at your vacation hotel, at the local YMCA or school swimming pool, but behind the scenes there is likely a swimming pool service contractor who is diligent about keeping the water free of bacteria and helping to keep you safe from any water borne illnesses. A recreational water illness, or RWI, could occur if you swim in water that isn’t free of bacteria and germs. Continue Reading
Have you had your inground swimming pool for a while? Do you look at your backyard and think it is beginning to look boring? It might be time to consider doing some pool renovations. We have thirteen ideas for pool renovations for you to consider. Continue Reading
Following Memorial Day weekend, the swimming pool becomes the epicenter of summer activities. Whether soaking up the ray’s poolside or enjoying the refreshing water, a pool transforms your backyard into your own private oasis. In order to ensure the pool remains a paradise, it’s important to assess your pool’s safety. Taking a few precautions can drastically reduce the dangers associated with swimming pools as well as the risk of drowning. Continue Reading