Posts made in May 2017

Cleaning Your Pool

Swimming Pool Cleaning Checklist

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

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Swimming Pool Maintenance

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

Pool Safety Tips For Children

7 Swimming Pool Safety Tips For Children

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

Harmful Bacteria

Pool Service Pros Keep Your Water Free From Harmful Bacteria

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

Memorial Day

Summer Pool Safety

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

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