Posts made in October 2020

Swimming Pool Algae

Addressing Algae Growth In Your Ohio Pool

Lake Erie isn’t the only body of water that is subject to algae. Sometimes it shows up in your swimming pool as well.  The best way to address algae in a swimming pool is to take preventive steps to assure it doesn’t get a chance to take hold. If you’ve seen a swimming pool that has been taken over by algae, and in some cases it seems as though it happens overnight, you know it is a dark green, smelly substance that you want to avoid. Algae creeps up the sides of the pool and down to the floors and infiltrates your equipment and your pool steps. It is difficult, and sometimes costly; to remove and can put your pool out of commission for a week or more. Continue Reading

Chlorine

Alternatives To Cleaning Your Pool With Chlorine

Traditionally, chlorine has been used to clean and sanitize swimming pools. In recent years, however, homeowners and swimming pool contractors alike have been examining ways to move away from chlorine and use alternative cleaning methods. Chlorine can cause red eyes, dry itchy skin and in some cases turn hair green and many people are looking for safer ways to keep their pool shiny and clean. Continue Reading

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