Cold weather is here, and you and your family can no longer swim in your in-ground swimming pool. Part of the pleasure of having a pool is the fact that it’s great exercise. But, what do you do in the winter? You may be concerned about joining a gym or the YMCA because of the concern of swimming in the winter months. As a parent, you may even wonder whether your child can get sick from swimming in the winter. At Hawaiian Pools, we want to dispel three winter swimming myths. Continue Reading
As a premier Michigan & Ohio swimming pool builder, your satisfaction is our promise to you. We offer many services that will keep your pool, and you, happy all year long.
We don’t just provide pool service and repairs. We believe that our customers want more than just great pool service. You want assurance that your pool equipment is working properly; that your calls with concerns will be answered or returned promptly. Continue Reading
The main reason to winterize the swimming pool is to make sure it is protected from any damage that could occur during the cold, snowy months. A proper swimming pool closing will protect the pool and make the spring opening process easier.
When it’s time for swimming pool winterization, what steps are taken during your service call that are part of the closing? Continue Reading
If you’ve enjoyed your swimming pool for many years, you likely notice it is starting to show signs of wear and tear from the years of fun and frolic you and your family have shared together. You may be seeing areas of the pool that need to be patched and repaired and it might be time to call on the services of a swimming pool contractor. Continue Reading
October is here, and the weather is changing to fall rather quickly. It’s time to make sure you are ready to close your pool. Hawaiian Pool Builders has provided you with a pool closing checklist to get you started in the right direction. Continue Reading
Swimming pool contractors and service professionals understand that the best way to address algae in a swimming pool is to take preventive steps to ensure that 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
Keeping the water moving in your pool is important as it helps keep your pool clean. The filter system helps clean the water and good water flow is vital in order for the filter system to operate properly.
Proper circulation in your pool helps to stir up the water in every area of your pool to keep dirt and debris from settling in hard to reach areas such as under steps or ladders or areas that are farthest away from the jets. Here are some tips on how to get better circulation and save you a little time cleaning your swimming pool. Continue Reading
As the owner of an in-ground swimming pool, you know that there are many different tasks required to keep your pool clean and functional. From maintaining proper water chemistry levels, vacuuming, and simply skimming off the debris, swimming pools require constant upkeep. One way to keep your pools’ filter system in proper working order is through the use of backwashing, or reversing the flow of water through the filter to remove any built-up contaminants.
As dirt accumulates in the swimming pool filter bed, the resistance to water flow increases which causes a reduction in water to the pool. When the flow is insufficient for proper water circulation, or when the pressure gauge indicates a pressure rise of 8-10 lbs. above the clean pressure, it is probably time to clean your pool filter. Continue Reading
The popularity of solar pool heating is increasing in Northwest Ohio. The fact is, solar pool heating is an environmentally-friendly alternative to other heating systems. Solar pool heating systems can reduce greenhouse gas emissions and pollutants. What’s more, these systems are low-maintenance and easy to use, with a proven long-life span. As your Ohio swimming pool builder, Hawaiian Pool Builders has answers to five questions about solar heating pool systems.
Solar swimming pool kits harness the energy of the sun to help regulate the temperature of the swimming pool water. In many cases, solar panels are placed on the roof of your home to draw in the heat from the sunlight. From the panels to the swimming pool, tubing is connected which transfers the heat from the solar panels to the swimming pool, circulating the water. Continue Reading
An ant infestation, bees or even birds can spoil a good time in the family swimming pool. There are ways to have beautiful flowers and foliage without the pests that can sometimes ruin a good party.
We have some tips to help you enjoy your beautiful landscaping poolside without throwing open the welcome mat for bugs and pests. Continue Reading