Pool Guide

Heat Stroke

Heat Stroke vs. Heat Exhaustion

Ohio residents tend to spend more time outside in the hot sun as the weather warms up. While lounging out in the sun might be a lot of fun, it can also be dangerous. When you are out in the sun, you may experience one of two potentially serious conditions: heat exhaustion or heat stroke. Knowing the difference between these heat-related illnesses is crucial as it could save your life or the life of a loved one. Continue Reading

Chlorine Pellets

Chlorine Shortage? Beat It By Switching To Salt

According to an Atlanta-based research firm, there are about 5.2 million residential inground pools and about 255,000 commercial pools currently in the U.S. It had been reported that this summer would see an extreme shortage of usable chlorine for the swimming pool industry. Multiple reasons played into this narrative including a surge in demand last year through the pandemic along with a devastating chemical fire at a production plant in Louisiana. As Americans hunkered down through the summer of 2020, demand rose and production fell, resulting in a shortage. Continue Reading

Sunscreen

Summer Safety Month

In 1996, the National Safety Council declared June to be the month of summer safety. The purpose was to raise awareness about the health risks associated with the summer months. Because the temperature is at its highest in June, we must take extra precautions to avoid heat-related illness. Continue Reading

Pool Finishes

Pool Finishes: Make Your Pool Stand Out

Are you planning on building a pool that will not only allow for a great swimming experience but will also be a sight to behold for your guests? One of the latest trends involves the finish on your pool. While the concrete impacts the structural integrity of your pool, the finishes you choose dictate its overall aesthetics. They are also responsible for giving your pool’s water the magical shimmery appearance when the sun shines on it. Furthermore, pool finishes affect how smooth your pool would be. With that in mind, let’s look at some of the most popular pool finishes out there. Continue Reading

Swimming Pool Deck

Adding a Deck to Your Swimming Pool

When you work with your pool contractor to have a swimming pool installed, the accessories can help enhance the look and feel of your new outdoor space. A deck is also an accessory to consider as it gives you a place for the grill, a place to relax poolside, and a simple place to go and enjoy the stress-releasing qualities that water itself brings. Continue Reading

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