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
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
Saving money is something most of us like to do. Are there things you can do around your home that don’t involve sweeping changes in order to save money? Indeed, there are, and we have suggestions on how to save money around your swimming pool and in your home. These small steps can add up and help you and your family keep more money in your pocket.
In many areas of the country, Labor Day marks the unofficial end of summer. Though temperatures often allow for many more weeks of enjoyment in your pool, it also signals the time of year to start thinking about winterizing your pool.
The sound of those two words makes you instantly think of summertime and swimming. The pool at the San Alfonso del Mar resort in Algarrobo, Chile claims to be the largest swimming pool in the world and holds the Guinness World Record for being the world’s deepest swimming pool at 115 feet at the deep end! This pool is 3,324 feet long and covers 19.77 acres. Imagine playing Marco Polo in that pool! Maybe not. Continue Reading
Swimming pools are an ideal place to spend time with friends and family, but like almost anything, owners should ensure that safety measures are in place. To prevent any kind of accidents in or around your swimming pool, talk to us, and we can provide a walk through on what steps you can take to make your pool the safest it can be. Continue Reading
Swimming pool owners are always looking for ways to have even more fun in their backyard, and for some that includes finding ways to save money on the pool operating and maintenance costs. We have some tips on ways for pool owners to save money on their pools and increase their energy efficiency. Continue Reading
If you’re like most homeowners you’re looking for ways to save money in your household budget. And in the summer months when the heat and humidity are on the increase so too are your cooling bills. This year, as we spend more time at home, it’s even more important to find ways to save.
Have Fun With These Pool Safety Tips
Every year there are accidents that occur in pools and beaches around the country which is why keeping safety top of mind is so important. Even if you think you’ve taken every measure to ensure safety around your pool, a refresher never hurts so we offer some guidelines to consider. Continue Reading