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The Three C’s of Pool Maintenance

There are three important concepts when it comes to caring for your pool: circulation, cleaning, and chemistry.  Circulation Stagnant, still water is never a good sign. Moving water is much cleaner and safer, which is why proper pool circulation is so important. Pools with good circulation are less likely to…
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What If My Pool Freezes Completely?

With the cold months upon us, pool owners may be wondering how to prevent their pools from freezing. Yes, they can freeze solid. If temperatures reach below zero, swimming pools that are not circulating can freeze solid within a few days. If those low temperatures continue for several days, the…
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Why Should I Leave Water in My Pool?

Have you ever wondered why resources tell you to keep your pool water in your pool during the winter rather than draining it completely? You have most likely read that you should simply lower the water below the skimmer level and jets to prevent the plumbing lines from freezing and…
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Simple Pool Care Tips

An inground pool not only offers entertainment, leisure, and exercise opportunities, but it can also increase the value of your home. That is if you take great care of it. Your pool maintenance schedule should consist of a few weekly and monthly tasks as well as several daily tips: In-Season…
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Common Pool Closing Mistakes

When preparing to close your pool, especially for the colder winter months, there are quite a few common mistakes that pool owners tend to make. It is often recommended to allow a professional service company to close and winterize your pool for you. Don’t make these mistakes: Draining the Pool…
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Winter Covers vs. Safety Covers

When those cold temperatures start to hit, you want to make sure your swimming pool is secured, covered, and protected properly. When summer rolls around, you will be able to clean it up easily and dive right in. Pool covers are used to keep your pool protected from debris and…
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Fun Pool Party Games

Thinking of throwing one last pool party before fall weather creeps in? The kids will love these pool games to play with their friends: Shark This is a variation of Marco Polo, the popular game in which one person is blindfolded and calls “Marco” while the other players answer “Polo”…
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Pool Safety for Pets

If you are a pool owner who is trying to squeeze in those last few pool days before the Fall weather starts creeping in, you are not alone. Enjoy those last splashes with your family, friends, and even your dog, but make sure you are aware of the risks when…
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How to Remove Pollen From Your Pool

Pollen may be fun for the bees, but not so much for people! Not only does it make some of us sneeze and make our clean cars look filthy in a matter of minutes, but it also covers our swimming pools. Here are some tips on how to eliminate pollen…
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Pool Safety & Swimming for Beginners

If you are a beginner in learning how to swim, it can be a scary new thing to experience. You will need to take lessons in order to progress as a swimmer, but you can start to learn by trying a few things on your own. Remember to always swim…
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