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The Hidden Dangers of Pool Drains and How to Mitigate Risks

BY: Sara Hansen
April 28, 2024
Read Time: 5 minutes
dangers of pool drains | pool drain dangers | risks of pool drains
Pool Safety

It’s a parent’s worst nightmare: Losing a child to a preventable accident, especially when the day was an outing meant for fun and family in the swimming pool. One of these preventable disasters is called pool drain entrapment. To be honest, most pools and their drain systems are safe and your family will enjoy the… Read More »The Hidden Dangers of Pool Drains and How to Mitigate Risks

Common Pool Opening Mistakes in the Spring

BY: Sara Hansen
March 27, 2024
Read Time: 5 minutes
pool opening mistakes | pool opening troubleshooting
General

It’s Spring, time to clean up the yard and open the swimming pool! Your family and friends spend hours in the pool every season, so it’s time to get out the pool tools and get busy. Before you get started, though, remember there is more to it than simply taking the pool cover off and… Read More »Common Pool Opening Mistakes in the Spring

Easy Ways to Upgrade Your Pool for a Luxurious Feel

BY: Sara Hansen
February 28, 2024
Read Time: 4 minutes
luxurious upgrades for your pool | pool upgrade ideas
Your Pool Area

You and your family have enjoyed your pool for several years and now you’re ready to transform the entire pool area into a luxurious, calming sanctuary. It won’t be hard to do with some pool upgrades in decor, landscaping, and outdoor furniture. Then, sit back and enjoy the fresh air around the pool with your… Read More »Easy Ways to Upgrade Your Pool for a Luxurious Feel

Pool Stains: How to Identify What is Causing Them and Remove Them

BY: Sara Hansen
January 22, 2024
Read Time: 5 minutes
pool stains | pool stain causes | how to identify pool stains
Pool Cleaning

It’s frustrating to find stains in your pool after spending hours each week on maintenance. Be assured, though, that stains are inevitable, no matter how careful you are with your pool maintenance routine. So, if you notice stains on the walls of the pool, on the steps in the shallow end, or anywhere else in… Read More »Pool Stains: How to Identify What is Causing Them and Remove Them

So, What Are Total Dissolved Solids in a Pool?

BY: Sara Hansen
December 30, 2023
Read Time: 4 minutes
measuring total dissolved solids | what are total dissolved solids | TDS
Pool Water Quality

As you have discovered, proper pool maintenance is a balancing act of all the chemicals necessary to keep the water safe for your family. Plus, all the terms used can be confusing, too! In this article, you will learn about one of the common pool terms you may have heard: Total Dissolved Solids (TDS). We… Read More »So, What Are Total Dissolved Solids in a Pool?

Creating a Safe Pool Environment for Your Pets: Tips and Products to Keep Them Safe & Happy

BY: Sara Hansen
November 25, 2023
Read Time: 5 minutes
safe pool environment for pets | pets in the pool safely
Uncategorized

Your fur babies deserve to enjoy the swimming pool, too, but is it safe for them? Pets are members of the family and you want to ensure they have access to the pool, so it’s a valid question.  It is a treat your pets can enjoy with the rest of the family, but there are… Read More »Creating a Safe Pool Environment for Your Pets: Tips and Products to Keep Them Safe & Happy

Pro Tips for Pool Maintenance While on Vacation

BY: Sara Hansen
October 22, 2023
Read Time: 4 minutes
pool maintenance while on vacation | tips for pool maintenance
General

Your family has spent the hot summer days in the pool and now it’s time for a vacation on the road! As you pack your bags and hire a pet sitter, don’t forget to prep your swimming pool too. You don’t want to come home to a green pool filled with debris, so taking some… Read More »Pro Tips for Pool Maintenance While on Vacation

How to Vacuum Your Pool Properly: Step-by-Step & Pro Tips

BY: Sara Hansen
September 25, 2023
Read Time: 4 minutes
how to vacuum your pool | tips for vacuuming your pool
Pool Cleaning

Your family’s swimming pool is an integral part of everyone’s summertime enjoyment and entertainment. As the primary person responsible for the pool’s maintenance, you spend a lot of time keeping it clean and safe. And this should include thoroughly vacuuming it. In doing so, you’ll be controlling algae and helping keep the chemicals balanced in… Read More »How to Vacuum Your Pool Properly: Step-by-Step & Pro Tips

Why and When You Should Drain Your Pool

BY: Sara Hansen
August 28, 2023
Read Time: 6 minutes
when to drain a pool | why you should drain your pool
General

As the primary maintenance person for your swimming pool, you have a checklist of routine care that you have incorporated into your regular schedule. You know this upkeep protects your pool and keeps the water safe and healthy for your friends and family. One task that you may not have done yet is to drain… Read More »Why and When You Should Drain Your Pool

How to Extend Your Pool Season: Tips for Pool Heating and Insulation

BY: Sara Hansen
August 1, 2023
Read Time: 4 minutes
tips for pool heating | pool heaters | tips for pool insulation
Pool Equipment

It’s mid-summer and your family and friends have been enjoying your swimming pool long into the warm evenings. As the maintenance person for all things related to the pool, you will soon need to consider when to close it down as the days stretch toward cooler weather. But, there are ways to maximize your family’s… Read More »How to Extend Your Pool Season: Tips for Pool Heating and Insulation

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