Tracy’s Tips: Checking Pool Floats and Toys for Leaks

Tracy’s Tips: Checking Pool Floats and Toys for Leaks

When the time comes to open your pool and put the cover away for the season, here are a few tips to help maintain the integrity of your cover while in storage. Make sure your pool cover is completely dry before storing. Most safety covers are mesh, and can be folded and put in the mesh […]

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Cooling Your Pool Water

Cooling Your Pool Water

In the hottest summer months, your pool water may get so hot that it is no longer refreshing to swim in. If you find yourself in this predicament, there are several solutions you could try to cool your pool to the optimal temperature. Install a water fountain, feature or waterfall. Movement in your water, whether […]

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Avoiding Pool Water Heat Loss & Evaporation

Avoiding Pool Water Heat Loss & Evaporation

When it comes to summer pool maintenance, maintaining your water level and temperature can take a little effort. Evaporation is inevitable in the warm months. Your pool will lose water, as well as precious heat, which can be costly. Proactively combat both problems by using a solar pool cover.  Solar pool covers use the sun’s […]

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Identifying & Fixing Pool Leaks

Identifying & Fixing Pool Leaks

If you’re concerned that your pool is losing water and could have a leak, you’ll want to first eliminate other common causes of water loss. The Un-leaky Culprits Did you know that on the hottest summer days, a pool can evaporate up to a 1/4″ of water? That’s 2 inches in just 1 week! Air […]

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Should I Change My Pool Filter Sand?

Should I Change My Pool Filter Sand?

Customers often ask us if it is recommended or necessary to change their pool filter sand. The answer isn’t quite as simple as a yes or no. Even pool industry professionals are on the fence on the topic. Let’s explore both sides of the debate. Why Some Say NO to Changing Your Pool Filter Sand […]

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Say Goodbye to Cloudy Pool Water

Say Goodbye to Cloudy Pool Water

As pool owners, we all have to deal with cloudy pool water at some point. Determining the cause of the cloudiness is the first step in remedying the situation. Cloudy pool water can be caused by improper levels of chlorine, pH and alkalinity imbalance, broken or clogged filters, algae or debris. Use this guide to […]

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Pool Party Prep Checklist

Pool Party Prep Checklist

Thinking about hosting a pool party? Make your party memorable with these helpful tips to get your pool and patio ready. Have something to add? Leave your suggestion in the comments! 1. Budget Accordingly Planning your budget in advance will keep you on track with your party planning and avoid stress as your party date approaches. […]

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Tracy’s Tips: The Tennis Ball Trick

Tracy’s Tips: The Tennis Ball Trick

Did you know that tennis balls aren’t just for tennis and playing fetch with the dog? Tennis balls are actually rather absorbent and can assist you in keeping your pool water free of hair product, sun screen, make up and other oils left behind by your human and animal swimmers. Most tennis balls are made […]

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10 Pool Chemical Storage Safety Tips

10 Pool Chemical Storage Safety Tips

Proper pool chemical storage is imperative to avoid harmful reactions, mixing and spills. While fireworks may be part of our summer fun, properly storing your pool chemicals will help you avoid a dangerous 4th of July-like explosion due to improper chemical storage. Don’t let this happen to you… How to Properly Store Pool Chemicals Read […]

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Tracy’s Tips: DIY Pool Toy Organizer

Tracy’s Tips: DIY Pool Toy Organizer

When the time comes to open your pool and put the cover away for the season, here are a few tips to help maintain the integrity of your cover while in storage. Make sure your pool cover is completely dry before storing. Most safety covers are mesh, and can be folded and put in the mesh […]

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