Mosquito-Free Poolscapes

Mosquito-Free Poolscapes

Nothing ruins a pool day like a swarm of relentless mosquitoes ready to make you the main course at the BBQ. Don’t let pesky, disease-carrying pests ruin your time. Consider these ideas to make your pool area less appealing to mosquitoes. Integrate Your Approach When it comes to mosquito management, you’ll want to use a […]

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Pool Chemistry: The Balancing Act

Pool Chemistry: The Balancing Act

Whether you are new to pool ownership or are just looking for a refresher course, balancing your pool chemistry doesn’t have to be a daunting task. The key to a clean and clear swimming pool is to ensure your pool water is both balanced and sanitized. Check out our quick guide, followed by a more […]

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Polaris Days Have Arrived!

Polaris Days Have Arrived!

Polaris Day Event Details May 26 – May 28, 2022 June 9 – June 11, 2022 Polaris Days Highlights 10% discount on everything Polaris Free Polaris tuneups – just pay for parts (which get the 10% discount) 1 year extended warranty on robotic cleaners (from 2 to 3 years) Rebates apply to select models: details […]

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Pool Cleaners: Suction Side, Pressure Side or Robotic?

Pool Cleaners: Suction Side, Pressure Side or Robotic?

If you’re short on time, or just prefer to spend your time on more traditionally enjoyable activities, consider investing in a pool cleaner to handle some of your pool maintenance. When considering pool cleaners, you will want to investigate which type of cleaner is right for your situation. Let’s discuss the options. 1. Suction Side […]

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Tracy’s Tips: Why is My Pool Green?

Tracy’s Tips: Why is My Pool Green?

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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Polaris Days Are Coming!

Polaris Days Are Coming!

Polaris Day Event Details May 5 – May 7, 2022 May 26 – May 28, 2022 June 9 – June 11, 2022 Polaris Days Highlights 10% discount on everything Polaris Free Polaris tuneups – just pay for parts (which get the 10% discount) 1 year extended warranty on robotic cleaners (from 2 to 3 years) […]

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Total Alkalinity vs. pH, and Their Roles in Water Chemistry by Orenda Technologies

Total Alkalinity vs. pH, and Their Roles in Water Chemistry by Orenda Technologies

“Have you ever asked “what’s the difference between pH and alkalinity? Many of us in aquatics confuse total alkalinity and pH. It’s understandable, given how blurred the line is between words like “alkaline” and “alkalinity.” Indeed, alkalinity and pH in water chemistry are closely related, but they are not the same. This article will distinguish […]

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Free & Total Chlorine: What You Need to Know

Free & Total Chlorine: What You Need to Know

It is vital to keep measurements of your pool’s chlorine levels. Chlorine is essential to sanitizing your pool keeping you and your family safe. Chlorine can often be a source of confusion as there are three distinct kinds: free chlorine, combined chlorine and total chlorine. For the purpose of this article, we will be focusing on free […]

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Lower the Cost of Running Your Hot Tub: 8 Tips

Lower the Cost of Running Your Hot Tub: 8 Tips

The best way to lower the cost of running your hot tub is to first understand what is costing you the most money. The most expensive part of running a hot tub is powering up the heating element. Almost all hot tubs are heated using an electrical resistance coil. As electrical energy is run through […]

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4 Easy Ways to Prevent Rodents from Damaging Your Pool Heater

4 Easy Ways to Prevent Rodents from Damaging Your Pool Heater

One of the most common problems pool owners experience in the winter is rodent damage to their pool heaters. When the temperatures get colder, mice and other rodents look for warm places to take shelter from the elements. Unfortunately, your pool heater may look like a good home to them. Whether the rodents are building […]

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