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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Tracy’s Tips: Leaf Nets for Tarp Covers

Tracy’s Tips: Leaf Nets for Tarp Covers

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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Tracy’s Tips: Washing Your Polaris Bag for Winter Storage

Tracy’s Tips: Washing Your Polaris Bag for Winter Storage

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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Winter Pool Care Tips from the Professionals

Winter Pool Care Tips from the Professionals

During the cold, dark months of winter, taking care of your pool may be the last thing on your mind. Even though swimming season is over, your pool still needs a little attention. The good news is that future problems can be prevented with some minimal maintenance over the winter season. Follow this guide and […]

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Winter Pool Closing Checklist

Winter Pool Closing Checklist

Massachusetts winters bring an abundance of snow and frigid temperatures. If you live in New England, or in another place where the temperature dips below 40 degrees Fahrenheit, you will need to winterize your swimming pool before the cold months. The good news? We have put together an easy-to-follow checklist to help you close like […]

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Protecting Your Pool Deck from Winter Weather

Protecting Your Pool Deck from Winter Weather

As much as we love time in the pool, we also love time spent around it. Your pool deck is a place for your family and friends to gather, a place to host meals and entertain. We spend so much time making sure your pool is winterized, we often neglect the deck that surrounds it. […]

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Go Green! We Don’t Mean Your Pool Water.

Go Green! We Don’t Mean Your Pool Water.

If you’ve chosen an environmentally conscious lifestyle, owning a swimming pool may seem like it would be off the table. With high water and energy use alongside the addition of harsh chemicals, swimming pools do not exactly scream “green” living. The good news? You can be an eco-friendly pool owner by making real changes to […]

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Is it Pool Closing Time?

Is it Pool Closing Time?

Choosing the best time to close your pool feels like a game played against Mother Nature. In New England, we follow the mantra “If you don’t like the weather just wait a minute.” It can be particularly tricky in the northeast to get your pool closing timing just right. Early Close Woes Did you know […]

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LSI Balance and Calcium Management by Orenda Technologies

LSI Balance and Calcium Management by Orenda Technologies

“LSI Balance and Calcium Management is the first of Orenda’s Four Pillars. This is arguably the most important of the Four Pillars because it is about understanding water and how it behaves. We need to come together and understand how calcium behaves in water. Let’s start by debunking a myth in the pool business: calcium is NOT […]

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Choosing the Best Safety Cover for Your Pool

Choosing the Best Safety Cover for Your Pool

When you purchase a home with a swimming pool or decide to add one to enhance your backyard and entertainment space, your first priority should be safety. Pools are SO much fun, but can also be dangerous for non-swimmers including adults, children and animals. Consider a safety cover to ease your worries in the off-season […]

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