How to Restore Your Pool Water After a Rainstorm

How to Restore Your Pool Water After a Rainstorm

In New England, you never know what the weather will be. A sunny day can quickly turn into a rainy afternoon, with thunderstorms a common occurrence during the spring and summer months. You’re best bet is to prepare for everything, whatever the weather. If you experience a rainstorm, there are a few steps you will […]

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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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Tracy’s Tips: Get the Most Out of Your Skimmer

Tracy’s Tips: Get the Most Out of Your Skimmer

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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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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How To Identify and Remove Pool Stains by Swim University

How To Identify and Remove Pool Stains by Swim University

How to Identify and Remove Pool Stains by Swim University Product Spotlight – Natural Chemistry’s Stainfree Extra Strength™ & Metalfree™ “Natural Chemistry’s Stainfree Extra Strength™ is a premium stain fighter that contains 100% ascorbic acid. It quickly removes metal staining without adding phosphates to your water. It is ideal for treating staining on all pool […]

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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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Why Swimming Pool Temperature Matters by Orenda Technologies

Why Swimming Pool Temperature Matters by Orenda Technologies

“Swimming pool temperature impacts the water chemistry in a big way. This article will outline a few reasons why. Pool Temperature and Water Quality Let’s divide “water chemistry” into two different categories, and start with water quality: Warmer water means more chlorine demand. This is not due to sunlight degradation of chlorine, though summertime does […]

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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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Pool Care Don’ts

Pool Care Don’ts

While we generally guide pool owners toward solutions to their pool care woes, sometimes it’s best to learn from others’ mistakes to avoid making them yourself. Here are some things we DO NOT recommend. Shocking Don’t shock your pool during the day. Sunlight will burn off your unstable chlorine (aka shock), so it is vital […]

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