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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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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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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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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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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