Not in Rio for the Summer 2016 Olympics? Neither are we, but after seeing these photos – we’re not exactly green with envy that we aren’t there. It looks like something weird has definitely happened to the Olympic diving pool in Rio – virtually overnight divers find themselves competing in water that had turned from crystal clear blue into an all too familiar shade of green.… Read the whole article
Imagine this: You’ve just built the inground pool of your dreams. You can’t wait to spend day after day enjoying it with your family, right? In this scenario, how often do you see yourself enjoying the pool cleaning? We have a feeling pool cleaning isn’t at the top of your list (that spot is probably reserved for perfecting your cannon-ball).
If you could install a pool that efficiently cleans itself, circulates its own water, and saves money while giving you more time to enjoy it, wouldn’t you?… Read the whole article
This shouldn’t come as a shock to you, but shocking your pool is an important part of maintaining a beautiful (and safe!) pool. Organic pollutants and bacteria can build up in your pool and resist normal chlorination. To break these up, it’s important to raise the chlorine level quickly by shocking your pool.
How often should I shock my pool?
Shocking your pool should be a regular part of your pool maintenance.… Read the whole article
Chances are, if you’re reading this, you have (or are interested in) a beautiful Premier Pools and Spas hot tub. Hot tubs are a wonderful addition to your backyard oasis, and offer wonderful health benefits like better sleep, and stress and pain relief.
How to Maintain your Hot Tub
Hot tub maintenance is a lot like regular pool maintenance, but it’s also quite different.… Read the whole article
Spring is in the air! Days are warming up, and you’re probably thinking about opening up your pool for your family and friends. Hopefully, you followed our instructions on how to close your pool before winter, and this will be a breeze!
You can, of course, hire someone to open your pool for you. But you can save money by doing it yourself!… Read the whole article
Harness Natural Power to Clean Your Pool Without Chlorine
When it comes to maintaining your new pool, you may have thought chlorine was your only option. It is, in fact, the most popular way to treat pool water and over 85% of pool owners use chlorine. However, as concerns over the safety of chlorine grow, we continue to seek out more natural ways to treat our pools.… Read the whole article
You might be used to your pet dogs wanting to enjoy your pool. But a family vacationing in Redmond, WA were in for a surprise when they noticed a bathing moose in the pool! This is not the first time a moose has been spotted taking a dip in a swimming pool, but they were lucky enough to get a great video of the moose lounging in their pool!… Read the whole article
So you’ve built (or decided to build) a beautiful fiberglass pool! Woohoo! Fiberglass pools have many benefits:
- You can have your new pool soon since the fiberglass pool shell you choose will be shipped from the manufacturer
- A fiberglass pool will last for a considerably long time
- Lower maintenance compared to vinyl and concrete
Vinyl liner pools are typically more popular, in areas like Long Island, compared to other types of in-ground pools. They have a custom made sheet of watertight vinyl within the pool’s structure. The floor under the liner is typically sand or a cement-like material and the walls are usually galvanized steel or thermoplastic supported from behind to prevent outward bulging.… Read the whole article
Depending on your location in the country, during the winter months it’s possible that from December through March you’ll be pelted with torrential downpours, snowstorms, etc. In some cases it’s possible to accumulate several inches of rain in just a few hours. We frequently get asked the same question from distressed homeowners seeking a solution on how to properly drain their inground pool after a strong storm and heavy rains and stay ahead of any problems created by the weather.… Read the whole article