Swimming Pool Blog

June 2009 (7)

  • Problems at the Pool Equipment Pad
    Swimming pool equipment can present a handful of dangers that, in most cases, can be prevented with a little attention to detail. There are several possible dangers lurking around your equipment pad from chemical explosions to pump motor electrocutions. Several elements come together at your equipment including water, gas, electricity, and potentially hazardous chemicals.
    Tuesday, June 30, 2009 8:53 AM
  • Swimming Pool Evaporation - stop the cycle!
    Evaporation can be stealing water from your pool and money from your wallet. Water costs money yes, but water that has been treated and heated costs more! There are a few simple tricks that can be implemented to reduce your evaporation and save you some green

    Monday, June 29, 2009 11:26 AM
  • Swimming Pool Safety Fences
    There are many pool fences  available with all kinds of styles to meet any home décor. They even have colored and removable fences. You can even buy them for above ground pools (required in many areas). A self-closing, self-latching pool gate is required by many locales, and is an option with many pool safety fence manufacturers.
    Friday, June 19, 2009 1:26 PM
  • It's Pool Party Time! But let's be safe ~
    Well by now your pool should be up and clean and all your family and friends are calling for you to have them over for pool parties and barbeques, its time to party!!! Lets stop right there!!! Before we get into the fun times of pool parties did you know most child drownings happen when there are more than 4 adults in the back yard? 
    Monday, June 15, 2009 7:09 AM
  • Your Swimming Pool Carbon Footprint
    Swimming pools have a reputation for being water, electricity and in some cases, fossil  fuel hogs. And that might not be far from the truth. In homes with backyard pools, more electricity is used to power the pool pump than anything else except A/C or heating system. In fact, the average California residential pool uses enough electricity during the summer to power an average home for three months.
    Wednesday, June 10, 2009 1:50 PM
  • Major Swimming Pool Leak Repair
    Your pool water can easily become an escape artist eluding you at every turn. Fixing a leak on your pool is next to impossible when you cannot determine where you are losing water. Depending on the size of your leak you can attempt to use fix-a-leak, designed to fill voids up to 1/8 of an inch. If you are dealing with a larger leak you will have to locate and repair.
    Friday, June 05, 2009 4:26 PM
  • Pool Slide Safety: Swimming Pool Slide Rules
    Pool slides are fun for all ages, but there are risks involved with using them. There have been countless injuries from misuse, ranging from scrapes and bruises to deaths. It is very important to follow these helpful safety tips when you are using a pool slide. Swimming pool slide rules are here. Print this list of Swimming Pool Slide Rules and make all slide users learn the list!

    Tuesday, June 02, 2009 8:55 PM