Swimming Pool Blog

2011
  • Above Ground Pool F.A.Q.
    Above Ground Pool F.A.Q.: Dave gives us some things to think about when operating an above ground pool. Can an above ground pool have a deep end like an in ground pool? Of course! Many oval pools have a deep end. You can usually get a deep middle or end on any pool shape though. Generally these deep ends will only go up to 6ft. If the floor is sand, you may expect
    Tuesday, December 27, 2011 9:06 AM
  • Pool Slide Installation
    SWimming Pool SlideYour swimming pool may not have been originally constructed with accessories like a diving board or a pool slide, but it’s never too late to add that extra piece of deck equipment to enhance your swimming pool experience. Swimming Pool slides are becoming ever more popular because of the numerous color and design options, ease of installation, and safety factor.
    Friday, December 16, 2011 4:21 PM
  • Swimming Pool Tile and Coping Repair
    Resetting coping stones, setting tile, grouting, and caulking the expansion joint that runs the perimeter of the pool can be easily achieved with the right products and a little know how. When structural damage is repaired in a timely fashion it will prevent the issue from evolving into a major pool renovation.
    Tuesday, December 13, 2011 3:22 PM
  • Energy Saving Pool Pumps
    When it’s time to swap out that old pool pump or you’re just fed up with paying high energy bills to operate your swimming pool, consider two-speed and variable speed pump replacement options that can save you big bucks! You will want to examine your options to most effectively reduce the power consumption from your swimming pool pump.
    Wednesday, December 07, 2011 10:32 AM
  • Pool Chemical Safety Checklist
    Even the most experienced swimming pool professionals have occasional run ins with chemical related mishaps. From something as minor as dry skin to a potentially fatal outcome, all pool chemical hazards should be addressed to prevent accidents when storing, transporting, or introducing the chemical to the swimming pool.
    Thursday, December 01, 2011 4:02 PM
  • Feng Shui the Perfect Pool Area
    Rob Cox
    Most of all, creating the perfect pool area begins and ends with your hospitality and good vibes and while you can’t buy those, you can certainly feng shui your mood a little to make sure that the energy and fun times flow freely in your backyard. 
    Wednesday, November 30, 2011 8:12 AM
  • Police Cruiser Splashes into the Pool
    On Thursday November 17th around 7:30 p.m. a Tenafly, New Jersey police officer who was in pursuit of someone, navigated though the fencing and ended up partially submerged in the Knickerbocker Country Club swimming pool. His cruiser was held up by the Loop-Loc safety cover that is used every winter when the pool is shut down for the season.
    Monday, November 21, 2011 1:15 PM
  • Enzymes: Pool Water treatment
    Enzyme treatment of your pool water is a natural way to break down organic material which is one of the many benefits when incorporating it into your weekly maintenance. Enzymes are a catalyst for a biochemical reaction which naturally breaks down certain compounds to their chemical building blocks. This will reserve chlorine to combat harmful bacteria.
    Friday, November 18, 2011 1:43 PM
  • Safety Cover Repair: Rips and Tears
    Ensure your cover lives up to its potential and serves its purpose for many years. Simple maintenance can help you prolong the life of your very wise investment. If the unfortunate does happen and your safety cover is damaged, repairs can sometimes be very simple and inexpensive. If the damage is beyond what an average homeowner can repair you also have the option of sending it   back to the manufacturer to have a professional replace paneling as needed.
    Tuesday, November 15, 2011 3:28 PM
  • Swimming Pool Safety: Creating Layers of Protection
     As a responsible swimming pool owner you will want to evaluate the safety of your home and swimming pool, introduce multiple layers of protection, and continually make sure the safety barriers you have implemented are in proper working condition.  Swimming pool safety should not prevent you from having a good time but take note that most pool related accidents can be avoided with the proper layers of protection.
    Friday, November 11, 2011 12:37 PM
  • Evaporation is Stealing your Money: Protect your Swimming Pool
    Evaporation accounts for the largest loss of heated and treated pool water so prevent evaporation and safeguard your water. Minimizing water consumption will help you reduce your swimming pools Carbon Footprint and lower the bills!
    Tuesday, November 08, 2011 11:12 AM