Swimming Pool Blog

April 2012 (8)
  • So, you need to replaster the pool?
    pool plasteringThere was a time when all pools were plastered white. Nowadays, pool owners are given choices of colored plaster, quartz chips and pebbles. There are so many pool plastering choices, it can be difficult to choose. This blog post will aim to help you sort out the different pool plaster options offered by most professional plastering companies.
    Monday, April 30, 2012 10:56 AM
  • Swimming Pool Algae: Death by Chlorine
    green algae picture of algae cellThe worst thing that could ever happen to your pool just did - Algae! What are you going to do? How are you going to stop it? More importantly, how are you going to KILL it?
    Wednesday, April 25, 2012 10:58 AM
  • Earth Day: How to make your pool more eco-friendly
    There are also methods or practices that can do the same, reducing your pool's hungry demand for power, chemicals and water. This in turn will reduce the effect that your pool has on the environment. In honor of Earth Day 2012, let's look at some methods and products that will make your swimming pool more eco-friendly. How to make your pool more eco-friendly http://blog.poolcenter.com/make-your-pool-more-eco-friendly

    Sunday, April 22, 2012 12:40 PM
  • You Gotta FIGHT, for your RIGHT, to SWIIIMMM!
    "The funding isn't there. That's the reality of it," said Mike Conway, city spokesperson. It's the second year in a row that all three of Merced's city pools will remain closed to the public, officials say. That's frustrating some Merced residents, as summer is fast approaching and there's concern about what kids will do once school lets out.
    Friday, April 20, 2012 3:32 PM
  • How do I drain my pool?
    Manage a swimming pool long enough, and It's likely that at some point during your pool ownership or management years, you will need to drain the pool. Here's some information on how to safely drain a swimming pool, to avoid any kind of trouble.
    Tuesday, April 17, 2012 12:41 PM
  • Teach your babies to swim!
    If you know of a young person that needs to know how to swim, take some time this year to get in the pool with them. Don't worry about a training regimen, just make it fun - and spend some quality time together - in the pool. Or lake, or river, or ocean!
    Friday, April 13, 2012 12:10 PM
  • How to select an automatic pool cleaner
    Pool cleaners can make the life of a pool owner much easier. If your pool was built with a pool cleaner in mind, selection of a new or replacement pool cleaner is much simpler. But what if you never had a pool cleaner? How does one wade through the seemingly hundreds of options, to find the pool cleaner that will do the best job for your pool type, shape and size?
    Monday, April 09, 2012 8:24 AM
  • Wrinkles in a vinyl liner pool
    Wrinkles in your vinyl liner. Not pretty to look at, and also causes some vinyl liner performance issues. Wrinkles in a vinyl lined pool can create some problems such as: Traps dirt up against the folds. Risk of holes from cleaners snagging a fold. Weakens the area that is folded. Read more...

    Tuesday, April 03, 2012 5:19 PM