A custom pool might be something that you're looking forward to, especially when the weather begins to warm. You may be compiling a list of pool contractors to discuss the project with, but you may be unaware that there are some things you want to take care of by yourself first. By doing the following, you may be able to save yourself some time, money, and sanity throughout the pool installation process.
17 July 2017
If you own a home spa and you have ever worried that you didn't put the right amount or type of chemicals into it at the appropriate time or if you have ever experienced puzzling symptoms after indulging its warm water, it is a good idea to consider hiring a professional to do some or all of the maintenance the unit requires. For instance, you might already know that your spa could incur damage if an excessive amount of chemicals are put into the unit, and accidentally underdosing it can make the water unsafe to use.
3 April 2017
Whether you just purchased a new hot tub or you are about to, you want to make sure that you are well aware of all of the ways in which you can properly care for it. This way, keeping it clean and maintained will be an easy enough task and you will find that the hot tub will provide you with many years of enjoyment. Keep the Cover Cleaned Over time, a hot tub cover that is not kept properly cleaned will end up smelling really bad and it will develop mildew.
13 March 2017
The world is filled with small parasites or organisms that we cannot see without the use of a microscope. One of the more scary ones is the brain-eating amoeba. Scientifically known as the Naegleria fowleri, this organism has been known to go into the nose of humans and feed on brains until they pass away. Amoebas are found naturally in water, so anyone with a pool may have some concerns. Instead of worrying about amoebas each time you swim, you can have four different pool upgrades installed.
14 July 2016
Most homeowners who have an in-ground pool understand its massive benefits. From an addition to your home's backyard for the family and a new passion for exercise to the increased total value of your home, the benefits of a swimming pool are easy to see. Unfortunately, this addition requires proper cleaning and maintenance to ensure the pool is safe and ready to enjoy. While you may not use your pool in the fall or winter season, prepping it now for the spring and summer months is essential.
20 November 2015
Owning a swimming pool offers a lot of benefits, but it also requires a lot of work and responsibilities. Of all the things you will have to do to take care of your swimming pool, keeping the water clean and safe is often one of the hardest tasks. There are several ways to measure the cleanliness and safety of pool water, including testing the pH balance of the water. Here is an explanation of what pH balance is, why it is important, and how to achieve the right balance.
13 November 2015
Once your family and friends realize that there is a brand new hot tub in their midst, they might be teeming with excitement about enjoying a long soak in your bubbly, relaxing outdoor spa. However, before you open the floodgates and invite everyone over for a dip, you need to realize that a little misuse can cause a lot of problems. Here are three hot tub rules you should make right now, and how enforcing them will protect your investment:
12 November 2015