Can You Use the Same Chemicals For Hot Tubs and Pools?
Various things can affect the chemistry levels of both a pool and hot tub’s water, but the way you address the issues or imbalances will be different from one and the other. While some might assume that the chemicals and water treatment for a pool, spa or hot tub will all generally be the same, […]
How to Prime a Pool Pump
When it comes to owning a pool, certain steps need to be taken to ensure everything is running smoothly. From balancing pH levels to cleaning your filter, there are certain things you do as an owner so your pool can last for many years to come. By doing so, you are actively taking steps to […]
How to Backwash a Pool
Backwashing a pool consists of cleaning the filter in a way that allows you to enjoy clear, sparkling water for longer. This process reverses the way your pool’s water flows to get rid of any dirt that’s in the filter. This typically takes only a few minutes to do; however, you will know when the […]
How Much Chlorine Should You be Adding to Your Pool?
Adding chlorine to your pool is a crucial step to ensure that your water remains at a healthy pH level. Whether you have an above-ground or in-ground pool, the pH levels of your water should be approximately 7.2 to 7.6. By adding chlorine to your pool, you are actively balancing your water which prevents growth […]
How Do you Get Rid of Algae in a Pool?
When opening your pool up next Spring, you might see an increase in algae that wasn’t there before. So what can you do to fix this issue? Below, we’ll be giving you a step-by-step on how you can get rid of pool algae. What is Pool Algae and Why Does it Happen? Pool algae are […]
Pool Party Ideas for Summertime Fun
Now that summer has arrived, you’ll want to make the most of the warm weather to enjoy your backyard pool. Having friends over for a weekend party is part of the fun. If you’re looking for ideas for hosting a themed event, try these pool party ideas for summertime fun. Always have extra sunscreen, beach […]
Add-Ons and Upgrades You May Want for Your New Pool
Installing a pool is a major undertaking so you might as well plan for the extras you want while you’re at it. Here are some add-ons and upgrades you may want to consider for your new pool. Pool Heater The swimming season here in Canada is brief, so you may want to install a gas […]
Three Things to Consider Before Installing a Custom Swimming Pool
If you’re planning on installing a custom swimming pool, you know that there are numerous options to choose from. You’re idea of the perfect swimming pool will vary from those of your neighbours. Then there’s the family budget to consider, as well. It’s never a good idea to jump into a project as permanent as […]
Custom Concrete Pools Can Make Your Dreams Come True
Everyone has a vision of what they would like their backyard pool and surrounding areas to look like. Perhaps you’ve had a unique swimming experience while on vacation and would like to replicate it in your own backyard. Maybe you’d like your hot tub to be an extension of the pool. Custom pools can make […]
10 Ways a Pool Can Transform Your Home Into a Palace
You know when can a house be considered successful? When it becomes a pleasant place to live in. When every article of home décor you have in the house, is beautiful and meaningful to you. When your home is your palace – a fortress of safety, a manor of exquisite taste and a mansion where […]