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Home Swimming Hazards all Pool & Spa Owners Need to be Aware of

Published on Sep 26, 2015 in Pool Advice

Adult and youth swimmers are all susceptible to the hazards posed by home swimming pools. The most tragic danger there is in owning a pool is of course drowning. Precautions such as fencing the pool in and teaching children how to swim are extremely important, but even with all these precautions in place, there are still many risks. Home Swimming Hazards – Drain Entrapment One of the most unusual yet devastating hazards is known as ‘Drain Entrapment’. Drain entrapment is where a body limb is held against the drain of a pool or spa by the powerful force of the […]

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How to decrease the use of harsh pool chemical in your pool or spa

Published on Sep 20, 2015 in Pool Advice

Keeping you and your pool healthy It is a well-known fact that algaecides and pool chlorine are never going to be healthy when used in excessive amounts. In fact, swimmers eyes and skin can become irritated and may even cause asthma attacks when pool chemical is used in high doses. Researchers have found alternative ways to reduce the average dosage of Chlorine used in the typical private swimming pool, and the answer is the use of enzymes. Eliminate harmful pool chemical with enzymes Enzymes work cooperatively with Chlorine in a way that supports the molecular structure of Chlorine and make […]

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The easiest way to save on your pools energy costs

Published on Sep 14, 2015 in Pool Advice, Pool Maintenance

It is a well-known fact that variable speed pumps save pool owners on their pool energy costs by up to 80 percent. In practice, a variable speed pump is the most logical approach in pool maintenance. When you think about it, single-speed pumps operate at a constant speed assuming that your pool or spa is being used 24/7. These traditional pool pumps have been utilized for decades, can create a lot of noise, are inefficient, and is most likely the most costly appliance in your home. Using variable speed pumps to save on your pools energy costs Variable speed pumps […]

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Pool Maintenance Tips

Published on Sep 07, 2015 in Pool Advice

We all believe we are doing a good job of maintaining our pools, but are we actually? Here is a list of general pool maintenance tips to ensure you are doing the right thing in maintaining your pool. Pool filters  should be left to run for nothing less than 8 hours a day. Leave your sweeps on long enough to do a proper job of keeping your pool clean, that is, anywhere between 2 and 4 hours. If you’re utilizing solar powered energy, be sure to run your pool heating system between 10 am and 5 pm to make the […]

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