Swimming pools are supposed to be crystal clear, silky, blue and clean.  Understand, though, in order for that clear and clean water to exist, we need to defy nature and biology. Pools turn green because of the growth of algae.  It’s very simple.  An un-sanitized body of water (ie. no chlorine in a pool), is Read More »

Spring, for most of the country, means the snow has finally all melted and the May flowers are only a matter of a few weeks away.  In terms of swimming pools, though, spring means the dusting off of old pool equipment and opening of your pool for the upcoming warmer months. For South Floridians spring Read More »

3 Tips To “Winterizing” South Florida Pools While most of the country’s pool owners have long “closed” their pools for the winter, we here in South Florida don’t have to worry about opening or closing of swimming pools.  There are, however, a series of differences between heavy bathing summer seasons and the winter.  Here are Read More »

  Algae is a water-born bacteria that pops up virtually out of nowhere to leave behind yellow, green, and sometimes black stains along your pool walls and floors.  Algae doesn’t need a ton of time to appear.  And if it’s not treated properly and fast, you’ll notice that little green spot turn into a swampy Read More »

Not everyone uses their swimming pool.  For some homeowners, their swimming pool is nothing more than a pretty sight to enjoy.  But if you’re like the many millions who love cooling off, enjoying pool parties, or swimming for exercise, installing a salt chlorination system should be very high on your list. Nothing is worse than Read More »

                It’s only April, and yet it feels like summer is here in South Florida.  With the weather warming up, it’s time to clean off the bbq grates, clean up the backyard and of course, get the pool ready for prime swim season! Nothing beats the excitement for Read More »

How to Clean a Pool Deck Pool decks are made from a variety of surface material including textured cement, brushed concrete, stone, ceramic tile, brick, rubber granules and cement coatings. Pool decks get dirty and can easily grow bacteria that can cause slipperiness and injury plus spread disease. It is essential that your pool deck Read More »

Landscaping Ideas for Backyard Pools The beautiful crystal blue water that radiates from your pool every day is a focal point of your backyard. Many pool owners take pride in creating exquisite landscaping around their pool to have a relaxing and beautiful sanctuary they can call their own. If you don’t know where to begin Read More »

Popular Swimming Pool Games for Kids Fill your kid’s hot summer day with an exciting day in the pool. Invite their friends over to join in the fun and encourage them to play fun pool games. While there are plenty of games children will make up themselves, there are a few that stand out from Read More »

Top 5 Swimming Pool Games Generally adults imagine spending a day by the pool relaxing on a raft, sipping a cold drink and soaking up the sun. This relaxing moment that lingers in the minds of adults as they sit working at their cubicle is enough to want to rush through the week to reach Read More »