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Floating Breakfast: A Swimming Pool Trend that Has Made a Big Splash!

A hot trend in luxury resorts across the nation and even all over the world is what is referred to as the floating breakfast. I mean, what could be better than relaxing by floating around in a swimming pool while someone brings you a yummy breakfast on a floating tray, right? Just imagine beautiful, colorful dishes like crepes with light …

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Pools: Public vs. Private

Public or private: which pool choice is right for you? Although it is definitely cheaper to make use of a public pool, there are a multitude of benefits to owning your own pool… First of all, there is cleanliness. With your own private pool, you control the maintenance, so you know that your pool water is a clean, safe, healthy …

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Summer Care for Your Pool

Summer is coming and it is the season that is often considered the hardest on pools. Summer storms, seasonal pollen and increased usage can all add dirt, debris and bacteria to your pool. The warmer months can also breed more algae which can stain your pool bottom and walls over time.  So what can you do to properly prepare your …

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Southeast Pool Supply & Chemical – New Location!

Southeast Pool Supply & Chemical has a brand new location – at 646 N. Dixie Freeway in New Smyrna Beach! We’re just up the road from our original location, but with a whole lot more parking; and, as always, we have tons of cool stuff for the pool! Looking to skim some dollars off your pool maintenance budget? Come on …

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Come Get Your Pool Filters!

Need a filter? We’re not talking about that time you told your wife the truth when she asked you if her new dress made her butt look big; or the time you told your Italian mother-in-law that her meatballs were a little tough. Even though Southeast Pool Supply & Chemical would love to help you with all of your filter …

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Say No to Inflatable Floats for Babies

We all love our floating lounge chairs, but are babies safe on inflatable floats? Let’s give that question a resounding, “No!” Inflatable floats for babies were designed only as toys to increase enjoyment in the water. They are not lifesaving implements and may create a false sense of security which could end up being dangerous.  The American Academy of Pediatrics …

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Pool Filter Changes

Change can be a good thing; and when it comes to your pool filter, change is a VERY good thing. The job of a pool filter is to catch dirt, bacteria and other not so savory stuff. When it is running optimally, your pool filter can help keep your pool running smoothly and cleanly.  Here are the things that you …

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Welcome to Our OOL, No P Please

Besides the fact that peeing in the pool is out of favor behavior and pretty much just downright gross; it is such a bad idea that the Center for Disease Control (CDC) has even chosen to remind us not to pee in the pool. According to the CDC, those chemicals you so diligently place in your pool to keep your …

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More People = Longer Run Time

Your pool pump and filter help remove debris, algae and bacteria and circulate clean water back into your pool, as well as distribute pool cleaning chemicals throughout your pool water. How long your pool pump should run to keep your pool water in optimal condition can depend on several things, including your pool size and pump.  In general, average-sized, residential, …

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Solar vs. Electric Heating for Your Pool

Looking to heat things up, but want to know the best way? I may not be sure about heating up other things, but when it comes to your pool, here are the pros and cons for different heating options… An electric heating system for your pool works pretty simply. Basically, it just uses electricity to transfer heat from the air …