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Should I Clean My Own Pool?

Having a pool is a wonderful thing. We even made another post on the top 5 reasons you should have a pool. It’s a luxury product that allows for hours upon hours of entertainment. Sadly, those hours upon hours of pool entertainment come along with hours and hours of pool cleaning and maintenance. Having a pool in your backyard adds …

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Stabilizing in the Summer

If you already own a pool then you know the great importance of keeping your pool stabilized. Stabilizers, also known as Conditioners are white granules/powder that you add to your pool water that dissolve slowly. This is a chemical compound made up of Cyanuric Acid (CNOH) that seeks out and attaches itself to the chlorine molecule. This stabilizer absorbs sunlight and reduces the …

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Pools have come a long way

Living in a tropical climate state as a child we had to come up with many inventive ways to stay cool during the hot summer months. When I lived in Miami I must have been around 10 years old when going to the pool was my favorite activity. Sure there was the daily fun of setting up of the slip and …

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Five reasons why homeowners want a pool

Buying a home can be an exciting experience and deciding to get a pool is a question most homeowners come across at some point. Getting a pool is an investment that requires you to think about a few things. Make sure you research the pros and cons of owning a pool before you dive into buying one. What is the …

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Why is your pool water green?

Some pool owners maintain their pool themselves and some get their pool serviced by pool technicians. Both ways require the same regiment. When a pool is not maintained properly it can go from crystal clear blue to Everglades swampy green. What makes the pool green is algae. It is important to identify the type of algae you have as algae …

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Why is it important to shower before swimming in your pool

Most people think of swimming in a pool as a refreshing big old bathtub. We certainly don’t take a pre-shower before taking a bath so why shower before swimming in a pool? It’s no different right? Wrong. Unless you live a 100% organic lifestyle you are like most of us that use shampoo, conditioner, soap, aftershave, deodorant, lotion, oils, styling …

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How to get rid of pool bugs

Did you know that we are one of just a couple other stores in Florida that carry Spec Chem Bug Off? We absolutely love this product as it eliminates insects from the pool water surface, reduces surface tension, makes insects sink to the bottom of the pool where they are filtered or vacuumed away and has a unique non-foaming formulation. …

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What is the difference between a salt water pool and a chlorinated pool?

Many people are not aware that they have a choice between a salt water system and a chlorine pool. What you find mostly in community pools is chlorinated water as they have large quantities of bodies in the water and this is the system that will work best. Chlorine is a strong chemical that will kill all pathogens in the water and …

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Pool accessories

There are many things you can do to your pool to make it fun for you and the family. If you are having guests over the weekend, here are a few ideas that can make your pool standout. From the outdoor decor surrounding the pool such as colorful lounging furniture, lighting and games you can make everyone’s pool experience a …

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Coupons Galore

Remember to keep an eye out for the mailbox as we have sent out a flyer with great coupons you can use on various things such as Free bags of salt, buy one get one free of Liquid Chlorine, $10 off all filter cartridges, and $75 off any Pentair Pump & Filter Combo. Summer is right around the corner and …