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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 …

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The Cold vs. Your Pool Pump

Heat pumps allow us to extend the swimming pool season long into the winter months, and especially here in Florida. So is the colder temperature a problem for your pool pump, and is there anything you should do to protect your pool pump in the winter? The easy answer to both those questions if you live here in Florida is, …

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Cool Pool Facts!

So just in case you are bored out of your gourd like the rest of us, here are some cool pool facts to keep you entertained… Did you know the world’s largest swimming pool is located in Chile and covers almost 20 entire acres with over 6.6 million gallons of water? Also amazing, but not even close is our country’s …

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Water Aerobics

Water aerobics is, basically, a fitness workout in the pool. There is no swimming required, just immersion deep enough to provide an enjoyable type of resistance training. Pool noodles and kickboards can also be used within any water aerobics exercise program for added resistance. Plus, the health benefits of water aerobics are enormous! Water aerobics can improve your heart health, …

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What Is Dry Drowning?

Our pools can provide hours upon hours of great entertainment and relaxation, but in order to fully enjoy our pools safely, it’s good to understand the potential dangers for pool-goers and how to best avoid them. For instance, do you know what dry drowning is? We all know that a typical drowning occurs when water enters your airways and fills …

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Why Weekly Services for Your Pool Keep It Healthy

Today, we’re all about staying healthy, but health applies to our pools too. A healthy pool is a happy pool and one that can keep your family and friends healthy and happy too! Regular pool cleaning and maintenance service provided by SE Pool Supply & Chemical will keep your pool water well-balanced, can save you money by helping you avoid …

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Pool Safety for the Kids

Here are just a few safety tips – just skimming the surface – to help keep your kids safe in the pool… Check your pool and its surroundings for safety. This includes fencing. Make certain your fence is solid and its locks are in working order (and, of course, locked). When you aren’t using your pool, make sure your safety …

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Chlorine vs. Your Eyes

I bet we’ve all had our issues with the effects of chlorine: from those in the itchy, irritated skin camp to the folks who suffer from dry, brittle fingernails after taking a dip, to the poor souls who have experienced stripping of their hair’s natural oils or even the horrifying addition of a green tint to the color of their …