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Pool Equipment Should Be Inspected and Updated Regularly

“An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure”…and that certainly holds true for swimming pools too. To keep your pool running optimally and save money, it is imperative to inspect, maintain and update your swimming pool on a regular basis. Inconsistent pool maintenance and unbalanced water can be hard on pool equipment. If your pool is not properly …

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What to Do If You Find an Animal in Your Pool

We all keep our pool areas safe for children and other human guests, but what about animals? Do you know how to keep animals safe around your pool or what to do if they become trapped in your pool? Besides the fact that no one wants to deal with the health issues (or disgusting factor) of a belly up toad …

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How You Can Save You Money by Hiring a Local Pool Company like SE Pools

You don’t need to pinch pennies for professional pool cleaning. It’s just makes good “cents” to have your pool tested and serviced by a trusted pool professional. Proper pool maintenance by a reliable, affordable local pool company like SE Pools can save you a bunch of coin. Trust your pool cleaning to SE Pool Supply & Chemical in New Smyrna …

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How to Protect Your Hair from Pool Chemicals

Most of us torture our hair. We bleach it, twist it, tie it, use harsh hair products and intense heat to curl and straighten it…all pretty much on a daily basis. Why would anyone want to do any more damage to their hair? We wouldn’t! That’s why, when you are frolicking in the pool, it’s a great idea to protect …

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Why Does Our Skin Wrinkle in a Swimming Pool?

The human body is amazing. In fact, it is even somewhat waterproof. If it weren’t, every time you got in the swimming pool, you would blow up like a balloon. Not exactly the bikini body you were after, huh? Ah, but don’t fret. What actually happens after an extended amount of time in a swimming pool (maybe about a half …

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Why Sitting in a Hot Tub/Jacuzzi for Long Periods Can Be Harmful

If hot tubs are not properly sanitized with the appropriate cleaning chemicals, they can harbor potentially harmful bacteria. It’s also important to disinfect your hot tub with the correct amount of chemicals because chlorine and/or bromide in contents that are too high can irritate the skin and even the respiratory system. Aside from improper cleaning, simply soaking too long in …

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Landscaping Ideas to Complement Your Pool

Want to turn your dull yard into a backyard oasis? You can do exactly that with some innovative landscaping ideas to complement your pool. Aesthetically appealing pool and patio areas, surrounded by well-planned landscaping can turn your ho-hum yard into a property with pop! If your pool and yard are more modern and linear with more lines and angles, it’s …

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Regular Checks of Your Skimmer Can Save Animals

If you are an animal lover, the last thing you want is a little critter getting caught up in your skimmer. The function of a pool skimmer is to catch floating objects before they sink to the bottom of your pool. Pool skimmers pull water into the system from the pool’s surface with a skimming action. Debris, such as leaves, …

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What Happens to Your Pool When Too Many People Are Swimming at One Time?

23Aside from being dangerous…I mean, you might be diving in or jumping in right on top of someone without even realizing it…too many people in the pool can be highly unhealthy and – let’s face it – extremely gross. Okay, so here are some things that make you go, “Ewe!” Too many people in the pool can create a soupy …

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Why Having a Professional Clean Your Pool Can Save You Money

It’s just plain smart to have your pool tested and serviced by a trusted pool professional, because proper pool maintenance can save you a pile of money. When you use a reputable and affordable pool cleaning service such as SE Pools in New Smyrna Beach, you can enjoy the peace of mind knowing that your pool is perfectly maintained, which …