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A Brief History of New Smyrna Beach

Nomadic Native Americans roamed the area that is now known as New Smyrna Beach for 10,000 years before the arrival of Europeans. European missionaries were sent to convert the Indians to Catholicism during the Spanish Colonial Period from 1565-1763. Then, in 1764, the British acquired Eastern Florida. In 1768, Scottish physician and entrepreneur Dr. Andrew Turnbull obtained a land grant …

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How Pool Vacuums Can Help Maintain Your Pool

Vacuuming your pool removes dirt and debris with suction just like your vacuum in your home; and it is an important part of pool maintenance. Aside from dirt and debris, your pool can house dead insects and small organisms that can contaminate your pool. A cleaner pool – one that is properly vacuumed on a regular schedule – is a …

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Let’s Play Some Pool!

Oh, it’s on! Summer is here, and it’s time to get our pool game on. The absolute best way to do that is a visit to SE Pool and Spa. We’ve got everything you need to “wet” your appetite when it comes to pool games, accessories and so much more! Want to turn the pool party up a notch? Consider …

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Where to Find Swimming Classes around New Smyrna Beach

Whether you live near the beach, have a pool or enjoy boating or other watersports, it is important to develop safe habits and learn lifesaving skills for in and around the water. There are a number of excellent places in the New Smyrna Beach area that offer swimming lessons for a variety of ages and skill levels: Swim Totts on …

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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 …