Most residential pools use chlorine as a disinfectant, since it does a great job killing germs and keeping the water safe. Unfortunately, swimming in a pool with too much chlorine can be bad for your health. At first, you may only notice minor skin and eye irritation. If the problem isn't addressed, you could face lung irritation and a sense of burning in your airways. While over-chlorination can often be down to human error, it's also possible malfunctioning equipment is to blame, so you'll want to have your pool serviced if chlorine levels spike. [Read More]
Can Your Spa Be Fixed?
Having a spa or hot tub in your backyard or side yard can mean enjoying a nice relaxing soak outside, no matter the temperature! Many spas come with built-in jets, which can also be very soothing and relaxing and even help increase your blood circulation, healing sore muscles. While a high-quality spa may last for many years before it needs any type of fixes, it will eventually break down in some way. [Read More]
Pool Maintenance: Common Pump Problems and Possible Solutions
Swimming pool pumps are designed and built to move water through the filter. Therefore, if the component fails, the quality of the water will decline, making the pool unsanitary and unsafe for continued use. The pump is also responsible for forcing water through the heater. Without the unit, you will not be able to maintain the preferred temperature of the pool. Fortunately, the common issues which affect the pool pump can be resolved through simple maintenance and repair. [Read More]
2 Critical Things to Consider When Designing Your Designer Pool
Swimming pools are not just areas for people to cool off during the hot days, but also a focal point of interest in the home. A great way to accentuate the beauty of your home is to build a designer pool. Every pool needs to be designed before it can be constructed, but the quality and type of pool design varies from project to project. Designer pools are high-end, often customised pools that cost more than most standard pools, but they can add great value to homes if the design process is well-thought-out. [Read More]