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Common problems with spa pumps

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When your hot tub pumps fail then repair is possible as opposed to replacement. The most common failures involve: Failure to heat up  This is by far the most annoying problem when you want to use your hot tub after a long week. You will find that the water is cold and will not heat up with time. You should first check the tub’s water level, look for any blockages and clean your filter. Read More»

How to Make Your Swimming Pool Fun for Kids

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Planning a new swimming pool and want to make sure your kids enjoy it? You’re in the right place. We’ve got loads of great ideas that will get your kids excited about your new pool, from choosing an interesting shape to installing fun extras. Nobody wants to spend a fortune on pool installation to find it’s never used, so these following these suggestions is a great investment. Choose a novel shape Read More»

Reasons to Use Aluminium Fencing For Your Swimming Pool

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If you have a swimming pool, one of the crucial decisions you would have to make is what type of fencing you would install around it. Pool fencing is essential, especially if you have children and pets, to prevent unauthorised access into the pool area. If kids or pets make their way to the swimming pool without being monitored, it could be a recipe for disaster. However, purchasing pool fencing is not just buying the first material you come across. Read More»

4 Reasons Why Concrete Pools Are the Best

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Despite the influx of fibreglass and vinyl pools, concrete still remains the top choice for those who want the best pool possible. They might cost a little more, but they more than make up the cost by providing a long list of advantages. 1. Versatility Fibreglass and vinyl pools restrict buyers when it comes to size and shape since they come pre-fabricated from a factory in specific moulds. However, concrete pools can be as wide and as deep as you like, so you’ll be able to add diving boards and enjoy much more beautiful fresh water to splash around in when the sun is shining. Read More»

Choosing the right material for your custom designer pool deck

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Custom designer pools bring an added luxury to any home where they are installed. Getting a custom designer pool means you will be able to pick and choose every single detail about the pool to have it fit your garden, your house, and your lifestyle. One of the most important decisions to make sure your pool’s aesthetics fit with your house and the surroundings is choosing the right material for the pool deck. Read More»

Troubleshooting Pool Pumps | Signs your Pool Pump is Going Out

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Pool pumps are an expensive replacement, so you need to ensure that you use it properly and maintain it well. Any oncoming dangers need to be dealt with immediately; else you risk totally damaging the pump. Even a small error that goes on for too long may lead to premature replacement. But you can’t deal with the problem if you don’t know how to spot the signs right? So here are a number of warning signs that any pool owner needs to be aware of and how to troubleshoot them. Read More»

Questions to Ask When Planning a Swimming Pool Renovation

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A swimming pool renovation is a big project, which is why you want to ensure you ask the right questions of any potential contractor before you move forward with the job. This will ensure you know what to expect and can plan the renovation properly. Make note of the following and review these questions with any potential contractor. 1. How much lead time do they need to schedule the work? Read More»

Three Problems Every Pool Owner Must Face

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Anyone lucky enough to own a pool in their home or business premise knows that maintenance and pool service requirements always accompany the fun and relaxation accorded by a pool. A pool is a luxury that comes at an extra cost. If your pool is unscreened, there are several of these problems that you will experience almost immediately and frequently due to the open surface and the surroundings of the swimming pool. Read More»

Blooming Ugly: Dealing with Less Common Varieties of Algal Blooms that Can Infest Your Swimming Pool

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Every responsible swimming pool owner naturally does their best to prevent the infection of their pool with green algae—these slimy mats of disgusting green ooze are unsightly, unsanitary and can provoke some nasty illnesses and skin reactions in swimmers. However, the other, more obscure varieties of algae that can affect your pool are often overlooked, and the measures pool owners take to prevent green algal blooms are not always effective at preventing the spread of these lesser known algae types. Read More»

Choosing the Best Swimming Pool Filter

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When it comes to choosing the best swimming pool filter, most people get confused with all of these technicalities. While there is no simple, best answer for this question, it helps to understand the basic types of pool filters before making a decision. There are three basic types of pool filters: sand, cartridge, and diatomaceous earth. Any one of these materials will do the job just fine, but each of them comes with its own advantages and disadvantages as follows: Read More»