Tips on Preparing Your Swimming Pool against a Hurricane

September 17, 2018 | Categories: Blog

The 2019 hurricane season is here and from June 1 through November 30 everyone along the coasts will be gearing up for the windy ride. When it comes time to defend your home or business, you will board up windows and doors, place sandbags around your property and then evacuate with your family and pets. […]

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Tips to Keep Public Swimming Pools Clean, Clear & Open

August 22, 2018 | Categories: Blog

August is National Water Quality Month. We all know consuming clean water is essential to our health. But, how important is water quality to public swimming pools? As you’re about to find out, it’s very important. Before we dive right in, here are some hard-hitting facts from the CDC: 3,000-5,000 ER visits each year are […]

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5 Health Benefits of Water Aerobics

August 13, 2018 | Categories: Blog

Not everyone is into swimming laps multiple times a week for an hour at a time. So why not switch it up? Last week we discussed how swimming can positively impact your health. This week, we’re focusing on water aerobics. All of the benefits we talked about previously apply here, but instead of swimming laps, […]

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How Can Swimming Benefit Your Health?

August 6, 2018 | Categories: Blog

When one thinks of working out, most picture weight machines, treadmills, Zumba classes, etc. But, did you know that swimming and water exercises work your entire body (yes, your WHOLE body) and cardiovascular system? Not to mention, it’s low impact! This week we’re going to talk about the more intensive of the two: swimming. This […]

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4th of July Pool Safety Tips

July 2, 2018 | Categories: Blog

It’s that time of year – fireworks, grilling out, and spending time with friends and family. With 4th of July quickly approaching and the temperature rising, more people will be heading to the pool. But did you know drowning is the #1 cause of death for children ages 1-14 (CDC), especially during this holiday week? […]

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Pros and Cons of Saltwater Pools

June 30, 2017 | Categories: Blog

The debate between saltwater and chlorine pools is one as old as time, and while both pools have their perks, saltwater pools have garnered more attention and have become more popular over the past few years. Saltwater pools use the process of electrolysis to purify the water. Pool salt is poured into the water, and […]

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12 Water-Saving Tips for Swimming Pools and Spas

June 22, 2017 | Categories: Blog

There’s a big source of water consumption in your backyard — it’s called a swimming pool. While the World Water Council is not asking you to replace that big pit with a vegetable garden, there are several ways you can practice water conservation with your pool or spa. Get smart — water smart — by […]

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15 Weird Facts about Swimming… #12 is Pretty Gross

June 8, 2017 | Categories: Blog

Swimming is a fascinating sport. Swimmers are intriguing athletes. And there are so many interesting (and weird) things about both of them that you may or may not know about. Here’s 15 weird facts about swimming that will make you look at the sport in a new way. 1. Freedivers can hold their breath for […]

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Top 10 Benefits of GPM Grating

June 6, 2017 | Categories: Blog

GPM grating is custom fabricated from a marine-grade polymer and is environmentally stabilized to withstand the harshest aquatic conditions. It will not rot, discolor or delaminate and does not react with pool chemicals. Even repeated blows from a heavy hammer will not break GPM grating. 10-year full replacement warranty is included with every GPM grating […]

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6 Fun Pool Games for your Memorial Day Weekend Party

May 26, 2017 | Categories: Blog

Time to spice up your Memorial Day weekend! These are not your run-of-the-mill pool games… no “chicken” or Marco Polo here! Your kids will be impressed by your creativity (you don’t have to tell them you found these games on the internet)! All you need is a couple of pool floats, boogie boards, a pool […]

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Aquatic Fitness Trend on the Rise for 2017

May 23, 2017 | Categories: Blog

Simply put, swimming is fun! Whether it’s in a lake, the ocean, or the local community pool, swimming has always been one of America’s favorite pastimes, especially during the summer. In more recent years, however, swimming has gained more recognition as a therapeutic activity. When Michael Phelps became the most decorated Olympian in history as […]

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Identifying and Treating Different Types of Pool Algae

May 16, 2017 | Categories: Blog

Click Here for Original Source If you can think back to your science class you may recall that algae are one-celled plants. And if you happen to be an alga, you are not alone: there are more than 20,000 varieties. In a swimming pool or spa, algae is that green, brown, yellow, black or pinkish […]

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National Water Safety Month

May 10, 2017 | Categories: Blog

May is National Water Safety Month, with the majority of the world consisting of water; oceans, streams, seas, lakes, etc. and over 10.4 million residential and over 309,000 public swimming pools in the United States alone, safety is key. According to the Red Cross only a little over 50% of Americans are considered ‘water competent’. […]

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5 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Building a Pool

April 24, 2017 | Categories: Blog

The most important part of building a pool is the preparation phase. An experienced pool builder can walk you through the design process, but it helps to have a general idea of what you ultimately want. Here are 5 important questions you should ask yourself before starting the construction of your pool project: 1. Why […]

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“Amazing Hotels: Life Beyond the Lobby” Marina Bay Sands

April 4, 2017 | Categories: Blog

In the first episode of this eye-opening series, Giles Coren and Monica Galetti join the 9,500-strong workforce in one of the world’s biggest hotels – Singapore’s Marina Bay Sands. This epic hotel caters for one million guests every year, cost £3.5 billion to build and was created as part of a government plan to triple […]

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