Month: November 2019
Why Cover an Above Ground Pool in the Winter?
If you’re unlucky enough to live in a part of the country that gets cold, snowy winters, you’ll know the feeling that occurs once the days get shorter, the weather cools off and the leaves start to fall. Once it gets too cold to swim, you’ll need to close down your pool for the winter. […]
Why Does an Above Ground Pool Need to be Grounded?
Your average swimmer probably doesn’t really think too much about the electrical components that make a swimming pool work. But the fact is that without the water pump, filtration system and heater, swimming wouldn’t be very pleasant at all. But with all these electrical components combined with the metal parts of the swimming pool itself […]
Why is My Above Ground Pool Losing Water?
One of the worst feelings for a swimming pool owner is when they realize they have a leak. Maybe it’s a noticeable leak – and that’s a good thing! Because leaks aren’t hard to repair if you already know where they are. It’s when you’re wondering, “Why is my above ground pool losing water?” but […]
How Is a Swim Spa Heated?
Many buyers who were originally considering a hot tub or swimming pool have ended up installing a swim spa instead. Swim spas are a versatile compromise between hot tubs and swimming pools that have many advantages over conventional aquatic choices. If you want to learn more about swim spas such as how is a swim […]
What is a Hydrotherapy Swimming Pool?
When people think of swimming pools, they typically think of a place to swim laps, get some exercise, play around in the water and have some fun. When people turn their minds to hot tubs, they’ll usually be thinking about relaxing in warm, bubbling water, getting a deep tissue massage and leaving stress and worry […]
Are Hot Tub and Pool Chemicals the Same?
Those who have been around swimming pools and hot tubs for any length of time might eventually notice that the ingredients in the chemical additives used to balance the water chemistry might, at first glance, appear to be the same. This is despite the fact that they’re clearly labeled either hot tub chemicals or swimming […]
What Causes Hot Tub Bubbles?
Bubbles might be desirable if you’re thinking about a glass of champagne, a bottle of soda or a bubble bath, but you don’t want excessive bubbles and foam when you’re in a hot tub. Usually, a surfeit of foam in a hot tub means that something is out of balance. If you find that foam […]