If you routinely close your pool for the winter, it’s that time of year again when we have to close up our swimming pools and get out the winter covers.

For many of you this may be a task you don’t look forward to. Yet, you can do it! In this article, we look at six steps to close an inground pool. Read more

To close or not to close. For many pool owners, that is the question. In this article, we look at why it’s important to close your pool. And don’t forget we have pool closing chemicals and pool closing services, too! Read more

Fall is the time when many of you close your pool. While it’s not time to close while the temps stay warm, it is time to think about it.

We’ve put together a list of 11 things you should do before closing your pool. Plan to start tackling this list about two weeks before closing day. Read more

Once the weather starts to cool, it’s time to start thinking about closing your pool. You want to think about two things:

  • Pool chemicals
  • Testing your water

We encourage you to bring us a water sample so you can make sure your pool water is balanced before you put it to bed. In addition, grab these winter chemicals from Townley Pool and Spa for closing your pool.

Winter Pool Chemicals

Take Care of Your Pool All Year Long

Off-season products are designed to care for your pool during the months when your pool is not being used. These are our two favorites.

Arctic Blue® Shock

  • Multi-purpose winter shock used to oxidize and clarify through the off season
  • Restores water clarity
  • Use of product makes pool opening easier
  • Ideal for all pool surfaces

Algae All 60®

  • Excellent for use with pools with attached spas or fountains
  • Works in chlorinated or brominated pools
  • Prevents all types of algae
  • Can be used with the 3-Step BioGuard Care System

Why Go Through the Hassle of Closing Your Pool?

Closing your pool makes maintenance easy during the off months. It also keeps things under control until you are ready to open your pool.

Closing your pool properly means an easier spring opening that can help save effort, time, and money!


We proudly carry BioGuard pool chemicals for the health and clarity of your pool!

It’s a big pool party weekend! After the guests leave, it’s important to take care of your swimming pool.

So, go ahead and throw that amazing party because we’ve got you covered once it’s all over.

We walk you through how in this article! Let’s look at how to clean your pool after the party. Read more

Labor Day is finally here. Your kids have been playing games in the pool all summer long. They just might be looking for something new and different!

If so, check out these five super fun Labor Day Pool games. Read more

It’s summer, and your pool is open. Whether it’s May or September, you want to make sure you maintain your swimming pool properly!

Water testing is a vital step in the care and maintenance of your swimming pool. In this article, we look at the importance of test strips! Read more

According to experts, nearly 600 million people suffer from back pain at any given time. Another staggering statistic shows us that eight out of 10 people in the United States experience back problems at least one or more times during their lifetime. Read more

Getting tired of the same old pool games? After all, while the traditional games are great, you can only play Marco Polo and Red Light, Green Light for so long.

After looking all over the internet for some new creative games, we put together a list so you can refresh your summer pool games. Read more

We carry three BioGuard products that tend to confuse people because the names are so close together. They are all increasers, and they are Balance Pak 100, Balance Pak 200, and Balance Pak 300.

There is some mystery about what these three powerhouse chemicals do for your pool. David “unpacks the mystery of Balance Pak” in this video and blog post… Read more