Just what are the dog days of summer? Historically, those are the hottest, most uncomfortable days of summer, usually in July and August.

During the days of Greek and Roman mythology, these days followed the heliacal rising (occurs annually when it first becomes visible above the eastern horizon for a brief moment just before sunrise) of the start Sirius, and this was connected to heat, drought, sudden thunderstorms, lethargy, fever, bad luck, and you guessed it – mad dogs. Read more

If you’re like most of us, you’re very busy, and that leaves little time to bring us a water sample for testing.

And, yet, there your pool sits. While it may look like everything is just fine, looks can be deceiving, and this is where the water test comes in. Read more

Once July rolls around, you’ve probably been enjoying your pool for at least a month, and this brings us about half-way through summer swimming season.

It also makes it time for some special care when it comes to your mid-summer pool treatment. Read more

We’re in the middle of pool season, pool parties are happening nearly every weekend.

Are you looking for some new ideas to liven up your pool parties and do something unique? We’ve put together some ideas for the most creative pool party to get you started.

Pick from small, quiet parties to loud, active, raucous fun! Read more

Sometimes swimming leaves swimmers with red, itchy eyes or a skin rash. Oftentimes, people mistakenly think this is solely due to too much chlorine in the water.

If you have red, itchy eyes, you can most likely blame it on the pee, poop and sweat in the in water. Let’s uncover this mystery… Read more

Yes! And, we can help!

If you’re buying a new home this summer that has a swimming pool, give us a call first! We perform pool inspections so you know just what you’re getting into while providing you a snapshot of the pool’s health. Read more

We’ve talked about pool safety for dogs, but we don’t want to leave our feline friends out. Now that the weather is nice, and summer is here, many of our kitties are spending time outside. Here’s how to keep them safe around the water.

Let’s look at pool safety for cats. Read more

Let’s make this simple – you do your best to keep your pool clean and clear, but you still worry about algae and cloudy water ruining even one precious pool day.

The BioGuard Tru-Blue promise was made for you! The promise eliminates your worry. If algae or cloudy water occurs, you won’t have to pay to fix it. Watch this video to learn more!

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As the centerpiece of your backyard and the hub of summer fun, you want to make sure your swimming pool is ready at all times.

You’ll find that you enjoy your pool more if it’s properly maintained. Plus, you’ll save money in the long run by establishing a summer pool maintenance schedule. Read more

Your dog is not only your family pet, but your best friend. This is why it’s so important to keep your dogs safe in and around water.

Check out these tips for keeping your dog safe in water so you have a safe and healthy swim season.

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