Swimming pools are beautiful. The equipment that goes along with them? Not so much.

Check out our tips on how to hide pool equipment with landscaping. Your backyard will look so much better! Read more

My water is green. My pool is cloudy. The kids are complaining that their eyes are itchy. I’m having a party, now what? The dog jumped in the pool. I had a party and “ick!”

We hear these things all the time, and our best advice is, “Bring us a water sample – we test it for free!” Read more

Saltwater pools are favored for their simpler and gentler approach to pool care, and they are our favorite kind of pool.

They do have some unique needs when compared to traditional chlorine pools, and with our partner, BioGuard, we offer you the Mineral Springs System to meet your salt pool needs and enhance the saltwater experience.

Look to a certified salt pool expert

A Certified Salt Pool Expert has been trained to understand exactly what is needed to keep a salt pool performing at peak condition. They also understand why you chose a salt pool in the first place and will work hard to maintain your satisfaction with that choice.

The Mineral Springs Program

The Mineral Springs system utilizes easy-to-apply minerals and a chlorine generator to produce a chlorine sanitizer. It takes only five minutes a week to maintain – in fact, once you’ve begun the system, you only have to add the Renewal® product once a week. That’s it!

BioGuard’s Mineral Springs Program is ideal for:

  • Pools equipped with any chlorine generator
  • Frequent travelers or vacation-takers
  • Those looking for the luxuries of a mineral pool
  • Pools of any size or surface

Two easy steps!

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Mineral Springs System Beginnings® – A proprietary blend of minerals added to pool water at start-up:

  • Foundation of Mineral Springs line
  • Uses SilkGuard® & SunShield® technology
  • Prevents scale from forming
  • Makes water soft and gentle



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Mineral Springs System Renewal® – Replenish mineral levels and adjust pH, keeping water soft and clear:

  • Maintains problem-free water, established from Beginnings
  • Prevents scale
  • Makes water silky smooth
  • High purity salt, balancer, clarifier all in one
  • Recommended to apply weekly


Owning a swimming pool is easier than you think. In fact, anyone can handle pool maintenance as long as they understand some pool basics!

Whether you’re thinking about installing a swimming pool, or you already have one, you’ll find tips for helping you understand your pool and its parts better. We’ll touch on how to clean it and maintain it. Read more

At Townley Pool and Spa, David and Jessica leave their pool open all year long.

While it’s nice to look at and provides backyard ambiance year round, they like to take advantage of the pool during chilly winter, too. In this article, we meet the electric heat pump and show you how you can enjoy your swimming pool year round, too. Read more

Did you know that using phosphate testing to keep your phosphate levels low helps reduce pool problems?

Did you also know it’s important to consistently test for phosphates and maintain levels below 125ppb? In this article, we look at the importance of phosphate testing and removal. Read more

We are your pool opening experts, and we are here to open your pool for you! It’s time to get on the schedule! Read more

Like most of us, you like to shop around to find the best value on the products you purchase. You might have also found that on occasion buying cheaper products often means inferior products.

This is very true when it comes to buying chemicals for your pool or hot tub.

We’re all smart consumers, and we have many choices when it comes to purchasing. But, does cheaper always mean better?

In this article, we answer the question, “Does it matter where you buy your pool chemicals?”

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Watch as David introduces you to our three styles of chlorine tablets at various price points. Stop by today during our CHEMICAL SALE and let us help you get stocked for the swim season. Read more

Taking care of your heart is extra important, and it’s something you hear a lot about in February since it’s National Heart Month.

Here at Townley Pool and Spa, we think about heart health all the time because swimming is our business, and it’s our favorite type of exercise. Read more