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

Sanitizing is the most important step to pool care! Here’s a brief description of the role sanitizers play in protecting swimmers in your pool, plus the things that impact its effectiveness. Let’s look a the importance of pool sanitizers. Read more

You’ve had the guests. Your pool has seen a ton of people. Your bather loads were through the roof. Now what?

Well, just like you are most likely having to clean your house and your backyard, you need to clean your swimming pool, too.

Let’s look at your pool maintenance after the pool party. Read more

Jessica is back to talk about how to care for your swimming pool when you’re on vacation.

Watch to learn some of her suggestions for taking care of your pool while you’re gone. And don’t forget – give us a call and set up your pool care! We can stop by and take care of your pool while you’re gone, too!

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We all love swimming in our pools during the summer to cool off from the heat, but what do you do when your swimming pool water is hot?

In this article, we take a look at how to keep your pool cool so it’s still the refreshing oasis on an otherwise hot and humid day. Read more

While we love rain because it helps our lawn and often cools the temperature, massive rains can reek havoc on a swimming pool. In this article we look at maintaining your pool’s water level. Read more

Are you ready to see your pool in hi-def?

Do you have clear, blue pool water because you’ve done the basics by adding chlorine to kill bacteria, a bit of shock to remove contaminants and an algicide to prevent unwanted blooms?

If so, that’s great!

You’re a smart pool owner. But believe it or not, your pool could look even better.

We’re going to show you how to see your pool in Hi-Def! Read more

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

Consider running your swimming pool this winter. David and Jessica leave theirs open because it’s so much prettier all season long!

In this article, we explain how you can leave your pool open and what you need to do to take care of it. Read more

It’s fall, and that means the leaves are falling. That means you want to get them out of the pool in the proper way.

In this video, our president, David Townley, tells just how to do leaf removal right. Read more

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