JANUARY FLIP FLOPS – POOL CARE WHEN WINTER WEATHER SEEMS LIKE FLIP FLOP SEASON
What are January Flip Flops? Well, besides the comfy summer shoes that we’re wearing year-round this year, Flip Flop is the name of the game for our weather this winter. Cold and wet (Yay, boots and … Continue reading
After a heavy rain, many pool owners face the task of cleaning up a soggy mess. Once home interiors are repaired, attention turns to cleaning the pool and restoring the water to a healthy, clear, sparking blue. Swimming is the best form of stress relief and relaxation following Mother … Continue reading
Flooding causes devastation to everything in its path. Families are challenged with damaged homes, businesses, schools, vehicles – and often, pools. Once the many “must-do” items are handled, it’s time to repair the pool. What better reward for all that hard work and perseverance! Cooling off and relaxing around … Continue reading
Oh, Mr. Sunshine, how do I love thee, let me count the ways!
We are so happy to welcome some good ole South Louisiana hot weather! It seems so long since we’ve enjoyed the warm sun on our faces. Even driving down I-10 with the rays beating down (and the … Continue reading
Oh, Spring … Oh, Spring … Wherefore art thou, Spring?
Yes, it is with Shakespearean-style longing that we await sunny days in South Louisiana! With the reappearance of cool weather this week, we need to address the effect of a delayed Spring on our swimming pools.
The best thing you … Continue reading
Run your pool equipment continuously during the freeze. You’ll need to change your timers to run the pool equipment at night and continue to run the equipment if freezing temperatures continue into the day. If you have Freeze Protect, your equipment should turn on automatically and will cycle on and … Continue reading
Heavy rains wreak havoc on your beautiful clear blue pool water. Don’t delay treating it, and you can prevent a small problem from turning into a big issue. Here are steps for getting swimming pools back into pristine shape:
1. If the pool is operational after heavy rain, remove … Continue reading
After a heavy rain, many pool owners face the task of cleaning up a soggy mess. Once home interiors are repaired, attention turns to cleaning the pool and restoring the water to a healthy, clear, sparking blue. Swimming is … Continue reading
In South Louisiana, we are accustomed to acting quickly to prepare for incoming hurricanes or storms. We rush to get our groceries, supplies, and gasoline, and still have time to prep the pool. We hope for best and plan for the worst! Here’s a quick checklist to prepare the pool. … Continue reading
Make this the best summer ever with the following 10 tips, time-savers, water-care ideas, and maintenance and safety suggestions for backyard living.
1 – Safety
first. Follow a few commonsense
rules in the backyard and around the pool: keep each child within arm’s length
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