How Rain Affects Your Pool Water

How Rain Affects Your Pool Water

While not often considered by pool owners, rain water can seriously affect your pool. In this article we will review the various ways that rain water can affect your pool, and give you our recommendations for how to combat these effects. Water Balance The biggest way...
ENERGY SAVING TIPS FOR POOLS IN OTTAWA

ENERGY SAVING TIPS FOR POOLS IN OTTAWA

ENERGY SAVING TIPS FOR POOLS IN OTTAWA Most people agree that pools are a ton of fun. Most people also agree that if you’re not careful they can cost a lot to run. As hydro rates continue to climb, pool owners are increasingly looking for ways to make their pools more...
SIGNS THAT YOUR POOL WATER IS OUT OF BALANCE

SIGNS THAT YOUR POOL WATER IS OUT OF BALANCE

SIGNS THAT YOUR POOL WATER IS OUT OF BALANCE Unbalanced pool water can lead to a whole host of issues with your pool. In this article, we will show you a few simple signs that your pool water is out of balance. But first, what is “balanced” water anyway? What Is Water...
HOW TO GET PREPARED FOR THE POOL SEASON

HOW TO GET PREPARED FOR THE POOL SEASON

HOW TO GET PREPARED FOR THE POOL SEASON It’s no secret that the swimming season in Canada is relatively short. A little preparation can go a long way towards ensuring that you get the most out of this short season. With that in mind, here are a few things that you can...
POOL CLOSING MISTAKES

POOL CLOSING MISTAKES

POOL CLOSING MISTAKES Every year, pool owners around Ottawa make basic mistakes when closing their pools. These mistakes can cause a host of problems; from simply making the pool opening harder than it needs to be, to reducing the lifespan of the pool equipment....
POOL MYTHS

POOL MYTHS

POOL MYTHS Although “modern” swimming pools (ignoring ancient versions like the Roman baths) have been around since the mid-19th century, there are still many myths and misconceptions floating around about them. Today, we will help to dispel a few of the more common...