Lower the Cost of Running Your Hot Tub: 8 Tips

Lower the Cost of Running Your Hot Tub: 8 Tips

The best way to lower the cost of running your hot tub is to first understand what is costing you the most money. The most expensive part of running a hot tub is powering up the heating element. Almost all hot tubs are heated using an electrical resistance coil. As electrical energy is run through […]

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Don’t Let Your Spa Make You Sick!

Don’t Let Your Spa Make You Sick!

Keeping your spa water fresh and clean is the #1 rule of spa ownership. Don’t let your spa water make you sick! It is critical that you drain your spa as often as every three months. Aqua Magazine says: “The average person brings 100 million bacteria into the water. These join other living organisms such […]

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Pool Landscaping to Love

Pool Landscaping to Love

When it comes to your poolside oasis, beautiful landscaping can add both an aesthetic appeal and functionality. Set yourself up for success with plants that compliment your space and bring you joy. Landscaping vs. Hardscaping Whether you’re starting from scratch or sprucing up an existing patio area, you will want to account for both landscaping […]

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Tracy’s Tips: Checking Pool Floats and Toys for Leaks

Tracy’s Tips: Checking Pool Floats and Toys for Leaks

When the time comes to open your pool and put the cover away for the season, here are a few tips to help maintain the integrity of your cover while in storage. Make sure your pool cover is completely dry before storing. Most safety covers are mesh, and can be folded and put in the mesh […]

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Tracy’s Tips: The Tennis Ball Trick

Tracy’s Tips: The Tennis Ball Trick

When the time comes to open your pool and put the cover away for the season, here are a few tips to help maintain the integrity of your cover while in storage. Make sure your pool cover is completely dry before storing. Most safety covers are mesh, and can be folded and put in the mesh […]

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Pool Cleaners: Suction Side, Pressure Side or Robotic?

Pool Cleaners: Suction Side, Pressure Side or Robotic?

If you’re short on time, or just prefer to spend your time on more traditionally enjoyable activities, consider investing in a pool cleaner to handle some of your pool maintenance. When considering pool cleaners, you will want to investigate which type of cleaner is right for your situation. Let’s discuss the options. 1. Suction Side […]

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10 Pool Chemical Storage Safety Tips

10 Pool Chemical Storage Safety Tips

Keeping your spa water fresh and clean is the #1 rule of spa ownership. Don’t let your spa water make you sick! It is critical that you drain your spa as often as every three months.  Aqua Magazine says: “The average person brings 100 million bacteria into the water. These join other living organisms such […]

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Tracy’s Tips: Bubble Solar Cover Installation

Tracy’s Tips: Bubble Solar Cover Installation

When the time comes to open your pool and put the cover away for the season, here are a few tips to help maintain the integrity of your cover while in storage. Make sure your pool cover is completely dry before storing. Most safety covers are mesh, and can be folded and put in the mesh […]

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Mosquito-Free Poolscapes

Mosquito-Free Poolscapes

Nothing ruins a pool day like a swarm of relentless mosquitoes ready to make you the main course at the BBQ. Don’t let pesky, disease-carrying pests ruin your time. Consider these ideas to make your pool area less appealing to mosquitoes. Integrate Your Approach When it comes to mosquito management, you’ll want to use a […]

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Pool Chemistry: The Balancing Act

Pool Chemistry: The Balancing Act

Whether you are new to pool ownership or are just looking for a refresher course, balancing your pool chemistry doesn’t have to be a daunting task. The key to a clean and clear swimming pool is to ensure your pool water is both balanced and sanitized. Check out our quick guide, followed by a more […]

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