Should I use a swimming pool cover?

There are two different kinds swimming pool covers — nets and solid covers. The first variety, the net, is designed to be child and animal proof. The net will not allow a child or pet to sink below the surface, but does nothing to warm the pool or protect it from debris. The second variety.. read more →

Does your swimming pool need acid washing?

Acid washes, otherwise known as chemical washes, are designed to freshen the plaster, remove stains, algae and dirt, but not etch the plaster. There are two major kinds of washes, acid and chlorine. Chlorine washes are designed specifically to target algae on the surface of the plaster, and it can help lighten and bleach the.. read more →

Not all swimming pool skimmer nets are created equal

Winter storms in Phoenix often come with lots of wind as cold fronts sweep into the state. Wind means lots of debris in the pool. Skimmer nets are just one of many tools that will help keep your swimming pool sparkling clean. There are two categories of skimmer nets – flat and scoop. Flat nets.. read more →