Big Sale Week!

Over 20 years ago, Gohlke Pools started having an annual sale—called The Big Sale!  This is a great opportunity for pool owners to stock up for the season at special discounted prices and to begin preparing for the upcoming pool season.  Following is a schedule of the events planned: Thursday, … [Read more...]

Spring Pool Checklist

Pools should be a source of fun and relaxation, not a source of constant work and worry.  Pool care can be very simple.  Unintentional neglect causes most pool problems.  Being consistent and uniform in chemical treatment, vacuuming, basket cleaning, and filter cleaning are the keys to successful … [Read more...]

The Pros and Cons of Pool Ownership

This has been a rough winter, one in which we heard the following phrases—“polar vortex”, “cobblestone ice”, and “thunder sleet”.  But spring has now arrived!  Before long, these cold weather phrases will be a distant memory and many, including me, which once again be enjoying being … [Read more...]

Pool Season is Near!

Pool season is near!  Hopefully the last freeze of the winter is behind us, and the odds say that it is.  According to Pete Delkus, the average last freeze in the DFW area is March 13th and the latest last freeze on record being April 13th.  With no freezing temperatures forecast in the 10 day … [Read more...]

How Did I Miss “Cobblestone Ice”?

In last week’s column about the cold winter that we have had, I brought up two new weather phrases that I learned this past winter—“polar vortex” and “thunder sleet”.  It was brought to my attention that I missed probably the most popular new weather phrase—“cobblestone ice”! I had a good excuse … [Read more...]

What Is Going On With This Weather?

I am sitting here looking out at ice on the pool deck—the result of the “thunder sleet” that just fell on March 2nd!  Yes, March 2nd!  In the past few weeks, we have been exposed to new weather phrases:  first it was “polar vortex” and today I heard “thunder sleet”. While watching the news … [Read more...]

Is A Swimming Pool Right For My Family?

Although it has been a very cold winter, the weather that we are currently experiencing has many homeowners thinking about being outdoors and the possibility of having a swimming pool installed.  For some, this will be one of the best decisions that they have ever made for their family.  But for … [Read more...]

Updating a Swimming Pool

renovated pool

After a number of years, pools can become outdated and in need of a renovation.  Some pool owners’ desire minor changes and some desire dramatic overhauls.  Due to the availability of new products and materials that weren’t available when the existing pool was constructed, often times the pool looks … [Read more...]

Now is the Time to Plan!

With the number of phone calls that we have received thus far in January, it is obvious that many homeowners have decided that they are not going through another summer without a swimming pool.  Many of them have already begin planning—as we already have quite a few new pools that are in the … [Read more...]

Jacuzzi Hot Tub Christmas Special

$500 off Hot Tubs for Christmas

Call or submit this form by December 31st for an appointment and receive $500 off any Jacuzzi Hot Tub at Gohlke Pools. Ask for Wes Gohlke. 940-384-7665   … [Read more...]