Is Your Pool Water & Pool Area Getting Too Hot?

Although thus far it has been a very mild summer thus far, it is beginning to get hot as it typically does this time of year. Traditionally one of the solutions to dealing with the summer heat is the cool enjoyment that a swimming pool can provide. That is not always possible in August—as pool water … [Read more...]

Hot Weather Pool Care Tips

cloudyPool

How about this great weather? I know that it is hot, but not as hot as it usually is in July in the Dallas/Fort Worth area this time of year. But regardless of whether it is 95 degrees or 100 degrees, hot weather can create problems for swimming pools even when a routine swimming pool maintenance … [Read more...]

Some Fun Weather Facts About 100 Degree Temperatures

100 Degree Days Ahead

After the record spring rainfall that we received, we have been fortunate to have a fairly mild summer thus far and it has been really good weather for enjoying the outdoors. I am thinking that typically by mid-June we have had several 100 degree days. But after doing some research (thanks to the … [Read more...]

Swimming Pools: Eye, Skin, & Hair Care

hair, eyes, skin care

With the heavy spring rains finally over and with temperatures heating up, many are enjoying their swimming pool. As swimming pools are being enjoyed, it is important to try to prevent irritants such as eye & skin irritation, sunburn, and hair discoloration. Following is some information to help … [Read more...]

July 4th Pool Party Planning Tips

Pre July 4th Sale

The July 4th weekend is traditionally the biggest weekend of the year for pool use. With Independence Day falling on a Saturday this year, the party will likely be all weekend. In addition, with the relatively mild weather that we have been experiencing as of late—pools and backyards are a great … [Read more...]

It Is Going To Be a Great Summer!

after the rain

The Rain What an interesting (and wet) spring that we have had—it has been a record breaker! In April, we received much more rain than normal, but then the record-breaking May arrived. Now that the rain appears to be over for a while, let’s look back on it. In May, it rained 24 out of 30 days … [Read more...]

School Is Out For the Summer!

School's Out for Summer

Graduation time is here and this group of high school seniors will now prepares to enter the next chapter of their lives. Although I remember high school graduation and the mixed emotions that I had, I have nothing but great memories of the feeling of freedom that the last day of school would bring … [Read more...]

Treatment for Brown Pool Due to Recent Flooding

Flooding

Due to the recent flooding that the Denton area has experienced, some pools have turned brown. Depending on the severity of the problem, in some cases it might be necessary to drain and refill the pool. But we have found that in most cases, the following treatment will solve the … [Read more...]

Enjoy Your Memorial Day Weekend

Open Memorial Day

Memorial Day weekend is coming up and is traditionally considered the beginning of swim season. If you are the pool owner, hopefully by now your plans are in place for this weekend—the yard is mowed, the food is planned, the guests are invited, and the pool is ready!   Following are some last minute … [Read more...]

Dealing with Pool Problems after all of this Rain

Rain Rain...

I don’t know about you, but I am ready for this rain to stop! I have lived in my current house since 1999 and I do not recall the road to my house ever having been closed due to high water—which it was this morning (Monday, May 11th). I live approximately 10 miles north of Denton and have received … [Read more...]