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...]

Pool Heaters

Pool Heaters

With the rainy April and cooler than usual weather that we have been experiencing, pool water is not as warm as it typically is by mid-May. Average water temperatures in the Denton area are in the low to mid 70’s. Although according to the National Oceanographic Data Center, 70-78 degrees is … [Read more...]

Swimming Pool Care Tips after the Rains

Rain Rain...

Hallelujah! What a rainy month we had in April in the Dallas/Fort Worth area! This is great news for us, as most DFW area lakes are at or near their capacity for the first time in several years and lawns and gardens seem to be thriving. With that being said, it was difficult on Denton Arts & … [Read more...]

The Big Annual Sale Is Soon–Don’t Miss It!

Big Annual Sale

30 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, April … [Read more...]

Spring Pool Checklist

Spring Checklist

Pools should be a source of fun and relaxation, not a source of constant work and worry. Pool care can be very simple and we have found that being consistent and uniform in chemical treatment, vacuuming, basket cleaning, and filter cleaning are the keys to successful pool care. Pool care is like … [Read more...]

Spring is in the Air

Spring is in the air

With the first day of spring being Friday, March 20th—spring is definitely in the air. While none of us know what the weather will be between now and the end of summer, we can be confident that it will warm up soon and beautiful weather is ahead of us. The Old Farmer’s Almanac forecasts the … [Read more...]

Winter is Finally in the Rear View Mirror

We are right in the middle of the Spring Break period—many area school districts had the break this past week (March 9-13) and other school districts are having this coming week (March 16-20). Both the 10 day forecast and history tells us that we have likely seen the final freeze of the winter. You … [Read more...]

How to Deal with the Freeze Damage

Freezing Pipes

WOW!   What a wild week that it has been, as we have experienced it all: rain, freezing rain, sleet, & snow, and very little sunshine. What can really be difficult on pool equipment is consecutive number of hours below freezing—of which we had the longest streak thus far this winter of 40+ … [Read more...]

Now is a Great Time to Renovate Your Swimming Pool

Pool Renovation

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...]