Fall is a Great Time of Year to Enjoy Your Swimming Pool

It appears that the DFW area might have experienced our last 100 degree day of the summer, which leaves us with 13 days, which is less than our average of 18 days at or above 100 degrees. Following is how the last 5 years shape up: 2015—13 2014—14 2013—28 2012—36 2011—71 (record … [Read more...]

Tips for Having a Great Pool Party This Labor Day Weekend

Labor Day weekend is typically a big weekend for swimming pool parties. With the relatively mild weather that we have been experiencing as of late—pools and backyards are a great place to be this coming weekend! Following is a checklist to assure that your Labor Day weekend pool party goes as … [Read more...]

Preventing Pool Damage Due to Dry Weather

This has been a very interesting pool season. We started out with record rainfall in April & May, and now we are in the midst of an extremely dry period. August 18th is the 41st straight day of no precipitation, which is the third longest dry stretch since records have been kept … [Read more...]

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

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

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

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

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!

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!

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...]