swimming pool service Tag

5 Secrets Most Pool Service Companies Won't Tell You

From Angies List

Finding a swimming pool service company can be a nightmare, as there are no shortage of people willing to take your money and supposedly take care of your swimming pool.  Getting a low price and a nice salesperson doesn't necessarily mean that you are receiving the most professional and thorough pool service available.  This post from Angie's list presents a very informative post about choosing a swimming pool service company that won't leave swimming pool owners holding the bag on hot summer days.

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8 More Useful Smartphone Apps for Your Pool or Hot Tub

From Swim University

Anyone with a smart phone knows that there is an app for pretty much anything these days.  Homeowners are controlling their homes, their finances, and even their transportation needs right from the palm of their hands.  As this post from Matt Giovansici from Swim University outlines, the swimming pool and swimming pool maintenance are not immune from this amazing technological development.

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What are Chloramines?

Pool Chemistry and Swimming Pool Maintenance

From About Home Pool and Patio

We all know the smell:  It harkens one back to their youth at the local swim center or YMCA.  The pungent smell of an "overchlorinated" pool.  Additionally, one remembers burning eyes, itchy skin, and crunchy hair.  What most people fail to understand, unfortunately, is that this situation is not an "overchlorinated" pool, but one that is actually devoid of active chlorine.  This post by About Home explains this dangerous situation which is a very common misconception about how swimming pool chemistry works.  

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10 Off Season Pool Care Tips From The Pros

From Swim University

Experienced pool owners know a very important fact about off-season swimming pool care:  If you ignore your pool for the long winter months, you are making a grave error in judgement.  Pool Care doesn't end when the swimming season does.  Winter and off-season pool care can go great lengths to saving you money in the long run during spring start-up, as well as extending the life of your swimming pool and equipment.  This post from Matt Giovanisci at Swim University gives his interviews with seasoned swimming pool professionals from around the country, including one of Platinum Pools' own,  with their favorite tips for protecting the pool for the winter, and giving your pool the TLC it deserves and needs.

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