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Warmer Weather: How to Alter Your Pool Chemicals

As the Florida spring arrives, it is time to start thinking about getting your pool primed for the swimming season. When opening your pool, our favorite approach is to take stock of what chemicals you have on hand as well as checking other pool supplies like your net, brush, skimmer, lights, and other accessories to

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Delamination of Pool Plaster

As the name suggests, pool plaster delamination is a situation where the new coat of plaster has separated from the old layer beneath. Small pop-off areas the size of a quarter may not be indicative of large scale bond failure. Spray a hose on an empty plastered pool, and you may “hear” areas of delamination

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Stain Prevention with Dr. Pool

Hello, I’m Dr. Pool, and today’s class will focus on the prevention of stains, on inground pool plaster surfaces. It’s a topic that has all the elements of a good chemical story, with great play between the main characters – a semi-porous cementitious surface, 1000’s of charged particles, and of course, water. Let’s start with

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Saltwater vs. Chlorine Systems

Both saltwater and chlorine systems are used to clean spas and swimming pools. Chlorine is a powerful chemical that will kill any pathogen it comes in contact with, even at trace amounts, making it an ideal choice for keeping pools clean and safe to use. Both salt and chlorine systems require that you check the

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10 Aquatic Exercises to Do in Your New Pool

Pool (aquatic) exercise provides many benefits, including an ideal environment to exercise throughout the year. The buoyancy of the water supports a portion of your body weight making it easier to move in the water and improve your flexibility. The water also provides resistance to movements, which helps to strengthen muscles. Pool exercises can also

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The Perks of Using Fiberglass to Revitalize Aging Swimming Pools

Without a sturdy and leakproof pool interior finish, your swimming pool won’t be very useful. Such a large volume of water needs to be kept in a pool basin that is not only attractive but also sturdy, something that becomes a challenge in older pools. Deterioration to a pool’s finish is virtually inevitable, due to

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It’s Almost Winter: Is Your Pool Ready?

The winter brings about plenty of changes; not only do you swap out your summer wardrobe for your winter selection and start preparing for holiday gatherings and parties, but you also must consider how to prepare your backyard pool for incoming cold. Your preparation will ultimately be determined by your geography. Pools in Pennsylvania need

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Winterizing Your Pool in Florida

With the colder months coming up, many northern states close or “winterize” their pools. This includes draining the pool, emptying the pipes, and covering/sealing the top to prevent the water from freezing and damaging any plumbing or the surface of the pool. However, in Florida, there is no need for such action. In fact, there

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POOLCORP LIGHTSTREAM FINANCING

Need help financing your new pool or spa? Got good to excellent credit?
We now offer PoolCorp’s LightStream Financing, click here to find out more.
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