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Archive for March, 2013

Looking out your back window at your old pool…how’s that working out for you? Does it make you happy any more?

Old Pool

Do you remember days when you used to have:

  • Kids jumping in and out of the pool
  • Children’s birthday parties
  • Happy guests
  • Lots of smiling faces
  • Fun in your backyard

Now the kids are older and have moved on, perhaps old friends have moved away, and you’re left looking out the back window at memories of what used to be.

How would you like to remodel your pool?

It’s amazing what a newly updated swimming pool can do for your spirits. Just think of seeing the look on your grandchild’s face when she returns to your house to see your newly renovated pool!

When your family and friends are used to seeing the photo above and then they come to visit you and see this:

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Have you checked the chemicals in your pool lately?

Pool Service - Pool Chemicals

Did you know that if the chemicals that balance your pool are out of out of balance – it can harm your pool, its equipment, and your family?

Because the water in your pool is never ‘technically’ replaced, owning a pool means you have a continual battle to keep it in balance.

A balanced pool has proper levels of pH, Total Alkalinity and Calcium Hardness.

It’s really important to understand that pH is the measure of how acidic or alkaline the water is.┬á (Just so you know, pH is a logarithmic scale that starts at 0 and ends at 14 – with 7 being neutral.)

Like the human eye (which typically has a pH of 7.35 – which is slightly alkaline), you want your pool water to have a similar rating.

Easy to remember, right? ­čśë

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