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What is the best level for the water in my swimming pool?

A question we often get asked is “How high should the water in my pool be?”   This spring we’ve had some rain…some days quite heavy and we’ve had some periods of dry weather- in the same month.  Hello Florida!

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How to protect my pool equipment when it drops below freezing.

Recently we had an instance where the overnight temperature was forecast to drop below freezing. Rarely does this occur here in the “Sunshine” state, but when it does, it always triggers calls from customers asking what should they do to

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It’s too cold to use our pool, so I think I should cancel my pool service.

Your children are very busy with sports and after school activities, the weather is starting to cool and your pool isn’t being used. Now what do you do? Does this mean it’s time to cancel your weekly pool service with

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I think my pool has a leak!!

It’s funny because we can almost predict that this time of year our customers will approach us saying “your adding water every week when you visit and I’m adding it in between…I think my pool has a leak!” We’ve now

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Running my pump is expensive!!! How long must it run each day?

Yes, running a pool pump does add to your total monthly electric bill however, it must be done. But just how many hours a day you run your pump will help you keep your cost at a minimum. State codes

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Benefits of using a salt chlorine generator

Chlorine is the  most popular way to sanitize a swimming pool. However, saltwater swimming pools have become more popular because of their many advantages. Let’s discuss a few of the advantages of saltwater swimming pools. Comfort Salt water is softer on your

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My pools water level is too high. How do I drain some out?

Yes, this is a frequent question we get this time of year. It’s summer and those afternoon showers are almost a daily occurrence dropping upwards of 3-4″ of rain in a relatively short time. This combined with an ill pitched

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Hello Hurricane Season Part 2: After the Storm

So Now what….We sincerely hope that there has been no storms but in the event there has, here is what the Florida Pool Association suggests:  REACTIVATION How should I remove debris from the pool? Use a “pool rake” or other

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Hello Hurricane Season Part 1: Before the Storm

The official start of Hurricane season is upon us.  Do you have your families storm preparation, emergency plan and evacuation plan in place? Do your plans include steps to secure your pool before the storm arrives? They Should! Now is the time

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How to save money by using stabilizer in your salt generated pool

If you have a “salt pool” you have a machine capable of generating, depending upon the size of your unit, between 1-3 pounds of chlorine a day. So, when you need  to increase the level of chlorine in your pool

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