Residential

Dec 14

How to Fix Your Pool Lights

There are several ways to illuminate the pool and pool area. There can be exterior floodlights, landscaping lighting, pole lights, underwater lights and pool house lighting. What we will be reviewing in this article is common underwater lighting in concrete swimming pools. We recommend that someone experienced... read more →
Mar 16
Nov 14

How the 2008 VGB Act Affects Your Swimming Pool in 2014

The Virginia Graeme Baker Pool & Spa Safety Act (VGB Act) went into effect in 2008. This law was established to reduce the incidents of suction entrapment in swimming pools. It affected the main drains, equalizer covers and pool pumps. All commercial pools and spas had to... read more →
Oct 15

Curing Your New Pool Surface

Resurfacing your pool is one of the largest investments you will have regarding your swimming pool. The resulting appearance and longevity of the pool surface is determined by the care provided in the first four weeks after the... read more →
Aug 15

Identify Common Leaks at Your Pool Pump

Swimming pool pumps come in many sizes and shapes. Some are big, some are small, but the most common pumps are three horsepower or less and have two threaded connections at the piping system, where the water is drawn in and then pushed out. This... read more →
Sep 15

Calling All Volunteers for Swimming Pools

It may have been a long-standing tradition that the management of your community swimming pool has been largely due to the volunteer efforts of your membership. For the longest time, this may have worked. However, there are many factors that... read more →
Aug 15

Swimming Pool Water Quality Basics

Is there really a product you can add to the pool to detect urine? Unfortunately, no, it does not exist. This has been a tactic used by savvy parents and grandparents to encourage children not use... read more →