This Swimming Pool Season, Focus on the Fun

This Swimming Pool Season, Focus on the Fun

The swimming pool season in South Florida has already begun and homeowners throughout the region are enjoying fun in the sun with their family and friends in their backyards. Most swimming pool owners agree that the best thing about their pool is being able to entertain whenever they want. But the worst thing is all the work and maintenance pools require. This swimming pool, spend more time having fun with the people you love and less time worrying about your pool's upkeep by leaving it up...

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Swimming Pool Season Is Right Around the Corner

Swimming Pool Season Is Right Around the Corner

Sometimes it's hard to tell the difference between spring and summer in Florida. They both feature warm temperatures, plenty of sunshine, and lots of visitors from up north. If you have taken your swimming pool out of service for Florida's brief winter, spring is the time to get it ready for another summer of fun in the sun. Here are a few tips to get you started. Pool Service Fort Lauderdale -- Clean Your Cover A pool cover is an effective way to keep your pool clean while it is not in...

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Can I Put Fish in My Swimming Pool?

Can I Put Fish in My Swimming Pool?

Some homeowners have some pretty radical ideas about their backyard swimming pools. We've even heard about one pool owner who wanted to make their swimming experience more realistic by stocking their pool with live fish. This is a bad idea for a number of different reasons. While some homeowners are decorating their property with water effects featuring live fish -- such as koi ponds -- adding fish to your swimming pool is not the answer. Pool Service Pompano Beach -- Swimming Pool Water ...

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Spring Is by Far Florida’s Best Weather Season

Spring Is by Far Florida's Best Weather Season

While it rarely gets that cold in Florida even in the dead of winter, spring offers the best of everything in the Sunshine State. Starting in about mid-March, spring weather in Florida offers cool nights, warm days, and comfortable humidity levels. The weather is perfect for opening windows and letting the fresh air blow away all the old, stale air that has built up all winter. Pool Service Fort Lauderdale -- Preparing Your Pool for Spring Spring is also the ideal time to schedule an ap...

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Protecting Yourself from the Sun’s Harmful UV Rays

Protecting Yourself from the Sun's Harmful UV Rays

Relaxing around your backyard swimming pool while enjoying the sun's warming rays is one of life's genuine pleasures. But like anything else, too much of a good thing can be bad for you. Overexposure to the sun's ultraviolet (UV) rays can cause uncomfortable sunburn. And eventually it can even lead to the development of skin cancer in some people. Yet sunbathing in moderation is likely safe, as long as you use a few sensible safety measures. Pool Service Pompano Beach -- Dress for Suc...

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Your Backyard Pool Offers Romantic Valentine’s Day Setting

Your Backyard Pool Offers Romantic Valentine's Day Setting

Whether it's because it comes right on the heels of the holidays or due to its being smack dab in the center or winter, Valentine's Day always seems to sneak up on people. No wonder many Valentine's Days are marked by frantic trips to the florist, or rushing to the jeweler's for a last-minute gift. This year, plan ahead by hosting a romantic Valentine's Day date around your backyard swimming pool. Boca Raton Pool Cleaning Services -- Winter is for Swimming One of the biggest benefits...

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Myth Busting: Swimming within an Hour of Eating

Myth Busting: Swimming within an Hour of Eating

Your mother may have warned you against swimming within an hour after eating. But your mother was wrong. The myth goes like this: You need to wait at least a half hour or an hour after eating because the food in your stomach can cause cramping. And if you suffer cramps while you in the water you can drown. But it turns out not to be true. Hollywood Pool Service -- How Digestion Works When you eat, blood flows to the stomach and the rest of the digestive tract in order to help break d...

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Keep Children Safe by Protecting Your Pool

Keep Children Safe by Protecting Your Pool

Having a backyard swimming pool is one of life's simple pleasures. Relaxing next to your own private pool or hosting a backyard barbecue for your family, friends, or neighbors is often worth the expense of installing and maintaining your pool. But there also are responsibilities that come with pool ownership. The most important responsibility s keeping your family safe, especially its youngest members. Pool Service Pompano Beach -- Swimming Lessons The best way to prevent tragedy is to...

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‘Do I Have to Clean for the Pool Cleaners?’

'Do I Have to Clean for the Pool Cleaners?'

If you have your home cleaned by professional house cleaners, you may find yourself "cleaning" your home in preparation for the maid's arrival, picking up toys, doing the dishes, making beds, and generally doing the job you are paying them to do. So what about professional pool cleaners. When you hire Aqua Buddy to clean your pool, do you need to prepare for our arrival by putting away pool toys, skimming the surface of your pool, and making other preparations before we get there? Of cours...

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Sand Can Be the Enemy of Swimming Pools

Sand Can Be the Enemy of  Swimming Pools

If your backyard swimming pool is located near the ocean, a beach, or even a sandbox, you may be dealing with sand in your pool. Sand can be a big problem for swimming pool owners. When it accumulates on pool bottoms, it can be uncomfortable to walk in your pool. Plus, sandy pools always look dirty no matter how often your pool is cleaned. Pool Service Pompano Beach -- Sand Filters If sand is a problem in your pool, you might want to consider adding a sand filter to your pool mechani...

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