In South Florida, There’s No Such Thing as an Off-Season

In South Florida, There’s No Such Thing as an Off-Season

When you live in South Florida, there's no end to the warm weather. It's why we live here! In South Florida, even in the midst of winter the air temperature rarely gets cool enough to keep us out of our swimming pools. So all year round, we can swim, play, and enjoy our backyard swimming pools even when the rest of the country is shoveling snow and complaining about the slipper, ice-covered streets. How cool is that?! Pool Service Fort Lauderdale -- Attracting the Snowbirds No wonder...

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The DIY Movement Shouldn’t Include Pool Care

The DIY Movement Shouldn’t Include Pool Care

Right now many people are embracing the "DIY" movement, which stands for "Do It Yourself". They are making their own clothes, growing their own food, and even teaching their own children at home rather than sending them to schools. While there is something to be said for self-sufficiency and expanding your knowledge and abilities, not everything should be included as part of the DIY movement. Some things should still be left up to the professionals. And that includes pool care. Pool Servic...

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When Is It Time to Close Your Pool?

When Is It Time to Close Your Pool?

When autumn arrives, many pool owners are faced with the same dilemma: When is the right time to close your backyard swimming pool for the season? The answer depends on a number of different factors including where you live, when the cool temperatures finally arrive, and how often you use your pool. Pool Service Fort Lauderdale -- Location, Location, Location The answer to the first question is usually the simplest. In some parts of South Florida, the weather is often warm enough so tha...

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Preparing Your Pool for a Hurricane

Preparing Your Pool for a Hurricane

Hurricane season is in full swing and South Florida is no stranger to these rare yet dangerous storms. If a hurricane should target your area, the best thing you can do is to get somewhere safe -- especially if you live near the coast or a river, where a storm surge or flooding is likely. But before you take shelter from the storm, here are a few tips to prepare your backyard swimming pool so it can weather the hurricane and remain intact when you return. Pool Service Fort Lauderdal...

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A Clean Pool Is a Status Symbol

A Clean Pool Is a Status Symbol

Imagine this scenario: You have invited a few close friends over for a backyard barbecue-slash-pool party. But when your guests arrive, they discover that your pool water is cloudy, the water temperature is too chilly, and the pool has algae growing on its sides. Embarrassing! Having a clean pool is more than just a safety issue. It's also a status symbol. When guests see that you have a sparkling clean pool that is well-maintained and properly cared for, it reflects positively on you. Po...

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Are You Ready for Some Football? Get Your Pool Ready, Too!

Are You Ready for Some Football? Get Your Pool Ready, Too!

All right, sports fans, it's nearly time for the football season to begin. Whether you are a college fan, a pro football fan, or both, the next few weeks are one of the most exciting times of the whole year. One of the best things about living in South Florida is that you can use your backyard swimming pool to host your fall football parties well into the season. The weather here is sunny and warm enough to enjoy for at least the first four to six games of the season, if not longer. So the...

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When Is It Time to Close the Pool for the Season?

When Is It Time to Close the Pool for the Season?

It may be the height of summer, but in just a few weeks the kids will be going back to school and for many homeowners it will be time to start thinking about shutting down the backyard swimming pool for the season. In South Florida, the temperatures are likely to remain warm enough to swim for many weeks or even months after its too cold in the rest of the country. So when is the best time to shut down your backyard pool for the season? Pool Service Fort Lauderdale -- Time and Temperature ...

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Preparing Your Pool for Summer’s Hottest Weather

Preparing Your Pool for Summer’s Hottest Weather

In South Florida, the weather is warm most of the year. That's what attracts so many visitors to this area in the first place. But in July and August, it can get really hot. And super humid. This combination can make being outdoors uncomfortable, to say the least. That's why in late summer it's more important than ever that your swimming pool is in optimal condition. Pool Service Pompano Beach -- Prepping for the Hottest Weather During the hottest time of the year, your pool needs the m...

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Getting Your Home Ready for Holiday Fun

Getting Your Home Ready for Holiday Fun

Summer is in full swing. And that means holiday party season is underway. Getting your home ready for guests requires a lot of planning. You need to make sure you have enough food, have plenty to drink, and that your home is clean and orderly. And if you have a backyard swimming pool, you also want to make sure that it is clean and safe for your guests to use. Pool Service Pompano Beach -- Pool Party Focal Point If you have a backyard swimming pool, you can be sure that it's going to...

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Don’t Wait to Clean Your Backyard Swimming Pool

Don’t Wait to Clean Your Backyard Swimming Pool

Waiting too long to clean your backyard swimming pool can put the health of your family, neighbors, or anybody else who uses it at risk. When your pool is noticeably dirty, you've already passed the point where it is safe for swimming. Bacteria, algae, mold, and other organisms that can grow in your pool's water, on its walls, in its pipes, and in other areas both seen and unseen can reproduce very quickly. By the time you see them, they already are growing at an alarming rate. Boca Raton ...

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