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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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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How Often Should You Clean Your Pool? It Depends

How Often Should You Clean Your Pool? It Depends

The one question our outreach team always gets from new clients is, "How often should I have my pool cleaned?" The answer depends on a number of different factors. Pools come in different sizes. Some are used much more often than others. Then there are things to consider like weather, season, and other external factors that can influence the frequency of your pool cleaning. Our goal is to provide you with the cleanest, safest pool possible. So we will take all of these factors and more int...

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New Pool? Schedule Your First Pool Service Appointment Today!

New Pool? Schedule Your First Pool Service Appointment Today!

If you have recently installed a swimming pool in the backyard of your home or purchased a house that already has a pool, it's important to schedule a pool service appointment before using your pool for the first time. Homeowners who have never had a pool before may not be familiar with the necessary steps to prepare the pool for use by family and friends. A pool that hasn't been properly prepped by pool service professionals may not be safe and could even cause people to become sick. Pool...

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What Temperature Should Your Pool Water Be?

What Temperature Should Your Pool Water Be?

In some households, the temperature of the pool water is one of those never-ending debates. Some people like their pool water a little cooler than the outdoor air. Others like their pool to essentially be like a giant hot tub. There is no one definitive answer to what is the proper pool water temperature. Even competitive swimmers competing in the Olympics are bound to find a wide variation in pool temperatures from race to race. Pool Service Fort Lauderdale -- Going to Extremes General...

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Swimming Pools Need Spring Cleaning, Too!

Swimming Pools Need Spring Cleaning, Too!

One of the benefits of living in Florida is that the weather allows us to use our swimming pools nearly all year long. If you have an indoor pool, this is certainly the case. But even if you have an outdoor pool, depending on where in Florida you live you may be able to enjoy your pool even during the months when winter is cruelest up north. When you use your pool all the time, you need to make sure it's kept clean and properly serviced. And at least once per year, you should give it a tho...

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This Pool Season, Leave the Cleaning and Maintenance to Us!

This Pool Season, Leave the Cleaning and Maintenance to Us!

Having a backyard swimming pool is one of life's simple pleasures. Whether you have an in-ground pool or an above-ground pool, you can enjoy the fun and excitement of swimming, socializing, and even just hanging out all in the comfort and security of your own backyard. But having a pool also can be a lot of work. And after the first couple of years of having your own pool, the labor of cleaning and maintaining your pool can take away from the pleasure of enjoying it. Pool Service Fort Laud...

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Glass and Pools Don’t Mix

Glass and Pools Don't Mix

There's nothing better than enjoying a refreshing cold drink while relaxing next to your backyard swimming pool. When the sun is out and the temperatures and humidity are soaring, having something cool to drink isn't a luxury, it's a necessity. But if you accidentally break a glass or a bottle and the broken glass somehow gets into your pool, you're going to have a real problem on your hands. It's probably going to be necessary to drain the entire pool and completely clean up even the smalles...

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