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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In Florida, Swimming Pools and the Holidays Go Together

In Florida, Swimming Pools and the Holidays Go Together

While in most places people are wishing for a "White Christmas", South Florida residents are more likely to spend the holidays around their swimming pool than they are building a snowman. Temperatures in the Fort Lauderdale area during the holiday system usually are warm enough to swim outdoors, at least during the day. So this holiday season, get your pool ready for some holiday fun in the sun. Pool Service Fort Lauderdale -- Extended Holiday Forecast While Christmas is still a couple ...

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Dress Up Your Deck with New Pool Furniture

Dress Up Your Deck with New Pool  Furniture

If you are tired of the way your backyard swimming pool area looks, maybe it's time to make a change. While it's not usually practical to replace the pool itself, you can improve the way your deck looks by investing in some new pool furniture. Dressing up your pool area with new furniture can bring new life to a tired, worn area of your home. With simply a few new deck chairs, a new table, and a new umbrella or two you can transform your boring old backyard into a lively area where your famil...

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Winter Is the Ideal Time for Pool Maintenance

Winter Is the Ideal Time for Pool Maintenance

Pool season in Florida lasts much longer than it does in colder, northern states. But eventually, there does come a time when it is too cold to swim. While brief, winter in Florida is the ideal time to do required maintenance on your backyard swimming pool. Pool Service Fort Lauderdale -- When Is Winter in Florida? Generally, late November through early March is when temperatures are coolest in Florida. Of course, cool is a relative term. In places like Chicago or Minneapolis, the te...

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How Long Can You Keep Your Pool Open this Fall?

How Long Can You Keep Your Pool Open this Fall?

Summer is officially over and fall has arrived in South Florida. So how long can you expect to keep your swimming pool open? In the north, most pool owners living in cold weather climates start to think about closing their pool right around Labor Day. After all, there are no guarantees that the warm weather is going to last any more than a couple of more weeks. But in South Florida, the hot weather is likely to stick around a lot longer. And that means that there is no rush to close your b...

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How to Tell When It’s Time to Repaint Your Pool

How to Tell When It’s Time to Repaint Your Pool

If you have a cement in-ground swimming pool at some point in time you probably are going to have to repaint it. Swimming pools use a special kind of paint that is more durable and long-lasting than ordinary paint. But it won't last forever. Pool Service Fort Lauderdale -- How Often to Paint Your Pool How frequently you will need to repaint your in-ground cement swimming pool depends on a lot of different factors. Weather is an important determining factor. If your summers are very h...

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You Should Enjoy Your Pool, Not Worry About It

You Should Enjoy Your Pool, Not Worry About It

Backyard swimming pools were created for one reason: For homeowners to kick back, relax, and spend a little time having fun with the people they love. When you have a backyard swimming pool, you should spend your precious free time enjoying it. You shouldn't have to waste your time off from work cleaning, maintaining, and worrying about the safety of your pool. Pool Service Fort Lauderdale -- Leave It to the Professionals There are some things that should be left to the professionals, s...

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