The New Pool Owner’s Discovery
If you have recently added a new backyard swimming pool to your home, you probably have made the unexpected discovery that every pool owner eventually makes: Swimming pools require a lot of work to maintain. When you were dreaming of adding a pool, you probably imagined fun pool parties with your family and friends, relaxing moments floating in the water all alone, and quality family-time around as you relaxed around your pool after a long day at work. What you probably didn't imagine is a...Read More
The Three Elements of Pool Service
When you hire the professional pool technicians at Aqua Buddy to care for your pool, you are actually hiring us to do three jobs instead of just one. Our experienced, knowledgeable employees have the skills and abilities to keep your pool looking its best. Plus, we will keep your family and your guests safe by monitoring and continually balancing your pool chemicals. Finally, we will look after your pool equipment so that it is always operating optimally. Pool Service Fort Lauderdale -- Po...Read More
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...Read More
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...Read More
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...Read More
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...Read More
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 ...Read More
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...Read More
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...Read More
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...Read More