It's A Blooming Mess: Dealing With Algae Blooms In Your Pool

One of the most common problems to plague homeowners with a swimming pool is algae blooms. These occur when improperly treated swimming pool water is exposed to algae spores. There are many sources for algae exposure, including leaves, debris and even your body. Understanding how to identify the type of algae you are dealing with is the first step to clearing it out of your pool quickly. Here's a look at what you need to know. [Read More]

5 Spa Accessories Ideal For Winter Use

The cold days of winter may want to keep you indoors, unless you have the warmth and comfort of an outdoor hot tub. Using a hot tub in the winter can be soothing, relaxing, and create all kinds of fun during the holiday season. If you're looking into purchasing Cal spas for the winter season, then you may want to purchase a lot more than just the spa. The following five accessories are ideal for winter use and can make the hot tub a lot more comfortable during the cold months. [Read More]

7 Tips for Safe Swimming

During the summer, swimming is a great way to cool off. However, if pool safety is ignored, your family can be at risk. About 10 unintentional drownings occurred each day from 2005–09, and two of those ten are 14 year old or less. Here are a few safety tips to follow the next time you and your family go swimming: Learn to Swim One of the best protective measures for water safety is knowing how to swim. [Read More]

3 Things You Want To Consider To Make Your Pool Safer After Renovation

If you have an old pool, it may be time to have renovations done to make it like new again. While there are some things that you may do to make your pool attractive, there are also improvements that can help make it a safer place to enjoy. You may want to consider things like an automated cover, slip-resistant decking and safety drain improvements. Here are some things you may want to have done during your pool renovations: [Read More]