Tips on Operating, Care, Installation & Maintenance
For many homeowners, the start of swimming pool season is at hand. But, it’s also the start of a season full of clutter and mess around the pool. Pool floats, pool toys, life vests, and towels can often be found strewn around the pool deck — flung over chairs, floating in the pool, sunk to the bottom of the pool…
Keeping pool gear neat and tidy doesn’t have to be a chore when you have a pool organizing station to help. The Pool Pantry is one such organizer. The space-saving Pool Pantry keeps floats, toys, and other pool accessories neatly contained so that the pool area remains uncluttered and easy to navigate. When… Continue reading
Yesterday, the Consumer Product Safety Commission issued a recall on pool drain safety covers that is expected to affect many pool owners and operators across the country. Up to one million pools and spas could be affected. “The recalled drain covers were incorrectly rated to handle the flow of water … which could pose a possible entrapment hazard,” stated the press release from the CPSC. In cases where retrofit or replacement drain covers are necessary, the manufacturer will be responsible for paying for parts and labor. Pools needing a replacement should be shut down until arrangements can be made to correct the faulty drain covers. Please see the list below to find out if your anti-entrapment drain covers are… Continue reading
The last thing most people want to do once they’re in the swimming pool is get out of the swimming pool. Sure, getting out is necessary sometimes, but it would be great to be able to enjoy that refreshing water as long as possible. Whether it’s lunch time, snack time, or party time, you can stay in the pool longer thanks to Pool Party Pool Furniture which is designed to go in the shallow end of your pool.
Pool Party Pool Furniture is not floating furniture, nor is it affixed in any way to the pool’s bottom. Two key ingredients make this pool furniture unique. First, the furniture pieces are designed to fill quickly with… Continue reading
Pool renovation can be a tough process, especially at this time of year when all you want to do is get your pool open and start swimming. Making small, easy changes in the perfect way to spruce up the appearance of your pool without the time and cost of extensive makeovers. Borderlines adhesive borders are a great addition. They transform the appearance of above and in ground pools! Whether you are covering a worn, faded border made into your liner or just looking for change, applying any of the six available designs will add an instant “facelift” to your pool. They are great for fiberglass, vinyl, acrylic or stainless steel finishes. Easy to apply and complete with an installation kit,… Continue reading
You can help set a world record on June 14, 2011, when you join the “World’s Largest Swimming Lesson” in your community. The goal of this event is to raise awareness about the importance of teaching children how to swim. A whopping 3,971 people from 34 states and 5 countries participated in this event in 2010 — you can help break that record in 2011.
The “World’s Largest Swimming Lesson” was put together by a coalition of the nation’s leading water safety and training organizations, including the International Swim Instructors Association, National Recreation and Parks Association, United States Swim School Association, and the World Waterpark Association, among others. By raising awareness about water… Continue reading