Top Chlorine Generator Myths

Dale KreviazukSalt Water Pool Conversions, Uncategorized

MYTH #1 – Salt Systems are maintenance free Set it and forget it! Salt systems are rather low-maintenance, but not maintenance-free. Especially when you compare it to a chlorine feeder, which has no moving parts, no sensors, no circuit boards and no electrified metal plates, or salt cell. Maintaining a salt system is not difficult, often just an occasional cleaning of … Read More

Facts about Swimming Pool Chemicals

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There are several categories of Swimming Pool chemicals, each performing one type of function or another. In order to effectively use Swimming Pool chemicals, you should understand the specific function of each type of chemical. There are six categories of chemicals used to maintain a Swimming Pool. They are: 1. Sanitizers: Common trade names: Chlorine, Bromine, Sodium hyprchlorite (liquid chlorine). … Read More

Everything You Need To Know About Pool Water Chemistry

Dale KreviazukPool Maintenance

As a pool owner, there are five chemical levels that you should always keep track of. These levels include the following: 1. Cyanuric Acid( C.Y.A)- It protects the chlorine from direct sunlight and regulates the FC level.( indoors 0 to 20, SWG 70 to 80, outdoors 30 to 50) 2. Calcium Hardness (C.H.) – Extremely high levels can lead to … Read More

Tips to keep your pool water crisp and clear

Dale KreviazukPool 101, Pool Maintenance

Through proper attention and care your pool water can be crisp, clear and healthy. When you apply useful tips and use the correct products, your neighbors and friends will always be envious of your sparkling clean pool water. Regular maintenance is the key to a clean pool and crisp clear water. Following a strict maintenance routine will prevent the accumulation … Read More

Preparing Your Pool for Summer Fun

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Although it is freezing outside right now, spring and summer time are right around the corner and when they finally set in, the last thing you want is to be stuck inside because you did not prepare your pool. If you have never prepped your pool for the summer, there are some things you need to do to make sure … Read More

How To Choose a Winter Pool Cover

Dale KreviazukBlog, Pool 101

As the cold weather rolls in and the swimsuits and sunscreen are replaced by parkas and scarves, it sadly becomes time to break out your winter pool covers in Canada. Winters can be brutal, and can cause serious damage to your pool if not closed properly. If you’ve done your homework, you know that the final step in closing your … Read More

A 9-Step Guide to Closing Your Winnipeg Pool

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Summer is over and autumn is here. If you’re a pool owner, that also means it’s time to close down your pool for the winter. Properly closing the pool is a crucial part of pool maintenance. A pool that isn’t properly closed is likely to become damaged over the long, cold winter, and you may find that when you’re ready … Read More

Renovating Your Pool? You Need to Consider These Factors

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Is your pool serving you well? If so, that’s great news, and we’re thrilled that you’re enjoying it! But if you’re finding that your pool just isn’t meeting your family’s needs anymore, you might be considering a pool renovation. We are here to help you through your renovation to make sure that your pool is exactly what you want and … Read More

Win a BBQ – Enter the Spring into Summer Sweepstakes

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Win a BBQ from UV Pools UV Pools is celebrating summer by giving you a chance to WIN a Brinkmann 5 Burner Gas Grill BBQ! At UV Pools, we know the importance of appreciating our prairie summers. We have helped hundreds of homeowners bring their swimming pool back to life. We offer pool renovations, repairs, liner replacements and more. About … Read More

How to Throw a Backyard Tiki Party

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If you’re planning to host some epic parties this summer, you might want to embrace the Tiki theme as a way of getting everyone in the party spirit. A backyard Tiki party is fun, and very easy to organize. Here’s how to pull one off with panache: Embrace Tiki decor by hitting the dollar store to pick up grass skirts, Tiki torches, funky … Read More

Ways to Make Your Backyard Pool Safe for Kids and Pets

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If you have a pool in your backyard, then no doubt safety is a concern whether you have kids and pets of your own, or friends or relatives who bring there’s over to enjoy your pool or hang out around it. There are a number of ways that you can make your pool safe for kids and pets, and help reduce … Read More