The Definitive Guide to Chemical Balancing Your Pool

Angela WestBlog

What do cake, wine, and the chemicals in your Winnipeg pool have in common? They’re all best enjoyed in moderation.  Your pool is a finely-tuned blend of competing chemicals that clean your water, prevent algae from growing, and protect your pool equipment. Keeping these chemicals in balance can be tricky. Too much calcium and you’ll scald your liner, too little … Read More

Manitoba Home Pool Repair Company Invests In Team First Aid Training

UV PoolsBlog, Pool 101

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  NAROL, MB:  At UV Pools, a family-owned custom pool repair business located just northeast of the city of Winnipeg, the team of twelve staff has recently undergone First Aid and CPR training in preparation for the upcoming pool season.  With spring just around the corner, it’s important that UV Pools is 100% ready to dive into its seasonal work.   … Read More

Everything You Need To Know About Shocking A Pool

Angela WestBlog

The upsides of owning a pool in Winnipeg are obvious – summer dips, backyard pool parties, sunset swims – but those cherished moments are only possible with careful pool maintenance and cleaning.  It doesn’t matter whether you’ve had your pool for years, or just a few weeks, you should know about pool shocking – what it is, how to do … Read More

Why Your New Pool Liner Has a Shorter Shelf Life Than an Older One

Angela WestBlog

If your parents were lucky enough to have a pool they probably didn’t change the liner until you were long out of college and well into adulthood. And that’s not because they were too lazy to upgrade – back in the old days pool liners lasted a whopping 25 years. But times change, and pool liners change with them. The … Read More

Why Groundwater Can Be Bad News for Your Pool 

Angela WestBlog

What do pool owners and geologists have in common? They should both know a little something about groundwater. This natural phenomenon is a hazard for your inground pool, endangering its structure and putting pressure on your pool liner. So unless you like swimming in misshaped, leaky pools, you need to keep an eye out for the early signs of groundwater … Read More

Winnipeg Pool Repair Company Installs Record Number Of Pool Safety Covers

Jacob KettnerBlog

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WINNIPEG, MB: UV Pools, a leading pool repair and renovation company in Winnipeg, is announcing that in 2022, its pool crews have installed more safety covers than they ever have in previous years. Pool safety covers have a variety of uses for homeowners. The first is to prevent children, pets, and others from falling into the pool. Safety covers can … Read More

Winnipeg Pool Repair and Renovation Company Announces Expansion of Their Service Department in Preparation for Anticipated Increase in Demand

UV PoolsBlog

WINNIPEG, Canada – UV Pools, one of the largest pool repair and restoration companies in Winnipeg, is delighted to announce the expansion of its service department. The management team made the decision to invest in additional staff to prepare for an anticipated increase in demand for their services over the summer months.  2020 and 2021 proved to be some of … Read More

5 Common Pool Maintenance Mistakes to Avoid

Angela WestBlog

The key to a happy life as a pool owner is to carefully maintain it all year long. The better you maintain your swimming pool, the more mileage you’ll be able to get out of it. Unfortunately, many pool owners tend to make the same mistakes over and over again, resulting in avoidable frustration. Next time you’re looking to do … Read More

Why a Canadian Cedar Sauna Beats Any Other Type

Angela WestBlog, Saunas

There’s nothing quite as relaxing as time spent in a sauna, letting you relieve stress and forget about the world. Whether you’re after the physiological effects of saunas, gathering with your loved ones, or you’re just looking for a calming getaway, saunas are the perfect way to treat yourself. When it comes to saunas, quality is of the utmost importance … Read More

Can Pools Increase the Property Value of Your Winnipeg Home?

Angela WestBlog, Pool Renovations

Swimming pool season is finally here! After a long and tough winter, there’s nothing quite like being able to spend time in your own personal oasis. Whether you’re swimming or just spending time around your pool, few things in life are able to match the relaxation potential of having a pool in your backyard. Many Winnipeg pool owners consider whether … Read More

How to Patch a Pool Liner

UV PoolsBlog, Main, Pool Repairs, Pool Liner Repairs

Pool liners, especially low quality ones, just aren’t designed to last forever. The ones we install last a long and have a warranty to back it up. This is why pool experts recommend selecting the highest quality liner to maximize its lifespan, save money in the long term, and help you avoid having to patch it. Your pool liner could … Read More

Cedar Sauna Bylaws in Winnipeg You Should be Aware of

UV PoolsBlog, Saunas

  Installing a new cedar sauna is a great way to improve your lifestyle at home and offers the perfect way to relax and destress after a long day. Unfortunately, it’s never as easy as simply installing an outdoor sauna and instantly being able to relax, as there are bylaws and local regulations you’ll need to take into account. Before … Read More