Fall Is Here, Time to Close Your Pool

UV PoolsBlog, Pool Maintenance

We’re oftentimes asked when the best time is to close a pool for a season.  There are various factors which dictate when you ought to close the pool, from water temperature to the quantity of debris which could get inside the pool.  The industry standard includes “opening your pool early and closing the pool late”.  While that is the standard, … Read More

Closing Your Pool for Winter

UV PoolsBlog, Pool Maintenance

It’s that time of year again; the time before it’s actually cold, but when the dread of winter starts taking its hold over Winnipeg. The stores start filling with Halloween candy and back to school deals, pumpkin spice lattes abound on social media. It’s a melancholy time, where we reflect on the fun things we did during the summer, while … Read More

Need Help Troubleshooting Chemical Odors from My Pool

UV PoolsPool Maintenance

Have you ever been to the pool during the summer only to be hit with the overwhelming chemical odor? This smell can easily assault your nostrils and cause you to spend less time enjoying your backyard oasis. Most people believe that the smell is related to high chlorine levels in the water, while others believe that it is perfectly normal. … Read More

Beginners Guide to Pool Vacuum Hose

Jacob KettnerPool Equipment, Pool Maintenance

It is so good to own a swimming pool at home. You can relax through swimming whenever you want to. But, would it still be relaxing to swim in dirty water? It is not, right? With that, there is a vacuum swimming pool to give you a clear and a clean water. You do not only need the right vacuum … Read More

Everything You Need To Know About Solar Pool Covers

Jacob KettnerCovers – Main, Pool Renovations, Pool Maintenance

Winter is still freezing everybody and the snow blankets the street, your roof, lawn and even your swimming pool. Your swimming pool is not available after winter? That’s very frustrating especially if you are not like those adventurous junkies, who would do anything for fun, and excitement. You can’t swim in your favorite pool for the rest of the winter. … Read More

The Benefits Of Automatic Pool Cleaner

Jacob KettnerPool 101, Pool Maintenance

Have you thought of buying a product or equipment that can help you easily clean swimming pool? Then learn what are the benefits of an automatic pool cleaner and why you should buy them, in this article. Pools provide a great way of leisure in our home, not needing to go out to refresh us from the heat or stresses … Read More

UVPool Tips: Choosing the Best Pool Cleaners

Jacob KettnerPool Maintenance, Pool Renovations

We all love having a crystal clear swimming pool. It is very relaxing to watch that pristine scene you have in the backyard. You can confidently say, that you can swim in your pool without hesitation. However, your pool is just like your house. It needs a daily clean-up and a well-rounded maintenance. You need a pool cleaner, or if … Read More

How Often Should I Backwash My Pool

Jacob KettnerPool 101, Pool Maintenance

What does backwashing a pool do? Backwashing is a crucial method in maintaining cleanliness and sanitation in a swimming pool.  Backwashing includes a comprehensive process in cleaning the filter of the swimming pool by changing the water’s flow to get rid of certain contaminants. Backwashing does not require you to do the job manually.  The process is simple and practical … Read More

Why Is Backwashing Important to Pool Owners

Jacob KettnerPool Maintenance, Pool Renovations

The moment that you decided to build a swimming pool in your house, you are aware of the challenging tasks that it brings. A variety of maintenance processes must be applied to keep your swimming pool functional and tidy. Aside from maintaining the right levels of water chemistry, it is crucial that your pool is in good condition to work … Read More

Know the Different Types of Pool Covers

Jacob KettnerCovers - Main, Pool Maintenance

As the winter season is approaching so is the need to install a swimming pool cover. Even in typical weather, you can choose to have a pool cover to limit in-ground maintenance, especially when the swimming pool is not in use. You also want to spare your children from accidents and keep debris from accumulating in your pool. Learning the … Read More

This Pool Tile Is What You Need

Jacob KettnerPool Maintenance, Pool Renovations

Swimming pool tiles make up the style and design of your swimming pool. The absence of these beautiful bunch will leave the pool of your floor looking dull and boring. Installation of these materials is not an easy feat as you need to determine which type of pool tile complements your outdoor space and your preference. Doing research is essential … Read More

Types of Swimming Pool Heaters

Jacob KettnerHeaters, Pool Renovations, Pool Maintenance

You might not realize it but swimming pool heaters define your pool project by adding value to it. You might be living in a colder climate where your desired swimming temperature is not naturally possible. You might have loved ones and friends that do not want to take a dip in cold waters. These crucial factors can lead you to … Read More