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An Overview of Pool Shocking

An Overview of Pool Shocking

Pool shocking doesn’t have anything to do with electricity – it’s just the term for adding chemicals like chlorine into your pool to kill pathogenic bacteria left in the water after bathers go swimming in it. It got its name from shock, the kind of chlorine used...
A Primer on Pool Resurfacing

A Primer on Pool Resurfacing

Stubborn stains, low water levels and cracks on the surface are all signs your pool needs to be resurfaced. But what exactly happens during pool resurfacing?  During pool resurfacing, a pool services company will drain the water and replace the top...
Should Your Pool Be Resurfaced?

Should Your Pool Be Resurfaced?

How can you tell if your pool needs to be resurfaced? Plaster pool surfaces usually only last 10 years. If your pool is older than that, it should undergo pool resurfacing as soon as possible.  It’s also important to keep an eye out for the warning...
Pool Leaks: Telltale Signs and How to Address Them

Pool Leaks: Telltale Signs and How to Address Them

Have you noticed lately that your pool is losing water? Pool leaks can occur for various reasons, including issues with the filter system and cracked in the underground piping. However, it could also just be that your pool is losing water due to evaporation. If you...
Why Does Your Pool Water Look Blue?

Why Does Your Pool Water Look Blue?

It’s a common misconception that pool water looks blue because it reflects the color of the sky. While the sky is blue, it does not have anything to do with your pool water. Just think about indoor pools that also have the same color as outdoor ones.  Light...