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Stabilizer Levels

 Understanding chlorine stabilizer is important. Chlorine stabilizer or conditioner (cyanuric acid) is used in the maintenance of outdoor chlorine-maintained swimming pools. The stabilizer helps act against the UV rays. The purpose of the stabilizer is to help the chlorine last longer and prevent consumption of the chlorine. This helps the chlorine last longer and reduces consumption. A chemical test determines the cyanuric acid level. The typical cyanuric range is 20-40 PPM in northern areas, where southern areas are typically higher, 40-50 PPM. This difference occurs from the amount of sun exposure, with the southern areas receiving more sun. If the levels of […]

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Hydrotherapy & Aquatic Exercise

We all know getting enough sleep, a balanced diet, regular exercise, are essential to our health. But with our busy lifestyles, accomplishing any of those activities may seem like impossible and can cause us to feel even more stressed. Hot tubs promote both physical and mental health through warm water therapy, or hydrotherapy. The combination of heat, buoyancy, and massage jets increases circulation, loosens and relaxes stiff muscles, and stimulates the release of endorphin. Numerous studies have shown that regularly soaking in a hot tub or spa for 15 – 20 minutes can relax muscle and joint pain, reduce stress, […]

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Pool Maintenance Costs

Must Haves A large capacity modular media filter The bigger the better, install filters that need cleaning maybe once per year. These commercial grade 700 sq. ft. filters filter from the top down, another very important feature. Note: Don’t install this type of filter if you have dogs using the pool. Chlorinator Use this for chlorine tablets rather than a floating sanitation dispenser A simple ozone system to cut down on chlorine demand; this will easily save you a couple hundred dollars a year. A multi-speed pool pump. Install either a 2-speed or a variable speed pump, with the latter […]

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Draining your Swimming Pool

 There are circumstances that necessitate draining. You should not attempt  this unless it is absolutely necessary and you are thoroughly familiar with  the steps necessary to do this safely. Draining your pool can cause serious  damage to its structure. Why is it dangerous to drain a pool? Let’s explain  this by the type of pool and the damage that can occur.   Inground Concrete Pools and Fiberglass Pools Most inground fiberglass and concrete pools are built structurally to withstand the weight of the dirt against them when drained. However, if the ground water is high enough, it can push the entire pool […]

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Swimming pool Fun activities

WHAT ARE SOME INTERESTING SWIMMING POOL GAMES YOU LIKE? Here are some best swimming pool activity ideas great for spending Family bonding Dive In Movie Night: watch a “water” themed movie while floating in the pool Have everyone bring something to float on. Relax in the pool and under the stars with family and friends. It’s the perfect way to spend a Friday summer night. Water Joust: This activity is always a hit Two people stand on a large raft and battle each other with noodles or blow up toys like the traditional joust game you can use  traditional “queen size” inflatable […]

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Above Ground Pools

 A swimming pool may not add value to your home and property, but if  you’re wanting that backyard cooling-off spot, an above-ground  swimming pool costs far less than an in-ground pool. You’ll spend 80% less, and you avoid the disruption of heavy equipment  digging up your backyard. Of course, if you select upgrades like patterned or textured liners, fancy  stairs, and custom decking At that point, it makes sense to consider an  in-ground investment, which you may be able to list as a selling amenity  someday. Ring pools: Above-ground pools come in two basic types: ring and frame. Ring pools, also […]

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How Do Deck Drainage Systems Work and What Types are Available? Deck drains are designed to collect water from the patio and divert it to another desired location.  There are basically two types of deck drains used in most pool projects: Strip drains and Spot drains.   Strip Drains (Trench Drains)are long narrow grates which water trickles into then flows through the underground trough away from the patio.  Strip drains are perfect to place against a house or other structure and are also commonly used in the valleys we discussed earlier.         Spot drains are typically smaller single drains […]

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Diving Boards gone Extinct

 10 or 15 years ago find that roughly 90% of all in ground swimming pools had a  diving board. But today, the trend has done an almost complete 180 degree turn.  Why diving boards have now essentially gone the way practically become extinct.  For obvious reasons, diving boards have led to many accidents in the past. In  general, people do not own a swimming pool to add more stress to their life. In fact,  most are just looking for a tranquil place to relax and have fun.  The diving boards of today are just not what they used to be’. […]

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Swim strokes info

Swim strokes info

The four competitive swimming strokes are freestyle, backstroke, breaststroke and butterfly. The combination of all four strokes is called individual medley.

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Pool Test Strips FAQ

Do test strips really work?
Yes. Test strips were developed in the medical diagnostic industry in the 1960’s. Since that time, they have replaced liquid reagent tests for urine and blood testing. Swimming Pool Test Strips use that same technology.

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