Closing Up the Swimming Pool for the Season

Closing up the swimming pool is usually a sad time of the year for most homeowners and their families. Needless to say, the weather is getting cooler, the leaves are falling, and summer fun is now a memory. But closing up the swimming pool is a serious responsibility, and it’s important because it will avoid preventable problems […]

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Energy Efficient Pool Equipment Delivers Benefits and Savings

Energy efficient pool equipment is a good idea when building a new pool, upgrading an existing pool, or retrofitting an aging pool. For the most part, energy efficiency will translate into ongoing money savings. In terms of the bottom line, energy efficient pool equipment and appliances will always “pay off” in reduced utility bills (whether […]

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Proper Storage of Swimming Pool Chemicals

Every swimming pool (and hot tub) owner should have a good understanding of pool chemicals, including everything from disinfectants that are used for cleaning, to sanitizers that are specially designed to control algae and bacteria. Pool chemicals are just that – chemicals – and they require respect when handling, dispensing, or storing. Most importantly, it’s better […]

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How Rainwater Affects Swimming Pool Water

Without getting overly scientific, rainwater in North America is known to be acidic. As such, it can negatively affect the chemistry of a swimming pool’s water. And it can affect everything from the pH balance of the water to the alkalinity level. Aside from rainwater falling directly from the sky (and into the pool), rainwater […]

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An Overview of Pool Heater Options: Gas – Solar – Heat Pump

Unless you live in a particularly hot region of the world, chances are you will need to heat your swimming pool. And whether the pool is for family fun, physical exercise, or entertaining, it will be a much more enjoyable experience when the water is warm. With an appropriate pool heater, your pool will be […]

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Everything You Need to Know About Automatic Pool Covers

Automatic pool covers have come a long way in recent years. With advanced mechanics and the latest in fabricated materials, pool covers have become almost essential. Primarily, they’re designed to keep debris out of the swimming pool. But they can also provide added safety and security, especially for small children. As well, covering the pool can preserve […]

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Understanding Pool Circulation Systems

Pool circulation systems are designed to manage swimming pool water – to filter it, to heat it, and to return it back into the pool. Since all pools are not the same in terms of shape and size, pool circulation systems may be differently designed and installed. But the basics are similar, and having a […]

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Upgrading Your in Ground Pool With a New Vinyl Pool Liner

Replacing an old swimming pool liner with a brand new vinyl pool liner can change the aesthetic appearance of a swimming pool like nothing else. Whether it’s a traditional pattern or something more unique and striking, a new vinyl pool liner can be one of the best investments a pool owner can make. Today, there […]

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Saving Time and Money by Hiring a Professional Pool Builder

For those thinking about building a backyard swimming pool, or already shopping around, it pays to hire a professional pool builder. The benefits are measurable, and the savings will add up. This is because a well-established pool builder has the experience and expertise to manage a project with total efficiency. And that saves valuable time […]

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Seaway Pools & Hot Tubs – Your Pool and Hot Tub Experts

If you’re thinking about installing a hot tub, or you’re already shopping around, why not deal with the experts? At Seaway Pools & Hot Tubs we think of ourselves as the hot tub experts – we sell only top-quality hot tubs; we install everything professionally; and we provide superior service from the start of the […]

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