Figuring Out Why Your Hot Tub Water Smells Bad
If you’re trying to figure out why your hot tub water smells bad, there are a number of things to consider. Beyond the annoyance and frustration, you clearly want to resolve the situation – but it’s important to get to the source and uncover the cause.
Here are Some Tips for Properly Closing a Pool for the Season
The truth is, there are no “industry rules” for closing up a swimming pool after the summer. Clearly, closing a pool for the season is going to be different depending on what region in Toronto you live in and what the weather is like. What industry professionals do recommend, however, is proper timing when closing […]
Seaway Pools: The Battle Between Salt-Water Pools VS Chlorine Pools
Salt-water pool or chlorine pool…that is the question. Many people debate the two when investing in a backyard swimming pool. Here are some facts and information regarding them both. The final decision is up to you.
When is the Right Time to Close the Swimming Pool?
There are no hard and fast rules for closing the swimming pool for the season. What’s good for pool owners in Victoria, British Columbia, or the Okanagan, isn’t going to be suitable for the folks in Ottawa or Montreal. And that’s primarily because of the weather. Closing the pool shouldn’t be about what’s convenient for […]
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 […]
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 […]