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Pools / Hot Tubs / Saunas

Five Steps to Successful Pool Refurbishment

Five Steps to Successful Pool Refurbishment

by Guest on Jul 23, 2010

Pool refurbishment is essential to prolong the life of a pool, to keep it looking good and for health and safety purposes. All indoor and outdoor pools eventually need updating and renovating to return them to their former glory. The key is to find a pool refurbishment company that has the expertise to embrace new developments in the industry and the latest state of the art technology to deliver a renovation that will last for many years to come. Pools can be found in many different locations such as private, commercial, hotel and leisure complexes, schools, colleges, and clubs. Swimming pool refurbishment is often a more involved and complex procedure than building the same swimming pool from scratch due to the nature of the original construction process and the type of filtration system that is currently installed. You should always choose a refurbishment company with a proven track ... Continue reading →

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Swimming Pools: Buying a Swimming Pool

Swimming Pools: Buying a Swimming Pool

by Guest on Aug 3, 2010

Buying a swimming pool can be quite a difficult decision indeed, especially when you are trying to decide between an in ground pool or an above ground pool. Each one has something to offer you and your family, although there are also differences, which you should know before you make that final decision. Continue reading →

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Residual Chlorine Analyzer Applications for Pools

Residual Chlorine Analyzer Applications for Pools

by Guest on Jun 6, 2011

The chlorine sensor used by the Residual Total Chlorine Monitors and the Residual Free Chlorine Monitors are both largely pH independent meaning that both chlorine analyzers are bufferless and reagentless. They both utilize amperometric chlorine sensors and both show remarkable sensitivity and stability. For those making a chlorine measurement at high pH (>pH 8.5) on variable pH water it is possible to provide pH compensation from either a pH sensor connected to the chlorine analyser or from an external pH meter. Continue reading →

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How to Clean and Replace the Hot Tub Filters Easily?

How to Clean and Replace the Hot Tub Filters Easily?

by Guest on Jan 15, 2013

Hot tubs are luxurious and soothing as it provides perfect relaxation and stress relief after a long and tiring day. However, your spa needs to be cleaned regularly and maintained accordingly so that it functions smoothly for a long period of time. With regular usage of these luxurious hot tubs, dirt, bacteria and other residues tend to get accumulated in the spa jets and filters. So, it is pertinent to clean the hot tub jets at least once in a month. Regular cleaning of the hot tub can ensure hygiene and long-lasting performance. Continue reading →

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Choosing a New Above-Ground Swimming Pool Pump

Choosing a New Above-Ground Swimming Pool Pump

by Tom Grant on Mar 21, 2013

If you are planning on setting up an above ground swimming pool this summer, you have definitely made a great choice. Above ground pools provide ample swimming space, are aesthetically pleasing, and are an affordable alternative to an in-ground swimming pool. Once you have decided on the size and style of your above ground pool, the next step is to make sure that you choose the proper filtering system. Choosing the right filter is quite simple, you just need to know what to look for in terms of the size, filter type, and cleaner type. Continue reading →

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Safety Fence for Pool: What Every Home Owner Needs to Know

Safety Fence for Pool: What Every Home Owner Needs to Know

by contentblvd on Mar 26, 2013

Whether your home is graced by an in-ground or above ground swimming pool, your need for a safety fence for the pool is the same. Safety fences provide greater protection from accidental access to your pool by animals or humans and can potentially save lives. Let's look as three of the most popular, affordable options: Continue reading →

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How To Shock Your Swimming Pool

How To Shock Your Swimming Pool

by Boris Dzhingarov on Oct 27, 2013

No, shocking your pool doesn’t involve some form of treatment with electricity. Pool shock is known as super chlorinating, and it’s a way to keep the water clean and safe. So what is involved, and how does the pool owner effectively use a shock treatment? According to Wikihow.com, the basic process involves adding three to five times the normal amount of chlorine or chemical sanitizer to the pool water. This will significantly raise the chlorine level for a short time. Continue reading →

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Tips and Tricks for Your Pool Filter

Tips and Tricks for Your Pool Filter

by Ryan Holman on Nov 5, 2013

Your pool filter is capable of keeping your pool clean and healthy. The quality of the water inside your pool is important and you need to do all you can to keep it as good as it gets. Your pool filter is going to be responsible for killing bacteria and keeping a lot of the gross things out of your pool. There are some tips and tricks to help you maintain a filter for a longer period of time. When you want a clean pool, you cannot rely solely your pump and filter. There are going to be some things you have to do on your own. The more you do, the less work your filter will have to do. Continue reading →

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Expert Views About Portable Hot Tubs

Expert Views About Portable Hot Tubs

by Master Spas of Northern WI on Nov 13, 2013

Today, hot tubs are not only meant for people who belong to the higher section of the society. They have become quite affordable and are an integral part of every household. A hot tub is a great addition to your home if you are willing to lead a healthy living style. Your health will see good improvement, and you will also find that the bonding factor between you and your family members also increases. It will cater to all your needs, whether you want a fun place to socialize or want to remove different types of aches. Continue reading →

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Swimming Brings Families Together

Swimming Brings Families Together

by Ryan Holman on Jan 22, 2014

Families that want to dedicate time and energy to a new activity have many choices. While running, hiking and bowling may be a few options worth considering, another option provides many benefits: swimming. Families can bond together over swimming. There are also a variety of factors that should make swimming a top priority. While some family activities may be fun, they may not all provide the valuable health benefits that swimming does. Swimming burns between 500 to 650 calories per hour, depending on a few factors. Continue reading →

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