Monday, July 6, 2020
Friday, June 12, 2020
The question: Why is sand going back to the pool after backwashing the filter? “Clear water ,ph ,chlorine level good. I have an above ground pool with a sand filter. After I vacuum the pool I backwash I lose sand then I put on rinse to level the sand for about 30 sec. then […]
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Friday, May 29, 2020
My pool filter pressure goes down, not up, what gives? In a recent experience we had an 18k gallon inground guinite pool with a Hayward S-200 sand filter we helped the customer troubleshoot their sand pool filter to try and find the answer to an uncommon problem.
We get this question a lot: “Chlorine or bromine?” To be honest either will work in a spa or a pool but to be more specific, Bromine works better at higher temperatures than chlorine. Above 75°F, bromine remains stable, whereas chlorine is more effective in temperatures as low as 65°F.
Technology in the Pool Industry
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Pool Trader App
Pool Trader is a totally free app specifically designed for anyone in the swimming pool industry.
Wednesday, May 13, 2020
Pool Maintenance & Upkeep Costs DIY vs Hiring a Service Company Price Comparison
It’s crucial to count the pool maintenance cost of a swimming pool before buying one so you can plan for the future. You also have to budget for electricity and water bills, not to mention monthly maintenance costs, which do add up...
Keep reading the full article here: Cost of Ownership Pools & Spas
Sunday, January 19, 2020
It’s nice to be able to let the dogs play in the pool, let them cool down and wash dirt into the pool. Is it bad to let pets into the pool? Should I treat my pool if I let the dogs swim? “An average sized dog is equal to 50 swimmers in the pool.”
Keep reading the full article here: Furry Friends & Troubled Pools
Owning AND living near a swimming pool comes with inherent responsibility and risk. Drowning is silent. Drowning is the leading cause of death for children 1-4 years of age in the United States. The percentage of child drowning deaths in public pools with lifeguards on duty is at 19%.
Keep reading the full article here: Making Pools Safer for Children
Thursday, October 24, 2019
What is a CPO Certification? CPO® Certification provides individuals with the knowledge, techniques, and skills of pool and spa operations. This training has helped protect millions of swimmers by reducing hazards at aquatic facilities. CPO® Certification, the world’s leading verifiable pool and spa training credential, is available as a blended training program.
Keep reading the full article here: How being CPO certified helps you run a better pool business
Sunday, June 30, 2019
Keep reading the full article here: Gunite, Shotcrete, Concrete – What great pools are made of
Wednesday, June 26, 2019
Keep reading the full article here: What’s Protecting Your Backyard Investment?
Saturday, June 1, 2019
Keep reading the full article here: DIY POOL CARE QUESTIONS 101
Sunday, May 19, 2019
Your Pool Help provides a valuable online swimming pool resource solution for new and experienced pool owners. their network of solid top rated fully qualified pool professionals have proven extensive experience in swimming pool designs and engineering. Featuring exclusively the most trusted for their customer service reputation, and thoroughly screened for stability and follow-through so you can be confident in your new pool purchase decision. We understand your need for personalized service. New pool owners and experienced pool owners all benefit from the valuable information that we share about the swimming pool industry. Your Pool Help, where swimming pool industry relationships meet consumer confidence in harmony. their mission is to take the guess work and stress out of your swimming pol purchasing equation, to help you navigate the process with ease, providing a little insight and pool school guidance along the way! It all starts with a call or an email, simply send us your request.
SWIMMING POOL FINANCING GUIDANCEWhat you need to know, before you buy, about financing your new swimming pool.
Have you been planning to buy a custom swimming pool, and you're just stuck on the part where you have to figure out how to pay for it? Lightstream Financial is here to help show you a path to become the owner of that beautiful pool you've been dreaming of. The journey to custom pool ownership begins with the project budget. If you have owned a pool before then you may already know your pool loan options, for those who do not we are here to help you get a quick and fair financing solution. We work with a top National Lender who focus on great terms on affordable swimming pool loans.
Discover the cost of building a quality swimming pool, and how much it will cost to install a new inground pool.
Before describing exactly how much a custom pool can cost to build, just keep in mind that the price of the pool is largely based on the pool size and included features. The amount of pool that you are aloud to go crazy with will be strictly tied to your project budget, their professionals will guide you in the right direction and maximize your pool features based on your budget. Consider this, the swimming pool is not the only aspect of the total project cost. Your must also think about the repairs to sprinkler system, fences, and the landscaping that will be used after the pool is complete. We go into more details about the general costs associated with building different types of pools.
Custom Pool Financing & Loans
Here’s a TIP:
There are essentially three ways in which to finance for your pool project:
“Home Improvement Loan”
“Refinancing” your existing Loan
“Credit Based” Loan
There are advantages and disadvantages of each. It’s usually best to talk to a lender (or call us) to find out which of these will be best for you and your situation.
Here’s Another TIP:
Talk to a lender.
Note that you DON’T need to fill out an application, or worry about anything hitting your credit report.
By the way, we are also swimming pool remodeling and pool restoration experts? It is true that after so many years of use that beautiful pool will need a bit of special attention. So Let us show you how we have helped pool owners restore or replace old pool tile, replaced and upgraded worn pool equipment, and upgraded pool design features for less than the price of a new pool installation. We can also assist you in planning landscaping features to enhance your existing pool design. Not to mention, the swimming pool remodeling financing options available for the times that you really need to fix the pool it can be a great solution to cover much needed repairs and afford pool renovations in the process.
AROUND THE POOL DAY & NIGHTThere is no doubt you will be spending a few evenings out near the pool, it's a nice thing to be able to do. You might want to make a small upgrade here and there to the backyard hangout areas, it's just what you do! No pool is finished without complimentary landscaping to tie it all together! Spending time outside at night? You are going to want custom lighting & landscape lighting to help it all look good but also so you can see where you are going. Don't simply settle for cheap big box brand landscape lights, take the time for LED quality yard lighting you will be glad you did. We know of a great provider & landscape lighting installer (in Texas) that can provide the outdoor lighting package you need.
Friday, April 19, 2019
What Pool Design Features Are Right For Me? You’re doing it — you’re building your dream pool! And it’s going to be everything you’ve ever imagined it would be and more! But before it can come into fruition, there are some pool design features that you may need and want to consider before the building […]
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Sunday, March 31, 2019
Wednesday, March 27, 2019
Five Steps for Creating the Perfect Summer-Prepped Pool Our pools can bring our families endless joy, especially during the summer. However, we need to take care of our systems and stay on top of safety and storage. Make sure you’re prepared for the coming months to keep your pool in good condition and your family […]
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Thursday, March 14, 2019
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Wednesday, January 9, 2019
Landscape Lighting Design & Texas Pool OwnersWant to make your backyard & pool space even better? Call Hudson Street Lighting, LLC, a Texas based landscape lighting design & installation company with locations around TX to help home & garden enthusiasts with making the best of their exterior home lighting design options.
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Hudson Street Lighting offers custom designed, affordable, quality landscape lighting & outdoor services for both the home and business (commercial & residential).
Outdoor Services from Hudson Street Lighting Including:Outdoor & Landscape Lighting Services
- Residential Exterior Lighting Services
- Commercial Landscape Lighting Design
- New Landscape Lighting Installation
- Repairs Outdoor & Landscape Lighting
- Christmas & Holiday Light Hanging Service
- Mosquito Misting Systems
- Low Volt Lighting Maintenance & Service Program
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Thursday, December 27, 2018
How to ‘Shock’ a Pool
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Wednesday, December 26, 2018
Pool & Spa automation
Pool & Spa Automation Systems The days of walking through the bushes to flip a switch to turn on the hot tub bubbles or pool lights are over. These days we are spoiled with the luxury of technology that has found it’s way into the swimming pool industry. Enter “Automated Pool Controls” – The SMART POOL