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Guide to using fewer pool chemicals

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Many people are becoming more cautious when it comes to using pool chemicals, whether that’s because chlorine gives them rashes or makes their eyes feel itchy. Luckily, there are ways in which you can reduce the amount of chemicals you use in your pool. 


Chlorine Shortage: Why it’s Happening and How to Adapt

If you’re a longtime pool owner, you’ve probably noticed that chlorine has been harder to come by in the last couple of years. And when you do manage to find some, the prices have spiked exponentially. This makes things difficult for pool owners to keep their pool waters properly maintained. Luckily, there are ways in which you can ensure that your waters stay safe and clean so that you can enjoy the pool season worry-free. 


The Best Above-Ground Pool Accessories

Summers are for taking advantage of every single minute in your pool. Indeed, all pool owners wake up and look outside in order to see if they can take a dip in their clear blue waters! But if you’re a pool owner, you know that there’s much more to owning a pool than simply swimming in it. That’s why, below you’ll find the best above-ground pool accessories so that you can take your enjoyment to the next level this summer. 


How to Properly Store Your Pool Chemicals

When it comes to pool maintenance, all that’s ever really talked about is how to make sure that your pool waters stay crystal clear. But one thing that’s often overlooked is how to properly store your pool chemicals. There are many dangers involved with storing your pool chemicals incorrectly. That’s why below is a list of 5 things you should avoid when it comes to storing your pool chemicals so that you never have to worry about harming yourself or others. 


Tips on How Pool Owners Can Save Money

A pool can be the highlight of one’s entire summer. But between purchasing your pool chemicals and hiring a professional to take care of you pool on a weekly basis, you might be spending more money than you’re comfortable with. If you can relate, keep reading for tips on how you, as a pool owner, can save money. 


Designing Your Dream Pool

The way in which you choose to design your pool can either make your backyard look beautiful, inviting, and modern, or it can make it look cramped, disorganized, and out of fashion. The idea of owning a pool is so exciting, but beware — that doesn’t mean it isn’t a complicated process. From idea to the conception itself, we’ve got you covered. Read on to learn about the essential characteristics you should think about in order to have the pool of your dreams. 


Swimming Alternatives: When Getting in the Water is an Impossibility

Winters are long and cold in Montreal — outdoor swimming pools no longer become an option. And with the current global climate, people are frequenting indoor facilities less and less. So what can you do if swimming is your sport of choice and you don’t want to lose the muscle groups you’ve trained from it? Don’t worry — we’ve got you covered. Below you’ll find all of the best exercises that you can complete as alternatives to swimming. 


Tips for Caring for Your Pool Before Going on Vacation

There is no greater fear for a pool owner than going on vacation and coming back home to a murky, algae-filled pool. That’s probably the very last thing you’ll want after having enjoyed a relaxing vacation! So if you don’t want to have to deal with the complicated process of cleaning green poolwater, follow the steps below so that you can come back home and dive right in. (more…)

Pool Covers: Are They Necessary?

The end of the summer season brings immense sadness to pool owners who having to close their pools for the rest of the year. With this unfortunate closure often comes the question: “do I need a pool cover?” While pool covers aren’t completely necessary, there are many benefits that come with using one — benefits that you’ll come to find are indispensable for facilitating proper pool maintenance. Below, you’ll find a few reasons as to why you should invest in a pool cover. (more…)