Bugs in pool

Bugs In Your Pool? How To Get Rid Of Them.

To a lot of bugs, birds and other creatures, your pool looks as inviting to them as it does to you. Some for drinking, some to cool off … others … (Gasp!) to lay their eggs. Blech! The two types of bugs that like to lay eggs in pool algae are Water Boatmen and Backswimmers.…

Pool chemical balance

Pool Chemicals – The Perfect Balance.

According to the Center For Disease Control (CDC) the balance between chlorine and pH (your disinfection team) provides the perfect balance for protection against recreational water illnesses. The CDC says these two chemical parameters are intimately linked: Adjusting one affects the other, so a balance is what is needed to maximize effectiveness of both. For example,…


Should I leave Water In My Pool This Winter?

Most pool manufacturers and companies like Backyard Paradise Pools will tell you that you should only lower the water below the skimmer level and the jets of your pool so that all of the plumbing lines are clear and don’t face the risk of freezing and bursting. Leaving the majority of the water in your…


Safety Guidelines for your Pool

State guidelines can help with FREE document.

Big Pool

The Perfect Sized Pool – For You.

How big should your pool be?


Home Value With A Pool

How much is your home worth with an added swimming pool? That depends on who you ask. Realtors we asked recently discussed how a swimming pool can affect the value of the property. They had mixed opinions on the subject. There are several factors that go into the decision on whether or not to install…

Salt Water

Considering a Salt Water Pool

For those people who love swimming in the ocean or those that prefer less chemicals in their life, a salt water pool might be just the ticket. The biggest difference between a salt water pool and a traditional pool is how they are sanitized. Traditional pools uses chlorine based products, while salt water has it’s…

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Pool Time: Safe Kids Are Happy Kids

Summer is here and in the hot Gulf Coast region there is no better time to be had than with family and friends gathered around the backyard pool. Warmer temperatures, bring families, neighbors, and communities together for seemingly endless days of pure fun in the water. Summer barbeques, sleep-overs and picnics around the pool make…