Swimming Pool Care

Buying Pool Products Online Versus Brick and Mortar

This is a touchy subject discussed among ourselves in the pool retail industry but also one that has affected not just the swimming pool industry but more and more mom and pop businesses in any retail situation in downtown USA.

Pool Party Tips

Time is running short to prepare your pool for a successful, safe party. It is time to look at your pool water and do some testing to make sure all your chemistry levels are where they should be and that your filter is running clean.


National Water Safety Month begins in May and is a joint effort of several organizations related to the aquatic industry and several states, including Connecticut, who recognizes May as an excellent time to highlight water safety as we venture outside and increase outdoor activities. This includes going swimming in our own pools, going to a beach, lake, or even a water park. I will begin by addressing swimming pool safety so that our expertise can be utilized as you begin to open your pools for the season.

Steps To Take Before Opening Your Pool

Even though ironically I am sitting here at my vacation home looking at about seventeen inches of snow on the ground I know further south the grass is peeping up and you are now looking out into your yards yearning for further signs of Spring and looking at your pool covers wishing it was warm enough to open up the pool and instead of that cover, looking at sparkling blue water. First things first, it's still a little early to open but there are still some things you can do now to make your pool opening day a lot smoother and less stressful.

Spring is Near and Pool Season is Upon Us

I thought it would be a good idea to offer cost effective tips on pool care and most important where not to cut corners specifically in the area of pool safety.
As we near Spring time we are thinking of opening our pools and readying ourselves for a full season of summer fun so the posts to follow will hopefully be enlightening, educational and helpful.