How To Cool Swimming Pool Water

Maui Pool Service

A question pool companies often get asked from swimming pool owners in the heat of summer is  “How can I cool down my pool water?”  Below are a few suggestions to be considered: 1)  Use ice:  This quick fix is one of the fastest ways of cooling down your pool water in a pinch.  If it is feasible to obtain … Read More

How to Raise Alkalinity

Maui Pool Service Repair

What happens if your pool’s alkalinity is too low?  Your pool finish can become etched and stained, water can turn green, your swimmers’ eyes can burn, metals corrode and pH can rise up or fall. If you want to raise the alkalinity level without overly affecting the pH level, baking soda is recommended.  One you know your pool’s volume and … Read More

Things Not To Do With Your Pool

Swimming pools are a luxury and most are a serious investment to own. Failure to maintain your pool or attend to regular service items will lead to failures in the system. Review these things that you should absolutely NOT do to your pool.  Never add random chemicals to your pool.  Never ignore a pool leak.  Do not turn your pump … Read More

Foam in your Hot Tub?

Maui Hot Tub Dealers

Do you have a hot tub foaming problem you want to fix once and for all?  Too much foam in a hot tub is one of the most common problems that spa owners complain about.  When the water first goes in to the spa you notice that there is almost no bubbles or foam at all, but a few weeks … Read More

Ways to Create Gathering Spots in and Around Your Pool

Maui Grills

Who does not love gathering around the swimming pool on a beautiful day?  Your ideal entertainment space can offer options. A few options would include: Swim-Up Bars/Sometimes you don’t want to get out of the water, but the bar is where the action is! Outdoor Kitchens/The kitchen many times becomes the main gathering place when entertaining.  Why not bring the … Read More

Acquatic Therapy for Lower Back Pain

Aside from swimming laps, there are many low-impact water exercises and stretches that allow your spine to decompress gently. Swimming and other water workouts strengthen the core, obliques and lower back muscles, to reduce strain to overworked ligaments. Swimming also stretches and strengthens the legs and shoulders, which are often overworked and painful from supporting a lower back in spasm. … Read More

Lifeguard Tips

When you have a swimming pool, you want to make memories to last a lifetime.  However, owning a swimming pool means responsibility, not only keeping it clean, but it is a better idea to have safety supervision skills. It is important to be alert like a lifeguard.  Below are some suggestions that can save a life. Learn CPR – Not … Read More

Water Therapy

Daily pain is a fact of life for millions of people.  The healthy way to take care of the pain is through water therapy. Anyone with osteoarthritis, fibromyalgia or lower back pain knows water is more than comforting for the pain.  Water provides relief to an aching body and is a pain-free way to exercise. Pool therapy is very beneficial … Read More

Is Your Pool Healthy?

Is your pool a healthy pool?  You can use your senses to see if it is.  Use your sight to look for clear blue water.  Use your touch to check for smooth and clean tiles.  You can use your smell to make sure there are no strong odors.  Finally, you can listen to your pool cleaning equipment to make sure … Read More

Is High Alkalinity Harmful To Your Pool?

A high alkalinity has the potential risk of affecting how all chemicals work in a swimming pool.  For example, the pH-one of the most valuable chemicals in the pool-is greatly affected by total alkalinity.  When TA goes too high, the pH will go to the high end and this will make all chemicals useless, including your chlorine. When total alkalinity … Read More