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Pool Maintenance For New Pool Owners

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Swimming pools are an amazing investment. They bring your family joy, entertainment, relaxation, healthy exercise, a place to cool down in the hot Texas summers, but there is no denying that they do require a bit of maintenance. Often new pool owners become slightly overwhelmed by the required maintenance their pool needs and aren’t sure how to get started. The good news is that once you get the hang of it and swing into a proper routine, taking care of your pool won’t be as …

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How to Winterize Your Pool?

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Now that colder weather is here in Texas, good chances are that you are going to be closing your outdoor pool in Trophy Club down for the season. To keep your pool protected this winter from the freezing temperatures, you will need to winterize it. Winterizing your pool protects it from water freezing and bursting pipes and equipment as well as helps to keep it clean for the season in which you won’t be using it. Winterizing your pool properly will save you a lot …

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How To Keep Your Pool Leaf Free This Fall

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It is Fall here in Texas, and that means cooler weather, tea by the fire, the leaves changing colors, and unfortunately, those leaves falling into your pool. Your pool is a big investment and a beautiful addition to your backyard, that means, you want to keep it that way, clean, clear, and beautiful. When it comes to pool maintenance in Southlake, we understand Texas can cause difficulty with its weather and quick changing of seasons. Unfortunately, pools attract all of the falling leaves during the …

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How To Remove Swimming Pool Stains

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Pools here in Texas are quite common, as we have to find a way to escape the Texas summer heat. A pool is a great way to keep cool, spend time with your friends and family, keep your kids entertained, add major aesthetic appeal to your backyard, and add investment value to your home. To keep your pool in swimmable condition and looking beautiful requires maintenance. A pool that is dirty or contains stains can become unsafe to swim in and is not nice to …

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The Ultimate Guide To Shocking Your Pool

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In order to preserve your pool’s beauty as well as its safety, it is important to maintain it.  Part of maintaining it means keeping the water clean, clear, and healthy and the chemicals in check. A normal addition and a very important part of pool care is occasionally shocking your swimming pool. It is a must to have the knowledge on how to do this properly in order to keep your water healthy, clear, and free from algae. While you can hire someone to do …

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How Often Should a Pool be Serviced?

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Having a swimming pool is an amazing luxury and great financial investment for your home, however, to keep it that way it must be properly cared for. It is summer here in Texas and that means spending a lot of time in your backyard and in your pool to try and keep cool in this harsh summer heat. With all the time, you are going to be spending in your backyard and in your pool, it is necessary that it is properly cleaned and serviced, for …

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Is your pool ready for the summer? 

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It’s everybody’s favorite time of year again. If you have experienced a summer here in Texas, then you know that means BBQ’s, backyard parties, and a lot of time spent in the pool trying to cope with the intense heat. With the change of seasons, it is always important to make sure you prepare your pool for the weather conditions. Your swimming pool is an investment, so of course, you want to make sure you are doing your best when it comes to properly taking …

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Post Rain Pool Tips

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Spring has definitely sprung here in Texas, which means rain, and lots of it. While we certainly can’t predict the weather, it’s safe to say we will see our fair share of rain in the coming weeks. In some cases, you may have a little heads up from the local weather forecasters that a storm is on its way, but other times you may be caught off guard. If you own a pool, a heavy rain can create quite the challenge. Not only does rain …

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Effect of Rain on Your Water Chemistry

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With March well on its way and April just around the corner, it’s time to start talking about how the rain can affect your pool’s water chemistry. Many pool owners don’t think about this fact, but rain is very acidic, which means it can throw your pool’s entire pH balance out of whack. Why does this matter? Not only can it cause an uncomfortable swim session, but the water can actually become corrosive and damage various parts of your pool. While a little bit of …

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  How to Avoid Algae Build-Up

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One of the biggest problems home pool owners face is algae build-up. Because algae are living marine creatures that can multiply at a rapid rate, they can be frustrating for pool owners. There are many reasons why algae may invade your pool, but one thing to keep in mind is that they need warm, sunny weather in order to thrive. Hello, Texas! Yes, because of the climate here in Texas, algae build-up is a much more common problem than in many other parts of the …