This past winter hasn't been very kind to us here in Vancouver. We've had crazy wind, torrential rain, never-ending temperature fluctuations, snow and yep you guessed it, more rain!
For pools and spas, the key weather issues are rain, intense cold snaps and drastic temperature changes. Such conditions have led to structural and surface damage on pools and spas, especially ones that are older or have non-traditional construction/materials.
Posted on Feb 3, 2020 by West Coast Pool & Spa
As you likely know, a great deal of energy is required to heat swimming pool water. That being said, the operating costs of a pool may be greatly reduced through simple changes to your pool maintenance routine. Below are tips on how you can drastically reduce the cost of heating your pool.
Posted on Dec 8, 2019 by West Coast Pool & Spa
Keeping fit is great for your mind, body and soul. What better, more fun way to do it than in your swimming pool? Here are 10 of our favourite pool exercises that will scuplt your body in no time!
Posted on Dec 2, 2019 by West Coast Pool & Spa
We want you to make informed decisions on the winterization of your swimming pool, spa or fountain. Here is information to help you decide if your pool is ready for winter.
Posted on Nov 3, 2019 by West Coast Pool & Spa
With over sixty percent of pools experiencing an algae bloom each year, we’re here to help make sure you do all you can to prevent it. I mean no one wants algae in their pool! Threat of an algae occurrence is relatively high at this time of year and we want you to be prepared, preventing algae as much as possible.
Posted on Oct 14, 2019 by West Coast Pool & Spa