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Those Winter Woes

This past winter hasn't been very kind to us here in Vancouver.  We've had crazy wind, torrential rain, never-ending temperature fluctuations, 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.

Tips For New Hot Tub Owners!

Were you lucky enough to get a hot tub this holiday season? Whether it was a gift or a great Boxing Day deal, congratulations! Now we understand that it may be overwhelming at first, because lets be honest, you just want to jump in it and relax, but that’s what we are here for.

We've created a list of things you should know so that you can ensure the longevity of your hot tub and enjoy it to the fullest. Let us tell you, both are easy to do! 

Reducing heat loss, saving energy!

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.

Learning To Swim

Learning how to swim can be scary at first, but once you get comfortable, it can be lots of fun. We believe it is absolutely crucial that all kids know how to swim at a young age. If you are comfortable in the water, it may make it that much easier for your children to be comfortable in the water. Here are a few tips for new swimmers:

Closing Your Pool For The Season

You’ve stopped swimming in your pool and you’ve stopped heating it; but because this is Vancouver, you’re not planning to full-on winterize it. We totally understand that... but you’re not just planning on ignoring it until spring, are you? If you are, we're here to tell you that's a bad idea.

“Hey,” you say defensively, “I keep a puck in the skimmer. It always stays clear.” Sorry. Still not okay.

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