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 Apr 3, 2020 by West Coast Pool & Spa
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:
Posted on Mar 14, 2020 by West Coast Pool & Spa
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.
Posted on Oct 1, 2019 by West Coast Pool & Spa
So you’re throwing a pool party and it’s going to be the splash hit of the summer. You’ve created a playlist of music specifically for the party, you’ve dug out your old bathing suit from the back of the closet (praying it still fits), and you have enough pool noodles for the entire neighbourhood. But do you know what snacks you’re going to serve to solidify your reputation as summer royalty? Well if the answer is no, you've come to the right place! Here are some of the fabulous things you can serve:
Posted on Aug 5, 2019 by West Coast Pool & Spa
Here's a collection of some of the best pool floats that are a must buy this summer!
Posted on Jul 15, 2019 by West Coast Pool & Spa