Tag Archives: In ground pool

Pool Maintenance: The Basics

Basic Pool Maintenance Schedule ONCE A WEEK: 1: Vacuum the floor and brush walls of the pool. 2: Empty skimmer baskets, pump baskets, and clean tile. 3: Clean cartridge if needed, backwash sand filter to remove dirt and particulate from the filtration system. 4: Shock the pool with 1lb (or 1 bag) of pool shock […]

Concrete Pools Hidden Costs

Concrete pools have definite advantages over both fiberglass pools and vinyl pools. Namely, the option to make any size, shape or style you can dream up.  As far as price, concrete falls in the middle with vinyl being the cheapest and fiberglass being the most expensive.  However there are tremendous long term hidden costs associated […]

Scheduling, how we do it

March is here! Unfortunately winter very defiantly still is too.  Soon however it will be spring, I hope.  Despite the subzero temperatures, the pace of our calls is creeping up.  So I thought this was the perfect time to go over our scheduling practices. Our scheduling is based on a first come first served basis. […]

Why it is Important your Swimming Pool or Spa Builder is a Certified Building Professional (CBP)

Posted by Lysti Grassman What is The Association of Pool & Spa Professionals (APSP)? The APSP is the world’s largest international trade association and leading advocate representing the swimming pool and spa industry. Members adhere to a code of business ethics and share a commitment to public health and safety in the use of swimming pools, […]