Tips for Having a Great Pool Party This Labor Day Weekend!

Labor Day weekend is typically a big weekend for swimming pool parties. With the relatively mild weather that we have been experiencing as of late, especially compared to the first two weeks of August, pools and backyards are a great place to be this coming weekend! Following is a checklist to … [Read more...]

Pool Care Tip: Dealing with Summer Rains & High Pool Water Temperatures

The first two weeks of August were very hot, but since then we have been experiencing very mild weather. And now with the rains that we have experienced—weather in August doesn’t get any better than this. With that being said, the rains coupled with the high pool water temperatures can make … [Read more...]

Dealing with Hot Weather Pool Problems

With the 100 degree temperatures that arrived this week, we are again reminded that hot weather can create problems for swimming pools even when a routine swimming pool maintenance program is followed. Two of the most common pool problems that pool owners experience this time of year are cloudy … [Read more...]

6 Ways to Cool Your Pool Water

Although our 100 degree temperatures came a bit later this summer than they typically do, it is still very hot this time of year. Traditionally one of the solutions to dealing with the summer heat is the cool enjoyment that a swimming pool can provide. That is not always possible in August—as pool … [Read more...]

Poop in the Pool

Several times per year we get the following call—“Someone has pooped in the pool—do we have to drain all of the water out of the pool?” With no disrespect to the movie Caddyshack, the pool does not have to be drained. According to the Pool & Spa Operator Handbook, a publication of the … [Read more...]

This Dry Weather Can Cause Pool Problems

Although as of this writing the temperature has not yet reached 100 degrees, we are entering a time of extremely dry and hot weather, which is really drying out the soils. This follows some fairly substantial storms that passed thru here in May & June—dumping quite a bit of rain in a … [Read more...]

Ten Reasons to choose Gohlke Pools as your Pool Builder

Award-winning—We have won over 30 national design awards, including the most prestigious design award in the pool industry, the International Gold Design Award from the Association of Pool & Spa Professionals. In addition, we have been named to the Aqua 100 Swimming Pool Company Hall of Fame and … [Read more...]

Hot Weather Pool Care Secrets from the Front Lines

With the weather now hovering around 100 degrees for the first time this summer, the importance of pool maintenance has stepped up. Hot weather can create problems for swimming pools if the pool is not properly maintained. We care for hundreds of pools on a weekly basis, and although we don’t always … [Read more...]

5 Tips to Help Ensure a Great July 4th Weekend

The July 4th weekend is traditionally the biggest weekend of the year for pool use. With Independence Day falling on a Monday this year, the party will likely be all weekend. Following are five tips to assure that your July 4th pool party will be one to be remembered. Be sure that your pool is … [Read more...]

Top 5 Hot Weather Pool Care Tips

Although summer doesn’t officially begin until June 20th and the average date of our first 100 degree day isn’t until June 30th, it is definitely beginning to warm up in the Dallas/Fort Worth area. Hot weather can create problems for swimming pools if the pool is not properly maintained. We care for … [Read more...]