Pool Heaters: Heat that Cool Water!

We have had some beautiful weather thus far this spring, but the last few days have been unseasonably cool. This recent cool weather has lowered the pool water temperatures in the area by a few degrees. Average water temperatures in the Denton area are now in the low to mid 70’s. Although … [Read more...]

May is National Water Safety Month

As pool season kicks off for many of the 30,000 plus swimming pools in Denton County, it is important to be aware of pool safety. May has been designated as National Water Safety Month. National Water Safety Month is a joint effort of the Association of Pool & Spa Professionals, the American … [Read more...]

Warm Up That Cold Water!

  What a beautiful spring that we have had thus far. Even though we have received quite a bit of rain thus far, it has not been near as wet as it was last year. Currently, average pool water temperatures in the Denton area are in the mid to high 70’s. Although according to the National … [Read more...]

Big Annual Sale is This Weekend – Don’t Miss It!

Over 30 years ago, Gohlke Pools started having an annual sale—called The Big Sale! This is a great opportunity for pool owners to stock up for the season at special discounted prices and to begin preparing for the upcoming pool season. Following is a schedule of the events planned: Thursday, April … [Read more...]

Let’s Get an Early Start Battling the Mosquitoes

Back in 2012, we were dealing with the West Nile virus being spread by mosquitos. This year, the Zika virus has been in the news. Regardless of the disease or the year, it is safe to say mosquitos can cause real problems and we all need to do our part to cut down on the mosquito population. Although … [Read more...]

Spring Pool Checklist

Pools should be a source of fun and relaxation, not a source of constant work and worry. Pool care can be very simple and we have found that being consistent and uniform in chemical treatment, vacuuming, basket cleaning, and filter cleaning are the keys to successful pool care. Pool care is like … [Read more...]

Gohlke Pools Wins 2016 Design Awards

Gohlke Pools was recently recognized at the United Aqua Group Annual Conference held in Rancho Palos Verdes, California in February. Gohlke Pools once again received Outstanding Design awards for two area pools built in 2015. The pools represent the latest in custom design techniques and backyard … [Read more...]

Poolside Landscaping

Now that Spring has officially arrived and outdoor temperatures being very conducive to outdoor activities, it is a great time to look to improve your poolside landscaping. Summer is not a good time of the year as it is too hot for the actively growing plants—making them more susceptible to damage. … [Read more...]

Swimming Pool Care Tips after the Rains

It has been a great start in the area of weather thus far in 2016. With that being said, it has been a very rainy week—with most rain gauges in the area showing multiple inch rains. Hopefully 2016 will not be a repeat of 2015 when it comes to rainfall. Heavy rain can wreak havoc on swimming … [Read more...]

A Mild Winter

In recent winters we heard phrases such as “polar vortex”, “thunder sleet”, and “cobblestone ice”. But not this winter. According to the Weather Underground website, we had 17 days at or below freezing (at DFW airport). As a reminder, our average number of freezes is 33. Last winter we had 40 … [Read more...]