Gohlke Pools – Alternative Gifts Fair Matching Sponsor

We at Gohlke Pools engage with the community we do business with in a number of ways. One way that we think pays off in multiple ways is through the Alternative Gifts Fair, an annual fundraising event for local charities sponsored by the First United Methodist Church of Denton, Texas. The … [Read more...]

Fall is a Great Time of Year to Enjoy Your Swimming Pool

We have now had 18 days at or above 100 degrees this summer, which, oddly enough, is also the average number of days that we typically experience each summer at or above 100 degrees. Following is how the last 6 years shape up: 2016—18     2015—13            2014—14     2013—28            … [Read more...]

Poolside Landscaping

I have long said that the difference between swimming pools that look good and those that look great, and are often times award winning pools, comes down to one thing—landscaping. It is really amazing how much difference a well thought out landscaping plan can make to a backyard pool. As we enter … [Read more...]

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...]