This Texas weather—wow! 80 degrees one day and low 20’s just two nights later. We really don’t know what the rest of “winter” will bring with it, but we can rest assured of one thing—before too much longer it will be in the 90’s and likely over 100. Pool season is just around the corner. While many people in the area already have pools, others are trying to decide whether they should have a … [Read more...] about The Pros and Cons of Pool Ownership
Denton based Gohlke Pools has been selected by Pool and Spa News as one of the top 50 Pool Service Companies in the country. The list is based on a comprehensive criterion that included customer satisfaction surveys. After compiling the data, Pool and Spa News ranked Gohlke Pools as the # 4 Pool Service Company in the country out of an estimated 67,000 pool service companies. “We are honored … [Read more...] about Gohlke Pools Named the #4 Pool Service Company in the United States
One of the most common questions that pool builders get is—“How much does it cost to build a swimming pool?” As with many other purchases, prices vary greatly depending on what the prospective buyer is desiring. We all have different tastes. Following are a few examples of why it is so difficult to answer the simple question—“How much does____________cost?” Restaurants When selecting … [Read more...] about How Much Does it Cost to Build a Swimming Pool?
With the temperatures that we are expecting this weekend, it is important that your pool equipment is prepared to handle IT. Most pool equipment in the Denton area has been programmed so that the pumps are switched on by a freeze sensor when the ambient air temperature approaches freezing, but it is still important to make sure. Following is what you need to be looking for: Main pump—The … [Read more...] about Hard Freeze Warning – Protect Your Pool
As we enter the coldest month of the year, it is hard to imagine that temperatures will soon heat up and it will be pool season. With that being said, now is the time to begin planning for that time and considering whether it is now time for an extreme makeover of your swimming pool & backyard. After a number of years, pools can become outdated and in need of a makeover. Some pool … [Read more...] about Swimming Pool & Backyard Extreme Makeovers
Are you having trouble deciding on a gift for that person that is difficult to buy for? You know, the person who has everything. One special way to honor that person is to make a contribution in their name to a worthwhile charity. Denton has many excellent non-profit agencies that could use and are worthy of your help. Another gift idea for the “hard to buy for” is to think practical. Do they have … [Read more...] about Christmas Gift Ideas for the Pool Owner
During this season of Thanksgiving, we pause and take a moment to be grateful for all our blessings: the freedom which this great country provides the opportunity for growth and achievement, good health, and the confidence and trust you have given to us. Our best wishes to you and your family for a Happy Thanksgiving and a joyful holiday season. Thanksgiving Holiday Hours Thanksgiving … [Read more...] about Happy Thanksgiving
Late last year, we purchased our first hot tub. We have had swimming pools that had spas attached to them, and we have even had a jetted bathtub, but we had never had a standalone hot tub until recently. It is the first time in 30 years that we have not had a swimming pool, but thus far our family is really enjoying having a hot tub. Hot tubs have continued to increase in popularity in recent … [Read more...] about Hot Tub Purchasing Tips