We hope your swim season has been and continues to be relaxing and trouble-free. We have a great tool to assist us in making recommendations for balancing your pool water! We encourage you to bring a water sample to the store where we will analyze it with our computerized spin lab for free!! The spin lab delivers consistently accurate readings. Our test reduces the “human error” factor and … [Read more...] about Computerized Water Analysis
As you can imagine, 100+ degree temperatures 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 due to the heat are cloudy water and algae. Cloudy water due to water chemistry imbalance Low sanitizer (chlorine) levels or high pH levels (above 7.6) can cause … [Read more...] about Hot Weather Pool Care Tips
These last few weeks have been very difficult weather wise. Although some in the Denton area received rain in mid-July, many of us did not get a drop of rain. That combined with the recent 100 degree temperatures, which we have been experiencing, is really drying out area soils. The north Texas area tends to have pockets of fairly expansive soil—soil that contracts when is gets dry and expands … [Read more...] about Water Your Yard to Prevent Damage to Your Pool
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 a … [Read more...] about How Much Does it Cost to Build a Swimming Pool?
The July 4th weekend is traditionally the biggest weekend of the year for pool use. With Independence Day falling on a Wednesday this year, pool parties will likely be planned for anywhere from June 30th thru July 8th. Following are five tips to assure that your July 4th pool party will be one to be remembered. Be sure that your pool is ready To avoid last minute water problems such as … [Read more...] about 5 Tips to Help Ensure a Great July 4th Weekend
Denton based Gohlke Pools has been named as one of the Top 50 Pool Builders in the United States by Pool and Spa News. Pool and Spa News annually recognizes the most well-rounded companies in the swimming and pool spa industry. “This is a great honor not only for me personally but for our entire staff at Gohlke Pools”, said Matt Gohlke, President of Gohlke Pools. “We are not one of the largest … [Read more...] about Gohlke Pools Named to Top 50 U.S. Pool Builders List
On Saturday, June 2nd, we reached 100 degrees for the first time this year, which is approximately one month earlier than usual—as our average date of our first 100 degree day is July 1st. As far as what is forecast for the rest of the summer, Pete Delkus, meteorologist for WFAA Channel 8, is calling for temperatures to be 2-4 degrees above normal, which means it will be hot! With that being … [Read more...] about Weekly Pool Maintenance Tips