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 have been named as the Baylor Family Business of the Year. Highly trained—Our staff includes … [Read more...] about Ten Reasons to choose Gohlke Pools as your Pool Builder
How to Protect Your Eyes, Skin, & Hair this Summer Most area schools let out for the summer this week. As a matter of fact, all three Denton high schools—DHS, Ryan, & Guyer—are holding their graduation ceremonies today. Congratulations to all students on what I hope was a great school year, but a special congratulations to this year’s graduates. With school out and the temperatures … [Read more...] about School is Out: Let the Swimming Begin
Memorial Day weekend is this weekend and is traditionally considered the beginning of swim season. If you are the pool owner, hopefully by now your plans are in place for this weekend—the yard is mowed, the food is planned, the guests are invited, and the pool is ready! Following are some last minute tips to assure that your Memorial Day weekend will be an enjoyable one. Be sure that your pool … [Read more...] about Enjoy Your Pool This Memorial Day Weekend!
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 Oceanographic Data Center, 70-78 degrees is where most people feel comfortable swimming. I have found … [Read more...] about Warm Up That Cold Water!
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 mosquito season varies from year to year depending on temperature, moisture, and … [Read more...] about Let’s Get an Early Start Battling the Mosquitoes
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 landscaping. The first pool awarded features a recessed outdoor tavern at the heart of a Lantana … [Read more...] about Gohlke Pools Wins 2016 Design Awards
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 freezes and in the winter of 2013-2014 we had 55 freezes. In addition, the low temperature this … [Read more...] about A Mild Winter
It sure seems to have been a mild winter thus far. After our first freeze on November 22nd, it has fell to freezing or below approximately 13 times at DFW airport. We are slightly behind our average of 24.2 freezes thru January. WFAA recently reported that January daily temperatures were above normal 14 times and below normal 17 times, which was a surprise. But remember, winter is not over. … [Read more...] about Will Winter Ever Arrive?