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
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?
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
It is always hot this time of year, but this year summer has been hotter than usual in the DFW area. 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 this time of year—as pool water tends to heat up, oftentimes past the point of being refreshing. Most of those who enjoy swimming pools prefer … [Read more...] about 6 Ways to Cool Your Pool Water
As a service to pool owners in the DFW area, we provide the following seminars. POOL SCHOOL This is a great opportunity for you to learn how to properly maintain your pool saving you time and money. Topics include: Basic Pool Operation and Terminology Basic Equipment Maintenance Water Chemistry Algae Prevention Basic Troubleshooting Upcoming seminar dates: June 9th, July … [Read more...] about Upcoming Pool Schools
A Potentially Very Dangerous Situation One of the most recent lighting trends is string lights, also referred to as bistro lighting. While most agree that they are a very good look and provide just enough accent lighting in most situations, most of these lights are 120 volts, which should never be used over a swimming pool due to electrocution dangers. Obviously, electricity and water are not a … [Read more...] about Water & Electricity Do Not Mix