As we enter the holiday season, we start thinking of potential gifts for our family and friends. Sometimes it can difficult to find that special gift for someone. 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 always use some financial support. Another gift idea for the “hard to … [Read more...] about Christmas Gift Ideas for the Pool or Hot Tub Owner
After a very hot summer, the weather has been much cooler as of late. We have had some warm days followed by cool days and even cooler nights, which has resulted in lower pool water temperatures. With these cool nights, average pool water temperatures in the Denton area are dropping. We are seeing water temperatures in the mid 70’s right now, down from the low-to-mid 90’s that we experienced in … [Read more...] about Swim thru November with a Pool Heater
The extremely hot weather arrived approximately one week early this year—the average date of our first 100-degree day is July 1st, but this year it arrived on June 25th. We ended up with five 100-degree days in June, yet we average only 1.2 days. Hopefully this isn’t a trend that will continue into July & August, which are normally our two hottest months—we average 7.4 days of at least 100 … [Read more...] about 5 Hot Weather Pool Care Secrets from the Front Lines
Spring and Summer storms in North Texas are no joke. Storms like the ones that have recently hit Flower Mound, Highland Village, Roanoke, and Argyle pop up with little to no warning and can wreak havoc on your swimming pool and your backyard. From heavy rain to hail and tornadoes, there are several ways your swimming pool can be damaged or negatively affected by the weather here in North Texas. … [Read more...] about Preparing For Storms & Dealing With Hail Damage
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 #7 Pool Service Company in the country out of an estimated 72,000 pool service companies (source—IBIS World … [Read more...] about Gohlke Pools named 7th Best Pool Service Company in the United States
As pool season kicks off for many of the 35,000 plus swimming pools in Denton County, it is important to be aware of pool safety. May has been designated as National Water Safety Month. National Water Safety Month is an annual awareness campaign coordinated by the Pool & Hot Tub Alliance with support from the American Red Cross, National Drowning Prevention Alliance, National Recreation … [Read more...] about May is National Water Safety Month
The weather as of late has been spectacular and it appears that the cold weather is behind us. As a matter of fact, we can almost be assured that we have had the last freeze of winter 2022/2023. The reason that I say almost is because our latest last freeze on record was on April 13th (1957 & 1997). With that being said, we do know that warm weather is on its way. What does this mean to … [Read more...] about 5 Tips to Help You Get Your Pool Ready
38 years ago, Gohlke Pools started having an annual sale—called The Big Sale! This is a great opportunity for pool owners to stock up for the season at special discounted prices and to begin preparing for the upcoming pool season. Following are the scheduled days for the sale. Thursday, April 20th 9am to 6pm Friday, April 21st 9am to 6pm Saturday, April 22nd 9am to 6pm Sunday, April … [Read more...] about Big Sale Dates Announced!