May is National Water Safety Month
As pool season kicks off for many of the 30,000 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 a joint effort of the Pool & Hot Tub Alliance, the American Red Cross, the National Recreation & Parks Association, and the World Waterpark Association. These … [Read more...] about May is National Water Safety Month
Hot Weather Pool Care
Here we are again; it is getting hot. As you can imagine, these high 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 … [Read more...] about Hot Weather Pool Care
5 Tips to Help You Get Your Pool Ready
Although we had a few cold spells, it really hasn’t been a memorable winter like it was last winter (the deep freeze of February 2021). Now that we are into late March, it is unlikely that we will have another freeze (as the weather continues to warm up. For the record, our average last freeze is March 13th and our latest freeze on record is April 13th. What does this mean to pool owners? It … [Read more...] about 5 Tips to Help You Get Your Pool Ready
Putting People First During the Pandemic
The following article at SpaRetailer.Com, sponsored by Sundance/Jacuzzi, mentions Gohlke Pools for "Putting People First During the Pandemic". Please read below: For Gohlke Pools, a Sundance® Spas retailer in Denton, Texas, putting people first during the pandemic meant making sure its customers knew the mental health benefits of hot tubbing, and that they felt safe interacting with the … [Read more...] about Putting People First During the Pandemic
Hot Tubs Play Role for Improving American Lifestyles
The following article published by Sundance/Jacuzzi for Business Wire CHINO, Calif.--A majority of Americans believe having a hot tub would have a role in improving their lifestyles, according to a survey commissioned by Jacuzzi Group, a global manufacturer of premium spas, and conducted online by The Harris Poll. According to the survey of more than 2,000 Americans adults, 71% say a hot tub … [Read more...] about Hot Tubs Play Role for Improving American Lifestyles
Swimming Pool Care Tips after the Rainfall
As can be expected, heavy rain can wreak havoc on swimming pools—by exposing problems such as poor drainage and by creating problems such as debris in the pool and water chemistry issues. Poor drainage If you have drainage issues, heavy rain can really expose them. The best way to determine if poor drainage exists is to observe the pool area during heavy rain. If poor drainage is an issue … [Read more...] about Swimming Pool Care Tips after the Rainfall
When Will it be Warm Enough to Swim?
Ever since the record cold snap that we had in mid-February, many pool owners have been looking forward to some warmer weather, and we are finally getting some. Although pool water temperatures are still around 70 degrees, it will not be long until we can all comfortably swim. What some consider comfortable might still be too cold for others and vice versa—everyone is different. But following is a … [Read more...] about When Will it be Warm Enough to Swim?
Pool Season Is Rapidly Approaching
Believe it or not, we were having a mild winter until the great freeze of February occurred. At that point, we had had only had 8 days at or above freezing. But all of that starting changing on February 9th when it hit freezing and didn’t let up for 12 days, reaching a low of -1 on February 16th, which is one of the few times in the last 125 years that it has been below zero. These low … [Read more...] about Pool Season Is Rapidly Approaching