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A General Guide to Pool Heating Options – Part 4

Solar pool heaters Lastly, solar pool heaters — solar covers, blankets, and panels — offer a “green” pool heating option. For this reason solar pool heating options have been growing in popularity as of late. Solar heating solutions allow for year-round … Continue reading

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A General Guide to Pool Heating Options – Part 3

Electric pool heat pumps But for pool owners in the southern part of the country, an electronic heat pump can be a reliable year around solution. Electric heat pumps are also a good option if your swimming pool gets continuous … Continue reading

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A General Guide to Pool Heating Options – Part 2

Gas pool heaters With a gas pool heater you’ll need to decide between running it on natural gas or liquid propane. For that reason, you’ll want to pay attention to the availability and the price of gas in your area. … Continue reading

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A General Guide to Pool Heating Options – Part 1

This time of year, most pool owners are groping for just about anything they can get their hands on that will help them keep their pools warm and extend their swimming season a couple extra months in spite of fast-approaching … Continue reading

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New Pool Skimmer Plug Options Are Now Available

We’ve added a new product for above ground pools just in time for fall: skimmer plugs available in standard and widemouth sizes.  These reusable plugs are easy to install and use Rovaseal™ technology to create a 100% air-tight seal.  You … Continue reading

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Lawn Maintenance Tips for Swimming Pool Owners

A well maintained lawn enhances the environmental, recreational, and aesthetic benefit of a yard.  Swimming pool owners, of course, tend to spend a lot of time outdoors in the Summer.  That means a lot of time near or on the … Continue reading

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Seven Tips for Selecting and Working with a Landscape Professional

1. If the company is installing plant material, check to make sure they have a nursery inspection certificate from your state’s Department of Agriculture.  This ensures that the plant material they are providing has been grown in a nursery and … Continue reading

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Addressing a Common Myth Regarding Solar Pool Heating Panel Placement

When most people think about solar panels they picture them on top of a roof. They are likely to get the most direct sunlight up there, so that’s where they go, right? The short answer is “it depends”, but the … Continue reading

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The Relative Limitations of Automatic Swimming Pool Cleaners

As noted at the bottom of a recent Resource Article in the Pool Library—Automatic Swimming Pool Cleaners – The Basics—automatic swimming pool cleaners can’t clean 100% of the dirt and debris from your swimming pool. Corners and uneven shapes present … Continue reading

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The 2012 Independence Day Giveaway Puts The Free in Freedom!

PcPools’ latest giveaway is creating “ooooohs” and “ahhhhhs” just in time for fireworks season.  To celebrate the Fourth of July, we are giving away a brand new Blue Lagoon™ Above Ground Pool Package valued at $1,104.99!  For free! The Blue … Continue reading

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