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Ways To Use Solar Energy In Your Home

If you are thinking “green”, the Houston CBS affiliate has some good ideas for you in a May 16th article titled “Think Green Thursday: Ways To Use Solar Energy In Your Home.”  Here’s PcPools’ favorite part: “1.Heating Your Pool With Solar … Continue reading

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Happy Earth Day from PcPools!

Today is Earth Day, a day for awareness and action on behalf of Earth!  Swimming pools, whether an in ground or above ground version, are a wonderful addition to a home’s backyard.  But they also impact the environment; they require … Continue reading

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Filter Your Swimming Pool With Recycled Glass Instead of Sand?

Filtration systems use a variety of different methods to keep swimming pools clean.  There is the classic sand filter, a cartridge filter, and the D.E. filters.  But there are ways to update the classics!  Check out VitroClean. VitroClean, made from … Continue reading

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Interesting water facts…why are humans so drawn to water???

Enjoy your swimming pool but don’t take water for granted. Water has always been an important part of human existence and is only going to become more important. For example: If your neighbor had plenty of water but you hadn’t … Continue reading

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Eco-Friendly Winterization Tips For Draining Your Swimming Pool

As described in our recently published article titled “Do-it-yourself guide to winterizing your above ground pool”, lowering the water level is an important step in the pool winterization process. Your swimming pool water necessarily contains chemicals at all times, of … Continue reading

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First Public Natural Pool in US to Open in Minneapolis

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Being Green.

Kermit the Frog used to say “It Ain’t Easy Being Green.”  We disagree.  For swimmers and bathers there are natural pool products and natural spa products.  But that’s not the only way to be green with water.  Here are some … Continue reading

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A Good Week For Hot Tub and Spa Owners

If you own a hot tub or spa (or even know someone who does!), this week is a good week to visit PcPools.com.  We are holding a giveaway contest for a SpaNaturally SpaStart Kit that you can enter for free … Continue reading

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PcPools Is Giving Away A SpaNaturally SpaStart Kit!

Soon we will hear the sounds of people raking leaves, zippers closing up jackets, and spa and hot tub owners jumping for joy.  Fall is fast approaching, and with it, the best time of the year to use a spa … Continue reading

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Three Items For Maximizing Summer Living

The hot summer days are upon us.  People are worn down by the heat, feel like they’ve run out of fun activities for their family, and are beginning to look towards the Fall.  Don’t let summer’s elements wear you down!  … Continue reading

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