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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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Managing Your Pool’s Temperature for Energy Efficiency This Spring

If you have an above ground swimming pool or an in ground swimming pool, then you know that maintaining and using it typically means higher than average energy bills. The actual effect varies depending on the size of your pool, … Continue reading

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Quick Tips For Your Swimming Pool Heater

Now that Spring is upon us, many people’s attention is turning towards warm weather activities. That includes swimming, of course! The only problem is that in many parts of the country it is still too cold to comfortably use an … Continue reading

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Passive Solar Energy – A Wave of the Future from the Recent Past

Imagine it is a brisk spring day with a temperature of 50˚ Fahrenheit, when your furnace kicks on to heat your house. On a day when your comfort is only altered in a miniscule way, it is unnecessary to burn … Continue reading

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Finding a Professional Pool Builder

Selecting the right pool builder is as important as choosing a contractor for any other task. A pool owner-to-be should make sure to do his or her homework before making a decision. Here are some questions a prospective pool owner … Continue reading

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Swimming Pool Winterization Tips from PcPools

Proper swimming pool winterization can significantly extend the life of your pool setup.  Although some pool owners have their own methods toward effective pool closings, PcPools has some specific tips that every pool owner should consider. The pool winterization process … Continue reading

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Warm your Pool Water up with a Swimming Pool Heater

Now that you have a backyard swimming pool, you’ll want to use it as much as possible. Make the most of your investment by adding a Solar Pool Heater, Gas Pool Heater, or Heat Pump to your in ground or … Continue reading

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The Truth About Above Ground Pools

Over the years, the above ground pool has developed a less than stellar reputation. Seeing a neighbor’s older model pool, neglected and left to rust and corrode in the back yard, has left a bad taste in the mouths of people … Continue reading

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Raypak Heater Information

Where can I buy parts for my Raypak heater? Raypak sells its products through distribution. Raypak does not sell parts directly via the Internet. If you’re having difficulties locating parts, Raypak has a few sources you may consider for parts … Continue reading

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