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In Ground Winter Pool Cover Buyer’s Guide

Our high quality inground winter pool covers are made with a premium UV coating to protect and shield our winter pool covers from the damaging effects of sunlight. Our in ground winter pool covers have a five foot overlap and … Continue reading

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In Ground Winter Closing Checklist

VACUUM pool & remove all debris. Use a Blue Wave WINTERIZING POOL CHEMICAL KIT to add the correct chemicals for the winter for your pool size. Drain Filter tank of all water. Bring pump/motor indoors. Remove return eyeballs and install … Continue reading

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Why purchase a custom safety cover vs standard

Q: We get a great deal of calls at www.pcpools.com where customers have been told using a standard size winter safety cover on a non-standard size swimming pool is okay. What are your thoughts about this practice? A: Attempting to … Continue reading

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Swimming Pool Heating Options

Recent advancements in pool heating technology allow pool owners to choose from a vast array of options that vary based on effectiveness, space limitations, and cost. Such technological improvements have produced improved solar pool covers and solar panels that after … Continue reading

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Pool Opening Tips

PcPools’ first tip for opening your pool is…DON’T WAIT! Many swimming pool owners procrastinate to avoid the work that goes into the pool opening process. Understandable, yes, but by the time you are motivated enough to open the pool, frequently … Continue reading

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10 most incredible indoor pools

Winter is here, and you maybe missing your pool, check out these top 10 most incredible indoor pools to get your fix. Tweet

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The One Thing Wrong With All Hotel Pools

Keryn Means 5/1/2015 Life vests are such a simple invention, but too few hotels and resorts with pools offer them to guests. These are bulky items that are inconvenient for parents to pack, so they leave them at home, which … Continue reading

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Swmming Pool Basketball At Its Finest

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A General Guide to Pool Heating Options – Part 8

Gas pool heaters and carbon monoxide If you notice a smell similar to strong exhaust fumes around a gas pool heater there is a good chance that you may be inhaling unsafe levels of carbon monoxide. Proper installation and ventilation … Continue reading

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A General Guide to Pool Heating Options – Part 7

Checking gas pool heaters for leaks First and foremost, if you have any concerns about the safety of a gas pool heater, you should close it down immediately and contact a licensed technician to arrange an inspection. The main priority … Continue reading

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