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Winterizing your pool

Ever thought of winterizing your pool as an unnecessary and daunting task? Well, just like weather stripping your home or adding antifreeze to your car, your pool requires the same TLC as all the other little joys in life. In … Continue reading

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Above Ground Winter Pool Cover Buyer’s Guide

Above Ground Winter Pool Covers ARCTIC ARMOR WINTER POOL COVERS.  Keep your above ground pool spotless inside and out, all winter long! Our Arctic Armor Winter Pool Cover’s protection is two-fold: a tightly-woven polyethylene fabric helps retard algae growth on the … 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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A…unique…way of emptying an above ground pool

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Cooling Weather + Falling Leaves = Pool Covers

The above formula-for-frowns is true whether we are willing to admit it or not. Summer is fading fast and fall’s cool breeze greeting is here to remind us that the end of swimming season means it’s time to break out … Continue reading

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Winter Reminders for Above Ground Pool Owners

Every swimming pool owner knows the importance of ensuring their pool is not leaking.  Many pool owners in cold climates, however, don’t think to check for leaks during the winter months.  It’s outside exposed to freezing temperatures, so how could … Continue reading

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Go Sledding This Winter

Wintertime is a challenge for many swimming pool owners.  It’s cold outside, the days seem short, and there are no parties to attend wearing your favorite swimsuit + sandals combination.  What to do, what to do? Don’t let Old Man … 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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A New Cover For A Pool Heater or Heat Pump Is Now Available

Depending on the location of your swimming pool, late summer and early fall is when pool heaters and heat pumps get lots of use.  Eventually, however, the swimming season ends.  Leaving a heater unused and exposed during the winter is … 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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