3 Causes Of High Alkalinity In Pools

Posted on: 4 December 2015

Few things beat the luxury of enjoying a warm summer day by a nice cool pool located right in your own backyard. But it's not long until the bills come in and problems arise that the full impact of a pool is realized, both good and bad. Not only must you keep track of not only the hardness of the water or the minerals in it, you must always check the pH balance and the total alkalinity, also known as TA.
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Keep Your Pool Party Safe With These Tips

Posted on: 22 October 2015

One of the best things about having a pool installed in your backyard (by professionals such as those from Contemporary Pools Inc) is anticipating the pool parties that will soon appear on your social calendar. Pool parties, however, aren't a time to forgo safety in favor of a good time -- especially when there are children around. While most pool party guests know that running around the pool deck and roughhousing in the water aren't acceptable, it's important that you take a leadership role to ensure other rules are met at your party so that an accident doesn't get in the way of the memorable time you're creating.
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Protecting a New Vinyl In-Ground Pool Liner: Important Dos and Don'ts

Posted on: 9 October 2015

Whether you just had a brand new in-ground pool installed or even just a new vinyl liner in your existing pool, you'll want to do your part to protect that liner from tears, holes, and other damage. After all, vinyl liners aren't cheap to replace. Specifically, there are some important dos and don'ts you'll want to keep in mind when it comes to caring for your vinyl pool liner. DO Control the Pool's pH Balance
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Three Things That You Will Want To Do To Prepare To Open Your Pool

Posted on: 14 August 2015

Opening your pool can be a lot of work, but there are some things that can make this easier. There is a lot of maintenance and work to do before you can open your pool. This may include things like cleaning the dirty water, or even partially draining and refilling your pool. Here are some of the things that you will want to do when you are getting ready to open your pool for the summer.
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