Posts with the category “home-pools”
Embrace the Lazy Days of Summer
July 27th, 2016
I like being lazy in the summer. Naps on top of my sheets with the whirring of a fan to lull me to sleep. Listening to the hiss of the waves beating against the shore while I sip on an iced coffee an...
The Sound of Running Water and Saving/Spending Money
July 12th, 2016
It's a well known fact that memories often have a close association with our sense of smell. A pumpkin pie brings images of turkey and football. Wood smoke drifting in on the breeze could be a campfi...
What is the ONE thing that should use a blanket in the middle of summer?
July 5th, 2016
I don't know about you, but our summer has not started off with a bang here. Though it's sunny most days for at least an hour or two, there's been just enough rain and wind to make it impossible to d...
Set it and Forget it Pool Care Solution
June 7th, 2016
There are a lot of advantages to living in a top-floor apartment. First of all, I don't hear any noises from above me unless it's raining or hailing. Second of all, I can lie in bed and listen to it r...
Yard Differentials - Any Time. Any Place. Any Pool. Always Safe.
April 29th, 2016
Your yard is unique, and therefore should be cared for in a distinctly unique manner. There are many common problems that home owners need to find solutions for when it comes to their yard care, but m...
Reduce Your Impact, Conserve your Resources
April 21st, 2016
I am one of those happy few who wakes up every Monday to Friday and gets ready to head to work whistling a jaunty little tune. Now, don't get me wrong, if its cold out or if I had a late night, someti...
Keep you pool warmer, longer
April 13th, 2016
Summer is just around the corner and you are ready to jump into your pool, right?! But the pool water just isn't quite the temperature you prefer to swim in. At this time of year the sun is shining,...
Jets, Fountains, Water Features and More
April 12th, 2016
Jets, fountains, and other water features are popular in both residential and commercial swimming pools, as they bring interest, creativity and beautiful design to the waterscape. They may look love...
If my pool is small, how long will Ecosavr last?
March 26th, 2014
Across the world, the definition of a "small" pool may change, but for the purposes of this blog post, I am imagining a small pool being less than 400 square feet (or less than 15,000 gallons), probab...
Do Liquid Pool Covers Work on Infinity Edge Pools?
March 24th, 2014
A very common question that we receive is whether or not liquid pool covers can work effectively on a swimming pool with an infinity edge.The concern is that, since the surface water is always flowing...
Challenge your energy bill.
March 6th, 2014
If you own or operate a swimming pool, you are well aware that it costs somewhere between a small and large fortune to keep it heated to a comfortable and consistent water temperature throughout the y...
Swimming Pool Filter Media for Water Conservation
July 25th, 2013
Depending on where, exactly, you live in North America, your focus on water conservation will vary. There are some areas that have been suffering from severe drought conditions for longer than they ca...
The Holy Grail of Fitness: Swimming and Hydro-Therapy
July 19th, 2013
Dating back to 2500 BCE, swimming and pools have been preserved on Egyptian walls and in ancient scrolls. It is always associated with summer, and the sport is blanketed across the television during t...
Plastic Pool Blankets VS Liquid Pool Covers: Round 5
May 31st, 2013
Did you miss a few episodes? Catch up on the previous Rounds here:Round 1: Heat RetentionRound 2: Water ConservationRound 3: SafetyRound 4: Application A significant portion of a buying decision will ...
Winterize Your Heatsavr System
September 6th, 2012
Sadly, Labor Day weekend signals the close of some - though certainly not all - outdoor seasonal swimming pools. As per usual, this has lead many pool owners and operators using Heatsavr with an Autom...
Understanding Evaporative Loss in Swimming Pools
June 1st, 2012
On occasion, I get customers who are't wholly satisficed with the results they have seen using our EcosavrTM liquid pool cover. As you can imagine I hate to hear these sentiments and I immediately hav...
Help Your Pool Water Rise to the Occasion
May 18th, 2012
This early in the season, your pool water may need some help to rise to the occasion - and a comfortable temperature. If you rely on the sun alone, you may have difficulty compensating for the over...
How Water Movement Affects Liquid Solar Pool Covers
April 20th, 2012
photo from http://www.flickr.com/photos/kj-an/2160351136/ One of the questions I get quite often is in regards to the efficiency of a liquid solar pool cover when there is movement in the water. This ...
Pool Pump Timers: Make Your Pool More Eco-Friendly
March 26th, 2012
I am very excited to share a guest post with you today. Coming to you from Blue Haven, Oklahoma City, please enjoy the following article which is full of great ways to make your swimming pool more eco...
The Benefits to Opening Your Pool Early
April 19th, 2011
Special Guest Post from Matthew Giovanisci, SwimUniversity.comEvery week you hear from me about various topics that somehow relate to commercial aquatics facilities. This week, you are in for a very s...
Safety in Swimming Pools -What are your options?
March 22nd, 2011
3 Tips To Save Energy, Money & Heat In Your Swimming Pool
November 16th, 2010
Because Results Don't Lie
October 29th, 2009
A Tough Experience to Follow...no wait, it's easy!
October 22nd, 2009
What if I own a spa?
October 20th, 2009
Can I use your Liquid Solar Pool Cover If...?
September 24th, 2009
Liquid Pool Covers ARE Safe for your Family & Pets!
September 17th, 2009
One of the questions that I receive here, with astonishing frequency, is something to the effect of:"My dog / baby / grandchild drinks the pool water as they swim...is Ecosavr / Heatsavr safe for them...
How to Use Ecosavr, the original liquid solar pool cover
September 15th, 2009
...and 3 Easy Ways to Do So! (use a liquid solar pool cover, that is)
September 10th, 2009
Before you begin to read this, you are going to want to make sure you have read and understand my last post, 5 Reasons to Use a Liquid Pool Cover. When your done, you can move on to... 3 easy ways to...