Posts with the tag “liquid-pool-cover”
Annual Maintenance for the HS115 Automatic Metering System
June 8th, 2016
Using a liquid pool cover like Heatsavr is pretty much one of the easiest ways to cover your swimming pool.Manual dosing requires pool owner or operator to do some very simple calculations to figure o...
Quality Control: Should Pool Owners do their Own Dirty Work?
April 20th, 2016
If a pool owner chooses to work with a service company on a regular basis, you can bet they don't have the time, desire or wherewithal to take care of their own pool in its entirety. From this, you ...
Opening Season Has Arrived!
April 18th, 2016
For swimming pool owners and those in the pool industry, the days and weeks leading up to the May long weekend are usually very busy. Everywhere you turn there is a swimming pool that needs to be ope...
Liquid Pool Covers - Which One is Right for You?
April 14th, 2016
Lately I have had quite a few questions about which of our products will work best for each type of pool. Since it has been such a hot topic, I thought I would take the opportunity to share some basic...
Gutter Skimmers and Pool Circulation Systems
April 8th, 2016
It has recently been brought to my attention that many commercial aquatics facilities may be hesitate to try Heatsavr, the liquid pool cover, at their center because they are worried that the circula...
Environmental Awareness Can Actually Save You Money
April 6th, 2016
Over the past 8 to 10 years, the pool industry has been trending towards sustainable design. This move has been encouraged by a booming economy and a busted economy - both which seem to be adequate in...
Drought - Is it Conflicting With Your Pool Opening?
April 5th, 2016
The last thing any community wants to hear as the weather starts to warm up again for Spring and Summer is that their local public pool will not be opening for the season - due to water shortage caus...
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...
NSF Approved, Cost Reducing, Energy Efficient Swimming Pool Product for YOU!
March 13th, 2014
An NSF Approved, energy efficient, cost reducing swimming pool product really and truly does exist and can be used in your aquatics facility, regardless of where you live or what your pool is used for...
The NRPA Congress is Nigh
July 9th, 2013
The National Recreation and Parks Association's Congress and Exposition is just around the corner, beginning in Houston, TX on October 8th. As one of the recreation industry's favorite professionals, ...
The Fringe Benefits of ADA Compliancy
May 6th, 2013
With the ADA Compliancy deadline coming nearer and nearer, I am sure you are hearing all about it on a regular basis. I am going to assume that you know what your facility needs, and are taking the ...
Fix My Facility - Aquatics Int'l Contest Winner
January 9th, 2013
The New Year is upon us all, and it is a great time for reflection, motivation and resolutions. One way to improve upon successes and failures of previous years, is to adapt to current situations stra...
Does Your Pool Need to Gain More Heat?
June 12th, 2012
Recently I have been receiving quite a few inquiries about Heatsavr's affect on solar gain.Many people understand that by using our liquid pool cover, their pool will retain up to 50% of the heat that...
Is Water Loss a Problem at Your Facility?
June 5th, 2012
Whether your pool is indoor or outdoor, you are guaranteed to lose a huge portion of water through evaporation. In fact, many studies have shown that the equivalent of your entire pools' volume will e...
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...
An Ode to Pool Service Companies: Part 2
May 17th, 2012
For those of you in the Pool Industry who appreciate the tenacity of Pool Service companies thorughout the past few years - and who would like to figure out how to use their successful strategies in y...
Taking the Training Wheels Off Your Staff
May 15th, 2012
Camps are well known for their leadership programs and the junior staff that populate the programs. But camps are not the only ones who need to find reliable ways to train youth. Aquatics facilitie...
Spring Pool Heating Options
May 10th, 2012
In May, one of the most common questions posed to professionals within the pool industry is related to pool heating. Swimming is newly in demand, but getting the pool water up to temperature can be qu...
Staffing Your Facility Within a Budget
May 1st, 2012
The April issue of Aquatics International has an article titled "Creative Solutions." It takes a close look at the importance of having well trained, experienced and qualified staff at your center, an...
Keep Your Service Star Shining
April 26th, 2012
Aqua Magazine released their 2012 "State of the Industry" Report in their May issue. The Service segment of the pool industry received glowing reviews, and were dubbed the "Star of the Recession." Whi...
Problem: Aquatics Centers Operating Costs
April 19th, 2012
Aquatics centers have big bills to pay. Energy costs, water costs, maintenance costs, staff payroll, etc. Sometimes, the bills stack up higher than desired.How can you reduce your operating expenses w...
The Diplomacy of Selling a Pool
April 12th, 2012
Pool Builders must have superior presentation skills. It requires incredible talent to adequately inform a pool-owner-to-be about the responsibility that comes with owning a swimming pool, without tal...
The Hidden Benefits of Aquatics Centers
April 3rd, 2012
While reading Prevention Magazine a few days ago, (I know I can hear your chuckles, but I like it!), I came across an interesting statistic. This is not a direct quote, but I am fairly certain the num...
Avoiding a World Without Water
March 28th, 2012
I heard about World Water Day for the first time yesterday. I realize that I learned about it too late to participate for 2012 - it is the 22nd of March every year - but I can still educate myself on ...
Creating New Pool Packages - What should be in them?
March 22nd, 2012
The business of being a pool builder isn't just about putting a pool in the ground and collecting a paycheck.I'm not even going to pretend I have a clue about the engineering and actual building proce...
One Stone, Many Birds - ADA Compliance
March 20th, 2012
I realize there is a lot of negativity associated with the recent ADA Compliance deadline. I have to assume that the anxiety is mainly because of the costs of upgrades, which is a very valid concern.I...
Upgrade your equipment for efficiency
March 13th, 2012
I have been scanning a new pool industry forum lately: PoolFYI.comGranted, the information there is mainly residential based, but there is a lot of material that can be used in just about any pool rel...
Therapeutic Swimming Environments
February 21st, 2012
Success During Hard Times - Realistic? Absolutely!
February 16th, 2012
Dampness is never appreciated...
February 7th, 2012
De-Mythifying Liquid Pool Covers
February 6th, 2012
I was very recently in Atlantic City for the North East Pool & Spa Association Trade Show. I attend this show every year, and I have noticed that, in the past few years, there has been a growing atten...
New Heatsavr Formula
September 8th, 2011
Flexible Solutions is proud to announce that a new and improved formula for our Heatsavr™, liquid solar pool cover, has been developed and will be ready for market as of Dec. 1st, 2011. As a compa...
Is Your Aquatics Facility as Cost Effective As Possible?
July 12th, 2011
Atlanta is Facing Increased Water Costs - Are You Next?
July 5th, 2011
Is Your Aquatics Center "On the Table"?
June 28th, 2011
A Double Standard in Energy Efficiency
June 21st, 2011
How to Become Better Than You Thought You Could Be
June 14th, 2011
Would You Like Media Attention on Your Facility?
May 17th, 2011
Have you Optimized Your Opening Events?
May 10th, 2011