Proper Start Up Care For Plaster Pools

Published April 10, 2016 212 Views

Thanks to Mother Earth’s mild manners this winter, we were able to get several projects prepared for plaster and start-up early this spring! That, along with a regularly busy spring and summer ahead has inspired this post, as proper care of new plaster is vital to the aesthetics and longevity of y...

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Two Simple Tips to Ensure a Smooth Opening This Spring!

Published February 26, 2016 197 Views

Spring is on the way, folks! I have a hunch we’re not out of the winter woods just yet, but as upstaters we know the weather can swing without much warning, and we want to be ready to dive right in – literally and figuratively – when pool season finally returns. It’s not uncommon to uncover a poo...

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Pool Filtration News: Ultraviolet Sanitation System

Published August 5, 2015 190 Views

One technology many pool owners may not know about for pool maintenance is Ultraviolet sterilization. UV light is a powerful tool in the fight against algae, germs, and bacteria, and can be used in conjunction with a sand filter to keep your pool water healthy and sparkling. How UV Sanitation Wor...

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Salt Water Pool Pros and Cons

Published May 4, 2015 171 Views

Saltwater pools have become one of the most common trends in the swimming pool industry over recent years. Naturally, many of our customers have questions regarding salt sanitation. We hope the following information will be helpful in determining whether or not salt is the right fit for your own bac...

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How to Test Your Pool Water

Published March 13, 2015 185 Views


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Choosing Pool Heaters and Heat Pumps

Published February 28, 2015 164 Views

Enjoy Your Pool Longer with the Right Heater Here in Upstate New York, an energy-efficient and reliable heater or heat pump is a must. They will add to your comfort and extend your swimming season. In fact, some of our clients swim until Halloween! Below you will find information on some of th...

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Choosing a Pool Filter

Published February 27, 2015 220 Views

Filters: High-efficiency filtration systems for sparkling clear water Every pool needs a filter. By removing impurities such as dirt, leaves, grass, hair, body oils, sunscreen, and even many bacteria from the water, today’s high efficiency filters keep your pool water clean, clear and inviting. C...

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Choosing an Inground Pump

Published February 27, 2015 190 Views

Reliable, Durable Pumps For Inground Pools Circulation/filtration pumps for inground pools are the heart of the swimming pool’s circulation system. Pumps pull water from the pool through the skimmer and main drain, push it through the filter, and return it to the pool through the main returns.  D...

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Duck, Duck, Don’t!

Published August 31, 2014 212 Views

Ducks are cute – but they don’t belong in your pool. There are three really good reasons to try to keep them out. It will harm the ducks. Drinking large amounts of pool water can damage their kidneys. Duck droppings can contain harmful bacteria. According to the Center for Disease Control, m...

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