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Is a Salt Water Swimming Pool Right for You?

Is a Salt Water Swimming Pool Right for You?

There’s something uniquely nostalgic about the smell of a chlorine pool on a hot summer day. For some people, however, chlorine can cause unpleasant eye and skin irritation that makes swimming less enjoyable. Fortunately for these folks, using chlorine isn’t the only way to keep a swimming pool clean. While some homeowners prefer chlorine pools,… Continue Reading

Paris Tries out Eco-Friendly Ways to Heat Its Swimming Pools

Paris Tries out Eco-Friendly Ways to Heat Its Swimming Pools

Over the course of the past several years, Parisian officials have undertaken a number of bold new environmentally-friendly initiatives designed to make their city a leader in emissions reductions. The city has banned vehicle traffic, for example, on a two-mile stretch of road along the Seine River as part of its anti-pollution campaign “Paris Breathes.”… Continue Reading

End of Swim Season Pool Closing Tips

End of Swim Season Pool Closing Tips

Can you believe we’re already halfway through October? After months of enjoying refreshing dips in our pools, it’s nearly time to prepare them for the chilly months of winter. But closing a pool means more than just throwing a cover over it and calling it a day. To protect your pool throughout the winter, there… Continue Reading

Whole Body Benefits of Swimming as Exercise

Whole Body Benefits of Swimming as Exercise

There’s nothing quite as relaxing as lounging around in a pool on a hot summer afternoon. But relaxation isn’t the only thing your swimming pool is good for. It’s also a fully-functioning aquatic gymnasium! Swimming is widely regarded as one of the healthiest forms of exercise you can engage in. It also has a very… Continue Reading