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Electrical Safety Around Pools and Spas

Electrical Safety Around Pools and Spas

By The Pool Butler / October 8, 2021 /

When most people think of pool safety, they think of drowning. However, another danger around pools is the danger of electric shock. Unlike on land, an electric shock in a pool doesn’t have to be strong enough to cause death by electrocution. A lesser shock can still immobilize a swimmer, leading to what is called…

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When to Call a Pool Repair Professional for a Leak

When to Call a Pool Repair Professional for a Leak

By The Pool Butler / September 24, 2021 /

Have you noticed that your pool is losing more water than usual? Are you having to refill your pool more than you used to? You might have a leak. But when is it time to call a pool repair professional? How much water loss is normal and how much is too much? The truth is…

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Treating Your Pool Before and After it Rains

Treating Your Pool Before and After it Rains

By The Pool Butler / September 10, 2021 /

Summer is a great time to go out and use your pool. Whether you’re hosting a large pool party or just swimming laps alone, summertime is the best time to enjoy your pool. But here in Georgia summertime is also prime time for severe thunderstorms. While a small amount of rain won’t affect your pool…

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Pool Filter Care 101

Pool Filter Care 101: How To Take Care Of My Pool Filter

By The Pool Butler / August 31, 2021 / Comments Off on Pool Filter Care 101: How To Take Care Of My Pool Filter

When you’re enjoying a crystal clear pool, all you’re thinking about is the water. I can guarantee no one is thinking about pool filter care. As long as the water is clear and the temperature feels good, what else is there to think of The reality is, there are so many parts, pieces, and efforts…

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Chlorinated Shock Vs. Non-Chlorine Shock for Swimming Pools

Chlorinated Shock Vs. Non-Chlorine Shock for Swimming Pools

By The Pool Butler / August 27, 2021 /

Normally, your pool is kept clean by chlorine from chlorine tabs, a salt chlorinator, a cartridge system, or some other slow-release, low-dose system. But when the chlorine in your pool is not doing the trick, you may need to shock your pool. But when it comes to shocking your pool, there are choices. Many pool…

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7 Things You Can Do To Maintain A Healthy Pool

7 Things You Can Do To Maintain A Healthy Pool

By The Pool Butler / August 15, 2021 / Comments Off on 7 Things You Can Do To Maintain A Healthy Pool

A clear, sparkling pool is the place to be a sunny summer day. However, a beautiful pool requires regular maintenance all year round. Read on for our list of 7 things you can do to maintain a healthy pool.  1. Skim & Scrub Regular maintenance to your pool starts with plenty of skimming and scrubbing.…

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Pool Deck Equipment

Pool Deck Equipment

By The Pool Butler / August 13, 2021 /

If you have an in-ground pool, you most likely have some amount of pool deck equipment. Pool deck equipment is anything that is attached to your pool deck. The most common types of pool deck equipment are handrails, ladders, diving boards, and water slides. Since 2012, all public swimming pools are also required to have…

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Tips for Cleaning Your Above Ground Pool

Tips for Cleaning Your Above Ground Pool

By The Pool Butler / July 23, 2021 /

Summer is here, and one great way to beat the summer heat is with an above ground pool. Like an in-ground pool, an above ground pool requires some maintenance to keep the water clean and crystal clear. But with regular maintenance and cleaning, you can enjoy your above ground pool all summer long and even…

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The Best Things for Outdoor Pool Care

The Best Things For Outdoor Pool Care

By The Pool Butler / July 15, 2021 / Comments Off on The Best Things For Outdoor Pool Care

Summertime is here and you’re ready to get out and enjoy your pool! But wait, is your pool ready to be enjoyed? If you haven’t kept up on the best things for outdoor pool care, you’ll spend your summer battling it instead. To help you keep your pool sparkling, we’ve compiled some of the most…

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How to Maintain Your Pool Quickly and Easily

By The Pool Butler / July 9, 2021 /

There’s nothing like a nice cool dip in the pool to beat the summer heat. But for homeowners who own a pool, there’s a lot of maintenance that comes before the first splash. Keeping a regular maintenance schedule can seem overwhelming. With so much to do your pool may seem like more of a chore…

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