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If You Plan to Add a Pool in Summer 2022, Supply Chain Experts Say Start Now

By The Pool Butler / January 15, 2022 / Comments Off on If You Plan to Add a Pool in Summer 2022, Supply Chain Experts Say Start Now

When the summer heat kicks in, you may start to think about adding a pool to your backyard. It takes time and planning for this type of project so it is best to start now! Supply chain experts recommend that if you want it by summer 2022, then add the process into your yearly schedule…

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the perfect maintenance schedule for a hot tub or spa

The Perfect Maintenance Schedule for a Hot Tub or Spa

By The Pool Butler / January 14, 2022 /

By now, the weather has grown cold, and most homeowners have closed their swimming pools for the winter. But that doesn’t mean it’s time to pack away your swimwear just yet. If you have a hot tub or spa, you may be in for a mid-winter soak. In fact, the heated water of a hot…

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Pool Trends

Pool Trends for 2022: Looking Ahead

By The Pool Butler / December 15, 2021 / Comments Off on Pool Trends for 2022: Looking Ahead

We follow all sorts of trends – the weather, the news. What about those trends that impact your actual day-to-day life? If you are a pool owner, that includes pool trends! Make sure to keep up with the latest trends in order to stay ahead of the curve. Take a look at what to expect…

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Removing Leaves and Water from a Winter Pool Cover

Removing Leaves and Water from a Winter Pool Cover

By The Pool Butler / December 10, 2021 /

Atlanta is known for its trees. We are blessed to live in one of the most heavily wooded major American cities. But with all those trees come millions of leaves. And this time of year, all of those leaves are coming off the trees. They fill our yards, driveways, and sidewalks. They make huge piles…

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Winter Pool Maintenance

Winter Pool Maintenance Tasks You Should Never Skip

By The Pool Butler / December 1, 2021 / Comments Off on Winter Pool Maintenance Tasks You Should Never Skip

Winter is the time of year when many pool owners are tempted to forgo their pool maintenance routines. They may think that it’s too cold, or they don’t want to spend the money on chemicals and other supplies. However, this type of thinking can lead to costly repairs in the spring. That’s why we’ve compiled…

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The Difference Between pH and Alkalinity

The Difference Between pH and Alkalinity

By The Pool Butler / November 26, 2021 /

One of the most common tasks involved in pool maintenance is keeping your water balanced. Typically this means maintaining effective chlorine levels and balancing pH. However, another measure, total alkalinity, is also critical to keeping your pool water balanced. Many pool owners are confused about the difference between pH and alkalinity. This is not surprising,…

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Pool Filter Pressure Problems

How to Deal With Pool Filter Pressure Problems

By The Pool Butler / November 12, 2021 /

We all know that there is a big difference between a swimming pool and a pond. A pond may be full of wildlife, including algae and other impurities in the water. The water in a swimming pool, on the other hand, should be clean and clear. One of the ways that this is achieved is…

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Excellent Pool Care

Give Yourself the Gift of Excellent Pool Care this Holiday Season

By The Pool Butler / November 12, 2021 / Comments Off on Give Yourself the Gift of Excellent Pool Care this Holiday Season

The holidays are upon us, and if you’re like most people, your mind is on the joys of winter. Family gatherings, hot cocoa, and gifts! But as much as we love bundling up to go outside in the cold weather, there’s one thing that can ruin our holiday cheer- a dirty pool. The good news…

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Summer Swimming Pool Plans

No Kidding! Now is The Time to Start Thinking About Your Summer Swimming Pool Plans

By The Pool Butler / November 5, 2021 / Comments Off on No Kidding! Now is The Time to Start Thinking About Your Summer Swimming Pool Plans

It’s November and we’re all still trying to get through the holidays. Yet now is exactly the time to start thinking about your summer swimming pool plans. You may think that it’s too early or you don’t know what you”ll need for a pool in spring. Well, let me assure you that it is never…

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Phosphate Remover Fact and Fiction

Phosphate Remover Fact and Fiction

By The Pool Butler / October 22, 2021 /

If you have spent any time on swimming pool blogs or talked to anyone at a swimming pool store or just chatted with other swimming pool owners, chances are you’ve heard about phosphates. The truth is that there is a raging debate around phosphates. Are phosphates necessarily a problem in your pool water? How much…

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