Getting Ready for the Rare Florida Freeze

Getting Ready for the Rare Florida Freeze

Once in a great while, Florida gets a taste of the kind of winter weather most of the rest of the country has to deal with every year. Snow, ice, and freezing temperatures in Florida is rare, but occasionally it does happen. Depending on which part of the state you live in, it could be once every few years or once in a lifetime. For your backyard swimming pool, preparing for wintry weather is usually quite simple. Here are some tips to help your pool survive the rare Florida freeze. Poo...

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This New Year’s, Leave the Post-Party Cleanup to Us

This New Year’s, Leave the Post-Party Cleanup to Us

New Year's Eve is only a couple of weeks away. If you are planning a big blowout around your backyard swimming pool, you can look forward to good times, great friends, and a rousing start to the new year. But one thing you probably aren't looking forward to is the post-party cleanup. Celebrating poolside is the perfect way to ring in the new year. But it also can leave your pool in less than ideal conditions. Pool Cleaning Boca Raton -- Good, Clean Fun This New Year's, have all the fun ...

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Schedule Extra Pool Cleaning Services for the Holidays

Schedule Extra Pool Cleaning Services for the Holidays

While it's unlikely South Florida residents will enjoy a White Christmas, there's a very good chance that they may be able to enjoy their holiday celebration poolside. One of the best things about living in South Florida is that it's warm enough to use your backyard swimming pool pretty much all year round -- including the holidays. So if your pool will be part of your holiday party, it's a good idea to schedule an additional cleaning appointment with Eagle Pools. Pool Service Boca Raton -...

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Protect Children, Pets from Pool Dangers

Protect Children, Pets from Pool Dangers

When you have your own backyard swimming pool, you have a relaxing, fun place to enjoy time with family, friends, and neighbors. But a swimming pool also comes with a lot of responsibility. While pools are great fun, they also can be dangerous, especially for young children and pets. Should they accidentally fall into your pool when nobody is around, it can be disastrous. Creating a barrier between your pool and the rest of your home can limit this very real danger. Coral Springs Po...

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Filters Keep Swimming Pools Clean and Safe

Filters Keep Swimming Pools Clean and Safe

Whether you have an in-ground pool or an above ground pool, regardless of whether your pool is indoors or outdoors, sooner or later it's going to get dirty. Keeping pool water clean and clear doesn't just make your pool look better, it also makes it safe for swimming. Pool Cleaning Boca Raton -- Two-Tiered Approach Most pools have two ways to purify water. The first is the skimmer basket, which sits on the surface of the water and blocks larger debris such as leaves and twigs from makin...

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Ways to Enjoy Your Pool without Swimming

Ways to Enjoy Your Pool without Swimming

A lot of homeowners add a backyard swimming pool because it gives them a place to swim, cool down, and enjoy spending time in the water. While swimming is certainly an important part of enjoying your backyard pool, it's not the only way. Here are some other ways besides swimming that pools add value to your life. Pool Resurfacing Boca Raton -- Entertaining By the Pool Your backyard swimming pool is the perfect place to entertain friends, neighbors, and family members. Sipping drinks aro...

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Schedule Big Repairs for the End of the Swimming Season

Schedule Big Repairs for the End of the Swimming Season

Maintaining a swimming pool requires due diligence all year round. In addition to the regular cleaning, skimming, and balancing of chemicals, there are upgrades, repairs, and other more involved maintenance projects to perform. Whenever possible, it usually is most cost-effective to schedule big repairs such as equipment replacement, pool painting, or major repairs after the summer swimming season is over. Pool Service Boca Raton -- When to Schedule Repairs From an operational perspecti...

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Paint vs Plaster: Which Is Best for Your Pool?

Paint vs Plaster: Which Is Best for Your Pool?

If you have an in-ground swimming pool, you may have noticed that its walls don't last forever. Depending on many different factors -- environmental, frequency of use, and quality of original surface materials, to name a few -- you may need to treat your swimming pool walls after only a few seasons. When it comes to in-ground pool walls, most pool owners have two options: Paint or plaster. Both have their benefits and drawbacks so the option you choose will depend on your specific situation. ...

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How to Prepare Your Pool for a Hurricane

How to Prepare Your Pool for a Hurricane

Hurricane season is in full force. East Texas has already been devastated by one hurricane and now another is bearing down on South Florida. Strong winds, heavy rains, and flooding caused by hurricanes are not only dangerous to people, but also property. But you can minimize the risk to your swimming pool by taking these simple steps to prepare it for a hurricane. Pool Service Boca Raton -- Don't Drain Your Pool Whether you have an in-ground pool or an above-ground version, it's importa...

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Three Children’s Games That Can Make You Feel Like a Kid Again

Three Children’s Games That Can Make You Feel Like a Kid Again

There's a certain point in your life when it's no longer cool to play in the pool. Sometime around the early to middle teens, kids become too self-conscious to enjoy playing fun games in the water with their friends. Instead, the pool becomes a place to hang out, look cool, and definitely not act like a child. Pool Cleaning Boca Raton -- Growing Up While acting more mature is a natural part of growing up, it's also unfortunate that young people have to stop having as much fun in the poo...

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