Do You Need to Resurface Your Pool?

Do You Need to Resurface Your Pool?

If you have an in-ground backyard swimming pool, it provides the perfect place for family, friends, and neighbors to gather together to have a good time. But while your pool will last a long time, its interior surface won't last forever. Over time, the protective surface of the pool can become worn and thin. And if it's not repaired or replaced, it can actually cut down on the usable life of your swimming pool. Pool Resurfacing Boca Raton -- Why Resurface Your Pool The finished surface ...

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WHY DO-IT-YOURSELF POOL CLEANING ISN’T ALWAYS A GOOD IDEA

WHY DO-IT-YOURSELF POOL CLEANING ISN’T ALWAYS A GOOD IDEA

If you have a backyard swimming pool, you already know that without regular cleaning and maintenance the quality of the water is going to deteriorate. Homeowners with pools have a choice: Clean and maintain their pools themselves or hire a professional pool service to do it for them. Many choose the former in order to save a little money. But while it may seem cheaper in the short run to take on the responsibility of cleaning and maintaining your pool on your own, in the long run it can actua...

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Handling Pool Chemicals Best Left to the Experts

Handling Pool Chemicals Best Left to the Experts

While pools provide a safe, enjoyable place to relax with family and friends right in your own backyard, keeping your pool in optimal condition requires the use of a lot of potentially dangerous chemicals and equipment. Handling chlorine and other common pool chemicals requires the use of rubber gloves, goggles, and other personal protective equipment. And while many homeowners choose to take on the duties of maintaining and cleaning their pool on their own, it can be risky. A better plan...

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This Year’s Harsh Winter May Take Its Toll on Your Pool

This Year’s Harsh Winter May Take Its Toll on Your Pool

For the first time in a long time, parts of Florida are actually experiencing winter-like weather. Typically, when the rest of the country is dealing with snow, ice, and freezing temperatures, Florida residents are still fortunate enough to bask in weather warm enough to enjoy their backyard swimming pools. But this year, there have been several cold spells in which it was not only too cold to swim, but some pools may have actually iced over. Pool Resurfacing Boca Raton -- Weather Damag...

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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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