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Did you know 70% of a pools heat loss is due to evaporation?

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Here’s a tip to help reduce this loss and 50% of normal water evaporation:
Once a month add Ecosavr™ to your pool, Ecosavr™ is a liquid that creates a thin film on the surface of the pool acting like a solar blanket for your pool. It’s a liquid, add one packet to your pool once a month, there is no cover to roll up, store or roll out. The Pool is always ready to swim.
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Swimming Pool Safety

Swimming Pool Safety should be number one on every pool owners list.  Many Injuries occur yearly and require trips to the emergency room to deal with them.  Most of the reported injuries involve children and teenagers.   While there are many aspects to swimming pool safety, here are a few specifics regarding swimming pool chemicals.  A good portion of these injuries are preventable by using a few good guidelines.

Read and Follow the directions on product labels.

Wear appropriate safety equipment such as goggles and gloves, Secure pool chemicals, preferably in a locked area.
Do not allow young children to handle or be around when handling chemicals.
Never mix different pool chemicals with each other.  Especially never mix chlorine with acid and never mix different types of chlorine.
Pre-dissolve pool chemicals only when directed by the label.
When adding chemicals through the skimmer, add them slowly and wait at least a half hour between different types of chemicals.
Remember, Chlorine and Bromine do not kill germs instantly.  Keep sick children out of the pool and keep the germs out of the pool by maintaining a sufficient amount of chlorine or bromine.

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Diatomaceous Earth

Did you know you can use Diatomaceous Earth as an insecticide? Apply a light powder in areas where insect’s crawl, once an insect comes in contact with the powder it will kill them. It is also safe around people.

Diatomaceous Earth is used in swimming pools as a aid for filtering. It is a naturally occurring, soft, siliceous sedimentary rock that is easily crumbled into a fine white to off-white powder. Diatomaceous Earth consists of fossilized remains of diatoms, a type of hard-shelled algae. It is used as a filtration aid, mild abrasive in products including toothpaste.

Jandy Never Lube Valve

Jandy Never Lube Valves

Jandy Never Lube valves are used on many swimming pool installations. Their smooth turning action and slick design make them a favorite amongst pool builders. The Jandy Never Lube valve has been in the industry for over 20 Years.  It is made of durable plastic that is chemical and weather resistant.

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