swimming pool algae

How to Eliminate Swimming Pool Algae

Many people who own their own swimming pool will be very familiar with the problem of algae growing in their water. Algae are marine creatures which multiply rapidly when the weather is hot and sunny because they grow and thrive by photosynthesis. Although algae develop naturally, an algae-infested pool is not a pleasant or hygienic swimming environment, and knowing how to get rid of algae in pool environments is essential to keep your pool clean and safe to use. Continue reading “How to Eliminate Swimming Pool Algae”

Lookout For These Signs Of Failing Pool Equipment

 luzerne-residents-should-be-on-the-lookout-for=these-signs-failing-pool-equipmentSwimming pools offer fun entertainment, a great way to exercise while staying in shape, and hours upon hours of family bonding time. However, when a person makes the big decision to have their backyard oasis installed, the glitz and glam of splashing around and frolicking often cloud their judgment to other matters at hand. For instance, there is a lot of work involved in owning a pool. Owners must learn how to maintain chemical levels, scrub walls, clear debris, and always be on the lookout for things that are out of the ordinary. Continue reading “Lookout For These Signs Of Failing Pool Equipment”

Consider A Vinyl Liner For Your Inground Pool’s Water Loss

consider-a-vinyl-liner-for-your- inground-pools-water-lossAn image of an above ground swimming pool likely pops into a person’s mind when they hear the words vinyl and liner. It is true that these are required items for above ground applications, but in some cases, they can be used to reline an inground pool too. If your oasis is losing massive amounts of water, and not just a small bit from evaporation, cracks in the plaster or fiberglass could be to blame. Hour after hour of your time can become spent refilling the inground pool with many gallons of H20. These actions can cause utility bills to double, and sometimes triple, which leaves property owners wanting to pull out their hair. Continue reading “Consider A Vinyl Liner For Your Inground Pool’s Water Loss”

Our In-Season Service Plans Are Valuable To Hot Tub Owners In Shickshinny

Our In-Season Service Plans Are Valuable To Hot Tub Owners In ShickshinnyChemical Level Accuracy

Anyone that has ever attempted to balance the chemical levels in their pool knows it takes patience and practice to get it right. Levels which are too high can result in skin rashes, burning eyes, and chemical burns. It is of the utmost importance for Shickshinny hot tub owners to have accurate levels. Continue reading “Our In-Season Service Plans Are Valuable To Hot Tub Owners In Shickshinny”

What do I need to maintain my pool?

Parts and Equipment

Proper maintenance is one of the most important things you can do to maintain the beauty and protect the safety of your pool. Check your pool’s equipment regularly to ensure that it is working properly. When it’s time for replacement parts or new equipment, visit our helpful Backyard Place store for any of the following.

  • Pumps
  • Filters
  • Pool Cleaning
  • Safety Equipment

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Chemicals and Cleaners

You can easily and safely complete most of the water testing and maintenance that your pool requires.  Our Backyard Place staff is ready to provide you with all the supplies and helpful advice you need.

  • Water Testing
  • Chemicals

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Accessories, Pool Toys and Supplies

Our Backyard Place store staff has put together a full selection of accessories that will complete your outdoor living experience.

  • Patio Furniture
  • Lighting
  • Fireplaces
  • Pool toys
  • Supplies