Winterizing Your Pool

Ft. Lauderdale residents have the benefit of enjoying their pool for a longer season than folks in other states.  But when the weather begins to drop, and you don’t’ wish to get in your pool anymore for the season, you should consider closing it for the winter. … Continue reading

Get the most out of your backyard pool this summer with these basic pool care tips.

    • Skim Daily

Even if you don’t get to swim in your pool daily, it should be skimmed every single day. Skimming (and, bonus, vacuuming) remove debris like sand, insects, leaves, and hapless small animals like lizards that fall into your pool. Skimming prevents daily “junk” from clogging up your filter and pump. If you’re going to be away for a few days and don’t have anyone to use and maintain your pool, then keep it covered with a secure cover. … Continue reading

Family Playing in the Swimming Pool Ft. Lauderdale, FL As one West Palm Beach dad recently discovered, it’s shockingly easy for toddlers to quickly end up in the water when pool gates are not secured.

Albert Passavanti was fortunate enough to be watching his one-year-old son at the exact moment he tumbled into the water of the family’s inground pool. Passavanti dove headfirst over the pool gate to rescue his son who made it out unharmed. A security camera captured the whole incident. … Continue reading

Chlorine is the most effective way to eliminate potentially harmful pathogens that thrive in swimming pools. But some Ft. Lauderdale swimming pool owners are concerned about the negative effects of the chlorine chemicals themselves.

Here’s what you can do to enjoy a clean pool without all the problems of chlorine. … Continue reading

A spa adds value and beauty to your Ft. Lauderdale home, transforming your backyard into a retreat of relaxation and rejuvenation. Your spa is an important investment in your home, so you want it to last for a long time.

These tips from Somar Pools in Ft. Lauderdale will help you keep your soothing spa in excellent condition for many years and save you money on repairs.

A spa requires maintenance on a daily basis. You might get overwhelmed trying to figure out which tasks need to be done when. Having a schedule will help you avoid overlooking an important step in your spa care. … Continue reading

Pool Vacuum At the Bottom CleaningRemember that perfect summer? The heat and sultry humidity of the morning. How the sun would shine out of the aqua waters of the pool: a sky reflection, so perfect you could see the clouds. Breathe in and remember the scent of the coconut sunscreen, lemonade, and the sharp smell of… … Continue reading