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Adding lights to your Ft. Lauderdale pool not only creates a great looking ambiance, but it also helps to provide a safe outdoor environment. Having a sufficient amount of lights in and around your pool will give everyone the ability to see clearly in the dark, reducing the chances of night-time pool-related accidents and injuries. … Continue reading

House with Pool Ft Lauderdale, FLRegular repairs and maintenance are very important and will prolong the life of your pool. Having routine check-ups done by a Ft. Lauderdale professional team like Somar Pools is a great way to find problems while they’re small, and before they become difficult and costly to repair. In addition to us performing our standard evaluation, there are certain things that you look out for on a daily basis that may indicate there’s a problem with your system. … Continue reading

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