A salt water pump doesn’t make your pool as salty as the ocean. Rather, salt water generators create a natural kind of chlorine that inhibits algae growth without using harsh chemicals.
Benefits of a salt water pool or spa include: softer-feeling water, no burning eyes or skin, no damage to hair or swimwear, and no need for storing dangerous chlorine chemicals.
Salt water pools do need regular care and maintenance to keep running smoothly. Cleaning your salt water generator is critical to keeping your pool clean and beautiful. … Continue reading
Your pool is only as beautiful as the deck it’s surrounded by. Keep your pool looking fantastic with these tips from the Ft. Lauderdale pool maintenance experts at Somar Pools.
Place Trash Bins in Convenient Locations
Want to avoid the massive cleanup that comes after a wild pool party and backyard barbeque? Make sure you have garbage receptacles located in convenient places around your pool deck so that your guests aren’t tempted to litter. … Continue reading
Did you just buy a home that comes with its own inground pool?
If the pool is a bit dated, then there’s a good chance you’re not in love with it as much as you are with the house.
The good news is that you don’t have to scrap the idea of having a backyard pool. With some careful planning and the help of a professional pool remodeling team, you can create something totally new and unique. … Continue reading
There may not be a better way to beat the heat in Ft. Lauderdale than sipping a cold drink while you lounge next to your backyard pool.
Hot summer days can make you really regret not having your own pool!
Happily, it’s easy to get started. The next question is, when? … Continue reading
Do you own a small hotel, motel, or vacation rental property with a pool in Ft. Lauderdale? The swimming pool is an essential part of the guest’s experience so that needs to be in good condition.
To make sure your pool gets the maintenance it needs hire a professional commercial pool cleaning service. … Continue reading
You can’t even bring yourself to imagine how it would feel if someone died in your pool as a result of drowning.
Unfortunately, many drowning accidents (especially those involving children) happen right at home where people usually feel the safest.
Here are some important steps you can take to make your Ft. Lauderdale backyard pool a safe haven of fun. … Continue reading
Your swimming pool is starting to show its age.
It could be time to remodel if you notice:
- Chips, cracks, or flaking in the liner or finish
- Water loss
- Injury hazards
- An outdated or unattractive appearance in general
Remodeling your pool is an opportunity to make it a safer, cleaner, and more beautiful place to relax and have fun. … Continue reading
Nothing enhances a Ft. Lauderdale home like having a personal spa on your property.
Many people use the terms hot tub, spa, and Jacuzzi interchangeably. Do they all mean the same thing? You might be surprised to learn that there’s actually quite a difference.
A spa is a contained body of water built into the ground. It’s an in-ground pool that’s heated for therapeutic and medicinal purposes. Spas aren’t meant for splashing and playing, but for relaxing. Some spas may include hydro jets for massage. … Continue reading
During the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, the water in the competition swimming pools turned a murky green color, much to everyone’s surprise.
You’re now wondering why your own pool water seems to be going green.
Here are some possible causes.
Cloudy green water is a strong indication that your pool doesn’t have enough of the right chemicals in it. It only takes about a day of insufficient chlorine for algae to start proliferating. … Continue reading