Where have all the lifeguards gone? The answers are many.
Can you imagine a pool that fixes itself before there’s a problem? We can.
Pool management is a 365-days-a-year operation, even if yours may only be open for a quarter of that time.
Winter is the most taxing season on aquatics equipment. What starts as a single issue can quickly snowball (pun intended) into a disastrous plethora of damages. Of course I’m talking about freeze damage to your pool. There’s already an excess of articles on the Web (including this one of ours) that can help you [...]
Ah, good old chlorine. When it comes to swimming pool sanitation, it’s the go-to, tried-and-true method. How hard can it be to chlorinate your pool water, after all? But you don’t need to be a chemist to know this is a potentially dangerous way to think about sanitizing your pool. When testing the water [...]
As a swimming pool facility owner, your worst nightmare won’t be a hovering lightning storm, or the lounge chair arrangement, or whether there’s enough hot dog buns for the cookout. Much like in life, a failing pool season is due to the aspects a facility manager could have controlled, but didn’t recognize (or refused) [...]
Some outlets are calling it “Pool-mageddon.” Others are panicking over “the end of summer as we know it.” But how accurate are these statements, exactly? If you haven’t caught on yet, we’re talking about this summer’s chlorine shortage. What started as a supply breakdown for chlorine tablets has now ballooned into an all-out chlorine [...]
The public went bonkers when the first iPhone came out in 2007 — that was 14 years ago. And here’s exactly what we went bonkers over: 3G Internet capability Multi-touch gestures Mobile Safari Web browser GPS maps powered by Google Maps HTML email Native YouTube viewing As you can see, we’ve come a long [...]
With COVID-19 slowly easing its grip on the aquatics and fitness industries, many amenity providers are excited to begin reopening their facilities to eager tenants and guests. That being said, there are still several hurdles to climb before we can get our amenities back to operating at full capacity in a safe manner. If [...]
“The harder the winter, the harder the spring.” That adage holds true for reopening your pool, especially if you live someplace with hard winters, or closed your pool without a thorough winterization. Fresh challenges are emerging as communities that never opened in 2020, due to the pandemic, are facing two seasons [...]