Swimming pool equipment corrosion or rusting is inevitable, given the ongoing exposure to water and pool chemicals, but the process can be slowed. Rust is a form of corrosion affecting iron and iron alloys including steel. Corrosion can affect other metals but may not be referred to as rust. Rust and corrosion are destructive forces [...]
Keeping costs low is usually a goal for most establishments. Facilities with pools may find this to be especially difficult, because building and maintaining pools may require additional finances. These additional financial obligations can end up being more costly when proper construction and maintenance aren’t considered. Here are a few tips for planning to build [...]
After opening your facility’s pool for the season, it is important to keep up with regular maintenance. Proper maintenance and upkeep of your pool is necessary to keep it clean and safe throughout the summer. During the pool season, there are semi-weekly, weekly, and monthly pool maintenance tasks required. Here’s a checklist of the important [...]
Get ready for peak pool season! Before you know it, swimmers will be eager to regularly enjoy your pool. To ensure the best and safest experience for guests, make sure that you properly prepare your facility’s pool for peak season. Assemble your Team One of the most important steps in preparing for peak pool season [...]
These days swimming pools are more than just a place to get wet. Gone are the days of rectangular, concrete, watering holes. Today’s pools are the definition of luxury. Not only do today’s pools exude ambiance and artistry, but they’re also high tech. Here are a few of the best trends in swimming pools that [...]
Winter is on its way and if you live in a colder climate you’re probably wishing summer sun and lazy days poolside could make a comeback! A pool heater can extend your pool season by adding a month of swim time to the beginning and end of the season. Warmer pool water can also ensure [...]
Any knowledgeable pool manager understands the importance of having a working eyewash station on-site. Eyewash stations are both an OSHA and ANSI requirement for work areas that contain corrosive substances. At your facility corrosive substances include chlorine, muriatic acid, algaecide, and any other chemical used to keep your pool both clean and clear throughout the [...]
Pool management has enough to worry about without having every member of staff becoming an expert in pool filtration technology.
Running a pool day after day places a great amount of strain on the devices that keep the water clean and swimmers safe, and every pool manager should know just how corrosion can affect their facilities.
Because pools attract so many people during the summer, even the smallest unprotected feature of your facility has a good chance of causing injuries. Instead of pulling a half measure, go all out on these often ignored pool safety tips.