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Summer Safety Tips

June 25, 2014 by admin No Comment

On a hot summer day, few things can beat a refreshing dip in your personal swimming pool. All the fun can quickly end, however, if the right caution, common sense and safety practices are not taken into account. Let’s look at some pool safety issues to ensure you have an uninterrupted and amazing swim season: ...

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Better Performance from Swimming Pool Pumps

February 26, 2014 by admin 2 Comments

Pumps are probably low on the list of things people love to window shop for. When it’s time to look for a replacement or upgrade, the informed consumer makes better choices. This is particularly true when shopping for any of the three general types of swimming pool pumps. Factors to consider include: initial price longevity ...

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What exactly is a Salt Water Pool?

December 20, 2013 by admin No Comment

Since 1948, chlorine has been used to sanitize pools. If you went swimming and opened your eyes underwater, you could expect them to sting, your skin to itch and your bathing suit to eventually fall apart from chlorine exposure. Chances are, those with blond hair would be sporting a green tint by the end of ...

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Light Colored Fiberglass Pool vs Dark Colored

December 10, 2013 by admin No Comment

Fiberglass pools are available in a wide variety of colors these days. I remember when your only choices were white. However, I have to say I’m pleased that we now have so many colors to chose from because the lack of colors was often time a sticking point with potential pool buyers. So let us ...

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Benefits of adding a Hot Tub: 10 Minutes to Total Relaxation

November 21, 2013 by admin No Comment

The Hot Tub Therapy Habit Stress is a normal part of life, but without regular relief, day-to-day stress can take a toll on our minds and bodies. While there are effective relaxation techniques known to reduce stress, most of us don’t practice them often enough, if at all. When the signs of stress – tight ...

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Winterizing Your Inground Pool the Right Way!

November 1, 2013 by admin No Comment

With the winter months ahead of us, properly winterizing your inground pool will keep your investment undamaged, and in a great position for a quick spring opening. Many pool owners fear closing time because of a lack of knowledge, but below you will find some great tips and a guide to push this feeling behind! ...

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Secrets to removing green from your hair & how it happens

September 30, 2013 by admin No Comment

With the warm summer sun beating down on us and temperatures hitting the 80’s and 90’s, our thoughts naturally turn to relaxing by the pool. But what if you develop chlorine hair or worse yet you’ve visited the pool and you already have it! It can happen to the best of us. Fortunately there are ...

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Top Fiberglass Pool Myths

September 3, 2013 by admin No Comment

Unfortunately, there are some serious fiberglass pool myths regarding the potential drawbacks of owning a fiberglass pool. The following goes a long way toward addressing and alleviating these so-called issues: Fiberglass Pools Will Float or Pop-Up This is one of the most amusing, and most common, of all the myths and misconceptions we’ve heard regarding ...

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Top 10 Reason to Choose an Alaglas Fiberglass Pool

September 3, 2013 by admin No Comment

It’s easy for a swimming pool builder to say that their product or type of pool is the best in the market, but rare to hear definitive and concrete reasons why. We at Alaglas Pools of Charleston strive to back up our statements with facts and the below list represents just a few of the ...

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