High pressure in swimming pools is something we hear about quite frequently. We get tons of phone calls, emails, chats, and even questions on our new INYO Pool Forum specifically on how to reduce high pressure in your pool system. There are several high-pressure scenarios that can arise on any day for a number of reasons. Each pool setup is different and therefore variables play a role in determining the root cause. Still, reducing high pressure is a common occurrence that can frequently happen if you’re not careful. In this blog post, we address what high pressure means to your system, the different ways in which pressure can build, and ultimately how to reduce the high pressure in your pool system. Hopefully, our blog is your one-stop-shop for all of your issues related to high pressure.
Buying a house with a pool sounds amazing. Pools are great for hosting parties and creating indelible memories with your family and friends. If you’re not too careful, though, buying a home with a swimming pool can easily turn from a huge asset to a huge headache. That is why a home inspection with a swimming pool is absolutely necessary before closing the deal on a house. Much like purchasing a used automobile, you cannot gauge the overall health of a swimming pool simply by looking at it. A general rule of thumb is never purchase anything used without inspecting the unit first.
Well, we’re here to ease your mind and to tell you that purchasing a home with a pool should not add to your stress. Sure, it may be something extra you have to pay close attention to during inspection, but the return investment is always exponentially greater. Let’s explore the dos and don’ts when dealing with a home inspection with a swimming pool.
Sometimes, the places we grow up in can shield us from the realities of the rest of the world. We forget that our experiences can be and usually are much different than the experiences of someone else. Growing up in Florida means we can enjoy our pools all- year round. Literally. I even have fond memories of jumping into the pool on early Christmas mornings without hesitation or worries about catching pneumonia. Unfortunately, this isn’t true for most families. In fact, I’d guess that an overwhelming majority of swimming pools close before Christmas. This leaves northern pool owners asking themselves, “How can I extend MY pool season?”
Most pool seasons in the US last shorter than most people would like, especially in areas with colder climates. As a result, I figured I would give a few suggestions on ways you can extend your pool season. At the end of the day, pool owners simply want to make the most out of their pool and equipment. With the right combination of the right equipment, you can easily amaze your family and friends by extending your pool season a few weeks or even months. (more…)