Monthly Archives: July 2013

  • How to keep your pool safe all year round

    We all like a little swim (or a paddle if you’re a non-swimmer) and if the British weather is up to its usual stormy tricks then a trip to an indoor pool’s in order. If you haven’t got your own, then a local leisure centre or spa will more than suffice.

    If you do own a pool, be it for business or for personal pleasure, the compulsory health and safety requirements we've all come to loathe – but at the same time appreciate – need to be implemented. As long as you follow these five recommendations you’ll be operating a very safe pool indeed. The last thing people want to be swimming in is a pool that could endanger their life, especially if they have small children. Aside from keeping your pool safe at a chemical level with chlorine tablets, here are some non-chemical related tips! Continue reading

  • Chlorine tablets Vs. granules – which is best for my pool?

    Buying the right kit for your pool can be a confusing task. Everyone wants a clean, clear and aesthetically-pleasing outside pool but there are different methods that work in different climates and locations. Therefore, it’s tough to know what to buy and when to use it.

    Chlorine tablets and granules are the two primary ways to keep a pool clear and clean. But how do they work? And which is the best option for your pool? Continue reading

  • Swimming safe – how to avoid injury at the pool

    We've been enjoying a lot of surprisingly decent weather in the last few weeks. Sure, the temperatures haven’t hit the heights that perhaps we’d dream of, but it’s been a relatively dry June – let’s hope that it continues into the summer.

    Of course, it goes without saying that it’s perfect pool weather. And if you’re not making the most of your wet area this time of year, then frankly it’s not worth having a pool. Unfortunately, this time of year also comes with its share of swimming pool injuries.

    Here’s how to stay safe in and outside your pool: Continue reading

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