Monthly Archives: April 2014

  • Pool Fashion Through Time: Itsy Bitsy Teeny Weeny Bikinis

    Swimming pools have been around for thousands of years but the bathing or swimming costume is a relatively new invention in comparison. Take a look at how these outfits have changed over time and you may be amazed. How many of these do you remember? Continue reading

  • How to Introduce a Baby to the Water for the First Time

    babyIf you follow this blog then you may have read our previous post on when a baby can swim for the first time. Well if you think your baby is now ready read on and find out how to introduce your baby to the water for the first time. Continue reading

  • How to Keep Your Hot Tub Free from Limescale

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    Keeping your hot tub free from limescale is a tricky task for even the most battle-hardened of hot tub owners. It’s a constant and time-consuming task, requiring consistency and astuteness, to ensure limescale does not coat the heat exchangers of the hot tub. Here is our guide to keeping your hot tub tip-top: Continue reading

  • Why Swimming is the Best Exercise for Asthmatic Children

    Swimming with AsthmaThere are many myths that float around surrounding asthma and swimming pools, but we are here to put them to bed. First things first, there is absolutely no scientific evidence that chlorinated swimming pools can cause asthma in children.

    In fact many health professionals, including the government body for Public Health, have found that swimming can actually benefit children with asthma. Many doctors even go so far as to encourage you to take asthmatic kids swimming, here’s why: Continue reading

  • How to Clean the Bottom of a Pool

    Image bottom of swimming poolCleaning the bottom of your pool can seem a daunting task and probably causes the greatest amount of grief for new pool owners.

    Without the know-how of some of the more experienced pool owners, many new pool owners may find themselves thrashing at the water with a net, only to find the fine granules of dirt continue to cloud the bottom of their pool.

    This “dirt” is in fact bacteria feeding on the dead skin and organic material which naturally appears in recreational swimming pools over time, and is very easily treated using simple to use and inexpensive chemicals. Continue reading

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