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Essential First Aid for Pool Owners

Essential First Aid for Pool Owners

Owning a pool comes with responsibilities. You need to make sure that you keep the area clean and safe, but sometimes no matter what you do accidents happen. In this situation you need to be prepared to deal with the issues as quickly and as efficiently as possible. Here are all the first aid essentials that you as a pool owner should have under your belt: Continue reading →
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How to: Make the Most of Your Pool

How to: Make the Most of Your Pool

firepit If you’re fortunate enough to have a swimming pool in your back garden then you should really make the most of it. Why settle for a bog-standard swimming pool when you can have a luxury pool that flaunts high-tech features? Here you can discover how to enhance your swimming pool with effective pool design. Continue reading →
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A Brief History of Swimming Pools

A Brief History of Swimming Pools

greatbath You’ve probably swam in pools for as long as you can remember. And if your memory is really good, you may even remember swimming (or trying to) with armbands – bless. But how long have swimming pools actually been around for? Here you can learn a brief history of swimming pools. Continue reading →
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Why You Should Try Synchronised Swimming

Why You Should Try Synchronised Swimming

synchSo, now you have a squeaky clean swimming pool thanks to our effective pool chemicals, you’ll be wanting to make the most of the wonderful weather by taking a dip as often as possible. But if you’re the active type, then lounging around in the shallow end or swimming the odd length or two will get a bit boring after a while. So, why not take up a new hobby and give synchronised swimming a go? You could even practice at home! Read on to find out some of the benefits of synchronised swimming and why we think you should give it a go: Continue reading →
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10 Water Sports to Try Before You Die!

10 Water Sports to Try Before You Die!

surfboards If you have your own swimming pool then it’s likely you take to any body of water like a duck on a pond. So, while your swimming pool is full of our effective cleaning chemicals, why not take a trip to the beach to leave it work its wonders. And while you’re down on the golden sands, why not give one of these wonderful water sports a try? Continue reading →
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The 5 Most Famous Swimmers of All Time

The 5 Most Famous Swimmers of All Time

Here at Online Pool Chemicals, we’ve decided to take a look at 5 of the most famous swimmers of all time. Take a look to see who has made our list. Continue reading →
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Crazy Cool Pool Tech and Accessories

Crazy Cool Pool Tech and Accessories

Summer is finally here, so that means you’ll probably be spending a lot more time in your swimming pools and hot tubs. Are we right? Well, whether you’re a professional swimmer in practice, a pool party fanatic or you simply enjoy lounging in the water, we’ve found some cool swimming gadgets you’re sure to love. Continue reading →
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Drinks on the Water: The Best Poolside Cocktails

Drinks on the Water: The Best Poolside Cocktails

drink1 Summer is just around the corner! So it’s time to chlorinate that swimming pool, sanitise your hot tub and get your garden in tip top condition ready for that heat wave we’re hoping will hit over the next few months. And when it does, you’ll be ready. There’s nothing better than relaxing in the water with a tropical cocktail and soft music playing in the background. It’ll make you feel like you’re somewhere exotic, not in good old Great Britain. Take a look at the following poolside cocktail ideas – which tipple will take your fancy? Continue reading →
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How Long Should You Really Wait After Eating to Swim? And Other Myths Busted

How Long Should You Really Wait After Eating to Swim? And Other Myths Busted

swimfood1We’ve all been told at one point that we shouldn’t swim on a full stomach or that a friend thinks they can’t float because they’re too heavy. But are any of these old wives’ tales true or are they simply myths? Let’s find out: Continue reading →
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