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Safety

A proper understanding of your test kit

A proper understanding of your test kit

Manufacturers of quality colorimetric tests (DPD and OTO) have advance their test kits and procedures to a very reliable science. Follow the instructions precisely and the results will be extremely accurate. The supplied instructions are easy to follow and will give tips on how to get the most out of the test kit and avoid […]

By |February 11th, 2015|Blog, Chemicals, Maintenance|0 Comments

Buying or Selling a home with a Swimming pool?

Purchasing and selling a home with a pool requires some market savvy.
At Aquajoy Spa And Pool, we often get asked “will a pool add to or diminish  the value of my home?”  There is no simple answer!
Some basic facts that affect the purchase of a home with a pool.

Families  young children will consider pools a drowning risk, and may not consider […]

By |January 29th, 2015|Blog, Safety, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Why pool heater installations require a trained professional!

Pool heaters require careful installation and maintenance!
Gas-fired pool heaters  improve comfort and extend the swim season.  They also increase the value of the pool to a prospective home buyer.  Incorrect installation and poor water care can  shorten the lifespan of the pool heater, leaving the homeowner thinking about expensive replacement costs!  Long life and consistent performance depend on a properly sized unit installed in the […]

By |April 27th, 2014|Blog, Maintenance, pool equipment, Safety|0 Comments

Seasonal Specials / Promotions Spring 2016

 

Variable speed pumps and motors are beginning to really break into the pool market!  The upfront cost of these pumps is quickly recouped in energy savings.  The built in timers and speeds allow you to decide when and how fast the pump runs.  On a pool and spa combination running off of one pump, for example, will allow you to […]

By |April 15th, 2014|Child Drowning, Promotions, Safety|0 Comments

Electricity and water a shockingly good time?

Electricity and water do not mix, we all agree with that.
Water is a great conductor of electricity as are we ( our bodies are 60-75%  water).   National Electrical Code (NEC) has one overriding concern, it’s to keep people and water separated from electricity. Article 680 of the NEC code applies to pools, spas, hot tubs, fountains, and similar bodies […]

Pool opening guide for DIY by Aquajoy Spa And Pool

Aquajoy Spa and Pool (ASAP) realizes that most pool owners are capable of opening their own pools. It will take some time and effort but is fairly simple to do if you follow the steps below.  But if you are no so inclined for a reasonable cost we can do it for you.
 
Pool Opening

Mesh Cover pool opening;  prior to removing the swimming […]

All Child Drownings are preventable with education and vigilance!

 

Drownings are preventable with education and vigilance!  That is a very bold statement to make.  But it is true,  if we as parents take the time to teach our kids to swim and learn water safety from an early age the risk of drowning is greatly reduced.  If we then make it a rule that our kids never swim with […]

By |March 23rd, 2014|Blog, Child Drowning, Safety|0 Comments

The CDC is Building a Model Aquatic Health Code (MAHC)

Building a Model Aquatic Health Code (MAHC)
The Centers for Disease control, the pool industry and public health departments have been working on a new uniform health code.  The goal of the Model Aquatic Health Code or MAHC is to prevent drowning, injuries, and the spread of recreational water illnesses at public swimming pools and spas.  The  is to be a guide […]

By |March 23rd, 2014|Blog, Child Drowning, Safety|0 Comments

Pool opening made easy and safe and a fun video for the kids….

 
Here are a few tips from the recreational water experts at Aquajoy to help you open your pool smoothly this year!
Check your supply of water treatment chemicals to make sure you have everything you need. If any chemicals are beyond their expiration dates, replace them before opening the pool.  Replace the test kit chemicals; these are only good for one season. […]

Leak detection 102, you will get wet!

 Leak check with dye or phenol red
After checking the obvious (visual check of the pool), which other than the bucket test should have only taken an hour or so, it is time to dye test.  Turn off the pool pump and let the swimming pool  sit for a few hours, this will give it time to stop the movement that […]

By |March 5th, 2014|Blog, Environment, Maintenance, Safety|0 Comments