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Spring pool openings

Spring pool opening you can find some pretty strange things.  Today its 38 degrees and we have to start to open a heated pool for Easter.  We begin to leaf net out the bottom of the pool and start to find pages to the phonebook.  Only to find that the last nor'easter...

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New Pool System For 2018 Summer Season

Yesterday we installed a brand new pool system for the summer season.  These folks used to have an outdated cartridge filter and a undersized pump system. They also wanted pool heat that could heat no matter the outside temp or wind speed.  We put in a 250 lb high...

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Pool Repair Time Coming To A Head

We are now almost in the month of March, and pool repair time is coming to a head.  With Easter on the first of April this year we have to have all the heated pools open and ready by the second weekend in March.  This means any repairs out there that have been put on...

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Winterize your spa or let run?

I get the question all the time. Should I drain and winterize my spa or let run and just turn down the temp? Good question. Either one is exceptable as you go into the cold months of winter. By leaving the spa run and just turning down the temp. The spa motor and...

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New Pool Heater For Easter!!!

Nows the time to get a new pool heater for Easter.  Easter comes early this year, and potential renters are going to be looking for which pools are heated.  Pool heaters are a great way to stand out from your neighbors rental property.  Especially in on the shoulder...

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OBX Freeze Damage

OBX freeze damage, ways to avoid this.  Don't turn off your spa, just turn down the temp.  I can't tell you how many repairs I go to in the spring because owners simply turn off the spa and leave town.  It does get below freezing on the Outer Banks from time to time....

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Frozen pools on the OBX

8 days of below freezing on the OBX you start to get frozen pools.  I spent the morning going to all the pools we have running still.  What I found were despite them running and flowing well.  They were still frozen everywhere the was not water shooting out returns. I...

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To cold for hot tub?

So when is it to cold for hot tubbing?  Today I went to do some mid-weeks on hot tubs.  As soon as my hands left the spa they instantly lose felling.  And you can forget about filling a spa or rinsing off a filter with a water hose.  They are long green ice cycles...

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