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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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Outer Banks Pool Cleaners

Here on the Outer Banks there are many pool and spa cleaners to choose from.  But out of the masses there is only a few reputable ones.  Out of all the "cleaning companies" less than a third of them fix there own accounts equipment when if breaks.  This means a third...

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Leaking pool equipment?

Winter is the time to fix that leaking pool! Are you adding water more than twice a week?  If so, chances are you have a leak somewhere.  We will come and pressure test the plumbing.  If that holds we will move onto dye to find the pesky leak.  Once we find said leak...

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Time for a new pool cover

Many pools on the Outer Banks are over 10 years old. Chances are your at the end of your pool covers life.  How do you know if its time for a new pool cover?  There is a couple things you can look for.  First if you put on the pool cover and you can see the water...

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