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What Are the Best Resurfacing Materials to Use with My Pool Renovation?

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Over time, your pool’s surface will wear out and need to be replaced. When considering a pool renovation project, choosing the right resurfacing material will be an important decision. There are many options available, and the right solution for you will depend on your unique needs and budget. Below is an overview of the best resurfacing materials for your pool renovation. At Allen Pool Service,... Read More

Best Pool Cover Options for 2020

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Fall is in full swing, and it’s time to start preparing your pool for the winter months. One of the most essential items to get is a good pool cover. While it may be possible to make do without one, a good pool cover is well worth the investment. It is one of the most important steps you can take to prevent the need for... Read More

How to Prepare Your Pool for a Major Storm

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In Atlanta, fall is usually accompanied by several violent hurricanes that can wreak havoc on your property. These storms can damage much more than just your home; they can also have a devastating impact on your pool. The following tips will help you know what needs to be done to prepare your pool prior to a hurricane. Don’t Drain Your Pool The excessive ground water... Read More

What Are the Most Common Chlorine Alternatives for Swimming Pools?

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Chlorine remains the most popular purification agent used with swimming pools, and for good reason. It is an affordable, easy to use solution that works well in large volume pools. In addition, it effectively accomplishes the three main cleaning functions required by a purification agent: Sanitizes your pool to kill any bacteria and germs Oxidizes your pool to eliminate organic debris from perspiration and body... Read More

Keeping Commercial Pools Safe in COVID

Keeping commercial pool safe in COVID

If you are a property manager of a facility that has a swimming pool, we are sure you have been preoccupied with keeping your pool safe during COVID. We are taking a look at some safety measures you can implement to help in keeping your commercial pool safe in COVID. Can COVID Spread in Water? This is a common question we get. And, as commercial... Read More

Return on Commercial Pool Renovations

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Sometimes, it can be difficult to justify the cost of a commercial pool renovation. There are strict standards to be met depending on your industry, and having the pool out of operation for the duration of the renovation costs you money. However, there are also a number of benefits to commercial pool renovation that must be considered. While the downsides may seem convincing, the return on... Read More

Myth or Truth: Chlorine Can Turn Hair Green

can chlorine cause green hair

It’s one of the most common refrains we hear every summer – beware of the chlorine in the pool, it’ll turn your hair green! But will it, really? Yes, no, and maybe. As your Atlanta pool maintenance team, we get this question a lot. The answer is, it really depends on a few different factors, so let’s dive in!   Is Chlorine to Blame? Whenever... Read More

Best Pool Safety Renovation Ideas

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It’s summertime and the poolside life is easy. Or at least, kind of a necessity what with quarantine and everything. But your pool can’t be the relaxing oasis it should be if the right safety features aren’t in place. If you’re looking to make your pool the best it can be, consider these safety-focused swimming pool renovations to make it everything it should be and more.... Read More

Summer Tech For Your Pool

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Summer is here, and for pretty much everyone it looks nothing like what we thought it would. For a lot of us, staying at home is the new normal, so for homeowners with pools, making that space as inviting and exciting as possible is going to be the name of the game. If you’re looking for some cool new features or technology upgrades for your... Read More