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6 Reasons Why Winter Is the Best Time for Pool Renovations

drained pool undergoing renovations

All pools need to undergo renovations from time to time. Even when you put in the effort to properly maintain your pool, you’ll eventually find that one or more of the following items will need to be addressed: Pool equipment such as circulation pumps, filters or heaters may wear out and need to be replaced The structural components of your pool, such as the decks,... Read More

How Long Will My Commercial Pool Renovation Take?

How Long Will My Commercial Pool Renovation Take?

At Allen Pool Service, we have been performing both private and commercial pool renovations for more than 40 years (see some of our projects here). That lets us tell you with confidence and certainty how long your pool renovation will take: it depends. Unfortunately, that’s the honest truth. Until we actually look at your pool, we can’t know for sure how long it will take... Read More

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

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

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

pool cover

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

man turning off the power on pool equipment before a hurricane

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?

family in swimmng pool

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

return on commercial pool renovations

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