Pool Care Tips from Allen Pool Service

DIY Tips to Maintain a Beautiful Pool Deck

pool deck after being cleaned

A beautiful pool deck helps you enjoy your pool. It’s just more comfortable lounging around your pool when you feel your surroundings are attractive and you’re not obsessing about that one stain marring the deck. Plus, it’s more comfortable to invite company over to hang out by the pool if you aren’t worried that they’ll judge you on the condition of your deck. Unfortunately, over... 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

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

Winter Pool Maintenance Tips

winter pool maintenance

Even in the winter months, there are some pool maintenance things that owners must pay attention to. It might not be quite as fun as tending to your pool in the summer months when you know you can enjoy it as quickly as possible after the hard work is done, but pool maintenance in the winter is just as important for the overall health of... Read More

Consider a Pool Inspection Before You Buy

pool inspection

Buying a new home can be an exciting time, especially when that potential new home comes with a pool! Whether it’s your first at-home pool or you’re a seasoned home pool owner, getting a pool inspection as well as a home inspection before you buy could save you money, headaches, and disappointment down the line. Not sure if a pool inspector is a necessary step?... Read More