Pool Care Tips from Allen Pool Service

Maintaining the Decking Around Your Pool

maintaining pool decking

Maintaining Pool Decking Did you know that a major part of a swimming pool renovation is new decking?  As a result, part of maintaining your pool is maintaining the decking around it, but, because it’s not the main event, this step can often be forgotten, or neglected. Unfortunately, a pool deck that isn’t properly maintained can lead to issues for your home as well as the... Read More

What to Look for in a Pool Cover

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Pool Cover Tips As your pool maintenance and service company, we know it’s almost pool closing time again – we can hardly believe how fast the year has flown by! If you’re prepping for pool closing time and aren’t so sure about your cover situation, we’ve got some tips for you. Whether it’s your first season as a pool owner and this is all new... Read More

Keeping Leaves out of Your Pool

Keeping Leaves out of Your Pool

Fall is upon us, and you know what that means – the leaves are starting to part ways with the trees they were once attached to. As they come falling down, pool owners everywhere get their preferred methods of leaf management in place. If you haven’t yet found a solid option for keeping your pool leaf-free this time of year, here are a few suggestions... Read More

What to Do if Someone Pees in the Pool

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Pool Urine Tips As much as we’d love for it to be true, owning a pool isn’t all sunshine and rainbows all the time. There are a few classically dreaded things that occur when you own a pool, and perhaps none of them are more misunderstood or improperly handled than the overdone (but painfully accurate) trope of peeing in the pool. Whether it’s a little... Read More

Tips for Keeping Your Pool’s pH in Check

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Pool pH Tips When it comes to pool maintenance, the thing pool owners hear most often typically comes back to the pool’s pH level. And with good reason, too. If you haven’t paid too close of attention to your pool’s pH level as of late, here are some pool pH tips for why it’s important and how to make sure you’re keeping it healthy! And,... Read More

Keeping Your Pool Bug-Free

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Bug Free Pool Tips Every seasoned pool owner knows that sometimes you’re not the only one enjoying your cool summer reprieve. Sometimes you get some….intruders in the form of water bugs. Add in the humidity-loving mosquitoes and your relaxing oasis can quickly become the stuff of that one summer camp horror movie you can’t quite get out of your head. So how do you keep... Read More

Finding Pool Leaks

finding pool leaks

It’s inevitable for almost all pool owners. At some point in your pool-owning days, you’re going to get a leak. But how do you KNOW when you have a leak? When you’re in full-swing of pool season, you don’t necessarily want to have to stop and drain the whole thing to figure out what’s going on, so here are a couple of less invasive ways... Read More

Things to Check After the Freeze

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Pool Freeze Damage – What to Look For If you decided not to close your pool for the winter and you’re wondering if things might have gone awry in the recent sub-freezing temperatures Atlanta faced, as your pool repair experts we get the anxiety. An unexpected freeze can wreak havoc on your pool and your home’s plumbing systems. Don’t panic just yet, though. Instead, take... Read More

Pool Inspection

pool inspection

Pool ownership happens in many different ways. Sometimes you have a pool built on your existing property. Sometimes you purchase property with a pool already included. If you’re considering the latter, a pool maintenance inspection is something you may want to consider alongside the typical property inspection you would have done before you signed for the house. Let’s take a little closer look at what... Read More