Pool Care Tips from Allen Pool Service

5 Tips to Get Your Pool Ready for Winter

getting your pool ready for winter

As we approach the end of the pool season, it’s time to start thinking about closing your pool down for the winter. Nobody’s happy when this time comes around every year, but hopefully you enjoyed your pool enough this summer that you’re looking forward to opening it in the spring. Here are some tips that will help make it easier to get your pool closed... Read More

Post-COVID Safety Precautions for Commercial Pools

public pool taking post-COVID safety precautions

Last year, many commercial pools were closed for much or all of the season. This year, the country will be much more open for summer, and people will expect to be able to use pools at hotels and apartment complexes, as well as public community pools. However, concerns still remain about the continued spread of the coronavirus, and it’s important for pool owners and operators... Read More

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