Salt Water Chlorination: Pros and Cons for You

Salt Water Chlorination: Pros and Cons for You

Summer’s sweet! Poolside leisure, the kids joyful splashing, and evening entertainment with friends. Is there anything better than hanging by the pool in beautiful B.C.?!Salt water chlorination is gaining popularity. It’s easily installed in indoor and outdoor home...

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7 Great Ideas for a New Pool Look

7 Great Ideas for a New Pool Look

Are you ready for summer fun in the pool? Our friends at Deckside Pool & Spa in Penticton have some affordable options to bring new pizzazz to your inground pool. Move your pool up a notch by updating your landscaping. Install a rock-garden feature or new plants by...

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The Best Foundation for Your Hot Tub

The Best Foundation for Your Hot Tub

An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. When planning the installation of your new hot tub, this bit of wisdom may save you from future headaches. Let’s ask the local hot tub experts at Deckside Pool in Penticton what to consider when planning a hot tub...

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The 5 Best Fountains for Your Pool

The 5 Best Fountains for Your Pool

Do you dream of adding the sound of a fountain to your backyard? Let’s explore the best options for this appealing addition to your pool.Floating Fountain –the fountain is positioned on top of your pool’s surface (often in the middle of the swimming area for maximum...

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Learning about Commercial Pool Maintenance

Learning about Commercial Pool Maintenance

Does your facility run a pool for visitors? Are you a facilities’ manager responsible for commercial pool maintenance? Is your condo or gated community council up-to-date on pool maintenance requirements?If your property has a pool, you have an essential role in...

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Things to Consider When Buying a Hot Tub

Things to Consider When Buying a Hot Tub

Installing a hot tub will increase your level of relaxation at home, while providing health-conscious activity for your family. Improvement in your live-work balance is easily accomplished through a home spa installation.Whether you are hoping for therapeutic pain...

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Accessibility equipment for your pool

Accessibility equipment for your pool

If you have a swimming pool in your backyard or are toying with the idea of installing one, you want to make it convenient and enjoyable. An accessible pool enables guests and family members with mobility challenges to join in the fun. Swimming pools not only provide...

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Enzymes in your pool

Enzymes in your pool

When it comes to cleaning and maintaining your pool and spa, chlorine is often the first product you would choose. But chlorine is primarily a sanitiser. What most people don’t know is that pool and spa water may contain other contaminants that reduce chlorine and...

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Sanitizing products that will keep your water safe

Sanitizing products that will keep your water safe

If you want to enjoy worry-free pool and spa time, make water cleanliness your top priority. No one likes a pool that looks or smells bad. This could mean dangerous bacteria is growing in your pool or hot tub, which could be hazardous to your health. The solution is...

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Why change your hot tub water before the winter?

Why change your hot tub water before the winter?

If you own a hot tub, you’re probably looking forward to jumping in more during the colder months. Rejuvenating and relaxing in that hot tub after an exciting day on the slopes, or on a starry evening, is an excellent escape. The hot tub relaxes sore muscles, provides...

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Planning a 2022 inground pool?

Planning a 2022 inground pool?

This winter you may be starting to plan for a new inground pool for next summer! Beat the Okanagan heat with a backyard pool. It’s incredibly relaxing and rejuvenating. Here are some helpful tips on the different types of inground pools you might consider. After...

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How do pool heaters work?

How do pool heaters work?

The nights are getting cooler! But you can still enjoy beautiful Okanagan days in your pool. Swimming is not only refreshing but also rejuvenating no matter when. Pool heaters are an excellent investment that allows for year-round fun. Although these heaters all have...

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Things you should know about precast concrete pools

Things you should know about precast concrete pools

Having a pool is often regarded as a great investment for your property. While you are relaxing, exercising and rejuvenating, you can be enjoying thinking about rising real estate values! There are several types of swimming pools that you might consider - Here we...

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What are the best robotic pool cleaners?

What are the best robotic pool cleaners?

It’s been a great summer for a pool! Be it parting with friends and family, lounging on the float while sipping a cocktail, or teaching your little ones to swim – it’s always fun. However, with a lot of fun comes maintenance. Not to fret though. There are more than a...

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What you should know about pool and spa heaters

What you should know about pool and spa heaters

You may have both a hot tub and a pool. Today we’ll explore several heating systems available. Integrated Hot tubs and heatingIn some landscape designs, the hot tub is right next to the pool. They typically have their own heating systems (the hot tub plumbing and...

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Are saltwater pools a viable alternative to chlorine?

Are saltwater pools a viable alternative to chlorine?

Pooltime is an excellent way to make the most of your summer, especially for children and guests. Pools also a provide a bonding opportunity for family and friends. Plus, swimming is among the best forms of exercise out there. So, why should it matter whether you have...

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What are pool pumps for?

What are pool pumps for?

Just like how the heart pumps blood throughout the human body, the same principle applies to pool filtration systems. Your pool pump is the heart that helps to keep your pool water clean. How do pumps do this? By pushing water through a filter and then pipes that go...

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