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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Why Are Solar Blankets the New Cool?

Why Are Solar Blankets the New Cool?

Yes, you read that right! Now that Okanagan is full-on into summer, one would want to make the most of summertime madness in your pool. But do you really need to spend on a solar blanket?What are solar blankets?Solar blankets have a similar makeup to bubble wrap –...

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Your pool maintenance guide for the searing summers

Your pool maintenance guide for the searing summers

The summer is here and all you want to do is take a dip in the pool to feel rejuvenated. Just as you are about to dip your feet into the water, you notice something swimming in it. Suddenly, you don’t want to swim anymore.To avoid such a situation, you need to ensure...

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When to Replace Your Swimming Pool Liner

When to Replace Your Swimming Pool Liner

Even though you take good care of your inground pool, eventually you’ll need to replace your liner. Most liners last 15 years or so, depending on the quality of your product. Water naturally evaporates from your pool, but if you’re losing water too quickly, there may...

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Above Ground Pool Kits

Above Ground Pool Kits

Summer Fun In An Above-Ground PoolThe Okanagan summers get hot, and there’s no better time than now to plan for the installation of your above ground pool kit. If you’ve been considering an above ground pool, we can help. There are plenty of pros for above ground pool...

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Time for a backyard pool?

Time for a backyard pool?

Imagine a new pool in your own back yard where you can escape and relax with endless entertainment for the family. Everyone loves a swimming pool on a hot sunny day, and as temperatures begin to rise in the south Okanagan, it’s understandable why our industry is so...

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The Benefits of Using a Hot Tub

The Benefits of Using a Hot Tub

The benefits of spa leisure are numerous including stress relief for a better sleep, soothing sore muscles and arthritic pain, improved circulation and boosted immune levels. How you maintain your pool water can also have a healthy effect on your skin, whether using...

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Hot Tub Decks

Hot Tub Decks

What material do I use to build a spa deck? Design your deck with a secure, solid foundation to carry the weight. Beyond this priority, choosing the right building material is one of the first steps for inspired design. Cedar is naturally resistant to decay, insects...

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Why use ozone in a spa?

Why use ozone in a spa?

What is ozone and should I use it in my hot tub?A naturally produced gas, ozone is a powerful oxidizer of water contaminants, improving water quality and helping chemical sanitizers work more efficiently. Mixed into spa water, ozone cuts scale, scum and biofilm.As a...

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All About Pool Filters

All About Pool Filters

Two common types of pool filters are based on sand or cartridge filtration. Both filter systems keep your pool clean with proper maintenance and the right fit for the size of your pool. Any filter that’s too small won’t filter out the dirt and debris effectively....

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Freshwater vs Saltwater Pools

Freshwater vs Saltwater Pools

The benefits of spa and pool leisure are numerous including stress relief, restful sleep, alleviation of arthritic and sore muscle pain, improved circulation and increased immune system activity. How you maintain your pool water can also have a healthy effect on your...

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Water Based Spa Fragrances

Water Based Spa Fragrances

Adding fragrances to your spa intensifies your experience with the added benefits of aromatherapy but it’s important to choose hot tub friendly products. Coloured oils could leave stains on the side of your spa and time released capsules popular for use in bath tubs,...

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Happy Holidays from Deckside Pool & Spa

Happy Holidays from Deckside Pool & Spa

All the best of the season to you and your family through the holidays! We know that destressing in a hot tub or spa with your family is a great way to spend time together and if you are thinking of wrapping a hot tub to put under your Christmas tree, we are here for...

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