Summertime means fun in the sun and lots of time by the pool. Especially living in North Houston, this gives our community an advantage during the summer. Our summers seem to last longer since the sun sticks around all the way from May to September. So, if you are looking to have some fun this summer in your own backyard, consider a pool party with all your friends and family. Add a few of these ideas to your next party or poolside BBQ and see how many compliments you get for being an excellent host. Continue reading “5 Ways You Can Turn Your Summer Pool Party into A Success”
Does the Rain Change the Water Chemistry in My Swimming Pool?
Yes, rain changes the water chemistry in your swimming pool since rainwater is acidic. However, small amounts of rain will not hurt your pool or the water balance. The average pH in your pool is most likely higher than the pH of any rainfall. Your average swimming pool will have a pH level of about 7.5. A pH of 7.5 is safe for swimmers’ eyes and skin so try to maintain this number for a clean pool. If swimmers feel burning in their eyes while swimming, you want to save your pool and adjust the pH balance. You do not want to swim in a pool where the pH is too low or too acidic. Fresh rainfall usually contains a pH level of 5.0. Heavier rains or major storms will alter your swimming pool and the water chemistry. Continue reading “Stop Wasting Time and Save Your Pool from Rainfall Today”