Pool Advice

Long days spent playing in the water are fun, but the end result can leave you with blurry, red eyes. Knowing some basics—like how pool water affects your eye health—could prevent irritated swimmer's eyes. At Hawaiian Pool Builders, we have answers to five of the more common questions in relationship to swimming and your eyes.

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Swimming pool hair. What can you do about it? How can you stop it from happening, and most importantly, is it possible to prevent chlorine damage to your hair? Hawaiian Pool Builders has these five tips for you to keep your hair protected from the effects of chlorine damage.

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The popularity of solar pool heating is increasing in Northwest Ohio. The fact is solar pool heating is an environmentally-friendly alternative to other heating systems. Solar pool heating systems can reduce greenhouse gas emissions and pollutants. What’s more, these systems are low-maintenance and easy to use, with a proven long-life span. Hawaiian Pool Builders has answers to your questions about solar pool heating.

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Your swimming pool filter traps oils and dirt with turns into a gummy, gooey mess that goes by the term ‘gunk’, or, if you have a sand-filter, ‘mud-balls’. As a general rule of thumb, your filter should be cleaned at least once a month during the swimming season.

A cartridge filter uses a pleated fabric of woven polyester. Minerals, metals, dirt and oils get trapped inside a web made of thousands of fibers. Hosing the cartridge with high pressure water is a decent way to remove debris, but it doesn’t remove oil and mineral scales, or metal stains. Also, high pressure water can damage the cartridge, thereby reducing the cartridges effectiveness.

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Whether you are considering the purchase of an in-ground swimming pool, or have already started the process, you may be confused about some of the terminology. At Hawaiian Pools, we’ve put together a list of some swimming pool terminology that you’ll hear during the process of building your in-ground swimming pool.

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Admit it — peeing in the pool is something we’ve all done at one time or another, hopefully not since we were kids who didn’t know any better. But did you know that peeing in your pool is more than just gross? It could also be dangerous.

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No matter your lifestyle, a house full or an empty nest, if you want to purchase a swimming pool, you are more than likely wondering, what is the best time to purchasing a swimming pool? At Hawaiian Pool Builders, we want to just offer you some points to consider when making that decision.

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Ahh! Summer is here, you are outside with your family, and enjoying your inground swimming pool. Your question is, what about Rover; can dogs be in the pool? Most dogs love to swim, and will want to join in on the fun.

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If your inground swimming pool is constructed of concrete, it will need swimming pool coping, which is a cap for the edge of the pool. Besides simply being necessary, the coping provides an opportunity for a decorative accent, which can greatly enhance the appearance of the pool.

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 If you have a pool, safety should be top of mind, especially if you have children and plan to have a babysitter watch your children this summer. We have provided you with a pool guide for babysitters to print and share to ensure an enjoyable and a safe one.

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