Archive: Apr 2014

  • Pool Maintenance: As easy as 1-2-3

    The new Smart Pak Wouldn’t it be wonderful if everything was this easy? BioGuard’s Smart Pak, using the BioGuard 3-Step Program Kit is designed to make your pool a simple pleasure in just 5 minutes. Before beginning weekly maintenance, be sure the pool water is balanced, the pump is operating properly, and the fi lter […]

  • It’s never too late- Live Life Now!

    It’s never too late- Live Life Now! Posted by Derek Redden on Mon, Apr 21, 2014 @ 00:10 AM Indulging yourself, your family and your friends never goes out of style   I hear stories like this all the time: “I wish I had put in a pool when the kids were young, but we couldn’t […]

  • Swimming is fun, being safe is too

    Swimming is fun, being safe is too Posted by The Team at R&R Pools on Thu, Apr 10, 2014 @ 24:06 AM Swimming is fun and can be very healthy too. Unfortunately without the proper water safety everyone is at risk. As the weather gets warmer and you take the winter covers off your pool, one of the firstthings you should refresh yourself on  is your backyard safety procedures. As the home owner, you need to ensure that all your family and guests are safe whilevacationing in your backyard. You also need to make sure you protect your neighbors as well.Here are a few suggestions you can start with: 1) Arrange swimming lessons and swim to survive lessons for all family members 2) Restrict access to your backyard pool area and ensure your fence meets local by-law requirements 3)Refrain from propping gates open, or disabling alarms that protect your pool area 4) Always swim with a buddy and w ith adult supervision 5)Do not use slides on above ground pools 6)Stay within sight at all times when children are in or around any body of water.  It only takes a few inches of water for a drowning incident 7)Always watch children closely when playing with inflatable toys or swimming in life-jackets as these do not replace adult supervision 8) Always have a designated phone by the pool for calling 911 MOST IMPORTANT THING IS ADULT SUPERVISON IT IS THE PRIMARY LAYER OF SAFETY Drowning can happen to the most experienced swimmers. It is known as the fastest, silent and preventable death related injury. If you practice pool safety on a daily basis you will have hours of fun and be able to enjoy the health benefits that swimming provides. It only takes a few minutes a day to stay safe, and a life time of fun. Keeping loved ones safe is near any body of water is a […]

  • Dechlorination for Swimming Pools: Why is it important?

    Dechlorination for Swimming Pools,Why is it important? Posted by The Team at R&R Pools on Fri, Apr 04, 2014 @ 08:03 PM ADVICE | WATER CARE Dechlorination, what is it and why is it so important that we look after our environment as swimming pool owners? What do I do with my pool water? That […]