Author Archives: Kara Redden

  • New to Spa Ownership?

    Properly maintaining your spa will not only keep the water sparkling but will also protect your spa equipment and keep the water safe.  A spa is an investment, and with proper care, can give you enjoyment and relaxation for a long time. Weekly On a weekly basis you should remove your spa filter and give […]

  • An Expert Interview on Liner Renovations

    Liner Replacements are a common renovation for the team members here at R&R Pools and we have come to appreciate the quality of workmanship with the liners made by Latham Pool Products.  Our long-standing relationship with them has led us to ask David Berger of Latham some of your most frequently asked questions.  Let’s see […]

  • An Expert Interview on Auto Covers

    R&R Pools has been installing Auto Covers for our clients for many years and have come to love the quality and workmanship of the auto covers made by Aquamatic Cover Systems.   For this expert interview, we took our most frequently asked questions to Jeff Garrett of Aquamatic Cover Systems. 1. What makes an Aquamatic auto […]

  • How Does Rain Affect Your Swimming Pool?

    There’s a lot of water care that goes into making sure your swimming pool stays in fine condition. Usually, when asked about pool contaminants, most homeowners will list everything except rainfall. Yet we’ve all heard about acid rain, and if you live in Nova Scotia, you know that it’s a huge problem. Besides thunderstorms, you […]

  • Borates! The bonus way to reduce your chlorine consumption.

    Borates: How Do They Work?  Borate (Optimizer Plus) This product is a surefire way of adding sparkle and shine to your pool. Besides buffering the water’s alkalinity and pH, it prevents algae growth and helps you reduce chlorine consumption. It’s no secret; it has brought a much-needed change in pool maintenance and cleaning methods. Optimizer plus […]

  • 7 Must Have Features for your Swimming Pool

      Let’s face it: a new in-ground swimming pool is a very nice thing to have. Nobody’s complaining here. Yet it’s important to note that no matter what your space requirements or budget, you have the ability to zhuzh up your new pool with gorgeous swimming pool features, pool fountains and waterfalls that will take it […]

  • Use Winter to Design Your Dream Pool for Spring Installation

    It’s said that for everything, there is a season. While winter might seem like the season to pull the blankets over your head and hibernate, we have another purpose for winter: dreaming about summer. After all, there’s nothing like a good fantasy to get you through those too-short days and howling winds. Instead of letting […]

  • Bide Awhile and R&R

    We here at R&R Pools have several charities that we support every season.  In fact, you may have helped us raise money for them in some way.  If you receive our newsletters or follow us on Facebook, you may have seen little tidbits on our chosen charities.  But one that is near and dear to […]