• 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 […]

  • Problem of the Month: Gross Pool Covers

    What to do about it? Stow Away is used to clean and eliminate odours from your swimming pool cover.  No matter if you are opening or closing for the season, this cleaner will work for your cover – Solar blankets, winter covers, safety covers are all protected with the use of Stow Away.  Removing common […]

  • Problem of the Month: Filter Cleaning

    What is it? Filter cleaning is the chemical cleaning of your sand (or glass) filter media or your cartridge filter.  The pressure gauge on your filter will provide you with an indication on when to back wash or rinse your pool filter, but over time our filters will require chemical cleaning.  It is typically recommended […]

  • Problem of the Month: Salt Cell Cleaning

    What is it? Salt Cell Cleaner is used to clean the inside of the salt cell and is recommended to be done at least once per season.  Build-up can form inside the cell and adhere itself to the fins located inside the salt cell.  Possibly causing damage or decreasing the chlorine output. Prevention: By properly […]

  • Preparing Your Pool and Backyard for a Hurricane or a Violent Storm

    Hurricane season is always of considerable concern. And some of you could be reeling from the pool and yard damage that Hurricane Teddy caused last year. Here’s the thing, whenever the government issues a hurricane watch, people tend to stock up on food, water, and gas. Don’t get me wrong; your safety and health come […]

  • Problem of the Month: Staining

    What causes it?  Staining to your pool surfaces can be caused by organics (such as leaves, berries, algae) that have been left to long on the pool’s surfaces.  Or it can be caused by metals that have been introduced to your water such as from your water source or from rusted metal accessories, parts, and […]

  • Problem of the Month: Water Loss due to Evaporation

    What is it? Weather conditions have an impact on your pool water which can be noted as evaporation.  Evaporation can happen when the water of the pool is warm, and the night air is cool.  Causing you to lose heat and water both from the pool.  Other environmental conditions such as humidity or strong winds […]