Tag Archive: tips

  1. The secret to closing pools

    DIY, R&R News, Services

    After a glorious summer, closing your pool is not an easy task to think about.   When is the best time to close? Do we need to put in chemicals before closing the pool?  How can you open cleaner in the spring?  What about covering the pool – Do I really need to?  Here we […]

  2. 5 tips for busy pool owners

    R&R News

    We all end up busy during the summer, between vacations, weddings, working longer hours, it seems summer passes us by with the blink of an eye.  How can you ensure your pool is always ready when you are? 1.  Sanitize / Shock / Test On a weekly basis, spend just a few moments testing your […]

  3. From Backyard Mistakes to a Backyard Escape

    R&R News

    When designing your dream backyard, it is easy to fall into the design “mistake” category.  We have compiled a list of some of common mistakes people make when creating their backyard paradise that will hopefully help you on your own journey. 1.  Ensure you contact a pool installer with knowledge and experience.  A pool installation […]

  4. Top Five Tips from a Service Technician

    R&R News

    Taking care of a pool can seem overwhelming and sometimes confusing, especially for new pool owners. Although it does take some time to get into a routine, it’s easy once you get the hang of it. Here are 5 simple tips from a service technician to make taking care of your pool a little bit […]

  5. Expert Guide to Opening Pools: Top 5 Tips from the Pros

    DIY, R&R News

    1. OPEN EARLY!  After the winter thaw get ready to start up your pool.  Algae loves to grow in dark, uncirculated water.  If a heat wave, even a short one, begins before you open the pool, your chances of opening green become greater.  Once the pool is green you will need to shock and may develop cloudy […]

  6. How to make sure that your pool doesn’t turn on you!

    R&R News, Water Care

    There is nothing worse than planning a special pool party and your pool is not ready.  Use these tips and tricks to get your pool sparkling before your next big event. 1.  As discussed in our last blog, Test your water!  Use your test strips or visit your pool professional to see your water conditions […]

  7. 10 Tips for Before and After Closing Your Pool

    Winterizing

    It’s that sad time of the year again, time to start prepping to close the pool down.  Ugh!  We had a late start, but the weather in July and August more than made up for it.  Hopefully you all made it through Hurricane Dorian without too many issues.   Here are a few helpful tips […]

  8. Pool Opening Tips

    DIY, R&R News

    It’s time to begin prepping! With summer not too far away, everyone is starting to think about opening their pool, but before you do, remember to prepare and ensure everything is in good condition at least a week before beginning.  This will provide you with enough time to contact your local pool professional if there […]

  9. Top 5 Swimming Pool Myths: Debunked

    R&R News

      The world of pools is full of myths, ones that often effect how people view their pool or others. We at R&R hear these on a daily basis and we thought we should share with you and debunk the most common swimming pool myths. You must wait an hour after eating before swimming. Oh, […]