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Steps for Opening Your Swimming Pool

We know you’re itching to feel the warm summer sun on your skin and enjoy a dip in cool water in your backyard pool. Those days are almost here, but not quite yet. Still, this doesn’t mean we shouldn’t take the time to prepare for our grand pool re-opening. After all, the best time to open is when the temperatures Read More

Got Snow on Your Pool Cover?

Although winter did not give most of us a white Christmas, the season is far from over. While it may be relaxing to sit near the fireplace with a cup of hot cocoa as the snow falls outside, we all hate the cleanup process the next day. You have to clean the snow off of your sidewalks and your car, Read More

The Importance of Winterizing Your Pool

Preparing your pool for winter weather involves more than simply covering it with a tarp until springtime comes around. Not providing the proper care and maintenance for your pool during the off-season means you’ll have to spend even more time cleaning when you’re ready to reopen. Not to mention, a pool that isn’t outfitted with the correct chemicals is more Read More

How to Design Your Dream Swimming Pool

A backyard pool is more than just a swimming pool. It’s your personal haven. It takes time, research, and a lot of planning to create a piece of paradise in your home. Carlton Pools aims to make this experience educational and enjoyable for all prospective pool owners. Get started building your dream pool by reading the following article, then contact Read More

The Importance of Pool Chemicals

Although we have now entered the off-season, it’s never too late to discuss the importance of pool chemicals. Testing your pool water and adding the right amount of chemicals is essential maintenance in keeping a pool healthy for everyone to enjoy during the summer. What you may not know is that you should be balancing your pool in the winter Read More

Tips on Maintaining a Pool During Off-Season

Many homeowners think that off-season pool maintenance consists of draining the pool water and throwing a pool cover on. That’s it. Unfortunately, it’s not that easy. Being a pool owner is a full-time responsibility that requires year-round maintenance for part-time enjoyment. Proper care and protection of your pool equipment during the colder months involves draining the pool water to the Read More

How to Drain Your Swimming Pool with a Siphon

The water level in a correctly installed and maintained pool will tend to remain fairly constant, depending on the local weather and how many people typically use the swimming pool. When heavy rain or an acute chemical imbalance necessitates a reduction in the water volume, it’s often easier on your pump to remove the excess from your pool by hand. Read More