Many people enjoy soaking in a hot tub before or after they exercise. It is known to be a good pain reliever for those who suffer from arthritis or other joint and muscle issues. Some people who cannot get exercise by walking or running on a hard surface are able to exercise in a spa. At Goodall Pool & Spas, we want to encourage the use of hot tubs and are eager to dispel myths you may … [Read more...] about Myths About Spa Health Risks
Those who regularly exercise generally begin their session by warming up. Some do this actively, others do it passively. Additionally, there is some controversy among those who routinely exercise about whether applying heat or ice is the preferred after-exercise routine. At Goodall Pool & Spas, we assist people in understanding the value of a passive warm up that comes … [Read more...] about Is It Better To Soak In A Spa Before Or After Exercise?
Once your pool is closed for the season, it may seem like a lifetime before you can open it again in the spring. However, there are some things you can do on nice fall days to prepare your pool for opening in a few months. Clean your Filter: Cleaning your filter is one of the easiest and most beneficial things you can do right after closing your pool for the year. Whether you have a sand, … [Read more...] about 3 Things to Do After Your Pool is Closed for the Season
Labor Day is the unofficial end of summer and many people think they need to close their pool at this point as well. However, there are many reasons to keep your pool open well into the fall. The reasons vary from the health of your pool water, all the way to entertainment for your family and friends, especially during COVID-19. We will outline some of the reasons below. More Likely to Open to … [Read more...] about Reasons to Keep your Pool Open Later in the Fall
Backyard pool entertaining is quite popular during the summertime and especially now when people are encouraged to stay home. Families can gather outside around the pool and even invite a small group of friends to join them. At Goodall Pools & Spas, we offer some water safety tips for children to make sure playing in the pool does not turn to tragedy. Constant Adult Supervision … [Read more...] about Water Safety for Children
According to the National Weather Service, South Central Pennsylvania is suffering from a moderate drought and most of the state is abnormally dry. People with backyard swimming pools are concerned about what this means for them. They ask what they can do to conserve water and prevent damage to their pools. At Goodall Pools & Spas, we try to answer questions pool and spa owners … [Read more...] about Drought and Swimming Pools
Hot, sunny weather is ideal for using your pool; however, it is not always ideal for keeping your pool clean and clear. Algae thrives in warm water and can quickly appear during hot summer days. Cloudy water is also likely to appear, especially after pool parties. We have some advice on how you can keep your water looking its best at the height of Summer. Frequently check chlorine … [Read more...] about How to Keep Your Pool Clean & Clear During Hot Weather
People ask us about replacing pool liners in the spring or fall, but few people consider summer liner replacements, especially during COVID-19. Summer liner replacements certainly have their benefits. We will outline some of the benefits below to help you decide if a summer liner replacement is right for you. Water Warms Up Quickly A new liner means new water will go into the pool. The new … [Read more...] about Can I Get My Pool Liner Replaced During Coronavirus?