Fall and early winter is a good time to consider retrofitting your spa. At Goodall Pools & Spas, we have suggestions for what you should emphasize as the most important changes and the best improvements you can make. Purchase a New Cover This is one of the easiest changes to make. Spa covers generally last about four to five years. A good cover can save you a lot … [Read more...] about Retrofitting Your Spa
A lot of people think they have to cover their spa for the winter and not use it again until at least spring. Fortunately, that is a myth. At Goodall Pools & Spas, we have compiled a list of health benefits you can enjoy when you use your spa in the winter. Health Benefits of Using Your Spa in the Winter Hydrotherapy means sitting for … [Read more...] about Benefits of a Spa During the Winter
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