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
Green or swampy water at pool opening can happen to the best of us. Many people wonder if they should drain and refill their pool with fresh water to clear it up quickly. In theory, this seems like a quicker, easier, and maybe even cheaper alternative to cleaning up your pool with chemicals. Read below to see if draining & refilling your pool is the best option for you. When May Draining … [Read more...] about Should You Drain and Refill Your Pool:
Here at Goodall Pools & Spas, our number one priority during the COVID-19 pandemic is the safety of your family. As you probably know, there is a lot of information circulating about the coronavirus and if it infects pools and spas. To separate fact from fiction, we have compiled a FAQ that we hope will provide clarity. Pools & Spas Don’t Spread COVID-19 According to the … [Read more...] about FAQs: COVID-19 and Your Pool or Spa
At Goodall Pools & Spas, we recommend opening your swimming pool as soon as possible in the spring. This is for the health of the pool. The less time that water is sitting and not circulating the less chance you have of an algae bloom as the weather gets warmer. What is Involved in Opening a Pool? There are certain actions we take when we are involved in opening a pool: Taking … [Read more...] about Opening a Pool: What Do I Need to Know?
Two-thirds of people around the world make New Year’s resolutions. One resolution at the top of the list to get more exercise. At Goodall Pools & Spas, we can help you keep that resolution by working with you to either build the backyard swimming pool of your dreams or making sure the pool you already have is ready to open in the spring. Resolutions You Can Keep for Building or Remodeling … [Read more...] about New Year’s Resolutions for Your Pool
No matter what type of backyard swimming pool you have, in-ground or above ground, testing the chemical levels of the water is vital to having a safe environment with clear water for your swimmers to enjoy. At Goodall Pools & Spas, we offer FREE water testing and take the guessing game out of balancing your water. When pool water is properly balanced, swimmers do not need to worry about watery … [Read more...] about Swimming Pool Water Testing
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), drowning is the second leading cause of death for children ages 1 to 4, coming in second only to birth defects. In the U.S., three children drown every day. At Goodall Pools & Spas, we want to be sure our clients are aware of the danger and of how a pool safety cover can work to reduce the risk of someone drowning in their pool … [Read more...] about Pool Safety Covers