Are you still in need of some holiday gift ideas for family or friends? A pool store may not be the first place you would think to look for gifts, but we have plenty of great gift ideas for everyone on your list. Gifts for the Spa Owner: Spa Accessories: Does the family spa need a face lift? A new cover, steps, headrests, towel bar, or even a drink table can make a big difference … [Read more...] about Holiday Gift Ideas for Everyone on Your List:
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
We are all looking at the summer of 2020 very differently than just about any other year in decades due to COVID-19, but that does not mean we have to sit around our homes and do nothing. A backyard pool or spa is a great way to forget about the world for a bit, especially during the heat of summer. Not only do you get a bit of sun, fresh air and swimming will give you a bit of … [Read more...] about Have Fun This Summer in Your Backyard Pool
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 … [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 … [Read more...] about Opening a Pool: What Do I Need to Know?
You may be thinking about putting in a backyard swimming pool, but not sure if it is worth the maintenance costs. At Goodall Pools & Spas, we will point out some benefits and help you decide if owning a backyard swimming pool is a good fit for you. Swimming is a Great Way to Get Exercise Having the convenience of a swimming pool right in your own backyard is motivation to get the … [Read more...] about Benefits of a Backyard Pool