Yearly Archives: 2016

How to Read Pool Chlorine Levels

Chlorine is added to pool or hot tub water to kill germs and prevent your swimmers from becoming sick. Free chlorine can kill most germs within a few minutes if used properly. To determine your pool’s chlorine levels, dip a test strip in the pool for a few seconds and then match the resulting color of the strip to a chart linked to “parts per million” chlorine levels.

Some pool test kits measure “free chlorine,” while others measure both “free chlorine” and “total chlorine.” There is a difference between “free” and “total” chlorine.

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Pool Renovation Ideas

Inground vinyl pools can use a facelift every 20 years or so, to keep up with Mother Nature, changing tastes and new, available upgrades. Indeed, vinyl liner pool kits have come a long way in 20 years!

A pool renovation is an investment not only for your pool, but also for your backyard and home value. Your pool was expensive to build, and with inflation, a renovation can seem almost as costly. But the original investment you made in your swimming pool will only last so long.

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Key Essentials To Know When It Comes To Gunite Pools

Designing your backyard escape can be a fun and exciting process that showcases your style and creativity, but it’s also important to know the facts. Gunite pools are widely known for their versatility in shape and accessories as well as their durability. Because of this, gunite is the most common pool type seen at many resorts, and now, homes. Before deciding on your material, learn a little more about this unique pool process and the future maintenance involved in protecting your investment.

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Pool Water Conservation Tips

When you think of water conservation, swimming pools might not be the first thing that pops in your head. Water conservation is a very serious issue that the world faces on a daily basis.

April is designated as “Water Conservation Month”. Pool owners can actually do their part in water conservation, not only during April, but throughout the entire year.

Pool Filter Maintenance

One of the biggest enemies to water conservation with your swimming pool is your pool filter.

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Do Inground Pools Add Home Value?

Adding a swimming pool to your property add value to your home? Some realtors say that swimming pools are an amenity that potential buyers may shy away from, while others argue that they are a necessity – especially when it comes to homes in upscale areas.

A recent study published by the National Association of Realtors maintains that inground swimming pool installations can increase the value of homes from 8 percent to as much as 15 percent.

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Latest Pool Features Of 2016

Let the spring and summer of 2016 be all about your backyard—a fabulous, relaxing, tranquil addition to your home that will allow you to wind up or party down. What better way to do so than by upgrading your current or new pool with some of the most popular pool features?! There are countless ways of upgrading your pool, which do not only increase your home’s value, but can be utilized just in time for summer!

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Pool Maintenance for Starters

If you own a pool, it doesn’t matter where you live or how frequent you use it—because the fact of the matter is, no one is safe from the wear and tear that comes from pool ownership. From removing the debris to fixing broken tile, your pool demands attention! The question is, should you maintain the health of your pool by yourself, or enlist in the help of professionals? We’ve put together a ‘cheat sheet’,

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Most Popular Pool Design Trends for 2016

It’s a new year, so why not upgrade your lifestyle and home by having a new pool installed? 2016 is a new start and one that’s all about the backyard—a wonderful, soothing, serene extension of your home that will allow you to create countless memories and endless summers. What better way to do that than by making your new pool the focus of your outdoor oasis? Here are some of the latest and greatest 2016 pool design trends we highly suggest you consider.

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How To Light A Swimming Pool

If you plan to use your in ground swimming pool at night, it is important to make sure it is well lit. Without adequate lighting, it can be dangerous to use a swimming pool at night. In addition to preventing accidents, having the right swimming pool lights is important to create the right ambiance. There are different types of lighting that you can use in your pool. Some kinds of pool lighting are more energy efficient than others.

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Pool Features Not only Enhance the Design of Your Pool, but Revitalize It!

A pool is a great thing to have in the backyard and it’s never too early to start thinking about summer. Pools allow people to cool off during the hot weather and enjoy the chance to get exercise right on the grounds of their house. When putting in a pool, features such as pool bar stools, lighting kits, and pool shelves can help make the pool even more useful for any homeowner.

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Locations

Swim-Mor Pools
Lake Drive (at Black Horse Pike)
Mt. Ephraim, NJ. 08059
Tel: (856) 456-3332

331 Tilton Road
Northfield, NJ. 08225
Tel: (609) 645-7171

514 Rt. 33 Unit 4
Englishtown, NJ 07726
Tel: (732) 446-2211

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