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4 Pool Safety Guidelines for Pool Owners with Pets
If you have pets, there’s a good chance that Fido or Fluffy would like an occasional refreshing swim too. Learn 4 ways you can make your pool safer for all of your furry friends.
Maintaining Safety Around Inground Swimming Pools
Pool accidents can happen to anyone, but so many can be prevented with the appropriate safety measures. Be sure to review these pool safety tips with the whole family!
Pool Insider: 3 Tips for Summertime Pool Maintenance
With summer well under way, life can get busy with fun activities, vacations and family time. However, it’s important to remember that a little regular pool maintenance goes a long way.
Why Have a Staycation & What You Need for Yours!
Everyone needs a staycation once in a while. Besides avoiding the stresses that can accompany travel plans, there are many reasons for opting for a staycation instead of a vacation, especially if you want to maximize your efficiency in these three areas.
The Benefits of Robotic Pool Cleaners
If you’re looking for a simple, cost-effective, and efficient way to get the job done without the hassle, consider purchasing a robotic pool cleaner.
3 Safety Tips You Should Remember About Your Aboveground Pool
Many people mistakenly think that an aboveground swimming pool is safe, so they’re less vigilant when the kids are outdoors. However, that’s simply not the case. Here are 3 safety tips you need to remember about aboveground pools.
Refresh Your Summer Safety Knowledge
Most people tend to be quite vigilant about pool and summer safety at the beginning of the season. However, as the summer months go by and the activities get hectic, it’s important to not let your guard down.
3 Tips for Making Sure Your Pool Stays Summer-Ready
The weather has finally warmed and you’re probably like everyone else – ready for the pool. So here are 3 things you need to do regularly to make sure your pool is always ready for you to enjoy it.
3 Reasons to Install the Intelliflo® VSF Pump in your Pool
Enjoy your pool to the fullest while your IntelliFlo VSF pump maintains the exact water flow necessary for your pool to work perfectly.
May is National Water Safety Month
With summer around the corner it's important to make sure you and your guests are ready for pool time. Get the three pool safety tips you need to stay safe this pool season.
Pool Safety: The Dos and Don'ts of Diving
Diving is a fun pool activity, but did you know it could result in serious injuries? Get the Dos and Don'ts of how to stay safe when diving in the pool.
Kid-Friendly Pool Safety Tips for Parents
With summer just around the corner, now is the time to begin thinking about pool safety. Keep reading for four kid-friendly pool safety tips for your family.
3 Ways to Start Preparing Your Pool for Summer
It's not too early to start planning for the summer pool season. We have 3 ways you can start preparing now, so that you can enjoy your pool all summer long.
Dive Into Savings and Enjoy Your Pool More
Now is the perfect time to dive into savings with Pentair pool product rebates. By doing so you’ll be able to enjoy your pool more all summer long! Learn more about have you can saving with Pentair Product Rebates.
Pentair is a 2019 ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year
For the sixth consecutive year, we are proud to announce that we received the 2019 ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year – Sustained Excellence Award for our continued leadership and contributions to ENERGY STAR.
Energy Efficient Pool Pumps Can Pump Up Your Savings
The more you work to live an energy efficient lifestyle you realize that saving isn’t a season – it’s a year-round event. Because your pool is a great place to start saving, we wanted to help you pump up your savings with an energy efficient pool pump today!
Make a Difference Starting in Your Own Backyard
On April 22nd each year we celebrate Earth Day, a special day to remind us to be more mindful of our beautiful planet. Earth Day is an annual reminder that we each have the ability to help make the world a better place and realizing that the choices we make can be as simple as selecting the most energy efficient products for our homes – and our pools.
Pool 101: Pool Water Chemistry
The key to creating a safe and fun pool environment is maintaining proper water chemistry. When your water chemistry isn’t properly balanced, it can cause skin and eye irritation and allow dangerous bacteria and/or algae growth. There are three main chemical levels you should regularly monitor. They are pH, alkalinity and chlorine.
Upgrade and Save
As you’re opening your pool in the coming weeks it’s time to ask yourself an important question – exactly how old is your pool pump? If it’s over seven years old, it might be time for a new one. And if your current pump isn’t using variable speed technology, you should seriously consider replacing it.
Winter and Your Pool: What to do When it Snows
Snow is beautiful when it’s falling gently from the sky, but when it piles up it can make a huge mess. According to FEMA, 1 foot of fresh snow ranges from 3 pounds per square foot for light, dry snow (what the western part of the U.S. gets) to 21 pounds per square foot for wet, heavy snow (what the East Coast typically gets). Learn more about what to do when it snows.
5 Winter Pool Maintenance Tips
This winter has been a cold one for the record books and we’re all ready for warmer weather! If you didn’t close your pool this winter, for whatever reason, it’s important to remember your winter pool maintenance! Get 5 tips for winter pool maintenance.