Backyard Blog

Pool Algae

What’s it all about, Pool Algae? Swimming season is upon us, and it’s time for some straight talk about the #1 problem we hear about from our walk in customers, year after year: POOL ALGAE! This is a pool with a full algae bloom: (although it’s not as bad as some we’ve seen!) Seeing this … Read More

Continental Pool School Pop Quiz

As the swimming season begins, the professionals at Continental Pool and Spa are “springing” this pop quiz on you about pool water chemistry. How well do you know your stuff? 2019 Pool School Water Chemistry Pop Quiz True or False? If your pool smells like chlorine, you are using too much chlorine. True or False? … Read More

The End Of Summer: Closing Your Pool

The end of summer means many things to many people, including the start of football season — Go Big Red — and kids headed back to school. For pool owners, the end of summer means it’s time to start thinking about closing your pool. In this blog we will discuss closing your above-ground pool for … Read More

Splash into Summer Savings at our Spring Chemical Sale!

Everyone enjoys saving money on pool supplies, chemicals & accessories! When it comes to swimming pool supplies and chemicals, ensuring that you are getting quality products for your money is just as important as discounted prices. Low quality, off brand pool chemicals can end up costing you more money in the long run, as you … Read More

Pool Cleaning and Maintenance Tips

Alright everybody!  Your pool has been opened, your equipment is all functioning well, the water looks great, the pool floats are inflated and the swimmers are ready to dive into a summer filled with fun. But wait! In order to ensure that you have a season full of enjoyment and not frustration, you will need … Read More