Smart Pool Care: Ready for Intelligent Water Monitoring?

Smart Pool Care: Ready for Intelligent Water Monitoring?

by Mark Zalewski
When will the connected home head to the pool?Whether you call it the connected home, the internet of things, or the smart home, internet-assisted home automation is here to stay, and its reach is expanding to more and more areas of today's home. You…
4 Top Hot Tub Chemical Alternatives to Chlorine

4 Top Hot Tub Chemical Alternatives to Chlorine

by Mark Zalewski
Chlorine has long been one of the go-to methods for sanitizing hot tubs, helping spa owners maintain their haven of relaxation by simply letting chemicals do the work. But even though chlorine has been a mainstay of hot tub maintenance, new technique…
What You Should do to Your Pool After it Rains

What You Should do to Your Pool After it Rains

by Mark Zalewski
We spend a lot of time thinking about our pools on hot days. However, how often do we think about our pools when it rains? Chances are, not as much as we should. The truth is, rain is generally actually quite acidic and can have a profound impact on…
A Guide to Salt Water Systems (No More Irritation or Chlorine Smell)

A Guide to Salt Water Systems (No More Irritation or Chlorine Smell)

by Mark Zalewski
Tired of dumping chemicals into your pool? Tired of what the chlorine in your water is doing to your skin and eyes? Tired of that chlorine smell? Well, the good news is that there is an alternative to all that. Have you ever considered convertin…
Help! There is Algae in My Pool! (And How to Get Rid of It)

Help! There is Algae in My Pool! (And How to Get Rid of It)

by Mark Zalewski
Pools are warm, sunny bodies of water - ideal growing conditions for aquatic plant life. Algae growth is one of the most common maintenance issues occupying the time and effort of swimming pool owners. The types of algae found in swimming pools are m…