How to make swimming fun

How to make swimming fun

Chances are you have heard someone say, “I learned to swim when grandpa threw me in the water off the dock — sink or swim — that’s how I learned!” Well, hopefully those days are long gone and you will want to know how to make swiming fun...
How to get algae out of the pool

How to get algae out of the pool

Eeewww why is the pool water black? Why is it that horrible green? It’s algae! How to get algae out of the pool is something that the swimming pool contractors from Imperial Pool Builders in Champaign, Illinois talk with their customers about and is a clean up...
How to make the most of a swim exercise routine

How to make the most of a swim exercise routine

Swimming is fun and doesn’t seem like a workout for many people. If you and your children spend a lot of time together in the family swimming pool, you just might get in shape when you’re playing Marco Polo! How to make the most of a swim exercise routine,...
What’s the best pool water temperature?

What’s the best pool water temperature?

What’s the best pool water temperature? If there is any question guaranteed to start conversations and fights among family members and guests in your pool that is the one! The “best” temperature for you is vastly different than the “best”...
Why is the pool water making your eyes red?

Why is the pool water making your eyes red?

What’s that smell? If you smell chlorine when you go out to take a dip in your swimming pool, that’s not a good thing. Many people think the scent of chlorine means their pool water is clean — it means the chemicals are out of balance. Why is the...
How clean are your pool steps?

How clean are your pool steps?

If you have taken on the role of “pool service pro” at your house we’d like to know, “how clean are your pool steps?”¬†Cleaning the pool steps — the actual step and behind and around them — can help prevent algae growth and it...