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2021 Swimming Pool Renovation Trends

Posted on: December 18th, 2020 by

The end of the year is always fun. And, we are sure after this year, we are all looking forward to the New Year! We find fun about the new year because everyone is attempting to predict what next year will bring. We wanted in on the action, too, so we have pulled out our…

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How Long Will My Commercial Pool Renovation Take?

Posted on: November 23rd, 2020 by

At Allen Pool Service, we have been performing both private and commercial pool renovations for more than 40 years (see some of our projects here). That lets us tell you with confidence and certainty how long your pool renovation will take: it depends. Unfortunately, that’s the honest truth. Until we actually look at your pool,…

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What Are the Best Resurfacing Materials to Use with My Pool Renovation?

Posted on: October 26th, 2020 by

Over time, your pool’s surface will wear out and need to be replaced. When considering a pool renovation project, choosing the right resurfacing material will be an important decision. There are many options available, and the right solution for you will depend on your unique needs and budget. Below is an overview of the best…

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Best Pool Cover Options for 2020

Posted on: October 20th, 2020 by

Fall is in full swing, and it’s time to start preparing your pool for the winter months. One of the most essential items to get is a good pool cover. While it may be possible to make do without one, a good pool cover is well worth the investment. It is one of the most…

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What Are the Best Ways to Keep Leaves Out of My Pool?

Posted on: September 30th, 2020 by

You’ve survived those scorching hot Atlanta summer days, and your pool was a huge reason why. There are still plenty of opportunities to make use of your pool as we transition into fall, but you’ll need to put in a little more maintenance work as the leaves begin to fall. Leaves can wreak havoc on…

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How to Prepare Your Pool for a Major Storm

Posted on: September 25th, 2020 by

In Atlanta, fall is usually accompanied by several violent hurricanes that can wreak havoc on your property. These storms can damage much more than just your home; they can also have a devastating impact on your pool. The following tips will help you know what needs to be done to prepare your pool prior to…

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What Are the Most Common Chlorine Alternatives for Swimming Pools?

Posted on: September 9th, 2020 by

Chlorine remains the most popular purification agent used with swimming pools, and for good reason. It is an affordable, easy to use solution that works well in large volume pools. In addition, it effectively accomplishes the three main cleaning functions required by a purification agent: Sanitizes your pool to kill any bacteria and germs Oxidizes…

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Keeping Commercial Pools Safe in COVID

Posted on: September 2nd, 2020 by

If you are a property manager of a facility that has a swimming pool, we are sure you have been preoccupied with keeping your pool safe during COVID. We are taking a look at some safety measures you can implement to help in keeping your commercial pool safe in COVID. Can COVID Spread in Water?…

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Return on Commercial Pool Renovations

Posted on: August 20th, 2020 by

Sometimes, it can be difficult to justify the cost of a commercial pool renovation. There are strict standards to be met depending on your industry, and having the pool out of operation for the duration of the renovation costs you money. However, there are also a number of benefits to commercial pool renovation that must be…

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Myth or Truth: Chlorine Can Turn Hair Green

Posted on: August 12th, 2020 by

It’s one of the most common refrains we hear every summer – beware of the chlorine in the pool, it’ll turn your hair green! But will it, really? Yes, no, and maybe. As your Atlanta pool maintenance team, we get this question a lot. The answer is, it really depends on a few different factors,…

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