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Pool Safety

Ground water and the effect on Swimming Pools

The spring of 2017 has turned out to be one of the wettest in recent memory.  For most pool owners, there is little effect, however some pools have drainage problems and depending on their construction, can cause damage.  In-ground vinyl liner pools will develop what looks to be puffiness under the liner. What is actually…

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Do I need to put a winter cover on my pool or not?

I recently had a customer come into our office for a quote for some work on their pool that they would like done later this summer.  We started talking and he mentioned that he never puts a winter cover on his pool during the winter and I started to mention the potential consequences of this. …

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10 Tips For Keeping Your Pool In Tip-Top Shape This Summer

10. If you don’t maintain your pool properly, you could cut the lifespan in half. Or, if you don’t maintain it at all, you could be cutting it down to a quarter.   9. A pool pump could consume up to half of a home’s entire energy output. With new pool system technology currently overlapping…

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Weekly Pool Service Packages

Customize your Bremner Pool & Spa Service package today. Summer is right around the corner and pools are starting to be opened up all throughout the neighbourhood. Once temperatures consistently reach above 20°C, your pool is ready to be used for the season. But with the warm temperature a new problem arises: Algae Bremner Pool…

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Deck Coverings for Safety and Design

Much of the time, installing the swimming pool itself becomes the sole focus of a homeowner. It’s a major undertaking. But, the pool is just one component of a well-designed yard that lets you get the best out of your outdoor space – so important when the season feels so short here in the GTA.…

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Pool Safety – Beyond the Basics

Our last blog post looked at some of the safety basics that pool owners in the GTA need to keep in mind. Many of the guidelines are simply common sense – but they always bear repeating. A solid grounding in safety issues is essential before the poolside fun can begin. Once you’ve covered the basics…

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Swimming Pool Safety 101

Whether you’re just contemplating installing a residential swimming pool or whether you’re a seasoned pool owner, some safety measures are pretty self-evident, such as: • Never leave children unattended near a pool, whether they can swim or not. • By-laws in the GTA (along with common sense) dictate that you must erect a four-sided enclosure…

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Pool Safety Reminders & Fencing

A Vancouver area woman is calling for stricter enforcement of pool safety bylaws in her municipality a year after a toddler died in a tragic pool accident and in the aftermath of another recent near drowning. The tragic accident occurred when an 18 month old child wandered into the pool area of his family’s rented…

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Pool Maintenance and the Environment

More and more, people are concerned with the environment when it comes to every aspect of their lives. In the City of Toronto, guidelines updated a few years ago affect your pool’s weekly maintenance along with season opening and closing.

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Pool Chlorine Safety

A recent accident at an Ottawa area public pool highlights the potential dangers of pool chemicals. When you have a pool and work with them daily, you can forget the real hazards they can pose.

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