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Swimming Pool Heater Safety – Part 1

April 23, 2012

With our variable climate here in Southern Ontario, the advantages of a pool heater are obvious. Warmer water = a longer swimming season, and lets you make the most out of your swimming pool. The Right Installation Is Key Installation by a professional and expert like our employees at Bremner Pool Services is your assurance…

The consequences of not opening your swimming pool soon enough

July 26, 2011

Surprisingly, some people have waited until now to finally open their swimming pools. This can drastically cut short your summer swimming season, but it can also have other undesirable effects on your pool and summer fun. Green Algae When a swimming pool is left to sit under its winter cover under a baking sun, green…

When to begin thinking about closing your swimming pool

September 13, 2010

When to begin thinking about closing your swimming pool

Swimming pool and spa owners can create the ultimate “Staycation”

September 13, 2010

Swimming pool and spa owners can create the ultimate “Staycation”

Turn your swimming pool into a life-saving and educational playground

July 26, 2010

The past few months have seen an unusual number of drowning-related accidents in the Greater Toronto Area. A high percentage of these accidents involved children, many of who could not swim. The tragedy is this: these accidents are preventable.  As well as being fun, enrolling your children in swimming lessons can also keep them safe…

The importance of weekly swimming pool maintenance

July 26, 2010

With many things, the more you take care of them and treat them properly, the longer they last and the better they function. This goes for swimming pools, too. Regular maintenance is a primary component in keeping a swimming pool in top shape for the season, at your beck and call whenever you need it.…

Swimming pool safety – part two

June 25, 2010

Swimming pool safety is mostly common sense when it comes to enjoying summer around the pool. Children should only swim while fully supervised, and no one should ever swim alone. But there are other components of swimming pool safety that current and potential pool owners should be aware of, and those include chemical safety. Swimming…

How can you tell if your pool is leaking?

May 29, 2010

The water level in any type of swimming pool may naturally change from time to time. Rainfall, evaporation and the occasional cannonball can alter the water level noticeably. However, if you find yourself constantly having to add more water during normal weather, you may just have a pool leak. What Causes Pool Leaks? Pool leaks…

Green pool sanitization systems

April 23, 2010

Keeping your swimming pool sanitary for swimming season need not include a heavy amount of chemicals. Those wondering if their swimming pool can indeed be swimmable and eco-friendly can have it both ways as there are options for keeping your pool clean and “green”, including: Saltwater sanitization For this method, small amounts of salt are…

Tips for an eco friendly swimming pool

April 23, 2010

More swimming pool owners are going green than ever before. In fact, going green was among the top trends for 2009 in the Canadian pool and spa industry. It pays to go green For many homeowners, going green isn’t just about being environmentally-friendly, it’s also about lowering energy consumption and reducing energy costs. As a…

When’s the right time to open your pool?

April 6, 2010

There’s no better way to get a jump on summer than with an early pool opening. Opening earlier provides hours of enjoyment all summer long. Many people think that the end of May is the best time to open a swimming pool, but the reality is that as soon as the snow and ice are…