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With summer nearing its end and darker days looming, homeowners may be wondering how their outdoor swimming pool is going to be anything other than a white elephant during the cooler weather. In fact, even in Mediterranean countries with warmer climates, home pools may be uncomfortable during winter, so special accessories are necessary to ensure […]

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We may have had to wait an extra year for the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo, but the delay was well-worth it! Team GB’s swimmers collected a record haul of medals – four golds, three silvers, and a bronze – beating their previous best haul of seven.

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It’s rare, but it happens. A happy afternoon spent splashing in a pool, or a moonlight dip in a hot tub can end in skin rashes, eye pain, or a nasty bug. Known as ‘recreational water illnesses’, these types of issues can be easily avoided with the correct water care routine. Here’s how to keep […]

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  A sparkling aquamarine swimming pool is an image of relaxation, family, and fun. However, when an algal bloom strikes and the water turns a murky shade of swamp green, the dream quickly dissolves. Here’s how to keep your home swimming pool clean, fresh, and safe.

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  Repeated lockdowns and travel bans have increased the appeal of a home swimming pool for many homeowners. With dozens of attractive and affordable options available, and professional pool installation from JB Elite Services, a home swimming pool is more accessible than ever. Here are the five top ‘must-have’ features for the most stylish home […]

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The pump is an essential component of your swimming pool, as it helps to keep the water clean. By drawing water from the pool, forcing it through the filter, and recirculating it, the pump keeps water clean, free from debris, and safe. Like all mechanical components, the pump can experience technical problems occasionally, but such […]

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Home swimming pools are sometimes installed with overflow drains, so that flooding can be prevented in most situations. If your pool doesn’t have overflows drains – or your drains become blocked with debris (leaves, moss, twigs etc), then an overflow may occur, particularly after heavy rain, your pool auto top up fails or if you […]

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Home swimming pool maintenance is not as mystifying as it might seem. There are, however, a few essentials that you’ll need to know about in order to enjoy a safe and clean pool – water alkaline levels being one of the most important. Here’s how to stay on top of your swimming pool’s alkaline levels […]

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On site pool liners – or extreme liners, as they as sometimes known as – are growing massively in popularity, both in the domestic and commercial swimming pool markets due to a growing range of patterns that they are available in, and the fact that there are now on site pool liners that can be […]

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This is a question we often get asked. If the pool is a new build pool that is being constructed from blockwork. If the walls are built well and the pointing is all flush you may now need to render the walls. Provided that the pool is being lined either with a bag liner or […]

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