Top Swimming Pool Dangers

There are many swimming pool dangers that homeowners and pool guests should be aware of in order to minimize the risks associated with this popular recreational and exercise activity. When Fun is Dangerous A visit to a family or public swimming pool is a popular summer event, and many warmer regions have open pools throughout the year. Furthermore, pools are common features of hotels, cruise ships, resorts and fitness centers. But while they may be popular, pools can also be dangerous. This overview of the most common swimming pool dangers can help pool guests minimize risks and still have a … [Read more...]

Baquacil: The Best alternative to chlorine

Isn’t it great to take a dip in the pool and release the tensions of the day? Now you can swim without the strong smell and feel of chemicals associated with chlorine pools. By using Baquacil Pool sanitizers, you can experience the natural feeling of swimming pool water without the pool chemical smell and effects of chlorine. I’m sure you have noticed a high chlorine level when swimming in a public or hotel pool. When pool chemicals aren’t monitored or if too much chlorine is used, the levels can become precariously high which can damage your skin, hair, eyes and even your … [Read more...]

Swimming Pool Chemical Hazards

Any parent with kids is concerned about dangerous chemicals in the home. When you have a pool, you are essentially adding 4 to 10 additional chemicals into the household. Several simple rules will go far toward protecting your family -- and you! Minimize the different types of chemicals you store. Our tips about buying 'generically' will help avoid duplication. And, don't buy more than you will consume in a season. Some of the more hazardous pool chemicals don't 'keep' well. Keep wet hands and dirty scoops out of your chemicals. Contamination is often a cause of … [Read more...]

Pool & Spa Chemical Safety: Best Advice

Handling and use of pool & Spa products: Always read the product label and follow directions carefully. It contains important information on the proper application, handling and storage of the compound you're using. Used correctly, water maintenance products safeguard the health of your entire family. If they're mishandled, they can be hazardous. Always brace liquids so they won't tip while transporting them in your car. Don't allow chemicals to stay in the car for a long period of time. Make the pool store your last stop. Unpack them as soon as you get home. Always wear protective … [Read more...]