According to Punxsutawney Phil, we have 6 more weeks of winter. What a bummer! #notmygroundhog.
For those of us with mesh covers, that means we’ll have to do a little more to protect our pool water from turning ugly before we open the pool back up in the spring. The easiest and most effective way to do that is to pick up a bottle of BioGuard Algae All 60 and pour it through the cover. (Only pour algaecide through. Do not do this with liquid chlorine! That will damage your cover.) This will kill algae that has started to grow, and prevent more from starting.
Also consider opening your pool early when you have a safety cover. They are mesh covers, so they do let rain water and melting snow through. This will dilute your chlorine residual and add contaminants to the pool. There is always a chance that your pool will open looking like a swamp with a safety cover if you don’t take some extra steps to keep it clean through the winter.
A good rule of thumb when you have a pool with a safety cover is to add one whole bottle of algae all 60 at Thanksgiving, and another at easter. Take a few minutes and save yourself days and hundreds of dollars of cleaning your pool in the spring.
We’ve done it again… With all of your help, of course! You have voted us at Advanced Spa and Pool as the best Swimming Pool Service Company again, and for the first time, best Hot Tub Service Company of Greater Nashua! We can’t thank you enough for your continued loyalty and patronage to our company. We wouldn’t be the award winning company we are without you!
We thank you, and look forward to serving you in 2017!
ADVANCED SPA AND POOL’S Stunning Installation Wins International Design Award
Advanced Spa And Pool surpassed its peers to win a prestigious industry design award from The Association of Pool & Spa Professionals (APSP).
The Hudson, NH based company received an APSP International Silver Award for Excellence for a Blue Hawaiian Twin Cove Fiberglass In-Ground pool installation with a tanning ledge sporting 3 spillover waterfalls. Installed in Nashua, NH.
The installation exemplifies creativity and quality workmanship.
Every year, the pool and spa industry recognizes the best installations. We’re honored that one
of ours was chosen and we couldn’t have won this Award for Design Excellence from APSP without our awesome and dedicated employees, clients and partners. Thank you all!
It’s a sad time here at Advanced Spa And Pool.
It’s time for us to pull out all of our winter covers, gizzmos, air pillows and winter chemicals. It is for you, too! As much as we don’t want summer to end, it will soon. Take some steps to ensure that your pool opening in the spring is as easy as possible.
Clean your pool! We know that you just want to be done with the brushing and vacuuming and scooping but it is so important to get all the dirt and leaves out of the pool before closing. If leaves are left in the pool over the winter, they can stain your pool surface.
Balance your pool water! Just because you’re going to be closing up soon does not mean that you don’t need to continue testing and balancing. Leaving your pool with high or low pH, low chlorine, low alkalinity or low calcium hardness for months over the winter can damage the pool. There’s also a better chance that you’ll open up to a swamp.
Clean your filter! Don’t leave your cartridge, sand or DE filter dirty over the winter. It will degrade the life of your filter media. Use BioGuard Strip Kwik and Kleen It to clean any filter.
Add the appropriate winter chemicals! This is very important. The winter kits and winter chemicals are NOT the same as your weekly maintenance chemicals. They may do the same thing, but they are formulated much differently to withstand the winter temperatures. Add the BioGuard Arctic Blue Winter Kit according to the size of your pool 24 hours before you or our service experts close your pool.
All of us at Advanced Spa and Pool have enjoyed working with you all, old friends and new. We hope you have a happy and safe winter, and look forward to seeing you in the spring! We thank you for your loyalty and again, for voting us the best in our industry!
Do you have a heavy metal pool?
If you have a high level of metals in your water, your pool will not be rockin’. High copper, manganese, and iron can stain pool surfaces, discolor the water, and even turn your hair funny colors. (Copper is the culprit of green hair, NOT chlorine.) So, how are metals removed?
Metal removal is an easy-peasy 3 part process.
Step 1. Pool Magnet® Plus
Add directly to pool water to prevent and remove stains. This is a highly concentrated formula that is easy to apply
and eliminates discolored water from metals.
Step 2. Sparkle Up®
This is a filter enhancer with an affinity for metals that you put right into the skimmer. Sparkle Up can be used with
any filter type. Leave Sparkle Up in the filter for 24 hours, or until the filter reaches maximum pressure, then backwash. Repeat until metals are gone.
Step 3. Kleen It®
Use Kleen it to remove all the metals from
your filter to ensure they are not re-introduced to the pool. Kleen It cleans DE, Sand and Cartridge filters by a spray or soak application. Give us a call if you are unsure of the most efficient way to use Kleen It for your filter type.
**Before you start planning your KISS themed pool party, bring a water sample in to the experts at Advanced Spa And Pool to make sure all the metals have been removed. Rock on with no metals this season!
If you opened your pool this year and just can’t seem to get it clear… then BioGuard’s Pool Tonic is right for you!
Pool Tonic clarifies by removing up to 1,000 ppb (parts per billion) of
phosphates per 20,000 gallons, and at least 10 other contaminants from the water. This is the strongest clarifier yet!
Don’t wait for it to get warmer. Clear your pool up ASAP with BioGuard pool chemicals, and drop by our store with a water sample for a FREE water analysis by the Water Care Experts!
Saltwater pools are favored for their simpler and gentler approach to pool care, but they do have some unique needs when compared to traditional chlorine pools. BioGuard offers two unique pool care programs that enhance the saltwater experience.
Learn more about BioGuard’s Mineral Springs and SaltScapes lines.
Look to a certified salt pool expert
A Certified Salt Pool Expert has been trained to understand exactly what is needed to keep a salt pool performing at peak condition. They also understand why you chose a salt pool in the first place and will work hard to maintain your satisfaction with that choice.
Advanced Spa And Pool is Your Local Saltwater Pool Care Expert
ASAP offers FREE computerized analysis of your saltwater pool and the entire SaltScapes or Mineral Springs product lines to keep it crystal clear and sparkling blue.
Time to open your pool! Finally!
We know that it’s been a long winter, and if you are unsure of the best pool opening techniques to keep your pool crystal clear all summer, it’s okay. We’ve got your back!
Opening your pool can be really simple with some tips from Advanced Spa And Pool!
- Remove the cover. If you have a solid cover start draining the water off the cover as soon as the ice melts. Then a week or so before the big day scoop and leaves and debris off, and pump the rest of the water off the cover. Let nature dry the cover off and when you remove the cover it will slide off with the greatest of ease!
- Fill the pool to ½ way up the skimmer faceplate
- Remove all winter plugs and expansion devices from the inlets and outlets
- Install return eyes, flapper doors (weirs) and baskets
- Tighten all unions and install drain plugs on the filtration system
- Prime the pump and FIRE IT UP! Look for any leaks and address if necessary.
- Install any remaining accessories to the pool
- Apply the recommended dose of shock and algaecide as well as chlorine sticks to the skimmer and circulate for 2-3 days. Backwash/clean the filter.
*9. Bring a sample of pool water to Advanced Spa And Pool and “Balance” your pool water
- Once the pool is clear vacuum any bottom debris, brush the walls, and backwash/clean the filter again
*You are now ready to continue on your “once a week” (3) step system to maintain crystal clear, safe, sanitary, and most importantly comfortable swimming pool water.
For optimum results add a maintenance dose of Bioguard Pool Complete to remove contaminates, phosphates, and to maintain sparkling clear pool water.
Now jump in!
Add Optimizer Plus to your pool after you open for a stress free, algae free summer- GUARANTEED!
Patented technology makes Optimizer Plus® a valuable addition to any of the BioGuard Bromine, Chlorine or Biguanide programs:
- Helps suppress algae growth when used per label directions
- Improves water clarity
- Creates soft and soothing water
Ask any of us at Advanced Spa And Pool about how we can GUARANTEE you an algae free summer, give you silky soft water and save you money on chemicals!
This summer is going to bring above average temperatures. Keep yourself cool this season with a brand new pool!
Above Ground Pools and In Ground pools are more cost efficient than ever with Salt Pool Systems, Pentair Energy Saving Variable Speed Pumps, and BioGuard pool chemicals. Visit our Energy Efficient Pool Products page for more information.
Want a quote for a new pool? Just fill out the form and we’ll give you a call ASAP!
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It’s almost time to get your pool open! Yay!
If you’ve been thinking about how to make maintaining your pool easier this season, we have the answer!
Having a salt water pool is just as easy as adding your normal algaecide and balancing your pool as you normally would. Except… no more Chlorine tablets or sticks in the skimmer baskets and no more dragging buckets of shock to your pool every week; maintain your chlorine level and shocking by the press of a button! Easy Peasy!
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