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Most Lee County Residents don’t know how to determine the difference between a company that has truly outstanding pool service and repair from those whose work is average or poor. Every day, people switch to the Pool Doctor because: Their tech didn't show up. The tech didn't know what he/she was doing. Their pool is green. They are afraid their water is unsafe to swim in. The tech looked like a drug addict/criminal. We are different! Our family owned (not franchise) business...

Refer A Friend Program - Refer A NEW Pool Service Customer & Receive A $50 BONEFISH GRILL GIFT CERTIFICATE

Refer a friend or family member and receive a $50 gift card to Outback, Carrabba’s or Bonefish Grill!

Refer a new customer that goes on weekly pool service with us or make a $500 or greater purchase, and we will mail you a $50 gift card to Outback, Carrabba’s or Bonefish Grill! We will call or email you to let you know if your referral was successful.

Warmer weather and more sunshine affect your pool in a number of ways. Pools can become so warm that it will be very difficult to stop algae from growing. So, if you have solar pool heating you will need to turn it off. A pool blanket will make the pool too warm in the summer. Rinse blankets off and store them out of the sun for the warmer months. More sunshine will deplete the chlorine in your water more rapidly,...

Pool Automation allows you to control your pool from a panel in your house, a wireless remote, or a smart phone. No more confusing trips out to the pool equipment trying to figure out what's going on! Here are things you can do with automation: With smart phone pool automation, you can be out for the evening, and turn on your spa, start heating it, and it will be ready to jump in when you get home! Turn on your pool, spa,...

Should you fill your pool with reclaimed water? Your water bill says: “Florida law prohibits the use of reclaimed water to fill swimming pools.” There is another good reason not to use reclaimed water. It has very high levels of nitrates and phosphates. These are components of fertilizer. They will accumulate in your pool, and you will find it very difficult to prevent algae from growing. Ultimately, the pool may need to be drained and refilled....

There's a short list of things to do BEFORE and AFTER the storm to protect your pool. Should you need assistance in preparing for, or recovering from a hurricane call the Pool Doctor at (239) 574-1133. Before the storm Don't drain your pool. Properly constructed pools have overflows that drain excess water. Code requires that pool decks be constructed to drain water away from the house. Emptying the pool is dangerous because it can "pop" out of the ground by floating on...