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Will your heater start this fall? Let us perform an $89 pool heater tune-up: Clean coil Check capacitor Check contactor Check amp draw Check all electrical connections Check refridgerant operating pressure Call (239) 574-1133 and you'll enjoy your pool this fall and winter. Don't have a heater? We can fix that!...

February in Cape Coral is pollen month! The oaks and pines release their pollen. If your have a dark colored car, you know all about this! If oaks and pines are upwind from your pool you will see a yellow/green film on the surface of your pool and tiles. The pool filter will catch the pollen. But any pollen on the tiles will have to be brushed off. The bad news is that the tiles will soon have more pollen...

If you drain your pool, it can "pop" out of the ground by floating on the ground water. If it pops, it must be cut up and removed. Very expensive! Pool water must be tested weekly in order to insure the water is safe to swim in. Pool water can spread disease. Nobody can just look at the water and know what the situation is. Adding chlorine tabs each week without testing the water will result in a pool...

An ozone generator is a very effective way to kill bacteria in your pool. It will kill the kinds of bactreria that are chlorine resistant. However, it will not leave a disinfectant residual in your water which is necessary for safe, algae free water. So, an ozone generator is usually combined with a salt chlorine generator. This combination results in very safe water, and the lowest possible levels of chlorine. AutoPilot makes an excellent combination product called the CoPilot. If...

Pool technology has really advanced. Pentair makes a combination automation and salt system. You can control your pool from your cell phone! For example, you can be out to dinner, turn on your spa with the ap, and it will be ready when you get home. With the salt system, you will never buy chlorine again. Silky smooth water and less maintenance. Call us at (239)574-1133 and we can help you get the system that's right for your pool....

Pool technology marches on!  Don't like chlorine?  The Renaissance UV and Ozone system is for you.  It can kill patogens such as crypto and giardia that are very difficult to kill with chlorine.  Systems such as this are used in water parks throughout Florida.  A high energy, long life bulb produces the UV and Ozone.  With this system you will still have to have some chlorine in the water.  But, it can be a very low level.  Call us at...