TYPES OF POOL SHOCKING

Chlorine is the most frequently used for fast, efficient and safe when it comes to water sanitation and disinfection. Not to mention that it is the cheapest method as well. We have discussed Shock Treatment and on Why Is Shocking A Pool Important? Environmental waste such as the sweat from bather...

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Why Is Shocking A Pool Important?

Are you shock when you heard about shocking a pool? You are not alone! If you are now thinking about how it works, this article will enlighten everyone of us.  Owning a pool especially a commercial swimming pool can be tricky and needs a lot of hard work when it comes to maintenance. Swimming poo...

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Shock Treatment

We always wanted to make sure that the pool water we swim in is safe and clean. Shock treatment is the term used when you need to add greater than the usual quantity of oxidizing chemicals needed to swimming pool water.  If you smell strong chlorine in a pool, it is not about someone just added t...

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Chlorine Sanitation

If you are visualizing to get sparkling clear water that is perfect for happy swimmers. You might want to check on your chlorine sanitation first. Keeping the pool water clean and preventing from any bacteria causing germs, you need to properly sanitize the pool.  Running commercial pools, water ...

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TYPES OF STAINED CONCRETE OVERLAY

Tired of your dull and damaged deck? We have featured a lot of types and patterns for pool paving, such as Concrete Pool Pavers, Travertine Pool Pavers, and Concrete Overlay. From the stained concrete overlay, we have another two types which are the acid-based stained concrete overlay and water-base...

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TYPES OF CONCRETE OVERLAY

We have featured a wide variety of benefits in using CONCRETE OVERLAY for your pool deck. You can also customize your style and designs as well as colors. This flexible method can be done depending on the choices made by the pool owner, from colors and finishes. STAMPED CONCRETE OVERLAY. This typ...

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CONCRETE OVERLAY

The pool deck may be glorious or outrageous. It is an ideal frame that might surround any pool space. Every style and ideas depend on the options required to form your natatorium space a heavenly place to remain. Concrete overlay is the most economical and sensible selection for your pool deck. I...

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TRAVERTINE POOL PAVERS

Looking for an elegant and extravagant material to use for paving your pool deck? Travertine pool pavers are one of the most economical and long-lasting types of pool pavers. It definitely adds more value to your home and is considered to be the finest choice to add finishing touch for your pool dec...

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CONCRETE POOL PAVERS

One of the most valuable parts of a poolscape is the surrounding area of the swimming pool. It is a place where almost everyone would love to gather. It also gives a description of the characteristics and design of the pool.  Concrete pavers are very flexible when it comes to choosing what design...

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Pool Filters

Based on our previous article about What Pool Filters Do? Our aim is to educate everyone about how it works. Why? it is because we want you to know all the details so that you can choose what is best for your needs and your pool. Types of Pool Filters: SAND FILTER is the simplest procedure in ...

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SAND FILTER ALTERNATIVES

It is nearly time again to enjoy the heat of the sun. The sand filter is built with a large tank that has a broad layer of special sand. As the sand filter, traps all the dirt to make the pool water free from dirt and bacteria, it also makes the water clearer. Did you know that there are also some a...

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What Pool Filters Do?

Who wants a dirty pool? No one. Right? That is why the swimming pool filter is important. These pool filters are the ultimate way of maintaining a clean and germ-free water to swim in for bathers. It also makes the water free from any debris, bacteria, and algae.  So what do pool filters do? They...

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Pool Pump Gasket and Seals

It is always best to be familiar with every part of your pool pump. We have featured What is a pool pump? on our previous article that contains its three major components. The gaskets and seals play a major role in your swimming pool pump. They are responsible for keeping your water moving and eq...

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When to Replace a Pool Pump?

Dirty and cloudy pool? You might want to check if your pool pump is still working properly. There are a lot of things to consider before getting a new pump or rebuild it. 8-10 years is the estimated average service life of pool pump motors given by their manufacturers.  Since the pool pump motor ...

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What is a Pool Pump?

The pool pump is basically the central part of the swimming pool's circulation system. It is responsible for pulling water from the pool through a series of pipes. It passes through the skimmer that catches large debris and main drain until it pushes through the filter that strains smaller debris. U...

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How to clean your pool after a rainstorm?

Commercial and residential pool owners put a lot of hard work in maintaining a clean and crystal clear pool. However, a storm with heavy rain may cause a huge effect that will make the pool full of cloudy or even green water.  After a heavy rain, your Chlorine level might zero out and your pH lev...

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Swimming Pool Tiles

Elegance is what inspired hotels and resorts owners in building tiled swimming pools. Most residential pool owners want to feel that as well. Tiling is considered as an excellent finish for swimming pools. Swimming pool tiles are one of the most noticeable parts of a pool design. They are respons...

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Types of a Pool Leak

Are you losing water from your pool? That must be because of a pool leak. You must take actions before it gets worse. In addition to our article on Why Is It Important To Detect Pool Leaks? we would like to inform you about the common three different types of pool leak. Structural Damage Swimmin...

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Why Is It Important To Detect Pool Leaks?

We have posted on our previous article about How to detect a pool leak? that is not just coming from evaporation. Now we will help you determine why is it important to detect pool leaks. As we all know that in maintaining a healthy pool, we must constantly set a schedule for pool maintenance. But...

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Benefits of Swimming

Swimming is an act, or a movement of the entire body especially the arms and legs through the water. It is also a kind of sport that takes place in pools or open water. It is consist of various styles and strokes like a butterfly, backstroke, breaststroke, freestyle, and individual medley. Swimmi...

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Why Children Should Have Proper Swimming Lesson?

According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, drowning is the leading cause of unintentional injuries and death for young children ages 1 to 4. An estimated 19 percent of drowning deaths involving children occur in public pools where lifeguards are present.  Most parents are t...

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Outdoor Kitchen

The kitchen is the heart of the home. It is a place where you can cook and prepare a meal that is located outside of the house. The backyard swimming pool has become the centerpiece of entertainings and gatherings in most people in Florida. The swimming pool area with an outdoor kitchen will add mor...

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Swimming Pool Fire Pits

Many swimming pool owners wanted to do wonders and consider some special features that would add a unique and modernize home and business design for more attractive and pleasing to everyone. One of the special features that people are crazy about and are now in high demand is the swimming pool fire ...

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Swimming Pool Finishes

Swimming Pool Finishes has a considerable share of innovation throughout the years. For the past two decades, the rapid changes in improvement in swimming pool technology have improved tremendously. This changes helped pool owners to have their pool safer, cleaner and easy to maintain. Types of P...

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Types of a Pool Deck

If you finally decided to add and invest a pool deck in your existing swimming pool, you might wanna consider a variety of options for you to choose from when it comes to materials. Learn more about types of a pool deck. Types of pool deck: CONCRETE POOL DECK – is one of the most economical po...

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POOL DECK

The pool deck plays an important role in your pool area. It is essential for safety as children have the tendency to play and run around the swimming pool. These pool decks are built with endurance to wear and tear and a reliable non-slip surface. Since pool deck is the next area around your pool, i...

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Backwashing

People, regardless, of their ages, take a lot of interest in swimming. Here is another simple way on how to make your pool water safe to swim at, and at the same time, improves the functionality of your pool. Backwash or backwashing is the process of thoroughly cleaning a swimming pool’s filter by a...

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Types of Screen Enclosures

Pool owners spend time and money so you can have more of your time creating poolside memories with your family and friends while keeping the pool safer and open. If you already thought about getting a pool screen enclosure, these are the best option of the types of the screen enclosure for you to...

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Types of Pool Enclosure

Swimming is considered to be one of the best exercises for the human body. This also promotes quality time for your family and loved ones. The surrounding areas, especially the types of pool screen enclosures are one of the focal points. Here are the types of pool enclosures for you to choose fro...

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Pool Enclosure/Cage

The law for residential swimming pools is outlined in the Preston de Ibern/McKenzie Merriam Residential Pool Safety Act. It requires Floridians to choose at least one of four safety measures when they install a pool, spa or hot tub. Screened pool enclosures/cage will help you enjoy swimming without ...

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Swimming Pool Skimmer

Swimming is said to be one of the great ways to rejuvenate and exercise. Let’s talk about another way in keeping your commercial pool clean. It’s the swimming pool skimmer. The main purpose of the swimming pool skimmer is to remove the top part dirt and pull the water into the system from the poo...

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Pool Alarm System

Safety is always been the major concerns of every commercial pool owners. They always wanted to ensure pool safety for everyone to use. According to the Centers for Disease Control, 3 children die from drowning every day in swimming pool accidents. It is also one of the leading causes of death for c...

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Safety Barrier and Cover Used in Commercial Pools

Commercial pool owners always wanted to make sure that their pool water would stay clean and clear all throughout the season. This will strengthen pool safety that would reduce accidents and drownings. This will also build more value on your investments for a more secure future. Safety barrier and c...

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FSPA Service Professional of the Year 2018

This FSPA Service Professional of the year 2018 award is given by FSPA (Florida Swimming Pool Association) to recognize professionals who demonstrate their technical knowledge and their outstanding customer skills every day in backyards of consumers all across Florida. Tim Stamper is Aqua Doc Pool’s...

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Different Types of Pool Pumps

The best way to choose for the right pump for your commercial pools is to determine the size and to know the particular needs to operate it. To help you better understand, these are the different types of pool pumps. Single Speed Pump is the type of pump that only has 1 impeller. It works at one ...

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Steps on Commercial Pool Tiles Stain Removal

Using the pool for quite some time, especially commercial pools will lead to calcium build up, algae or other contaminants. This will usually be evident by either cloudy white haze on the tile or a dark green ring on the surface of the tile at the water line. You will then be needing to clean commer...

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How to Acid Wash a Commercial Pool

We all work hard for our money. Owning a commercial pool is a great investment but tend to have a lot of work to do. One of which is on when and how to Acid Wash a commercial pool. An acid wash is a process of stripping of a thin layer of plaster removing all chlorine stains and even dirt stains, es...

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Your Absolute Commercial Pool Temperature

Owning a commercial pool is a great investment but tend to have a lot of work to do. It is said to have a peak season, especially during the summer time. To keep your business going even during the cold weather, you have to know about your absolute commercial pool temperature to keep your business p...

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Commercial Pool Stabilizer

After all of the chemicals added in your commercial swimming pool water, a pool stabilizer will work on to stabilize the chlorine so that the sanitizer would last longer. The stabilizer is the generic name given to the use of chemicals – cyanuric acid (also known as iso-cyanuric acid) or its chlo...

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Effects of Alum flocculant to commercial pool water

One of the most widely used flocculants in commercial water treatment is Aluminum Sulfate. It is normally sold in blocks of soft white stone and generally called Alum flocculant. Alum, is a short term for aluminum sulfate, it works as a flocculant in your commercial pool, meaning that it attracts an...

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Pool filter and media

If you wanted to have a peace of mind with a crystal clear and clean pool water to swim in, pool filter and media is the key. Sand filters are made up of a huge tank, it has a thick bed of special sand. It’s either made of concrete, metal or fiber glass that normally has a squarish shape. Dirty w...

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How to choose a commercial robotic pool cleaner?

The convenience of keeping your pool clean and debris-free can be done by this commercial robotic pool cleaner. This equipment has the advantage over suction and pressure-side cleaners on a large size pool. Here are some of the things to consider when shopping for a robotic pool cleaner: Choose ...

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How to Avoid Commercial Pool Repair

Nothing beats a sparkling blue pool that swimmers can’t resists. Avoid commercial pool repair and let your clients enjoy their bathing experience. Below are tips you can list down and make sure to follow: a. Balanced chemical in water regularly– commercial chemical automation system is the right ...

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Commercial Sanitation feeder

The simplest way to sanitize a large swimming pool is by high capacity commercial sanitation feeders using either chlorine or bromine slow dissolve tablets. These heavy duty sanitation feeders provide automatic santization for pools up to 658,500 gallons. Designed to have only One PVC pipe used as i...

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Smart Pools

Are you thinking about installing or reconstructing your pool, you should consider upgrading your pool design to incorporate smart pools capabilities. With our new technological advancements have made it increasingly easy for smart pool system. Perhaps you have seen or heard about smart homes tha...

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LED lights in pools

By choosing to build a pool, you’ve decided to build value for your home. Don’t miss out half of the fun and enjoyment by limiting your swimming time to daylight hours only.  Adding a light-emitting diode (LED) pool light will let you brighten up the night and have double the fun. You may enjoy your...

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In-Floor Cleaning System

When it comes to spending your free time, there are a lot of important things to consider and attend to other than spending hours cleaning dirt and algae. Put your precious free time to better use.  The in-floor cleaning system in pools is the improved way of cleaning your pool floor.  Your pool can...

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Salt Water Chlorinator

The most important chemical that is added to pool water to maintain it germ-free for a long time is chlorine. Salt water chlorinator can provide the right amount of chlorine into the pool. Salt water generators creates its own chlorine. It is the healthiest alternative in chlorinating pool Salt c...

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Pool Sanitation Methods

Having a pool for yourself also provide you with an excellent space for gatherings. Everyone loves the view of water or swimming pool. It can make the atmosphere much more secure which will be perfect for family gatherings or small parties in your place.  Before the summer time comes in, to where it...

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Pool Pump Motor Replacement

It’s high time to consider pool pump motor replacement if you are getting tired of your old and noisy pool pump. If your pool pump is too old and the motor is running loud or just simply stop working, you have got to have it replaced. It may sound simple but there are a lot of things to consider whe...

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Commercial Chemical Controller in Pools

Commercial chemical controller in pools are user friendly and reliable. It is a programmable controller and equipped with microprocessors that provides continuous monitoring of the pool and spa parameters such as ph, disinfectant levels, and flow switch. It can record your data from pool designs, mo...

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Pool Test Kits

Pool seasons are always best during the summer or even at the beginning of the warm weather. This will also be the need to check your water levels and water quality. These pool test kits are fairly easy to use if you follow the directions. There is a particular kit, that tests your pool water’s pH b...

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Pool Safety

Being a responsible pool owner, there are a lot of things to consider for pool safety such as being with kids, elderly, or even pets. There’s nothing more refreshing on a hot summer day than a dip in a cool pool. But there are plenty of potential hazards poolside, so be informed and alert in order t...

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POOL AUTOMATION SYSTEM

If you wanted your pool to become more sophisticated and classy and you probably wanted to take the hassle out of operating and maintaining your pool? You better check out the new POOL AUTOMATION SYSTEM. These systems can control everything from sanitizing to heating to turning on lights and water f...

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Pool Heat Pumps

Don’t let the weather or season’s change control you and your families swimming pool enjoyment again. You may have a  full line of heating solutions and experience the luxury of total comfort by using Pool Heat pumps. You may choose various heating solutions for your pool. Having the option to ch...

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Variable Speed Pool Pumps

We go modern with Variable speed pool pumps. If you’re still not sure about the potential savings are worth the pump’s price tag, this will help you understand. Single-speed pool pumps are the least expensive pumps and it operates at full horsepower whenever you turn it on. Dual-speed pumps...

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2018 Best of Venice Award Winner

2018 Best of Venice Award Program was created to honor and generate public recognition of the achievements and positive contributions of businesses and organizations in and around Venice. Our mission is to raise the profile of exemplary companies and entrepreneurs among the press, the business commu...

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How to detect a pool leak

Did you know that pool leaks can occur anytime? It’s important to determine that your pool has a leak and not just losing water from evaporation. If you suspect that your pool has a leak and decided to look for it yourself, the best and easiest way is to identify is to use DYE test. This allow...

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Why is it Important to Maintain your Pool?

Take a look at your pool under the light of the sun. It glitters like a crystal; it’s such a nice sight to look at. And, let me remind you of this … your pool is your investment, too. Just like any other valuable assets that you have. The question, why is it important to maintain your pool is rhetor...

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Basic pool valves

The basic function of a pool valve is to control the direction of water flow in the pool, equipment, pipes, pumps or heaters. Pool valves are mostly for spa main drain, cleaner skimmer, and pool main drain. There are also some valves that have different operation and functionality. Common two-way...

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How to treat pool algae

You can swim in a pool with algae, but you may not want to, especially for young children, or others with underdeveloped or compromised immune systems. The usual primary cause of pool algae and the most contributing factor is the lack of good circulation, filtration, and sanitation. Consistently che...

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How to turn on solar pool

The pool system already includes the pump, controller and filter, along with PVC. You can turn on your solar pool as easy, just follow the below steps. Turn on the pump, the indicator “power on” will be lit. On the solar controller, turn the “function” switch into an “Automatic Operation” p...

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Why Pool Online Reviews Are Important

Credibility is one of the most important characteristic of a company you wish to work with. Therefore, online reviews are important in exploring your choices. Aqua Doc Pool Clinic is here to also remind you that more than popularity, client experiences are the most credible descriptors. Let us tell ...

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Why pool cage is important? – (feature and benefit)

Why pool cage is important? It means security and safety! This is very common in Florida due to pool safety requirements. The cage provides protection against any foreign material, bugs, and harsh sunlight to directly hit your pool. Pool owners most of the time are hesitant to add this in their pool...

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Getting ready for a poolside party?

Thirteen more days before Thanksgiving. Whether you are planning a big and festive party or a small and quiet get-together poolside party, you need to have your pool be ready for it. Here are some important things you need to make sure you check before the event. Check the water if it has a dece...

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The Pool Experts for All Your Needs Aqua Doc Pool Clinic

The Pool Experts for All Your Needs. Only experts knows best, we are Aqua Doc Pool Clinic. We have been in business successfully maintaining and repairing residential and commercial pools in the Sarasota and Charlotte County for over 30 years.

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Pool Needs? We take care of them – Aqua Doc Pool Clinic Services

Our aim is to provide all customers with a service that covers every aspect of their pool needs from the smallest cleaning jobs to the total renovation of the pool and deck. We aim to provide that service by using only trained and proficient employees doing a professional job in a courteous manner.O...

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Ever heard of the Tired Pool Syndrome?

While you make sure that your pool won’t need any major renovations within the next 10 years, it is inevitable to see it worn out after that specific period of time. Whether you’ve been good in maintaining the pH balance and the cleanliness of your pool, fatigue can still occur on your pool. Some of...

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Most Common Pool Equipment Repairs

There are several items of pool equipment that often break down and need immediate repair or replacement. Many of these issues are caused by leaking, water or air. Here are some of the most common pool equipment repairs that you may encounter with your pool. Leaking Skimmer is the first on the ch...

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2018 Service Awards Best in Uniforms – No. 1 Aqua Doc Pool Clinic

Yes! We got the Pool and Spa 2018 Service Awards Best in Uniforms – It’s a sweep for Aqua Doc! Here, you can’t go wrong with a classic polo. The smart work shirt is functional in the field and aligns with the company’s red-and-blue branding.

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2018 Service Awards – Best in Trucks – No. 1 Aqua Doc Pool Clinic

Aqua Doc Pool Clinic won the Best in Trucks Category in the recent Pool and Spa News 2018 Service Awards. There are 50 candidates in this category and Aqua Doc Pool Clinic bagged it. Splashy and flashy. The name and logo pop against an aqua-blue background. Extra points are given for the increasingl...

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Aqua Doc Pool Clinic Ranks 10th in the TOP 50 Award for Pool Service Companies

We are honored to be recognized as one of the TOP 50 Award for Pool Service Companies.  Winning companies are featured in the October 16, 2018 issue of POOL AND SPA NEWS magazine. AQUA DOC POOL CLINIC ranked TOP 2 in CUSTOMER SERVICE and TOP 10 OVERALL wherein the criteria used to measure top candid...

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How To Shock Your Pool

Chlorinating your pool three to five times the normal amount is what you call “shock your pool”. This keeps it clean, sanitized and removes ineffective chlorine amounts, kills bacteria and anything organic in the pool, and boosts the availability of effective chlorine. Every pool owner should know t...

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Things to look for picking the right pool service

First – Experience – the right pool service will work with you to customize a maintenance plan that is specific to your needs. They have proper contingencies for any possible delay and problems. They would educate their customers with how the maintenance will be done. Second – Reputation is one o...

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How to Choose a good Swimming Pool Renovator

How to Choose a good Swimming Pool Renovator Quality materials versus sub standards pool renovations Florida is known to have most number of swimming pools in the United States. More than 4.76% of it’s population has swimming pools. Since 1900’s, South Florida offers a long swimming history...

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Time for Pool Renovation?

Not too happy with how your pool looks lately? Ready for a pool renovation? Probably time to remodel, renovate, or just resurface it. Everything needs change and upgrades and so does your pool. Here are the 5 most common signs that it’s time for pool repair or pool renovation! Pool Cracks or ...

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Salt Water Pool Maintenance

Salt water pool has been more popular to pool owners because it is easier to clean and maintain rather than a traditional chlorine pools.  It is also less harsh on skin and hair. To maintain your salt water pool, you should keep the pool clean, with no debris or dirt. You should also test the salt w...

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Salt Water Pools benefits

In the world of swimming pools, “salt water pools” refers to one that uses a salt chlorine generator for sanitation. The system uses a process called electrolysis to create chlorine, which disinfects the water. Salt water pools have several benefits: They have lower chlorine levels, they are muc...

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Proper Chemical Levels In Pools

Maintain a safe and healthy water by balanced chemical levels in pools . This includes proper levels of pH, total Alkalinity, and Calcium Hardness. These are: pH: 7.2-7.8, Total Alkalinity: 80-120 ppm, Calcium Hardness, 180-220 ppm and Cyanuric Acid (Stabilizer): 30-50 ppm. Chlorine levels should re...

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Guidelines in Using Swimming Pools

Swimming pools need your care especially during summer. It is important that you are aware of the additives that goes into the pool water. The key is to establish a regular maintenance schedule that limits the time you spend prepping the pool and rather spend more time enjoying it. Don’t jump in ...

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Three Signs To Consider Pool Resurface

Many pool owners need to be aware on when to get their pools resurfaced. There are three major signs you need to consider . Below are the things to consider pool resurface: A stain is a discoloration that can be clearly distinguished from the surface, material, or medium it is found upon. The ch...

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Type of Swimming Pools

Swimming pools come in different types, designs, sizes, shapes with various usage. There are a lot of things to consider prior to eventually decide what type of pool you need. Below are different types of pools: ABOVE-GROUND SWIMMING POOL – A swimming pool ground level, usually in the grou...

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Reason to Hire Pool Expert

Pool expert knows best. The process of maintaining it to the highest standards requires expertise and knowledge. It is advisable to arrange for a regular maintenance. Why hire a pool expert? To be Safe and Sure – Maintenance is costly. The pool expert you appoint to clean the it will ensure every...

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How To Take Care of Your Pool

A pool is an investment that is worth every penny. We also need to be sure it is well maintained and properly cared for. Here are some things you need to consider There are three C’s in pool care: Circulation, Cleaning and Chemistry. Proper water circulation helps prevent algae and bacteria growt...

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Tips on Hiring A Pool Service Provider

Every pool owner wants to find a good pool service provider they can trust. Here are Tips And Tricks on Hiring Pool Service Company. In getting good pool service provider you have to check to see if they are certified and insured. Choose an expert like Aqua Doc Pool Clinic who has expert technic...

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Angie’s List 2018 Super Service Award

Aqua Doc Pool Clinic was recently recognized with 2018 Super Service Award by Angie’s list for achieving and maintaining a superior service rating on Angie’s List throughout 2018.

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