Icy Pools

So you are looking out back, and are anticipating jumping into your pool in a few weeks!!! ….But the anticipation just gets the better of youI was inspecting a commercial client’s pool for cement repairs to be done. It was still covered in what appeared to be a few inches of ice. Looks can be

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Pool Babies

Babies swimming in pools is beneficial, safe, comforting and a wonderful bonding experience.  A common concern is temperature and quality of water.  Babies get cold faster than we do.  A warmer pool is helpful, but within (28-31C/85-88F) is optimal.  If on the colder side, limit exposure to 15-20 minutes, or until the baby’s lips turn

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Can I let my pet swim in my pool?

Pet owners all know that pets are an integral part of family life.  Like humans, dogs have varying degrees of skin, ear and eye sensitivity to chlorine. Keeping chlorine at lower levels .5-1.5 will reduce any drying effect on more skin sensitive pooches. Keeping all chemical parameters in check. Ph (7.2-7.6) and pool alcalinity (80-150)

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Mitch is the heart and soul of PLPS Pools. As the founding member, this President and Head of Maintenance started with a background in psychology and business and expanded his knowledge and expertise while working as the director of aquatics at a major Montreal area community and recreation centre. These days, you can just as often find Mitch up to his elbows in a pump as meeting with a building manager to sort out a quote. Mitch lives and breathes PLPS Pools, and he is genuinely happy when having a coffee or an ice-cream with a client and talking about their pool needs.