Things to Consider Before Building a Swimming Pool, Part 1

April 30, 2018

There is no doubt that a pool is a considerable investment that involves thorough planning at every stage of the installation process. A crucial part of building a swimming pool is the initial, preparation phase. This is when you decide on the overall look of your pool and hire a pool builder. A trustworthy contractor offering comprehensive San Diego pool services can guide you through the whole process but it’s helpful to have a general idea of what you want your pool to look like.

Here are a few important factors to consider before you take the plunge.

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Why You Shouldn’t Ignore a Pool Leak

April 16, 2018

A swimming pool is one of the most wonderful and valuable additions to a house. It keeps you, your friends and family entertained, healthy and active. Nothing can beat the feeling of jumping into cool water on a warm summer day. Every now and then, however, you may have to deal with an issue that requires the assistance of a San Diego pool repair service. Sometimes, these problems can be so subtle that you may not notice them immediately, especially when it comes to pool leaks. These leaks can be tricky and should not be taken lightly. Here’s why.

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A Guide to Common Swimming Pool Problems

April 16, 2018

Who wouldn’t want a swimming pool in their backyard? It is the perfect therapy for your body and mind, by providing relief after a long hard day at work and giving your muscles a proper workout. It is always fun to spend time inside the pool, regardless of whether you swim or not. Encountering a pool problem, however, is not so fun. Despite regular and simple maintenance, every pool owner has faced an issue now and then. If you are experiencing a swimming pool problem, you may have immediately searched “San Diego pool service cost” on the Internet. Pricey or not, these issues are a hassle so it’s important that you know what to do when they occur and how to prevent them from happening in the first place. Read on to find out!

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Common Problems Caused by Pool Leaks

January 8, 2018

Is your pool losing more than a quarter inch of water each day? Have you tried any of the strategies to prevent water loss and nothing worked? The chances are you have a leak and sooner rather than later, you will need the help of pool service San Diego experts.

Even a small swimming pool leak can lead to major issues in case it’s not detected and fixed in a timely manner. Here are the most common pool leaks and problems they can cause.

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Key Elements of Good Pool Circulation, Part 1

October 26, 2017

The swimming pool circulation system is designed to move the water from the pool through filtration, heating and treatment systems, and then return it to the pool tank. All the water in your swimming pool should go through these systems. No dead areas should exist in the pool, where algae can grow and debris accumulate. The better the water circulation, the better the filtration, and the cleaner the swimming pool. In case your pool looks cloudy, you may not need to call for San Diego pool repair service just yet. Perhaps it’s not your pool equipment that’s letting you down but the water flow in the pool.

Here are some basic steps you can take to make sure that your pool circulation system plays its role in cleaning, sanitizing and heating the water.

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How to Reduce Water Loss in Your Pool

September 15, 2017

Have you noticed a considerable water loss in your pool and almost instantly searched San Diego pool service cost on the Internet, worrying that you’re dealing with a leak?

Maybe there really is a crack or hole somewhere letting the water escape. Or maybe there is a different mechanism at work and your pool won’t need costly repairs. Maybe the culprit is evaporation.

On average, swimming pools lose approximately a quarter inch of water every day. However, factors like air temperature, humidity and wind intensity can significantly affect water loss rates. You can experience water loss up to half an inch a day even if you don’t have a leak.

Still, water conservation is important. Evaporation doesn’t just require you to refill the pool to maintain the water level. It increases your water bill. Due to chemical and heat loss, your other running costs will rise, as well.

Fortunately, there are strategies that can help you reduce evaporation and save water, energy, and your money.

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Signs Your Pool Pump Needs Repair or Replacement

August 30, 2017

The pump is the heart of the pool’s plumbing system. It creates the water flow that makes the chemicals circulate evenly throughout the pool and to the filter, chlorinator and heater. The pump increases the effectiveness of the pool chemicals that fight bacteria and algae in the water, keeping it sanitized and clean. Regular pool service San Diego CA or in another area you live will help your pool stay in optimal working shape.

To recognize when it’s time to call your trusted pool service experts, take a look at a few common signs that your pool pump needs replacement or repair.

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Is Fiberglass Pool Really a Good Choice?

July 11, 2017

If you’re thinking about investing in your own swimming pool, you are likely to face several challenges. First, you need to search for San Diego pool service companies and decide on the best one. Then you need to decide on the pool design and shape. While looking into pool types, you may wonder if the increasingly popular fiberglass pool is your optimal choice.

As anyone working at San Diego pool service companies would say, each type of pool has both pros and cons to consider. Some homeowners decide on the fiberglass pool because of quick installation, smooth surface and reduced maintenance costs. Some of the disadvantages are possible cracks and pop-ups, plumbing problems and limited sizes and shapes. If you don’t need a pool wider than 16’ and deeper than 8’ and don’t mind higher construction costs, you may consider purchasing a fiberglass swimming pool. Before you do, think wisely. Here are some basic pros and cons.

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Advantages of Installing LED Pool Lightning

June 9, 2017

Take swimming at night in your backyard pool to a whole new level and set the mood with proper pool lighting. As one of the things that will make your San Diego pool stand out, LED lighting is both aesthetically appealing and practical.

LEDs are the new standard in swimming pool design and they are here to stay. There are plenty of good reasons to install them. Some of the benefits of LED illumination are energy efficiency, durability, low maintenance and digital control that offer numerous visual effects.

If you haven’t switched to LEDs yet, you should seek a trusted company that offers San Diego pool services. Payan Pools’ certified and skilled professionals have vast experience in pool cleaning, maintenance, repairs, installation, remodeling and upgrades. We are ready to give you advice and present you with numerous lighting options to make your pool a showpiece.

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