UV Pool Sanitizers Offer Healthy Alternative to Chlorine

Posted by Blue Haven Pools & Spas on Apr 4, 2016 3:10:00 PM

How safe, powerful germicidal ultraviolet systems ensure swim-ready water

Yes, there are effective, healthier substitutes for harsh chlorine in residential swimming pools!

One of the top options around capitalizes on safe, powerful, ultraviolet light—the same wavelength used to pasteurize food, purify drinking water, and sterilize medical equipment.

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Topics: Design / Features, Health/Lifestyle Benefits, Equipment/Technology, Buyer Tips, Purification

3 Ways to Sanitize Your Pool without the Typical Chlorine Risks

Posted by Blue Haven Pools & Spas on Jan 18, 2016 5:38:00 PM

A review of saltwater pools, ozonation, and UV light

In a recent blog, “5 Reasons to Convert your Chlorine Pool to a Healthier Alternative,” we recapped various research studies that point to dangerous side effects from chlorinated swimming pools.

So what’s the good news? Research and innovation offer clear alternatives to red, burning eyes and dry, itchy skin. You can maintain your backyard resort without harsh chemicals by choosing from these 3 Ways to Sanitize Your Pool—Without the Typical Chlorine Risks.

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Topics: Equipment/Technology, Purification, Maintenance, Health & Lifestyle

5 Reasons to Convert your Chlorine Pool to a Healthier Alternative

Posted by Blue Haven Pools & Spas on Jan 11, 2016 3:16:00 PM

The good, the bad, and the toxic scoop on pool chemicals

Research is contributing to an increasingly long, dirty laundry list of chlorine’s harsh side effects. Could leisurely dips in your swimming pool be harmful, or even toxic?

In a classic case of “what you don’t know might actually hurt you,” we break down the following 5 Reasons to Convert your Chlorine Pool to a Healthier Alternative.

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Topics: Health/Lifestyle Benefits, Purification, Fitness/Exercises

Is a Natural Swimming Pool Right For You? 5 Questions to Ask Yourself

Posted by Blue Haven Pools & Spas on Sep 14, 2015 3:19:00 PM

Determining if a Natural Swimming Pool is Right For You

Part 1 of 2

Natural swimming pools are the true realization of a healthy, environmentally friendly backyard resort. Not only does a natural pool look beautiful and seamlessly blend into its surroundings, it boasts special design, materials, and equipment that maintain the water
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Topics: Design / Features, Health/Lifestyle Benefits, Equipment/Technology, Construction, Buyer Tips, Purification

Pet Health & Pool Safety—Reduce Exposure to Pool Chemicals

Posted by Blue Haven Pools & Spas on Aug 24, 2015 11:00:00 AM

Pool Pet Health: Minimize your pet’s exposure to swimming pool chemicals

Does your dog or kitty drink from your swimming pool?  When kids are splashing in the pool, does Fido jump in to join the fun?  Or maybe he dives in to fetch a ball that you toss in the water?

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Topics: Purification, Pet Health & Safety

15 great ways to update your aging pool, deck & equipment - UPDATED WITH PHOTOS

Posted by Blue Haven Pools & Spas on Sep 20, 2011 5:18:16 PM

A vital note about timing your swimming pool renovation:
Many homeowners wait until spring to think about remodeling their existing pool. That’s a mistake.

Autumn is the ideal time for pool makeovers. The kids have gone back to school, the temperature is dropping, and your backyard pool won’t be seeing as much action. That’s why fall time provides a great period for tackling any work your pool and patio area may need.

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Topics: Remodeling, Design / Features, Equipment/Technology, Construction, Buyer Tips, automation, Purification, Heating, Filtration

Guarding your pool filter against unwanted microorganisms

Posted by Blue Haven Pools & Spas on Jun 4, 2011 11:06:51 PM

It’s an enormously popular consumer “wonder” product, and it’s also available for your swimming pool: Microban® antimicrobial protection. This technology can take your pool’s filter cartridge to new levels of cleanliness!

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Topics: Equipment/Technology, Purification