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Poolman repair team improves Texas backyard

Clearly Poolman in Mansfield, Texas had a customer with an eye sore in his backyard. Over time, flooding and shifting had twisted his pool equipment and threatened to affect the functionality of his filtration system. The Poolman repair team stepped in and took care of every part of the process. "Their equipment slab had suffered [...]

Kid Friendly Summer Activities

Can’t make it to the pool today? There are plenty of things kids can do to enjoy their summer each and everyday.   Well, school is over for us and I am kind of freaking out . . . I now have to entertain my kids every single day. I like them to have plenty of time to becreative and use their imaginations, but I am hoping to avoid that dreaded phrase, “Mom . . . I’m BORED!”  So, I decided that I would put together a list of things for us to do to help myself out (and hopefully you too!).   […]

Worth Their Salt? Pools Where Chlorine Isn’t King

By this stage of summer, days spent at the swimming pool have left many children with frizzled hair, red eyes and itchy skin. A growing number of pool owners, both private and public, blame the chlorine in the pool—and are trying so-called saltwater pools and other new technologies that promise disinfection with fewer annoyances and [...]

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Eat well and be safe this fourth of July

Outdoor Grill Safety The first step to cookout safety is using fresh food. Store meats and perishables in an insulated cooler to prevent bacterial growth. Gas grills an have an interior temperature of more than 800 degrees Fahrenheit, so teach children to steer clear! After grilling, be sure to dispose of charcoal properly. Firework Safety [...]

Top tips to stay cool in the heat this summer!

Keeping cool when temperatures reach record highs isn't just about comfort. Dangerously high temperatures can result in heat-related illnesses ranging from heat cramps to heat exhaustion and heat stroke. The following tips can help you keep cool all summer long. Alter your pattern of outdoor exercise to take advantage of cooler times (early morning or [...]

Breaking News: Drain Cover Recall

Just released!  The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission has issued a recall on many VGB certified drain covers installed since 2008. DRAIN COVER RECALL! Visit our parent company's page dedicated to the Drain Cover Recall The following manufacturers, in cooperation with The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), have announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer pool and [...]

Texas Bills Push for Water Safety

Texas Bills Push for Water Safety By Ben Thomas | 3.10.2011 Three drowning-prevention bills recently were introduced in the Texas legislature. A House bill (H.B. 673) would require the state’s Parks and Wildlife Department to produce an instructional video on water safety. A Senate bill (S.B. 770) would designate April as the state’s official Water [...]