If you are looking to retain or maintain heat in your swimming pool in a climate (like us in Manitoba) where nights, and sometimes days, can be cooler than your pool temperature, then a solar cover is something to consider… Let’s discuss the basics of solar covers and solar blankets, as well as some of… Read More»
Every single pool filter should have a pressure gauge on the top of it. Pressure gauges are used to tell you the pressure on your filter – this lets you know how “full” of dirt it is. If you know how to read your gauge, you will be able to know when you need to… Read More»
If you recently installed a pool, moved into a house with a pool, or purchased a new sand filter… You may be wondering how to go about cleaning it. If you have a sand filter, backwashing is your best friend.
Most pools in Manitoba have vinyl liners to accommodate our shifting soil conditions. There are some exciting new prints for 2019 to add some dazzle to your new swimming pool. One trend is to a natural look with contemporary greys. As you can see in the picture below the water still looks blue due to… Read More»
When you look at your backyard do you see a lawn to mow and maintenance? I think that’s all we did in our backyard before we invested in a backyard swimming pool resort. Aqua-tech’s tag line is “we create better places to come home to” and when you have a family fun centre in the… Read More»
How much do swimming pools cost? Pools range in price from $1,000 to $400,000 so here is a guideline to follow: We do not sell the inflatable blow up pools but they are usually in the $1,000 range.
Salt Water Spas! Ten years ago almost every pool we sold was a salt water pool. It just sounded so good to the consumer and it did have some benefits.However the salt generator need to be replaced every 3 years and there were issues of salt corrosion.
FAQ on Automatic Pool Covers Q: How does an automatic pool cover work? A: An automatic pool cover is essentially a very strong fabric fastened on both ends to an aluminum pole. The sides of the automatic cover have ropes or cables sewn on and run in tracks on… Read More»
This first picture illustrates a few new popular trends. Traditionally all vinyl liners for pools were some shade of blue. The new contemporary colour is grey as can be seen by the patio and patio furniture. The printed liner in this Winnipeg backyard is grey granite but appears blueish below the water line because of… Read More»
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