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Dive into Luxury and Purity: The Benefits of a Mermaid Pool Equipped with a Clear Blue Ionizer

Creating the perfect backyard oasis involves choosing the right pool and maintenance system to ensure a pristine and enjoyable swimming experience. In the Ottawa region, Mermaid Pools stands out as a premier provider of top-notch pools, and their use of the Clear Blue Ionizer technology takes the concept of pool maintenance to a whole new […]

All About Swimming Pool Safety Covers

So you have bought a new home with a swimming pool or have recently installed a pool and it’s time to close your swimming pool for the season. You’ve read up on how to close the swimming pool, but how do you cover it when it’s done and ready for winter.  We recommend using a […]

What To Know About Swimming Pool Fences

The warm weather is here and the pool is open, but is your swimming pool up to code and are you taking the proper precautions? Swimming Pool Fences Swimming pool fences are not only key to keeping your pool safe when you are not around, they are also, in many cases, the law. Whether you […]

Creating A Backyard Retreat

Imagine a calming oasis you could escape to, relax and let the cares of the day drift away. Now imagine that oasis is your own backyard! We want to help you accomplish exactly that. We offer a wide variety  of hot tub services, products and designs, making it easier than ever to create your very […]

Fewer Expenses = Fewer Worries

Owning a pool is a great experience, but it does come with expenses.  Today, we want to share some simple tips that will help save you money and also help the environment. Pool Covers Perhaps one of the most simple yet often overlooked solutions to saving money. Using your pool cover when the pool is […]

Get Your Sun Tan On...Safely

Who doesn’t love lounging by the swimming pool, soaking up the sun and enjoying a lazy summer day. Everyone loves to get that perfect tan. These days we understand that it’s ok to be in the sun be we have be careful and protect our skin from harmful damage.  There are lots of great tricks […]

How To Heat Your Swimming Pool - Enjoying A Longer Swimming Season

If you have a swimming pool, then you’ll understand when we say that the length of your pool season is precious and anything you can do to extend it is certainly worth investigating. It’s All About Temperature The key to extending your swimming season is heating your pool.  In Canada, where we have to close […]

Keeping Fit In The Swimming Pool

We all know how much fun pools can be, but fun is only one of their benefits. Swimming and other water activities are fantastic methods of exercise! With a touch of that summer fun thrown in, you can get an entire, well-balanced workout in the pool and not even notice it. We have some simple […]

How To Open Your Swimming Pool

Opening your swimming pool is one of the first priorities of Summer and we want to help you get off to the right start.  We’d be happy to help you open your swimming pool, but if you have the do it yourself spirit, here are step by step instructions on how to open your pool. […]

Perfect Poolside Snack

Eating healthy by your swimming pool can be fun and easy and delicious. Finding the perfect poolside snack however isn’t easy. The ideal snack should be light, refreshing, easily digestible and of course it has to be tasty. This Summer look like a super star chef with these 3 easy recipes. Pro Tip: Never use […]

Pet Safety For Swimming Pools

Pools can be great fun for the entire family – including the fluffiest members. Having a pet and a pool can have tremendous benefits. It’s an easy way for your pooch to cool down in hot temperatures and it can provide them with a fantastic method of exercise! Not even counting all the splashing and […]

Plan A Perfect Pool Party

Kids of all ages love hanging by the pool. This summer show all the kids in your life a great time by hosting the perfect pool party. Hosting a pool party should be as fun for the host as it is for the guests. With that in mind, here’s a checklist to help you plan […]

Plan The Perfect Backyard Pool Renovation

Planning your swimming pool renovation can be a daunting task.  How to do it, who to choose and what exactly to renovate and of course when to do it are all important considerations in planning the perfect swimming pool renovation. Make the Most of your Summer, Plan your Pool Renovation Early Don’t miss precious Summer […]

Pool Fun For Land Lovers

Just because there’s a pool does not mean that everyone can or enjoys swimming in it. Not everyone swims, but everyone does love to cool off and play. Fortunately, not every fun pool activity has to involve swimming! We have some great ideas on how to include kids (and even adults) who can’t swim in […]

Simple Swim Safety Tips

We want you and your family to be happy and safe around your pool. With safety concerns out of the way you and your family can focus on the fun to be had and the memories to be made! We know that with a few standard precautions your pool and family can be safe, secure […]

The Art Of Perfect Pool Water

Perfect pool water is key to enjoying time with your friends and family in the swimming pool. A swim with friends on a hot day can be a wonderful treat and create a fun memory. Don’t let it be ruined by poor water quality.  Often people over complicate balancing swimming pool water. It’s not that […]

The Eco Friendly Swimming Pool

We love our pools and we also love our planet. We want both to be as happy and healthy an environment as possible. We want all pools to be green…just not with algae! To that end, we have put together a list of ways that you can put your pool on the environmentally friendly path. […]

Buying Guide For The First Time Pool Buyer

There is nothing better than a pool on a hot summer day, enjoying time with friends and family, having a few cocktails or beers poolside or just relaxing in the water in a comfortable pool lounger. However, getting your first pool can be overwhelming as there are a sea of different options, functionality and features.  […]

When To Replace Your Swimming Pool Liner

You’ve been a responsible swimming pool owner and tried your best to take good care of your investment. But now, it’s been several years and you’re starting to wonder if it’s time to replace your pool liner. How to Find Out if You Need to Replace your pool liner There are a few signs that […]

We Love The Life Saving Society, And You Should Too

While pools can be a tremendous amount of fun for the whole family, they can also be dangerous and need to be taken seriously. Water and swimming pool safety is of the utmost importance when playing or swimming in a pool.  We want you to be informed and safe this summer so you can focus […]