Pool Chemistry

As promised in our newsletter the attached is a video produced by a chemical manufacturer we found on YouTube. It is far better than anything we can put together in-house for this purpose.

Please take a look and let us know if you like it as much as we did.

Good News for February 2013

We were recently given the distinction of Honor Roll by Angie’s List, making us one of the Metro New York areas top service providers.

Only companies with two or more “A” reviews and no negative issues are given this honor.

It was also discovered that we are ranked among the top 2 percent of businesses locally, according to,

“Bundle” (an unbiased data driven rating company), based on customer spending and loyalty.

Thanks everyone!

Safety News

Eight Manufacturers Recall Pool and In-Ground Spa Drain Covers Due to Incorrect Ratings
Covers Pose Possible Entrapment Hazard to Swimmers

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, in cooperation with the firms named below, today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer products. Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed. It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product.

Name of Product: Pool and spa drain covers

Units: About 1 million

Manufacturers: A&A Manufacturing, of Phoenix, Ariz.; AquaStar Pool Products Inc., of San Diego, Calif.; Color Match Pool Fittings, of Surprise, Ariz.; Custom Molded Products, of Tyrone, Ga.; Hayward Pool Products, of Elizabeth, N.J.; Pentair Water Pool and Spa, of Sanford, N.C.; Rising Dragon USA, of E. Sweetwater, Tenn.; and Waterway Plastics, of Oxnard, Calif.

Hazard: The recalled drain covers were incorrectly rated to handle the flow of water through the cover, which could pose a possible entrapment hazard to swimmers and bathers.

Incidents/Injuries: None reported

Description: The recall involves various pool and spa drain covers that can be identified by the manufacturers’ name and model information listed below.