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Ice and your Pool Cover

Ice forming on your swimming pool cover may tempt you daily to break it apart to remove.  Pool Doctor Contractors does not recommend this.  Doing this can cause the sharp ice pieces to damage the cover and/or pool liner.  We suggest you let the ice melt naturally and...

Pool Lighting

Pool lighting is becoming a need rather than a want when it comes to swimming pools.  So many pool owners or customers planning their pool build are saying it is a necessity now for their pools, especially after seeing a pool lit up at night.  It creates a uniqueness...

Fiberglass Swimming Pool Myths

There are many myths that are believed and associated with fiberglass pools in the swimming pool world.  Following is some information that will clear up some of the myths out there and help you understand the real facts regarding fiberglass pools. Fiberglass Myth #1:...

Winter Pool Cover Disasters

A very important part of your winter pool closing is putting the cover on securely.  A tightly put on winter cover protects the pool water from debris and weather conditions, but you can defeat the purpose if something happens to the cover and you ignore it.  Avoid...

Swimming Pools – Exciting New Trends

Swimming pools have come a long way from the basic rectangular, white swimming pool.  Pools are now creative, beautiful and customized to show the owners true sense of style.  Not only is the swimming pool unique but also the surrounding outdoor space creating a...

Swimming Pools: Plan now for the upcoming summer

    Every year around March and April our phones start ringing off the hook with people anxious to get their new swimming pool built or installed by Memorial Day!  Pool building is quite complicated and a lot of decisions have to be made concerning this big time...

Swimming Pool Cover Pump Maintenance

Pool cover pumps that are submersible are a very important part of winter maintenance.  this piece of equipment is used on automatic covers and solid winter pool covers.  Automatic cover pumps have three main purposes:  to keep water pumped off of the cover to prevent...

The Importance of Pool Cover Maintenance

Pool Covers should remain clear of water and snow at all times. It is extremely important to remove snow and water off of your pool cover as soon as possible.  Large accumulations of snow should be carefully removed, taking all necessary precautions to not damage the...

Happy Holidays!

We would like to wish all Pool Doctor customers a happy and healthy holiday from the family at Pool Doctor Contractors, Inc of Staten Island. We are looking forward to the new year, especially the summer months of enjoying and relaxing in our backyard swimming pools....

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