Why Hair Turns Green In The Pool And 9 Ways To Fix It!

Green Hair from chlorine

All you blondes out there are probably dealing with similar struggles this summer. If your hair turns green after taking a splash in the pool, you’re certainly not alone.  Green hair can be an irritating setback during a season expected to be fun and free, so we are here to explain the mystery and solve … Continue reading Why Hair Turns Green In The Pool And 9 Ways To Fix It!

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Green Pool Got You Down?

green pool

The summer is flying right by and we cannot believe it is already August. Thankfully, we still have plenty of fun in the sun ahead of us, and whether you were ready two weeks ago or not, the kids still have half of their summer break left. Around this time of the summer, we often … Continue reading Green Pool Got You Down?

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Fun in the Fourth of July Sun

Get Your Pool Clean for the Fourth of July

Proud to be an American and ready to rock the red, white, and blue? Well, it’s your time to shine! On the Fourth of July in 1776, the Continental Congress of America adopted the Declaration of Independence. The federal holiday, also known as Independence Day, has been celebrated yearly ever since. You’re in luck, because … Continue reading Fun in the Fourth of July Sun

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Diving into the Summer Feet First

Water Fight

Although it may seem as though summer started weeks ago, let’s not forget that the official first day of summer is June 21st! The temperature is rising, the kids are already sunburnt and worn out, and your personal pool has been occupied every day since the middle of May. The question is: How will you … Continue reading Diving into the Summer Feet First

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Keep Furry Friends Safe by the Pool

May is National Water Safety Month, and we’ve already talked about some key steps to keeping your pool safe. Those tips include being vigilant by the pool, keeping emergency numbers and kits nearby, and ensuring your perimeter fence is well maintained and up to code. Since it is so important to make sure all swimmers … Continue reading Keep Furry Friends Safe by the Pool

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5 Steps To Keep Your Pool Safe This Season

Pool Scouts Water Safety Gizmo

Welcome to National Water Safety Month!  Each year Pool Scouts will spend the month of May talking about how we, as pool owners, can keep our backyards safe for family, friends and neighbors. Last year we introduced Gizmo, our Pool Safety Mascot, and he is back to offer up more advice. Part of my job here … Continue reading 5 Steps To Keep Your Pool Safe This Season

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Quick Tips to Make Your Outdoor Space Pop

Pool Patio decor

Ah, spring! That first warm day after a long winter is unbeatable. Getting outside and basking in the warm sun makes it the best season of the year. But building the list of to do’s to spruce up the yard makes springtime a love-hate relationship for me. Part of me can’t wait to get out … Continue reading Quick Tips to Make Your Outdoor Space Pop

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Salt or no Salt? That is the Question.

Salt System Benefits

The average age of a pool in the United States is 21 years old, no that does not mean we should fill them up with beer, but it does mean that many pools are in need of an equipment upgrade.  Typically, there are two types of pool: chlorine and salt water. Traditional chlorine systems use … Continue reading Salt or no Salt? That is the Question.

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Dreaming Of Summer? Tips To Have Your Pool Ready When Warmer Temps Hit

Prep Your Pool for Summer with Pool Scouts pool service

At the Pool Scouts’ headquarters in Virginia Beach, VA, we’ve been spoiled with some summer-like weather even though it’s the dead of winter. This past weekend, we actually went to the beach. Yes, it was that nice out! Granted, the water was freezing, but the weather was splendid. What is it about that warm weather … Continue reading Dreaming Of Summer? Tips To Have Your Pool Ready When Warmer Temps Hit

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Holiday Giving for the Pool Owners In Your Life

Pool Scouts holiday gift ideas

The holiday season always seems to sneak up on everyone, and if you are anything like us here at Pool Scouts, the stress of thoughtful gift giving begins to rear its ugly head as this time nears. What do you get for the dad that has everything, or the mom that you can’t please? Or … Continue reading Holiday Giving for the Pool Owners In Your Life

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