Category Archives: General

Keep warm this Winter by relaxing in a hot tub

We realise that for some people, Autumn and Winter can be a rather depressing and sombre time of year. We get it. The sting of closing your pool is still fresh (like the weather). But at UK Pool Store, we … Continue reading

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Our top tips for closing your pool

Yes. It’s true. We’re afraid to say it but the time has come to fold away your swimming gear, pack up the sun chairs (not that they were needed much over the Summer), and close your pool ready for Winter. We … Continue reading

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Still time to get the trunks out! It’s the end of summer but not the end for swimming

The first of September probably came around a little too quick for those who love the Summer. And especially those who enjoy a little outdoor swim in the warm sunshine. Not that we’ve seen much of that this Summer! But … Continue reading

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Pool Opening Guide 2017

2017 Pool Opening Guide It’s that time of year again when we’re finally seeing the last of the winter weather, spring is well under way and the summer sun seems to be just around the corner. April’s weather has been somewhat changeable, … Continue reading

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Hot Tubs from the professionals.

If you want to buy a car, you go to a reputable car dealer, right? You get the guarantee of knowing there’s a professional who is selling you the best product and will be there for you to maintain the … Continue reading

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The Olympic Pools are now brown and it’s sad to see

2016 was a year that saw a lot of different highs and lows. One particular high was definitely the summer Olympics in Rio. At the time, you may have seen our blog about the swimming pools turning green, which we … Continue reading

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Water testing on holiday

“The water in Majorca don’t taste like what it oughta!” In 1985 an advert for brewing giants, Heineken, used the phrase seen above to promote their beer’s ability to refresh like no other. Whether that’s true or not I can’t … Continue reading

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Automatic pool cleaners: Which is the right one for you?

  So you’ve had your fun in the sun and time by the pool, swimming to your hearts content, but then the dreaded task of cleaning your pool rears its ugly head. Sound like a familiar struggle? Well, we’re here … Continue reading

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Why the Olympic pool water went green – and how to avoid it!

If, like us here at UK Pool Store, you can’t take your eyes off the Olympics again this year (and of course especially the swimming pool based events) you’ll have noticed recently that the pool water degenerated from crystal blues … Continue reading

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Great fun is safe fun!

Swimming Pools are really fun. Let’s not forget that; the point of a pool is that we want to socialise, exercise and most of all have fun. However, it’s always important to keep safety in mind, especially if you have … Continue reading

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