Category Archives: Swimming Pool Equipment

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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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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10 step guide to successfully closing your pool

That time of year is approaching again, that sad, seasonal inevitability when we have to finally say goodbye and close the pool for the season. Closing the pool can be a daunting task as it is not just a case … Continue reading

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Smart Pumps – Reduce bills, save the environment and keep a clean pool

Pumping out the Waste What would you say if I told you that by making one small change to your pool you could save a significant amount per year? Not only that, but you would reduce your carbon footprint whilst … Continue reading

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What’s new in 2015?

What’s new in 2015? Rising temperatures and blossom mean just one thing for pool lovers – it is opening time! So to help you on your way, we have revived and updated last year’s pool opening checklist, so you can … Continue reading

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New for 2009 Sol+Guard Solar Cover

The Most efficient pool solar cover available! Independent scientific testing by both Brighton & London Metropolitan Universities concluded that a Sol+Guard pool cover is significantly more effective than a conventional pool solar cover. Investing in a Sol+Guard pool cover will … Continue reading

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New 97% Efficient Certikin Genie Boiler – (it’s Green, it’s Lean!)

As we all know the cost of all fuels is rising faster than your average Sputnik, so it is refreshing to see new products emerge onto the market for the Swimming Pool Industry. The Genie Boiler is one such product; … Continue reading

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Super G+ Goes from Strength to Strength

  The world of Automatic Swimming Pool Cleaners is as some of you may have found, a complete mine field. But amidst all the various options, and arguments over Suction verses Boost pump cleaner, one seems to be able to tick almost all the … Continue reading

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Solar Sun Rings – ‘Finaly Free Heat’!

The Solar Sun Ring is a passive solar swimming pool heating device made from two sheets of heavyweight U.V. resistant vinyl. The upper clear layer holds insulating air and focuses sunlight on the blue colored lower layer. The blue layer … Continue reading

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