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Happy May 1st-Water Safety Month!

Happy May 1st-Water Safety Month!

Happy May 1st! For Western Washington locals this is an exciting time for outdoor water activities – like boating, kayaking, swimming in your pool or beach, rafting, exploring the tide pools, & much more. We are fortunate that we can enjoy such natural beauty so close to home here in the Great NW. We have the ease & accessibility to some of the clearest & pristine bodies of water, thanks to all that rain we get-but it’s worth it! Being…

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10 Ways to Clean a Green Swimming Pool

10 Ways to Clean a Green Swimming Pool

By now, you’ve probably seen this picture circling the internet: This last week in Rio, the Olympic dive pool turned murky green over night, and it didn’t take long for the water polo pool adjacent to it to begin it’s new color transformation as well. Green swimming pools are a common problem, and the likelihood is that if you have a pool, you’ve witnessed something similar. We’re taking this opportunity to let you know the top 10 reasons why your pool might be off-colored,…

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BioGuard will help your “Summer Lovin'” last you all year!

BioGuard will help your “Summer Lovin'” last you all year!

Who says summer has to end? Enjoy swimming year round!* BioGuard’s SaltScapes™ Saltwater Pool Care System can help you maintain your saltwater swimming pool throughout the summer and all the way through the winter. From algae treatments to pH reducers, you can keep your saltwater swimming pool fresh, clean, and sparkling, even in the cold weather! You can even pick them up at Aqua Quip today! Down below, you can learn more about how each SaltScapes™ Pool Care product can help you…

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Once-A-Week 3-Step Pool Care Program

Once-A-Week 3-Step Pool Care Program

Let’s face it, you bought a pool to use it, not CLEAN it. Nevertheless, you have to clean it sometime. Thanks to our 3-Step Pool Care Program, that’s only once a week. From start to finish the program takes just minutes of your time. That’s minutes instead of hours to keep your pool water crystal clear and brilliant. It’s as easy as 1-2-3! STEP 1 Sanitize to kill bacteria STEP 2 Oxidize and clarify for sparkling clear water STEP 3…

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Chlorine-Free Pool Care Program

Chlorine-Free Pool Care Program

Baquacil Pool Sanitizing Systems The Difference Is Clear The benefits of the BAQUACIL® Pool Care Systems are many. The chlorine-free formulation is gentle and non-irritating to eyes and skin, it’s gentle on swimsuits and pool liners. The BAQUACIL System keeps water clear, silky and soft, and most of all, it’s easy to use. BAQUACIL offers three simple 3-step, three product chlorine-free systems. BAQUACIL CDX™ System The BAQUACIL CDX System is an enhanced CHLORINE-FREE system specially formulated to maintain a consistent…

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Enhanced Salt Pool Sanitizing

Enhanced Salt Pool Sanitizing

Mineral Springs Pool Care Program You’ll love everything about the Mineral Springs system. For starters, it’s almost “hands-off,” and takes only a few minutes a week to maintain. In fact, once you’ve begun the system, you only have to add the Renewal® product once a week. That’s it! The Mineral Springs system is perfect for frequent travelers or vacation-takers. Through proper use of the system, you can leave home and forget your pool while you enjoy your trip. Even better,…

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3-Step Pool Care Program

3-Step Pool Care Program

BioGuard Systems Pool care should be as easy as possible. With BioGuard’s 3-Step pool care Program it is. This convenient system helps you keep your pool sparkling clear. What’s more, it only requires minutes per week to apply. That leaves hours free for the real reason you got your pool: FUN. It’s as easy as 1-2-3! STEP 1 Sanitize to kill bacteria STEP 2 Oxidize and clarify for sparkling clear water STEP 3 Prevent algae growth BioGuard’s 3-Step Program is…

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Excitement over Charity at the Seattle Home Show!

Excitement over Charity at the Seattle Home Show!

What an amazing second weekend we had for Swim for Charity!! We started the weekend by still riding on our excitement from the first weekend and the huge success we had. The stories, fundraising and home show attendant excitement was more than we could have ever expected. The second weekend was no let down. Some highlights of this past weekend was an amazing 86 year old man who has been swimming for 75 years and swam for the COMPLETE hour!!…

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Making Your Hot Tub Smell Good!

Making Your Hot Tub Smell Good!

Do you suffer from dry or itchy skin from soaking in your hot tub? Does the scent of your hot tub water bother you? Well, you’re in luck! Aqua Quip wants to make sure you love getting in your hot tub and offers some great solutions to smelly water and itchy skin. Gentle Spa: Gentle Spa is an amazing water conditioner that leaves your skin feeling silky soft with a fresh, yet subtle, fragrance. It is a neutral scent that…

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Freeze Protection

Freeze Protection

Shiver me timbers! It’s a cold one out there and we’ve been getting lots of questions about how to help protect our customers’ pools and spas from the clutches of Jack Frost! Pools and Built-in Spas: Insulation is your friend. If you leave your pool filled and circulating year ‘round, another great step to help prevent freeze damage is to wrap your exposed plumbing with foam pipe wrap. Check the size of your PVC plumbing first (usually 1 ¼”, 1…

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