Here is a step-by-step guide on how to backwash your sand filter.
Pollen can look very similar to mustard algae or yellow algae. So here is how to determine if it is pollen and how to treat it.
After a heavy rain or if you forget to turn your hose off when filling the pool, you might need to lower your pool water level. Here’s how.
Coverfree’s advanced technology offers the ability to save water and money by decreasing evaporation.
You balance and sanitize your pool water; you clean your filter but good pool maintenance can also prevent damage to expensive equipment like your pump.
Do you feel like your pool is constantly losing water? Here is how to determine if it is just natural evaporation or if you have a leak.
It is a busy time for new pool construction. If you are wanting to build a pool, then now is the time to take action.
Need to schedule your pool opening? Here is what you need to know.
This is the third and final post for a three-part blog series on the types of pools that we build: vinyl, gunite and fiberglass. Fiberglass is today’s topic.
This is the second post for a three-part blog series on the types of pools that we build: vinyl, gunite and fiberglass. Gunite is today’s topic.
This is the first post for a three-part blog series on the types of pools that we build: vinyl, gunite and fiberglass. Let’s start with vinyl liner pools.
As the weather gets colder, that spa of yours looks even more inviting. This blog post contains information on how to keep that spa clean and sanitized all winter long.
A pool leaf eater is a valuable pool maintenance tool to add to your equipment. The Pool Style Leaf Eater is our pool maintenance product highlight for today’s blog post.
We are sure you are seeing more and more leaves as the seasons change. Here are some tips for your Dolphin pool cleaners.
After being struck by Hurricane Laura, a BioLab chemical plant caught fire in West Lake, La. The chemical that was involved was trichloroisocyanuric acid, the chlorine tabs you use for your pools. There is a possibility that there will be a shortage of this product.
It’s that time of year again when the cold weather starts to creep in and we are closing our pools or keeping them open. Here is how we prevent freeze damage.
If your plan is to be swimming in your brand new pool in the summer of 2021, now is the time to get started. We are already booked until early spring, and filling up fast
When leaves accumulate, they can cause several different types of issues
A good time to consider closing your pool is during the Fall right before the leaves begin to fall or as soon after as possible, but definitely before the temperatures drop too low.
When do you clean your cartridges?
Putting in a little bit of effort now can save a lot of hassle later. This checklist will help you prepare for heavy rain and storms.
pH is the logarithmic measure of the acidity or alkalinity of a solution where 7 is neutral and lower numbers indicate increasing acidity (increased hydrogen ion concentration) and higher numbers indicate increasing alkalinity (decreased hydrogen ion concentration)
When replacing or installing a new ladder or handrail, remember the importance of electrical bonding.
Custom vinyl liner lagoon with swim up bar and outdoor kitchen.
Basic information and tips for salt pool maintenance
Hawaiian Pools retail store will be welcoming customers back into our store beginning Wednesday June 10, 2020.
If you think your pool is too far gone, then we are the team for you! Check out this video showcasing the process of reviving this pool again!
An important part of being a pool owner is regular maintenance and proper upkeep. This includes your pool equipment. Hawaiian Pools recommends you change the sand in your sand filter every two to three years. The following issues are things to look out for to know when it is time to change the sand in your sand filter.
Hawaiian Pools will be having our annual Memorial Day Sale from Wednesday through Saturday, May 20th-23rd. We will have a sale on pool chemicals, supplies, toys, and cleaners! Due to COVID-19 we will still be doing curbside service for the duration of the sale.
When it comes to pool safety, the best preparation is prevention!
What are phosphates? Phosphates are a class of organic chemicals derived from phosphoric acid and they are a naturally occurring form of phosphorous. What causes phosphates in your pool? Phosphates can come from anything organic in your pool. They are found in fertilizers, leaves, rain water, skin and hair products, and potentially your water supply.
We are moving to a lower cyanuric acid concentration. What does this mean? Stabilized chlorine like the 3” tabs you would usually add to your water contain cyanuric acid (CYA). CYA protects the chlorine from sun degradation and when used and maintained correctly it is a valuable component of your overall pool chemistry. It is however extremely easy to get too much CYA.
In response to COVID-19, Hawaiian Pools will be offering chemical drop off for $15 and onsite water chemistry testing for $50. Please allow 1-4 days for chemical delivery. If you would like onsite water testing please note that chemicals are not provided or added, but can be purchased and left at the home.
While waterborne diseases are always a major concern in any recreational water environment, there is no evidence that COVID-19 (the coronavirus) is spread through the use of swimming pools or hot tubs.
We are CPO certified! But what does that actually mean? CPO stands for a Certified Pool and Spa Operator and is useful for those working in or around recreational water.
Beginning November 4th, 2019, our retail store days and hours will be changing.
FAQ's About Pool Winterization
Instead of using the big blue, bulky solar covers, use COVERFree. COVERFree is a great product especially when trying to conserve water and heat, and can save a little money too.
Frequent water testing is the key to a clear, healthy pool. In this article we will be reviewing and comparing different pool water testing methods. A well balanced pool must maintain its chemicals within the ideal range:
Cyanuric acid (CYA), also known as stabilizer or conditioner, is a chemical that serves as a protection shield for chlorine against sunlight.
This time of year we start to hear a lot of mention of waterborne illnesses such as Crypto. So what is Crypto, why do we hear about it now, and how can it be prevented?
Every fall we get asked about options regarding covering the pool. In such instances, Hawaiian Pools highly recommends using a safety cover as opposed to a tarp cover.
On April 20th at 11:00, come learn from a pool professional! Korey Yoon is the Weekly Maintenance Manager for Hawaiian Pools and Landscape.
Hawaiian Pools and Landscape wants to thank all of our customers for their continued support with our Customer Appreciation Sale. Now that the weather is finally turning towards spring, it is time to get a jump start on the pool season.
Hawaiian Pools and Landscape wants to welcome everyone out to our newly renovated retail store. We appreciate all our customers’ patience this winter while we updated everything from the front door inwards.
Whether the liner is faded almost to white, has duct tape in the corners, wrinkles all over the floor, or just is in need of being refreshed, with over 50 years in the pool business we’ve seen it all and we’ve fixed it all.
Hawaiian Pools and Landscape is updating our look for our fleet of service and maintenance vehicles. As we continue to strive to be the top swimming pool company in the Midsouth, we are always looking for ways to not only present ourselves as the best but to also provide all our customers with the best experience possible.
Don't wait until it is too late to winterize your water features!
I went on a very interesting pool appointment this morning. I asked my customer, "If you build a pool will it be a "this year project" or next year?" He replied, "Definitely this year.
Spring is right around the corner! That means it is time for our Customer Appreciation Sale and our annual Pool School. With the temperatures quickly on the rise, Hawaiian Pools and Landscape has decided to offer two Sales and two Pool Schools.
We are anxiously waiting for the weather to straighten out so we can get back in to the field doing what we love, installing the best swimming pools in the mid-south. We have been working on many designs for our customers and we would love to have the opportunity to design a pool for your back yard.
Spring pool openings mean water testing. But, before you reach deep into that awful green fluid lingering beneath your winter cover, there are a few important items you need to consider.
Hawaiian Pools and Landscaping has been doing business in the midsouth for 50 years and it is all thanks to you, our great customers. In appreciation, we would like to give back to you when you make a purchase in the retail store.
Every homeowner wants to be as energy efficient as possible. It makes great sense both environmentally and economically. Pool owners are no different. For them, the best way to do it is to take advantage of the enormous energy savings that variable speed pumps offer versus traditional pool pumps. Here’s how:
These S-I-M-P-L-E suggestions make sure you are ready for the upcoming pool season.
What better way to celebrate outside living than a top notch summer pool party! As the summer is finally upon us and those cold winter months are in the rearview mirror, it is time to celebrate and enjoy being back outside. What steps should you take to ensure that everyone has a time to remember at your summer party?
Hawaiian Pools and Landscape hosts an annual Fourth of July sale, typically heavily marking down popular chemicals and pool products to help our customers during the heat of the summer when chemicals are used up quickly. But our most popular deal each July is our Buy 2, Get 1 FREE shock sale, which is still the best shock sale in Memphis.
As part of our ongoing Memorial Day Sale, we have extended our hours today, Saturday May 24. We will be open from 9AM to 4PM, so be sure to stop by for great sales, free food, and expert advice!
Did you know that Hawaiian Pools and Landscape is celebrating its 50th anniversary? Now through Saturday, April 26, we are offering huge deals and free advice, and on Saturday we are holding our annual Pool School event!
A pool owner’s worst nightmare – a green pool. What causes algae growth in pools?
This blog post is part of a new series of posts from the popular swimming pool newspaper/magazine “Backyard Times.” There are three components of proper pool water maintenance – circulation, filtration, and sanitization.
In order to maintain a sanitary and hygienic pool, chlorine is used to remove bacteria or any living organism within the water.
Thinking about closing your pool this winter? Before you throw the cover over it, you should take a few minutes and make sure you understand how to properly prepare your pool for closing.
Summer is here, and so are the high temperatures. After an unusually cool Spring, the heat is finally in Memphis, and that means it’s time to cool your pool.
There have been a lot of big changes this past winter to Hawaiian Pools, especially in regards to our Retail department. We are happy to announce that our new location at 1280 N. Collierville-Arlington Rd. is having its Grand Opening Luau Sale next week!
Phosphates & Nitrogen are 2 naturally occurring elements in nature. Phosphorous is a mineral & nitrogen is a gas. In nature, they don’t cause or contribute to pool problems. However when they are “added” to the pool water, problems can arise — especially in a poorly maintained situation.
One of the hottest products in the pool industry in the past few years has been Salt Water Chlorine Generators (SWCG). Although these seem like new products, SWCG have actually been around for several decades, but due to bad manufacturing and outdated technology, they never caught on.
Fall is here, the temperatures are dropping, and now is a perfect time to reflect on things that could have (or did) go wrong with your swimming pool, and what could be done to prevent them from happening in the future. These are the top 3 mistakes pool owners make, as commented on by our staff and pool owners across the country.
One question that most pool owners have is whether or not they should close their pool after the swim season. It seems like just about everybody has an opinion one way or the other as to what is best to do. So what do we think? Is it best to close your pool, or should you run your pool year-round?
One of the most crucial steps to keeping your pool clean and clear this summer is balancing the water chemistry.
Our new chemical line, GLB Chemicals, carries a chlorine tablet specially designed to provide extra strength algae prevention. This product, called GLB DuoGuard Tablets, is a 3-inch stabilized tablets containing a copper sulfate to fight algae, which is not found in standard 3-inch chlorine tablets.
We announced it in our Email Newsletter, we’ve announced it on our Facebook page, and now we’re announcing it here on our blog. Join us this coming weekend for our Hawaiian Pools Memorial Day Sale!
Keeping a clean pool filter is essential to maintaining clear water. Before breaking down the steps to cleaning your filter, it is important you know what type of filter you have.
Our new chemical brand, GLB Chemicals, carries an algaecide product unlike any other. This unique chemical is the strongest and quickest algae-killer and algae-remover in the market, making it a necessary product to have in your inventory in the event of an algae bloom.
Have you heard the news? Hawaiian Pools announced their upcoming Pool School date just a few days ago. In case you haven’t joined our email newsletter yet, we want to tell you that this year’s Pool School will be Friday, April 22nd at 9:30am.
It’s springtime and of course, for pool owners that means it’s time to start preparing the pool for summer! There is no one-size-fits-all guide to opening a pool up for the spring, so instead of walking you through step-by-step, listed below are essential steps you need to follow for the most basic pool opening.
Swimming has long been a favorite activity for children and adults both. But before you can have fun splashing away in the sun, you need to be confident you know the essential safety rules for creating a safe swimming environment.
Why would you want to turn your pool green, you might be asking. Well, hopefully, you don’t want to turn your pool green.