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A Guide to Pool Fencing Safety

The backyard swimming pool is a way of life in Australia and reflects our passion for an outdoors lifestyle. It is a symbol of fun, recreation, family and exercise in many of our homes today.  However, it is a sad reality that the most common cause of death for Australian […]

Buying a Business – Interview with Divisional Manager Brett Blair

 

Brett Blair turned a struggling division with 23 franchise owners into one of the most successful divisions with over 100 franchise owners, he tells you how he did it in this interview:

In this interview, Brett talks about getting into business for the first time and what it takes to succeed […]

How to: Stain Removal

Pool Cleaning, Balancing and Stain Treatments with Hydrochloric Acid
WARNING: Hydrochloric Acid is a dangerous chemical.  Please ensure you follow all manufacturers handling instructions when using ut.

 

Winter may seem like an unnecessary time to look after your pool, but now is the best time to keep it up to date and […]

Jim’s Pool Care teams up with SPASA Australia

 

Jim’s Pool Care has recently joined in collaboration with the Swimming Pool and Spa Association of Australia to develop a streamline accreditation for franchisees.

 

Accreditation for pool servicing may not, at first glance, seem like an obvious necessity; however, it is an important part of becoming a Pool Care Technician. The […]

Pool Inflatables

Pool inflatables are always a must have by your pool side, they are fun all year round for the kids and the adults too! At Jim’s Pool Care Mobile Pool Shops, we have many different kinds of pool inflatables and toys which are available for delivery right to your door.

 

Here […]

Pool Cleaning Robot

Pool cleaning robots are no longer science fiction, they are here and they work! Gone are the days when you had to manual vacuum all those leaves from the bottom of the pool, spending so much time and hurting your back a bit in the process. These days, a pool […]

Pool Cleaning Tips for Winter

 

 

In this video, Brett Blair from Jim’s Pool Care goes through the best tips to take your pool clean during the cold winter months. Don’t forget that maintaining your pool is a year round job, if you need any help or advice, give Jim’s Pool Care a call to organise […]

WINTER POOL TIPS FROM Jim’s Pool Care

With winter approaching now is the time to think of what maintenance can be done on your pool and pool equipment in preparation for the next swimming season. POOL PUMPPump is getting old, becoming noisier?  Pumps typically last 5-7 years.  With the cost of electricity increasing, may be you’re thinking of […]

How Much Does Pool Cleaning Cost?

This is a good question and it often depends on a few different things such as the size of the pool or whether it’s a one off clean or regular pool service program. The most important question to ask is, what do you get for the money you pay?

Let’s take […]

What is Wind Skirting?

When outdoor pool covers are installed to most domestic swimming pools, they reach the edge of the pool and sit on the water. Wind does not affect the pool cover as the wind will not lift the cover: the pool cover edge is right up to the edge of the […]

Remember to Check Your Salt Levels!

Why is it important to check your salt levels in your pool? Salt is required in pools that run a Salt Water Chlorinator. The salt in the water acts as a conductor to enables a process called electrolysis to take place and chlorine is produced.  Each hour your Salt Chlorinator […]

Jim Penman – Coming back from failure?

Jim Penman gives us a refreshing confession of his fallibility and weaknesses. He explains that there are a lot of things which could have made him fail in business, but one quality which he has which got him through was his resilience. What he means by resilience is that he […]

Pool Heating – What you need to know.

Have you ever had those days where the weather is perfect, and you wish the pool was warm enough to swim in? Why not get the most out of your pool with an investment in a heating system? The following are the three options to heat your swimming pool. 

Solar Pool […]