Swimming Pool Closings

It’s hard to give up that lazy summer vibe but Mother Nature has other plans for us in the months ahead. Preparing and closing your pool properly for the winter  is an important component of swimming pool maintenance and ensures …
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A Pool Heater Can Extend Your Season

While the days are still warm, the evenings are getting cooler and it definitely cuts into the time you’ll enjoy in your swimming pool – unless you have a pool heater, which can extend our precious swimming pool season by …
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Late Season is the Ideal Time for Renovations

When August comes around, you might be thinking of pool season in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) as more than half over and you might be tempted to put any thoughts and plans for your swimming pool on the backburner. …
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Pool Safety Covers

We hate to say it, but the season is coming to an end sooner rather than later. You’ve got loads of time left to enjoy your pool but you might start to think about a simple measure that can make …
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Tips for Energy Efficient Pool Maintenance

Greening your Pool – the Good Way Everyone’s looking to save money on utility bills these days. The secret to saving money on your pool operating costs is simple: consistent pool maintenance. Just as your car gets better mileage after …
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Swimming Pool Hygiene Primer

When we’re not having violent storms and torrential rainfall, it’s finally been possible to enjoy some great summer weather – and our swimming pools – in the GTA lately. If you’ve got a swimming pool, you’ve no doubt been subjected …
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Pool Filter Tips

Along with maintaining the right chemical balance, proper filtration is the most important element of pool maintenance. Here at Bremner Pools, we recommend two types of pool filters – the Hayward Cartridge Filter and the Pentair Tagelus Filter. As with …
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Our Wet Spring and Your Swimming Pool

Drought last year – now this year Mother Nature seems determined to over compensate in tipping those water scales back to the middle. Small amounts of rainwater aren’t going to change a lot when it comes to your pool water, …
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Pool Safety Reminders – Fencing

A Vancouver area woman is calling for stricter enforcement of pool safety bylaws in her municipality a year after a toddler died in a tragic pool accident and in the aftermath of another recent near drowning. The tragic accident occurred …
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Salt or Chlorine?

Maintaining salt water systems for swimming pools has been around for years but it’s only been relatively recently that the technology has made it easily accessible to your average pool owner. You may have been wondering about it, so let’s …
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