What is Smart Shield?

Smart Shield has been on the market since 1970. It’s one of the first products we sold to preserve heat in a pool. It became even more popular when customers realized it can save money when used with a traditional pool heater. BioGuard Smart Shield is the ultimate in pool water conservation. This product reduces water evaporation, helping to […]

How to Deep Clean Your Hot Tub

How to Deep Clean Your Hot Tub

Remove large debris such as leaves or pebbles.  Add Spa Guard System Flush.  Run your jets for about 15-30 minutes.  Drain your spa. Clean your filter cartridges with Filter Cleaner or replace them with new ones. Clean front and back of spa pillows with Off The Wall and a clean sponge or mitt. Clean the […]

Why Its Important To Test The Water

Why its Important to test the water

So you just opened your pool, the water is clear and you think you are good to go…. not quite…. Here are some reasons you need to get a professional pool water test a minimum of every 6 weeks. Testing your pool is a regular part of pool ownership. It’s essential to maintaining water that is […]

Dolphin Active Automatic Pool Cleaners

Dolphin Active Automatic Pool Cleaners | Schech's Pool | Spa | Patio

Vacuuming your pool can be a strange chore. Some people love spending an hour slowly walking around the pool, in the sun and air, and it’s almost a zen experience for them. For most of us it’s just another chore! If you’re like me, and don’t need another thing to do, consider buying an automatic […]

Fire Pits

Fire Pits | Schech's Pool | Spa | Patio

There is something primal and innately good about gathering around a fire. It doesn’t matter if it’s two people sipping a glass of wine or several families cooking hot dogs and roasting marshmallows.  Fire pits prolong the enjoyment of your backyard from early Spring into Fall.  A fire pit creates a warm, central gathering area […]

3 Tips to Maintaining Your Spa

3 Tips to Maintaining Your Spa | Schech's Pool | Spa | Patio

Tip #1 Bring us a water sample every month for a free water analysis. The test results not only keep you and your family safe, but the balancing helps keep your spa looking and running well for years.  Put a clean cartridge in the spa once a month also. Tip #2 Drain, clean and refill […]

7 Reasons for Using Your Spa

7 Reasons for Using Your Spa | Schech's Pool | Spa | Patio

Improves Your Cardiovascular Health In general, immersing yourself in hot water widens blood vessels and sends nutrient-rich blood throughout your body. Helps With Aches And Pains Warm water brings down swelling and loosens tight muscles. The water’s buoyancy takes the weight off painful joints. Releases Toxins From Your Body Improves Your Sleep Sleep is essential […]

CR Plastics Furniture

CR Plastics Furniture | Schech's Pool | Spa | Patio

CR Plastics is a North American manufacturer of outdoor furniture made from recycled milk containers. Their products are specially made for unwinding in the outdoors. They make timeless, vibrant pieces that stand the test of time- both in design and material lifespan. There are 6 collections ranging from Urban to Classic. The deep seating collections […]

5 Tips to Open Your Pool

5 Tips To Open Your Pool | Schech's Pool | Spa | Patio

#1 When it comes to opening your pool, sooner is better than later Your pool can be opened as soon as the chance of freezing has gone. Cold water is easier and less expensive to clean. The opening chemicals will last longer in cold water plus algae growth is stunted.  #2 Hook up your equipment […]