Entries by Benson Pools

Prepping Your Pool for Canadian Winters

If you’re one of the many homeowners who decided to purchase a pool this year, you might be looking at it now, wondering what’s needed to close it up properly for the winter. With extreme winds, snow, and ice that are typical during our Canadian winter season, it’s important to be diligent during this process […]

How to Close Your Inground Pool

Winter is on it’s way, sadly. For Canadians, that means harsh winds, piles of snow, and black ice. It also means that, before the weather gets too cold and the snow starts to fall, it’s time to close up your inground pool until next summer. For those unfamiliar with the process, here’s a quick guide […]

Maintaining Proper Water Balance in Your Pool

Although it can feel a little intimidating when maintaining the proper balance in your pool, you don’t need a science degree to get that crystal clear water. Here are the basic steps to balance the water chemistry of your pool. First, let’s get clear on why balancing your pool’s water chemistry is so important. When […]

6 Pool Maintenance Tips

Having your own backyard oasis with a pool is a dream for most homeowners. It’s fun, glamorous, and so convenient when you can jump in for a refreshing dip during those hot and humid days. But of course, like everything, it requires maintenance. So if you’re having a pool installed this year or if you […]

What to Expect from Your Pool Opening

With the warm weather upon us, it’s that time of the year to open your pool and enjoy a refreshing swim this season. But if you’re like most owners who dread the amount of work typically involved in that process, why not hire us instead? At Benson Pools, we will take care of all the […]

When Should I Open My Pool?

It might feel a bit too early to start thinking about opening up your pool when there are still signs of winter around. But this is when many pool owners begin to plan out their spring and summer seasons so they can maximize the amount of time they have to enjoy it. If you’re wondering […]

What Does a Pool Service Include?

At Benson Pools, we understand that not every pool owner has the time and energy to keep up with their pool maintenance. Summer schedules are already jam-packed, and you deserve to kick your feet up and leave the maintenance work to the pros. Our pool services are designed so that you can make the most […]

7 Common Pool Repairs

Swimming pools are a fun addition to any home. They offer an outlet to relax, exercise, and have fun together with the whole family. But like anything, there will come a time when your pool needs a few repairs. If you’re in the process of getting a pool or are considering one in the future, […]

How to Choose the Best Pool Shape for Your Backyard

So you’ve finally decided to take the plunge and get a pool. That’s great! It’s an exciting process, but it’s also one that comes with a range of decisions that you’ll need to make. One of the first things that you’ll need to think about is the shape of the pool, which will depend on […]