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Welcome to the Benson Blog, your go-to resource for expert tips and advice on pool care and maintenance. Stay informed and ensure your pool remains a source of joy and relaxation all year round.

How Does Weather Affect Pool Chemistry?

From clear skies and heat waves to blustery days and downpours, conditions of all kinds can throw the delicate chemical balance of a swimming pool into a frenzy. But don’t worry! Benson Pools is here to lend a hand. In this blog, we aim to help you better understand...

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What Does Pool Maintenance Service Include?

Maintaining a safe swimming pool requires regular and comprehensive care. A professional pool maintenance service ensures your backyard oasis remains just that, perfect for relaxation and fun. In this blog post, we’ll take you through the steps of pool maintenance,...

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How Long Should You Run Your Pool Pump?

Keeping your pool clean ensures it’s safe to swim in, making it the perfect way to cool off on those long summer days. As a pool owner, it’s important to note that your pool pump is an essential device that keeps the water clean. Even if you're diligent about adding...

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What Are the Different Types of Pool Covers?

Having a cover for your pool not only makes cleaning and upkeep easier, but it can also maintain the water levels, saving you money in the long run. With all these benefits, it’s not hard to see why so many pool owners opt for some type of cover. If you’re looking...

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Should You Drain Your Pool Every Winter?

Do you drain a pool in the winter? The answer to this question can depend on the type of pool you have, whether above or in-ground. But, in most cases, you shouldn't drain it completely. This guide reviews what you should know about draining your pool and when you...

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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 or hire a professional to protect the pool and maximize the longevity of your investment.

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How to Winterize a Pool in Canada

Winter in Canada brings picturesque snow-capped landscapes and exciting seasonal festivities, but it also commences a significant time for pool owners. As much as we’d all love to imagine our pools as a year-round tropical oasis, the truth is that Canadian winters can...

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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 with everything you need to do to close your pool.

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