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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 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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Maintaining Proper Water Balance in Your Pool

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.

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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 simply want to prioritize the tasks involved, here are a few pool maintenance tips to keep in mind.

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Do Pool Chemicals Expire?

Pool chemicals are an essential part of maintaining your oasis. During your time as a pool owner, you may have asked: Do pool chemicals expire? This guide will review everything you need to know about the shelf life of these chemicals and how to store them properly....

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What to Expect from Your Pool Opening

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 tasks for you so you can simply enjoy your pool time. We’ll scrub it clean, handle the tricky pool chemical balancing process, and make sure the water is safe for swimming. Learn more about what you can expect from your pool opening experience with Benson Pools.

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Reasons to Have a Heated Pool

Canadians who live in winter climates are becoming more interested in heated pools because they can enjoy the benefits of an inground pool almost year-round. This guide reviews some heated pool benefits and what you need to know if you're considering installing one in...

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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 when you should open your pool, here are some tips to remember.

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9 Pool Upgrades that Add Great Visual Appeal

Spring is in the air, signalling the perfect time to turn your attention towards revitalizing your pool and transforming it into a stunning oasis before the arrival of summer. In this guide, we’ll dive into an array of pool upgrades that will leave you awe-inspired....

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