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Big Green Egg Surprise the “chef” in your family with a Big Green Egg this holiday season!  The Big Green Egg stands alone as the most versatile barbeque and outdoor cooking product on the market, delivering better results and more capabilities than all other conventional coo...

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Upgrade Your Pump and Get $400.00
If you’re still using a standard single-speed pump for your pool, it's time to make a change that will benefit both the environment and your wallet.  According to BGE an Energy Star® certified variable speed pump uses 70% less energy and can save $300.00 on your electric bill.&nbs...

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Bioguard TruBlue Promise
Never worry about algae or cloudy water again! If you own a swimming pool, then you know how many memorable moments you’ve had there with your family and friends. But you may also recall missing a moment due to a sudden outbreak of algae or the mysterious appearance of cloudy water. Thes...

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Polaris 9350 Robotic Pool Cleaner $924.00 After Manufacturer's Rebate
  2WD Robotic Pool Cleaner with an Easy Lift System.   This robotic cleaner provides exceptional 2WD cleaning performance. The cleaner seamlessly integrates bold styling and advanced engineering, making it a smart way to clean your pool fast. The 9350 Sport scrubs the floor, ste...

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Polaris 9350, Robotic Pool Cleaners
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Salt Water Pool Frequently Asked Questions This sampling of FAQs should help with some basic salt water pool information and troubleshooting issues. As always, visiting our store and meeting with us is always your best bet. Have more questions? Contact us today. Do salt pools have chlor...

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Pool Terms This glossary is a tool for getting acquainted with a variety of pool-related terms. You will be better able to maintain your pool with a basic understanding of the words below. Either browse around or search for a particular word: Algae Chlorine Demand Reagent ...

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Product Safety HANDLING AND USE OF POOL AND SPA CARE PRODUCTS   Always read the product label and follow directions carefully. It contains important information on the proper application, handling and storage of the compound you're using. Used correctly, water maintenance produc...

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Pool Safety Here are some pool safety reminders to help prevent accidents and to keep your family and friends safe. SUPERVISION Adult supervision is a key element in getting the maximum, safest enjoyment from your pool. Never let children under the age of 14 swim unsupervised in a pool. ...

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Closing Your Pool We can show you why winterizing is the most important thing you can do to make your spring pool opening as easy as possible. There are enormous benefits to correctly closing your pool, including: Protecting your pool surfaces and equipment. Keeping water looking its best...

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Opening Your Pool Doing it the right way can mean the difference between a summer of fun and a summer of headaches! Follow these important (and easy) steps to ensure a smooth, carefree pool opening in the spring. And remember, we are always ready to assist with information tailored to your specif...

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Troubleshooting Algae Black Algae Chlorine Residual Cloudy Water Foam Mustard (yellow) Algae Scale Staining Algae   Definition/Cause A common "green" algae that can be free floating or wall-clinging. Ranges in sev...

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5 Keys to Basic Pool Care The 5 essentials of pool maintenance described here will give you a basic understanding of how your pool functions. For a carefree swimming season, learn about the 5 keys and visit us any time you need assistance or expert advice. Pool care can be simp...

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5 Keys to Basic Pool Care The 5 essentials of pool maintenance described here will give you a basic understanding of how your pool functions. For a carefree swimming season, learn about the 5 keys and visit us any time you need assistance or expert advice. Pool care can be simp...

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This sampling of FAQs should help with some basic chemistry information and troubleshooting issues. As always, visiting our store and meeting with us is always your best bet. Have more questions? Contact us today. What can I do if algae shows up in my pool? My water looks cloudy. How can I f...

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Let the Madness Begin
It’s that time of year again when the temperatures start to climb into the 50’s and 60’s with an occasional burst into the 70’s.  Spring is no longer a mid-winter dream but a reality…right?  Well, not so fast…  Mother Nature may have one more surp...

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Snow Day - Spa Day
The first snow day of the season is always exciting!  It’s an unexpected day off!  Our family loves to lounge around in their pj’s, drink hot chocolate and get in the hot tub!   Shoveling a path to the hot tub is top priority for our children.  There is nothing b...

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Hot Tubs Help Keep Your Heart Healthy
Want to do something good for your heart this fall? Try relaxing in a hot tub! Research has shown that a soak in a hot tub increases the heart rate while lowering blood pressure instead of raising it as exercise does. It’s not only your heart that benefits, however. In Hot Water & Healt...

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The Good Kind of Cover-Up
Although there’s still a few weeks left to enjoy your pool--kids coming home from a hot classroom love the chance to cool off before they tackle their homework—it won’t be too long before it’s time to close your pool for the winter. When that time comes, do yourself a favor a...

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Spend More Time Enjoying Your Pool
Feeling cheated out of pool time? There are several energy efficient ways you can make the swim season last a little longer. Even as the temperatures begin to dip, a swimming pool heater can warm things up and enable you to enjoy your pool for several more weeks. Pentair has gas heaters that will...

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Pool Cleaning Can Be Automatic-- And Easy!
I’m a big believer in making things as easy as possible—who needs to make life harder than it already is? That’s why Buddy’s carries Polaris brand automatic and robotic pool cleaners. They’ve helped transform what used to be a difficult, time-consuming job into a sim...

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