Poolwerx Blog

Whether you want to learn more about pool care – or you’re simply interested in the latest pool products – the Poolwerx blog has got you covered. Discover expert advice, buying guides, easy-to-follow “how to’s” and the latest Poolwerx news – all here in one handy place.

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Poolwerx Excellence Award Winners 2019

The Poolwerx 2019 Gala Awards were held in Adelaide recently, recognising our Franchise Partners from across Australia and New Zealand who have achieved excellence in their business throughout the year.

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Poolwerx Hamilton Win Best Home Services Franchisee

One of Poolwerx’s most decorated franchise partners has further enhanced its already glowing reputation by scooping up the award for Best Home Services Franchisee at the Westpac New Zealand Franchise Awards.

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How to: Get your pool ready for summer

With the warmer weather approaching, now is the time to give your pool a pre-summer makeover. You may find that if your pool has had limited use, it may need some TLC. Want to get your pool in top shape, but you’re not sure where to start? Check out our top tips below.

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Top 5 tips to fix a green pool

A green pool is the last thing any pool owner wants to see, so why does it happen and how can you turn your pool from green to clean? A pool turns green when there is algae in the water. There are several reasons why algae could grow, but it is most commonly caused by prolonged exposure to the sun, rain and temperature spikes. These factors affect the chemical balance of the pool and result in the pool turning cloudy and/or green. If your pool is looking more green than clean, use our top 5 tips to get your pool back to healthy.

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Urging parents to be cautious

School holidays are just around the corner, and even though the weather is cooler, Poolwerx is urging parents to still take safety precautions as a study shows one-third of drownings happen during the cooler months.

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Top tips to keep pool heating costs down

The ongoing energy costs of owning a swimming pool can be significant for some owners. So how can you enjoy your pool year-round without burning a hole in your wallet? Maintaining your pool is a year-long commitment, even if you are not using your pool regularly during the cooler months. There are several simple steps you can take to keep your pool running smoothly whilst also being as cost-effective as possible.

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Own a Pool? This tip could save you $750

Did you know your pool pump could be costing you an extra $750 each year? But it is possible to keep your pool parties pumping all summer long, plus save on your electricity bill at the same time. How? It can be as simple as changing your pool pump and Poolwerx makes it even more cost effective with their latest campaign.

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Pool Safety Checklist

Pool safety is something we are very passionate about at Poolwerx. We want to put an end to childhood drowning for good. This handy checklist helps you ensure your pool as safe for your kids.

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Your Next Vacation Could Be Closer Than You Think Expert Advice 2-3 mins read Your Next Vacation Could Be Closer Than You Think With summer just around the corner, have you thought about what you and your family are going to be doing over the holidays? Planning a holiday can be stressful, time-consuming and let’s face it, expensive! But if you have a pool, why not consider a ‘staycation’ for your next break. The idea of a staycation is that, instead of jumping on a plane to a far-off location for your next holiday, you stay home and enjoy all your amenities on your doorstep. This type of holiday has a number of benefits, especially if you have a pool. Read More
Top reasons to have your pool equipment checked Expert Advice 2-3 mins read Top reasons to have your pool equipment checked When was the last time you had a pool care professional look at your pool equipment? If your pool use has been limited, now is the time to check whether any pool equipment needs to be replaced. Some signs that equipment may need to be repaired include excessive backwashing and poor water quality. If you are using the correct amount of chemicals, but your water is still not clear, it could be your pool pump, filter or chlorinator that needs replacing. There are a range of benefits to have a pool care professional regularly check your pool equipment. Take a look at our top reasons below! Read More