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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Important Update on Coronavirus & Poolwerx

The safety of our clients and their families is paramount. As many New Zealanders choose to stay at home and practice social distancing, proper pool care is more important than ever. If you have to or choose to self-isolate, Poolwerx can help maintain your pool and spa while ensuring the health of your family. Our priority is the wellbeing of our clients and employees.

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Coronavirus & Pools FAQ

During these uncertain times, it’s important to understand what you can do to ensure the safety and wellbeing of your family. We’ve shared below our most frequently asked questions around pool use and the Coronavirus.

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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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Is energy efficient equipment worth it? Expert Advice 2 mins read Is energy efficient equipment worth it? Looking for ways to save money on electricity and water, as well as help out the environment? It can be as simple as updating your pool equipment! Certain types and models of pool equipment can make a major difference when it comes to power consumption and water usage. Check out our top 3 reasons to get energy efficient equipment below, so you can decide if it’s worth investing in energy efficient equipment for your pool.  Read More
4 Reasons More Swimmers Equals More Pool Maintenance Pool School - How-To's read 4 Reasons More Swimmers Equals More Pool Maintenance You may find that maintaining your pool is quite simple once you know what chemicals and equipment are required, but what happens when there are more people swimming in your pool than normal? A higher bather load (i.e. number of swimmers) can have a significant effect on your pool’s maintenance requirements. If you know your pool is going to be used more frequently during the warmer months, take a look below at some of the possible scenarios you may come across and how these can be avoided. Read More
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