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Hot Tub Maintenance: Why, How, and When

3 Reasons to Maintain Your Hot Tub Protect your investment. Your hot tub is an investment in your physical health, your mental health, and your relationships, on top of being a financial investment. Prevent your source of relaxation from turning into stress. One of the key benefits of a hot tub is the relaxation it […]

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How to Protect Your Pool From Freezing Temperatures

As air temperatures begin to fall, it is important to think of how freezing conditions can cause damage to pool equipment and plumbing. When water freezes in your PVC plumbing pipes, it can expand and possibly cause them to crack, causing substantial and expensive damage to the plumbing and decking. Keeping your pool pump running […]

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5 Steps to Drain & Refill Your Hot Tub

How do I go about draining and refilling my spa? Draining your spa is easy and simple. If you are planning to remove unseen build-up in your spa plumbing using BioGuard System Flush, do so before draining your spa. Instructions on how to properly use this chemical can be found on the bottle. If you […]

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How Often Should I Drain & Refill My Hot Tub?

On average, a hot tub owner should drain and refill their spa once every 3-4 months. It is possible that you may have to drain and refill more often depending on water temperature, your filter and chemicals, the frequency of use, and number of bathers. 4 Factors Affect How Often a Hot Tub Should be […]

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5 Steps to Prepare Your Pool for a Hurricane ⛈💨

Here in southeastern North Carolina, we have seen our share of hurricanes. As a hurricane approaches, there are things that you can do in preparation to protect your family, your home, and investments such as your swimming pool. Your local pool care experts at Parnell Pool & Spa strive to help you protect your pool […]

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6 Steps to Properly Close Your Pool

Our goal for you is that you open your pool in the Spring to clear, comfortable, protected water. A good pool opening starts with proper pool closing. Whether you have an inground or above ground pool, following these 6 simple steps for closing your pool will help you have a pain free pool opening. 1. […]

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5 Quick Pool Closing Tips for a Pain-Free Pool Opening

When Spring comes back around and your pool water begins to warm back up, the first thing you want to do is open your pool to find a massive, expensive headache. No? …We didn’t think so either. Our goal for you is to avoid that headache altogether by maintaining the clarity, comfort, and protection of […]

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Winter Pool Care: Covering & Winterizing vs. Leaving Open

We understand that your pool is an investment. There are two ways to protect your investment during the off-season: close your pool or leave your pool open. Consider the pros and cons of each when deciding how to care for your pool this winter. Covering & Winterizing Your Pool Pros Covering and winterizing your pool […]

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How to Properly Care for Your Open Pool Through Winter

Are you comfortable with caring for your pool during the pool season? If so, you’ll find caring for your pool during winter to be even easier. While caring for an open pool throughout the winter season requires the same kind of care as during the regular season, the care is required less frequently. Less Frequent […]

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4 Benefits to Cleaning Your Sand in July

July marks the middle of pool season here in South Eastern NC. The first half of pool season is filled with excitement – and swimmers in your pool. Your filter has been working hard these past few months to keep your water clear. Your filter’s job isn’t over yet, though. Consider these four benefits to […]

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3 Step Pool Care

Pool care is a cinch with this easy 3-Step System. Great for busy pools of any size or surface type. You’ll enjoy effective results throughout the pool season.

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