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Chlorine vs Salt Pools – 4 Myths to Help You Decide

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There are two types of water sanitation for swimming pools: chlorine and salt. Houston swimming pool service Manning Pool Service is proud to offer pool maintenance and other services to salt and chlorine pool owners. Salt or Chlorine? While the traditional choice for swimming pool owners is chlorine, the popularity of salt pools is on the rise. In fact, according to The Salt Institute: “Today there are more than 1.4 million salt pools in operation nationwide and an estimated 75 percent Read More


Fueling the Fire of the Houston/Dallas Pool Rivalry

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5. Dallas Has to Winterize Their Pools – We Don’t! Dallas typically has more harsh winters than Houston does. Whether you love or hate the mild winters we have in Houston (let’s be honest – snow is pretty fun), pool owners rejoice! Houston pool owners don’t do as much work when it comes to preparing their pools for wintertime. Why? Because we don’t have to! The mild nature of our winters doesn’t require such intense preparation. While Dallas is working Read More


Perks of Swimming Pool Automation

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Make Your Pool Cool With Automation from Manning Pool Service If you haven’t heard of swimming pool automation, prepare to be amazed. Modern technology has touched nearly every industry, and swimming pools are no exception. Automation brings your swimming pool to the next level, adding convenience, comfort, and better control. In fact, an estimated 80% of Houston pool owners have some sort of automation system for their pool. Imagine being able to prepare your pool and hot tub for use Read More


Why You Should Leave Pool Maintenance to the Pros

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Proper pool maintenance is vital. Don’t do it yourself (DIY)! Hire the experts to do it for you. As we’ve discussed in our blog posts before, proper pool maintenance from a Houston pool cleaning company is vital to keeping your swimming pool clean, healthy, and working correctly. While it is true that some DIY their maintenance, Manning Pool Service strongly advises our clients against doing this. We recommend utilizing a Houston pool cleaning company like Manning to do the work Read More


4 Easy Steps to Turn Your Pool Into a Staycation Spot

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If something is keeping you from taking that summer vacation, don’t fret – the right pool supplies can bring your vacation to you! Create your oasis while saving money with the perfect “staycation.” If you’re wondering what a “staycation” is, it is a portmanteau (two words blended together to make one word) that combines the words “stay” and “vacation.” Merriam-Webster defines a staycation as a vacation spent at home or nearby. While the idea of flying off to some distant Read More


Rain and Pool Maintenance

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How Does Rain Affect Your Pool? Rain certainly does affect your pool, and this is why pool maintenance is so important. You should perform pool maintenance weekly, but also before and after major weather events like rainstorms. Especially here in Houston, rain is a common occurrence. In fact, Houston actually gets a larger amount of annual rainfall than Seattle, Washington! With rain being so prevalent, proper pool maintenance is key to keeping your swimming pool in tip-top shape. With hurricane Read More


Eliminate Drowning

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Drowning is the second leading cause of death in children under the age of 14 in the state of Texas. This July, Manning Pool Service is partnering with the YMCA of Greater Houston in its “Eliminate Drowning” campaign. We are creating a conversation about pool safety awareness and we encourage you to get involved! Here’s How You Can Join the Conversation: Post or tweet your own story, water safety tip, or advice on Facebook or Twitter. Tag @ManningPoolService (Facebook) or mention Read More


Upgrade Your Pool This Summer with a Pool Automation

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Relaxing Just Got a Whole Lot Easier Summer is all about enjoying the weather while relaxing and enjoying the people around you. People might come and enjoy your pool time with you. The pool is a great way to keep your family and house guests entertained. While at other times, it’s the perfect way to relax after a crazy week at work. But having a boring and traditional pool just doesn’t cut it anymore. It’s the 21st century, which means technology largely Read More


3 Benefits of Weekly Pool Maintenance

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Weekly Pool Maintenance Keeps Your Pool at its Best If you live in a local neighborhood with a community pool, you know that once a week the pool is closed by your HOA for cleaning and weekly pool maintenance. In order to keep your pool sparkling and ready for summer fun, make sure your weekly pool maintenance includes shock treatment, checking the filter and pH levels, cleaning the skimmers, vacuuming, cleaning the dirt and foliage off, and checking circulation of Read More


Fun Games to Play in Your Pool This Summer

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Play Safe and Have Fun Whether you’re a kid or an adult, pool games are always fun to play. The pool is a place to enjoy yourself and feel relaxed. Playing games is a great way to relieve stress and enjoy your time with friends and family. The problem is what kind of games would you play? The good thing is that there are plenty of pool games for you to enjoy this summer. Become a Mermaid At one point Read More