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A Guide to Pool Fencing Safety

The backyard swimming pool is a way of life in Australia and reflects our passion for an outdoors lifestyle. It is a symbol of fun, recreation, family and exercise in many of our homes today.  However, it is a sad reality that the most common cause of death for Australian […]

A Chat With Chris Newman – National SPASA Winner

 

The SPASA Australia Awards of Excellence are the industries most prestigious awards, celebrating the achievements of swimming pool and spa professionals from construction, manufacturing, design, products, supply, retail and service. Each year attracts entries from every region in Australia and provides the only Australia-wide opportunity to showcase their best efforts […]

Convert Your Pool to Minerals

Mineral water has long been known for providing benefits to the body and mind, the Ancient Greeks were bathing in mineral baths since as early as 400 B.C. As soon as you jump into a Mineral Pool, you will instantly feel the difference and fall in love with your pool […]

Jim’s Pool Care South Lake – Pool & Spa Service Technician and Business of the Year 2020

 

The SPASA Australia Awards of Excellence are the industries most prestigious awards, celebrating the achievements of swimming pool and spa professionals from construction, manufacturing, design, products, supply, retail and service. Each year attracts entries from every region in Australia and provides the only Australia-wide opportunity to showcase their best efforts […]

New Clear Daisy Pool Cover

 

One of our favourite suppliers of the latest technology in the Pool Cover industry is Daisy Pool Covers and Rollers. Daisy have just released the new 350 illusion solar pool cover, which takes on the natural colour of the pool surface.

 

 

This impressive Pool Cover might look “cool”, but it also […]

6 of the Best Swimming Pool Storage Ideas

 

Do you find it hard to find your swimming pool through a sea of inflatable toys? Struggle to find your goggles in the midst of other fun gadgets for the pool? In this article, we are going to go through some cool ideas to keep your pool area neat and […]

Check out our latest Jim’s Pool Care Deals

 

Jim’s Pool Care currently have some great pool deals available Australia Wide.

 

Check out our latest brochure and then book online or call 131546.

 

Make sure you mention the ad to the Jim’s Pool Care Technician when they call.

 

 

 

Touch Up on Your CPR Knowledge, It May Save a Life.

 

Pool safety is crucial for ensuring you and your family stay safe while enjoying your pool. We all know the importance of CPR, that it can mean the difference between the life and death of a loved one. But how many of us know how to perform it? And if […]

POOL PUMP – Low Suction or No Suction

 

Customers often contact us worried their pump isn’t working properly or that they have suction issues. Typically pumps either work (at capacity) or stop working all together; occasionally as they get quite old they may not pump as much water as new.

 

 

There are a few things you can check. Firstly, […]

Filter Leaking or Cloudy Pool?

 

Are you having problems with your pool water being regularly cloudy or, after backwashing & rinsing the filter, that fine dust or dirt returns to you pool?  There’s only so much the filter can hold or be cleaned; it may be time to think about changing the media (e.g., sand, […]

POOL PUMP ISSUES: Repair or Replace?

 

The average life of pool equipment is 5-7 years before needing to be replaced. Running for the recommended time of about 8 hours per day for 365 days per year, your pump will run for approximately 3,000 hours each year. So it’s normal for there to be wear and tear […]

POOL SOLAR: Winter Problems

 

Even in winter you need to think about your pool solar.  OK, you’re not swimming but you still need to maintain the solar pump and rubber solar tubes on your roof, known as the collector.

 

Most solar controllers will have a winter mode; usually this turns on the solar pump for […]

Cheap Chemicals Can Come at a Cost

 

Cheap chemicals can lead to a cloudy or out of balance pool or to premature wear that shortens the life of equipment. If you want your pool looking good and your pool equipment to last, it’s worth spending money on good quality chemicals.

 

This photo shows the residue from a chemical […]