1. Things That Will Negatively Affect Your Pools Water Chemistry

    Having a swimming pool in Arizona can be a huge benefit, especially during the high temperatures we are currently experiencing. Swimming pools are a way to escape the heat as they have the power to lower your overall body temperature, give you a place to relax and unwind, and provide you, your friends, and your family with water-based fun! With all the benefits that swimming pools have, there are …Read More

  2. Signs You Are In Need Of Swimming Pool Pump Repair

    With the hot and dry summers that Arizona has, it shouldn’t come as a surprise for residents to own a swimming pool. Swimming pools are a great way to escape from the heat, keep cool, and enjoy the summer, even when it is over 100 degrees. That said, nothing is more worse than swimming pool issues that put your pool-time to a halt. One common issue that can make it difficult to enjoy your pool i…Read More

  3. How To Get Your Swimming Pool And Yard Ready For a Party

    Now that the hot weather conditions are here and school is almost out for the summer, now is the time to start planning and getting your pool and yard ready for your next summer party. Backyard and pool parties are always a fun time and a great way to escape the Arizona heat. However, in order to throw a great party at your pool, there are some things that need to be done in order to prepare for i…Read More

  4. Common Swimming Pool Repairs

    Owning a swimming pool in Goodyear, Glendale, and other Arizona areas can have plenty of benefits for homeowners and their family. While pools are fun and a refreshing way to escape the hot and dry Arizona summer, owning one comes with a lot of responsibility. Regular swimming pool cleaning and maintenance is required in order to keep it in tip-top shape. If not taken care of properly, swimming po…Read More

  5. A New Pool Owners Guide To Maintaining A Swimming Pool

    So you just installed a swimming pool. Are you ready for summers of fun in the sun, tanned skin, the sweet smell of coconut sunscreen lingering around your backyard? Not so fast. Pools aren’t all fun and games. Okay, fine. They’re mostly fun and games - especially with the right pool maintenance skills. While some new pool owners take it upon themselves to be the Pool Maintenance Professional …Read More

  6. Learn About Our Pool Heaters, Part 2

    In our last Universal Pool Service blog, we began to go into detail about each of our four pool heating systems we can install for your home pool. Last time we covered solar pool heaters and heat pumps, both environmentally friendly options. Today we want to talk about our two options that heat pools more quickly, but might cost more to run. Electric Element Pool Heater As you might guess, and ele…Read More

  7. Learn About Our Pool Heaters, Part 1

    Nine months out of the year, we see average high temperatures above 75-degrees, with many months averaging in the low 100s. However, as we get into the fall and winter months, there is a large disparity between daily highs and lows. While you might be able to comfortably enjoy an 80-degree day at the pool in November, when the temperatures dip into the 40s that night, your guests are going to quic…Read More

  8. Covering Your Pool For Winter? Here’s What You Need To Know

    At Universal Pool Service, we know people have different opinions on closing their pools for the winter. On the one hand, we live in beautiful Arizona and experience high day-time temperatures almost year-round. On the other, the days are shorter during the winter and most of us use our pools less frequently. If you’re closing up the old pool for the winter, there are a few things you need to kn…Read More

  9. Myths About Owning A Pool You Shouldn’t Believe

    At Universal Pool Service, we’ve heard a lot of myths floating around about owning a pool. Today, we want to bust four of the most common rumors about pool ownership, and get you excited to own your own pool today! Myth: Pools always break and need expensive repairs. Pools that are installed by reputable companies should last for years and years without any problems. The most frequent repairs po…Read More

  10. Get Your Pool Ready For Your Labor Day Barbecue!

    Labor Day typically marks the end of summertime fun. The kids are heading back to school, people are getting busier at work, and the weather starts to cool down - even here in Arizona! We know it’s hard to believe after the record-breaking heat we’ve experienced this summer, but winter will be here before we know it, and for some of us, that means putting a tarp on the pool until spring. If yo…Read More