1. Can I Repair My Pool On My Own?

    Here at Universal Pool Service, we have been assisting homeowners with pool repairs in Goodyear, Litchfield Park, and Glendale since 2002. During our many years in the industry, we have seen everything from a minor pump clog to much bigger issues, such as a completely failed drain system. For many homeowners, when something goes wrong with their swimming pool, they aren’t sure what to do. Should…Read More

  2. How Your Swimming Pool Can Help You Stay Healthy

    If you own a swimming pool, then you undoubtedly know how much fun it can be to have this wonderful feature at your home. Rather than piling into a car and cramming into the local public pool, having your own swimming pool means you have the space to yourself and that you can utilize it any time that you want. Here at Universal Pool Service, we offer a vast array of pool services in Glendale, Litc…Read More

  3. 4 Signs You Need Pool Repair

    Just because you own a home with a pool in the backyard, doesn’t mean that you are an expert when it comes to pool maintenance. So when your pool is not doing what it’s supposed to do, you may be at a loss. Luckily, pools are pretty simple to figure out if you catch the problem early enough. Here are 4 signs that your swimming pool will need repair. Debris If you have been noticing a lot more …Read More

  4. How Does A Pool Heater Work?

    In previous posts, we discussed the question of whether or not it’s OK to leave your pool open year ‘round here in the Goodyear area. While Arizona rarely sees the cold temperatures and winter precipitation that are common in other parts of the country, the temperature in the later months of the year is still decidedly chillier than the summer. However, with pool services and a little bit of k…Read More

  5. Spring Has Sprung! Time To Schedule Your Pool Services In Glendale

    Winter is officially behind us here in the Glendale area. That means pool owners all over Arizona will soon be thinking about restarting their pool for the summer recreation season. If you’re already planning summer barbecues, pool parties, and graduation soirees, you may be eager to reopen your slumbering pool so that it can provide a sparkling backdrop to all of your festivities. Spring is a v…Read More

  6. Talk To Your Kids About Pool Safety

      All of us at Universal Pool Service have families, and some of us have young kids. We all want our children to safely enjoy pools this summer, and cannot stress how vital pool safety is. As summer approaches, it is the perfect time to sit down with your kids and talk about pool safety. Here are some tips to keep kids of all ages safe this summer: Learn To Swim, and start YOUNG: Did you know hum…Read More

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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