Swimart explains the tell-tale signs that your pool equipment might need to be repaired or replaced.
06 June 2018
When it comes to our pool’s filtration, sanitation and cleaning equipment, it’s often a case of out of sight and out of mind. But with everything in life, wear and tear slowly reduces their efficiency and when that goes unnoticed, costly replacement bills usually follow. While there are many factors that contribute to these valuable pieces of pool equipment breaking down, there are a few red flags you should be looking and listening out for. 1. Poor water quality No matter how many chemicals you pour in to the pool, they only work as well as the equipment they pass through. So, if you notice the water looking cloudy or […]continue reading
Swimart grants Starlight Wish for a seriously ill Queensland boy
06 June 2018
Family-owned pool store, Swimart Browns Plains has given “the best present ever” to a young Queensland boy with a serious disability whose Starlight Wish was to have his own swimming pool slide. Teaming up with S.R. Smith, a world leader in swimming pool deck equipment, the ‘Typhoon’ slide was installed for William (surname withheld) at his home in Bahrs Scrub, much to the delight of the seven-year-old. “We wanted to keep the costs down for the Starlight Foundation and William’s family, so we assembled and installed the slide for free,” says Swimart Browns Plains store manager, Brad Austin. William, who was present throughout the installation process, couldn’t contain his joy. […]continue reading
Aqua-Health Winter Pool Protection Pack
05 May 2018
Prevention is better than cure and this is particularly important in winter when it’s often a case of ‘out of sight, out of mind’. That’s because your pool is more susceptible to going green and looking dirty because it isn’t given as much attention when you’re not using it. However, the more preventative products you use now, the more money you will save in the long run – and the fewer problems you will have at the beginning of spring and summer when you want to start using your pool again. Protect your investment with Swimart’s Specialised Pool Care Pack Aqua-Health’s Winter Pool Protection Pack utilises three potent products that […]continue reading
Swimart’s tips for a mini makeover will leave your pool ready to dive in come summer.
05 May 2018
Is your pool area looking a little lackluster? With year-round exposure to the sun, water, salt and chlorine, it’s not surprising that tiles, paving, decking and fixtures can become faded, damaged and tired looking. Fortunately, with a little affordable and easy DIY maintenance this winter, you can repair and refresh your pool area, ready to enjoy next spring. How to fix gaps between the coping and pool surface The quickest and easiest way to fill these gaps and recreate a water-tight seal is with a sealant such as Selleys Solar Flex. It accommodates slight movement in the pavers while providing protection from ultraviolet (UV) radiation and other harsh weather elements. […]continue reading