1. How To Watch Out For Not-So-Great Pool Cleaners And Pool Service

    Here at Achtwoo, we’re very proud of the work we do. We do our best to improve every day, keeping our certifications up-to-date and always hiring the best possible pool cleaners. We have an attitude of getting the job done right. That’s why it’s easy to shake our heads in bewilderment when we hear from our customers about the previous pool cleaners they used before contacting us  and the po…Read More

  2. We Want To Do Your Pool Maintenance Every Week, But Maybe You Want Bookends?

    Here At Achtwoo, we want to see you every week for regular pool maintenance. That’s because a) it keeps your pool in the best condition, b) it’s easier for both your schedule and ours, and c) we like the business! But not everyone wants or can afford weekly pool service, and we understand that. Some of you have taken our pool school and subsequently are doing a pretty darn good job taking care…Read More

  3. 3 Reasons Why Professional Pool Cleaning In Galveston Is Worth It

      No matter where you’re living in the area...whether it’s Galveston, Groves, Lumberton, Bridge City or close by...there’s not doubt that having your pool cleaning done by a professional is worth it. Of course we're going to say that, right? After all, we’re the ones providing the service and want you to sign up for weekly pool maintenance. Granted, that’s true. But can we offer the…Read More

  4. Why There’s No Point Is Putting Off Pool Repair Any Longer

    Whether your pool pump has finally given up the ghost or you’ve just moved into a home with a neglected pool, it’s important to take care of things and get your pool repair done right away. Why isn’t it a good idea to just let things sit? Like most problems, ignoring them just makes things worse, and simple repairs can end up costing you thousands if left untreated. Plus... A forgotten pool …Read More

  5. Why It Might Be Time To Upgrade Your Pool Heater, Pumps, And Pool Filters

      You’ve probably noticed, but nearly everything is getting more efficient. That’s not only because of government mandates and regulations...it’s also because of public interest. As pools get more energy efficient they will save you money and time. Here are a few of the pieces of pool equipment you might want to think about upgrading. Pool Heaters - Perhaps no part of a pools suggests l…Read More

  6. Don’t Let “The Green” Keep You Out Of The Pool: Use the Right Pool Maintenance

    Most of us have seen it...in fact, it’s almost impossible to own a pool and not wake up to The Green sooner or later. But what the heck is it? Is it your fault? What is it? - While there are different names attached to it, The Green is algae made up of millions or billions of single-cell organisms. These plant organisms turn carbon dioxide into oxygen, utilizing photosynthesis just like (nearly)…Read More

  7. Why Should You Get Your Pool Repair Done Right Away?

    So something is wrong with your pool. Maybe the pool pump broke, maybe the tiles are coming off, or perhaps something just isn’t working right and making your pool dirtier than you’d like. Whatever you do, don’t put off repair. Being outside, when a pool starts to fall into disrepair it’s not going to stop without intervention. Problems that might have been a $50 repair can quickly snowbal…Read More

  8. Yellow or Green…or Black? Why Pool Maintenance Is So Important

    This... is yellow algae This... is green algae This... is black algae The differences are subtle. Yellow algae starts to form on the walls of your pool and can be easily brushed away with your hand. It has the color of a blade of grass. Solution: Raise pH to >7.8 and add Yellow Out and shock. Or use Algae Solution and shock. Green algae infects the water very fast and is a forest green colo…Read More

  9. Stains

    One common cause of pool staining is metals. Metals are sometimes found in our water supply but are often ingredients in chemicals used to kill algae. In low doses, these chemicals are highly effective in destroying algae, but in high doses, they have a tendency to cause staining on plaster, vinyl and fiberglass. The best recourse to combat these stains is to use a product that is 100% ascorbic ac…Read More

  10. Spring Prep For Pool Maintenance

    Once the water temperature gets above 65 degrees your pool may not be so easy to care for. At colder temperatures, algae growth is inhibited, but once it warms up…LOOK OUT! It’s easy to coast through winter without much attention to water chemistry but this time of year all is revealed. If you aren’t prepared, then you may end up spending hundreds of dollars on chemicals and repairs. So, thi…Read More