How to open a pool in 10 steps
Victoria Day will be here before you know it (unless you’re in New Brunswick, Nova Scotia or Newfoundland & Labrador – sorry guys), and if you’re hoping  to make a splash without spending a lot of cash, then you might be wondering about how to open a pool on your own.  Tip: Even if it doesn’t look like the weather will be warm enough for a swim this month, you’re still going to want to take this time to open your pool. That’s because doing so in the warmer months can result in green, swampy water. (more…)
- May 10, 2016

Salt water vs. ozone swimming pool sanitation
eieihome takes a look at salt water vs. ozone swimming pool sanitation systems as alternatives to traditionally chlorinated pools. For pool-owners, the cleanliness and sanitation of the pool’s water is a top priority. It’s a matter of keeping their family safe and their pool in pristine condition. However chlorine, the chemical that has traditionally been used to maintain both private and public pools, has been at the centre of controversy in recent years. (more…)
- May 3, 2016

3 Must-Knows for Anyone Installing a Pool
Installing a pool is a big decision. It requires an up-front investment, year-round maintenance and care, and a major responsibility to make sure it doesn't turn into a hazard for neighbourhood children. But once it's ready, you'll be the envy of the block on hot days. Get your planning started for the new year by using eieihome's directory of general contractors to find the right professional for the job. (more…)
- December 22, 2014

eieihome talks Poolside Culture
As the summer sets in and tan lines begin to show, you know it’s officially pool season! eieihome talks poolside culture and gives you all the tips you'll need this summer to get your pool looking trendy and chic for the perfect getaway feel right in your backyard. (more…)
- July 1, 2014

Then & Now: Swimming Pool Care
“Summer was here, and the hot and sunny weather made it the perfect time for a pool party and other backyard fun… until we woke up one day with a green swimming pool. Apparently, algae had eaten up all the chlorine. We worked with Toronto's Island Wave Pools to bring this pool back from cloudy and green to clear and sparkling. (more…)
- August 19, 2013

Pool Preparation Tips for Diving into the Spring Season
Spring will be here before we know it. This is fantastic news for those who have endured the long and frigid months of winter. Especially, for pool owners who can't wait to get their pools open for the warmer spring and summer months. Of course, getting a pool prepped for spring can be a very time consuming and laborious process.  (more…)
- March 7, 2013

Crystal Clean Pool Routine
Plunging into a swimming pool on a scorching hot summer’s day is beyond ‘refreshing’. Even a glimpse of sparkling, crystal clear water can bring relief from the heat. When temperatures soar, we want our pools to be ready for action and that’s achieved with regular maintenance from opening until closing. (more…)
- July 30, 2012