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Information and Resources for our Customers

At Atlantis Pool Service believe that an informed customer is our best customer!  We’ve provided the following information to help you better understand the functioning of your swimming pool and dispel some common misunderstandings surrounding water chemistry, pool maintenance, and system components:

  • Pool Ownership Class (aka “Maintenance 101”)Several Saturday mornings during opening season, we provide a hands-on “Maintenance 101” class at our demo pool in Cranston, RI. In this class you will learn everything you need to know about maintaining your pool on a weekly basis throughout the season. Topics covered are pool vacuuming and cleaning, water testing, chemical balance, and routine system maintenance.  The cost is $75 per household.  Contact us if you would like more information about our M101 Class.

  • Pool Calendar:  “What should I be doing NOW?”  is the number one question we get throughout the year.  Don’t know when you should open your pool or when is a good time to schedule a particular service?  Check out our Pool Calendar for a list of things you should be doing month by month throughout the year to get the most out of your swimming pool!

Pool Ownership Info & FAQs

  • Understanding Chlorine:  This pool fundamental is the most misunderstood aspect of water chemistry.  Read this primer to clear up the confusion and learn about chlorine.

  • Salt Systems:  Many people are switching from traditional chlorine system to salt water generator systems.  Understand what is actually entailed in this new system, as well as the pros and cons of switching.

  • Phosphates:  This tricky compound can wreak havoc on your pool and make maintenance a nightmare.  Learn what phosphates are, how they get in the pool, and what you can do to prevent them.

  • Swimming Pool Heating:  Learn about the various options and latest advancements for heating your swimming pool.

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