How to keep your pool cool

14th July 2022, 10:35 am

It’s a bit hot out there today isn’t it? What could be nicer on a day like today, than having a dip in a refreshing, cool pool? But with temperatures rising, you may find yourself asking: “How do I keep my pool water cool?” Traditional methods of keeping a pool cool As water evaporates from…

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How to save money on the running of your pool

23rd May 2022, 1:50 pm

With the cost of living rising so dramatically, we’re all looking at ways we can save money. As a pool owner, there are many ways you can save money on the running of your pool. 1. Keep your chemicals balanced Maintaining proper chemical balance in your pool can mean that you avoid major algae problems,…

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How Does a Solar Pool Cover Work?

20th April 2022, 3:16 pm

Are you thinking about how you can heat your swimming pool more efficiently? In this blog we explain how a solar pool cover works to raise the temperature of your pool plus the other benefits it can bring… Importance of a Pool Cover For an outdoor pool, having a pool cover of any sort is…

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How to Heat a Pool without a Heater

21st March 2022, 1:28 pm

Everyone wants a warm pool don’t they? A cold pool isn’t exactly inviting… Are you wondering how to heat a pool without a heater? It’s definitely possible! In this blog, we discuss ways you can heat your pool efficiently, whilst saving on costs… How much does it cost to run a pool with a pool…

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What causes Pool Algae?

18th January 2022, 3:43 pm

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How to close your pool for the winter

3rd November 2021, 12:30 pm

It’s that time of year again, the days are getting shorter, the weather is getting cooler and it’s time to close your pool for the winter. We’ve put together a quick guide to help you through the process. Step 1: Backwash the filter thoroughly Step 2: Clear all skimmers Step 3: Thoroughly clean the pool…

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Getting the Most Out of Your Sol+Guard™ Cover

14th October 2021, 12:15 pm

If you have just purchased a Sol+Guard™ cover or are looking to start your swimming season as quickly as possible, here is a quick guide to increasing your cover’s performance on your pool, extending its lifespan and reducing the time and money spent on it. First the basics: ALWAYS keep your pool covered when not…

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Preventing Heat Loss from a Pool

7th September 2021, 12:30 pm

How can you prevent heat loss from your pool? For outdoor pools: First and foremost – always ensure that your pool is covered when not in use! Whilst you can rest easy knowing that your GeoBubble™ is eliminating evaporation when sitting on your pool, this obviously doesn’t help to prevent heat loss when your pool…

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Getting the Most from Your New RaeGuard™ Cover

27th July 2021, 12:15 pm

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How to open up your pool for the summer

5th May 2021, 12:00 pm

In the Northern Hemisphere, Summer is on its way and for pool owners that can only mean one thing – it’s time to dust off the brushes and gather the pool chemicals ready to open up the pool for a summer of enjoyment. Here at our unique performance testing facility our team have 5 pools…

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Why every pool should be covered – World Water Day 2021

22nd March 2021, 1:00 pm

On the 22nd March every year, World Water Day celebrates water, and raises awareness of the 2.2 billion people living without access to safe water. It is about taking action to tackle the global water crisis.   Valuing water The theme for this year’s World Water Day is about ‘valuing water’, and about what water…

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Product Feature: Reflective Storage Cover

19th February 2021, 12:30 pm

A cover for your swimming pool cover? It may seem like a strange addition, but in order to ensure the lay flat of your GeoBubble™ cover, and to prevent heat damage to the material, a reflective cover is a simple and cost-effective solution. Performance covers with GeoBubble™ Technology are designed to pass free solar energy…

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Testing and Development of GeoBubble™ materials

27th November 2020, 12:15 pm

Testing and Development of GeoBubble™ materials

In the pages of this website we talk at length about what a GeoBubble™ pool cover can do for your pool, the differences in cover types, and the particular qualities of our High-Performance Guard materials. Everything that we say about the materials is backed up by rigorous testing – much of which is conducted on…

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Is it OK to leave an EnergyGuard™ Selective Transmission cover on your pool over the winter?

23rd October 2020, 12:30 pm

Is it OK to leave an EnergyGuard™ Selective Transmission cover on your pool over the winter?

Looking out the window this morning in rainy East Sussex, it’s becoming clear that winter is fast approaching and that pool season in the UK is coming to an end. This is probably why one of the questions we’re being asked most often lately is whether or not EnergyGuard™ Selective Transmission can be used as…

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Product feature: EnergyGuard™ Selective Transmission

23rd September 2020, 12:00 pm

Product feature: EnergyGuard™ Selective Transmission

Winner of the Institute of Physics’ Business Innovation Award in 2018, EnergyGuard™ Selective Transmission is our high performance solar cover material with GeoBubble™ technology. This swimming pool cover material was designed to maximise solar gains to your pool whilst filtering simultaneously preventing algae growth. A patented EnergyGuard™ Selective Transmission cover on your pool could increase…

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World Water Week

27th August 2020, 4:00 pm

World Water Week

In case you weren’t aware, this week (August 23rd- 28th, 2020) was World Water Week. Normally, there’d be a huge international event in Stockholm, Sweden to celebrate, but this year, as with many things, it has become a virtual event, with attendees encouraged to visit remotely via WWWeek At Home.  For many of us water…

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Product feature: CoolGuard™ Ultra

12th August 2020, 9:00 am

Product feature: CoolGuard™ Ultra

As we have discussed at length on this website and particularly in the GeoBlog, the main objective of a pool cover is to reduce evaporation, though a cover has the added benefits of working as a barrier to debris and increasing the pool’s temperature through solar gains. Usually, we talk about temperature gains as a…

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Getting the Most Out of Your GeoBubble™ Pool Cover

15th July 2020, 8:01 am

Getting the Most Out of Your GeoBubble™ Pool Cover

If you’ve got this far, then you’ll know that covering your pool is going to save you time and money, but do you know how to get the very best savings possible? The team here at GeoBubble™ have collated some key tips and advice to help you get the most out of your pool cover, and…

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11 steps for a summer-ready pool

18th June 2020, 3:17 pm

11 steps for a summer-ready pool

How to open up your pool after the winter 1. Remove cover Wind up the pool cover carefully ensuring as few leaves and debris enter the pool as possible. 2. Clean the cover Place the cover flat side up with the bubbles facing down. If possible use the space available around the pool by setting…

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Algae and your pool

29th January 2020, 2:12 pm

Algae and your pool

We’ve all been there. You have been busy and looking forward to enjoying your pool when you peel back your pool cover for a quick dip and are confronted with what can only be described as pea soup coloured water. Despite your best efforts with your chemicals and balancing your chlorine and pH, you have…

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Which colour pool cover should I buy?

12th February 2020, 2:22 pm

Which colour pool cover should I buy?

Dark blue, light blue, gold or silver? There are lots of colour options on the market, with pool retailers offering a wide range of choices. Is it simply an aesthetic choice, or can the colour of your cover make a real difference to your pool? Firstly, let’s look at the benefits all pool covers will…

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Why should I cover my pool?

12th March 2020, 9:07 am

Why should I cover my pool?

Climate change is becoming an increasing concern for pool owners looking to reduce their energy and resource consumption. The industry has responded with heat pumps to heat the pools more efficiently and salt water chlorinators to reduce chemical consumption. A pool owner can even insulate the walls and floor of the pool. But many pool…

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Who Killed The Cover?

25th July 2019, 4:13 pm

Who Killed The Cover?

Who killed the cover? 11 causes of bubble cover disaster and how to avoid them To get the most from your GeoBubble™ swimming pool cover, it’s important that it’s well taken care of. A properly looked after cover can last more than 6 years*, but these common pitfalls can drastically reduce that. Keep reading to…

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Selecting the right cover for your pool – A buyer’s guide

8th July 2019, 1:11 pm

Selecting the right cover for your pool – A buyer’s guide

When choosing a pool cover, the differences in thicknesses, colour, design and lifespan, can make this decision very difficult. So, we’ve put together this handy guide to choosing the right cover for your pool and your individual needs and hopefully steer you to your perfect cover. Don’t worry as long as it’s covered! By simply…

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