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A variable speed pool pump and efficiency

Variable Speed Efficiency

In July of 2021, the U.S. Department of Energy will make it mandatory that any pump 1 horsepower and up to be a variable-speed pump. They worked with energy efficiency advocates and the manufacturers to set a Federal Regulation regarding the minimum efficiency standards that pool pumps must meet in order to be used for …

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Poolside Holidays

We know the traditional picture of the holiday season involves snow and fireplaces and layers upon layers of winter clothing. But if you’re spending the season in southwest Florida, there’s no reason to pretend it’s 50 below outside. First, have Bahama Blue technicians clean and balance your pool so it’s just right for entertaining. Then, …

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Cool Chemistry

New to pools? Maintaining a safe, comfortable and algae-free pool can seem like a big job, especially in Florida, where rain and sunshine both threaten to throw your pool’s chemical balance off-kilter. That’s what we’re here for. Using experienced professionals who know the science by heart, Bahama Blue regular pool maintenance takes the tricky laboratory …

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What Pool Plan is Right for You?

Pools and families come in all shapes and sizes. So, too, do maintenance and service plans.   Having a pool is all about relaxation, so you want to have a reliable pool service who will keep your pool clean and beautiful, year-round. First of all, you want your pool to be there whenever you need …

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Sun Safety

Tis the season: If you’re going to be outside, you’re going to want to be cooling off in your pool. But that refreshing dip can be deceptive when it comes to skincare: Even though you feel relief from the sun’s rays, your skin is still getting hammered with maximum UV exposure. Fortunately, there are plenty …

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The Heart of a Swimmer (In Summer)

  News flash: It’s hot out here in southwest Florida. This kind of weather can put a real damper on exercise routines, especially if you like to go outside to stretch your legs and work your aerobic capacity. Good thing you’ve got a pool, right?   In these summer temperatures, exercising outdoors can be quite …

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Lakewood Ranch Locals

In today’s day and age, we’re constantly faced with choices about what kind of business we partner with. Nation-wide and multi-location companies tend to have far-reaching brand recognition, which can positively influence their reputation. Customers (rightly or wrongly) associate familiarity with quality.   But there’s so much to be gained by doing business with an …

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Time for hurricane preparations here in the Lakewood Ranch area, and that goes for pool service

Prepping Your Pool for Hurricane Season

The Atlantic hurricane season runs from June 1 through October. As Southwest Florida sits on the shores of the Gulf of Mexico, we sometimes pay a price for our tropical coastal paradise—as we’ve been reminded in recent years with direct hits from storms like Irma in 2017. While we can’t stop the hurricanes from coming, …

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Water Safety 101 by Bahama Blue Pools of Lakewood Ranch, Florida

Water Safety 101

We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again: Your home pool experience should be a stress-free zone ranging from super-relaxing to super-fun. This means trusting experts to handle pool maintenance so you don’t have to worry about upkeep. But even more importantly, a great pool experience starts with water safety.   Everyone should acknowledge …

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Warm Waters Ahead

Warm Waters Ahead

It’s that time of year again when we here in Florida experience the occasional cold snap that makes us break out our sweaters and occasionally eschew our flip-flops.   But chilly temps are no reason to stop living your best pool life. When the mercury dips below 70 (brrr), the right pool heater can keep …

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Fantastic Pool Accessories

Having a pool is supposed to be fun. No one has a pool to “build character” or “develop a better sense of responsibility.” (OK, pools can be good for healthy exercise, too, but that’s more of a by-product of all the fun.) So when you find yourself worrying about pool upkeep, maintenance, and repair, that’s …

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Multi-Speed Pool Pumps or Variable Speed Pool Pump Information

Multispeed Pumps Save You Money

We get it: Multispeed (or variable-speed) pumps are more expensive than sing-speed pumps, and nobody wants to spend more money on one purchase when there’s a cheaper alternative that seems to do the job just fine. Right? It sounds like we’re trying to upsell you unnecessarily.   Here’s the thing, though: The money you invest …

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