Entries by Scot Brenner

Cold Weather Grilling

We all love some nice, charred meat, no matter what season it is! But for dads (and awesome moms) all across the country, this means, braving the cold just to get some delicious grilled meat to your family. Here are some tips for how to grill smart when you’ve got 4 feet of snow and […]

Residential Pool Rules – Staying Safe This Summer

A residential pool can provide endless hours of enjoyment and relaxation for your family and friends. However, it’s essential to prioritize safety to prevent accidents and ensure a worry-free swimming experience. Drowning is a leading cause of accidental death, especially for young children, so taking proactive measures to ensure pool safety is of utmost importance. […]

Pool Maintenance: What in the Heck is Mustard Algae?

Mustard algae, commonly referred to as yellow algae, is chlorine-resistant algae that clings to the surface of the pool water and on the walls of your pool. It often starts on the shaded side of the pool and can form a sheet along the surface. Mustard algae are difficult to eradicate, as re-infection is common. […]

What is My Pools Breakpoint Chlorination? (For the technically inclined)

What is breakpoint chlorination? The definition of breakpoint chlorination is the point at which the disinfection demand has been met, or all undesirable contaminants in the pool have been oxidized. Think of as a tipping point, at which oxidation is complete, and further additions of shock chlorine or other oxidizer are unnecessary and unfruitful. For […]

CDC recommends no longer using Cyanuric Acid (CYA) in hot tubs

New Study From CDC Now Says Use 0% CYA in Hot Tubs According to an article on Healthy Water from the CDC, they make a bold statement that “The CDC recommends not using cyanuric acid(CYA) or chlorine products with cyanuric acid in hot tubs/spas.”  The reason is the build-up of CYA causes consumers to potentially […]

Be Weary of Low Cost Pools & Spas

Finding Low cost pools and spas likely means cheap products, poor customer service, and big headaches If you find very low priced pools and spas on the internet, just know it can come at a cost down the road. At Blue Fin Pool & Spa, we give you the kind of top-notch service, warranty, and […]

Pool Installation Planning Season Starts Now!

Blue Fin Pool & Spa Tips for Creating Your Own Backyard Oasis Pool Installation Planning Season Starts Now for Next Year! Has this summer’s sweltering weather had you thinking about installing a new aquatic oasis in your backyard? Don’t hesitate because now is pool-planning season. Beat next year’s heat with an affordable, energy-efficient environment for […]

Saunas May Boost Survival

Long, hot saunas may boost survival, reduce fatal heart problems in men Finnish research says Have you heard the news? We’ve always known saunas help improve overall health, but this is just one more piece of evidence. Stop in today to check out all of our great deals. It’s never too late to start getting […]