High Seas Pools & Spas

Summer Check List

Don’t wait until the weather gets warmer to start your pool and spa season prep, especially if you’re renting your property! February is the perfect time to get the ball rolling on your service plan by updating your pool technician on your rental plans and addressing any repair or replacement concerns to ensure you’re enjoying… Continue reading Summer Check List

Hot Tub or Spa?

Do you call it a hot tub or a spa? Regardless of your word choice, we’ve got some facts about spas below.  Here are some cool things that you may not have known about spas/hot tubs: The word “spa” has roots in the Latin phrase, “salus per aquam” meaning “health through water”. Spas, usually in… Continue reading Hot Tub or Spa?

Pool & Spa Water Chemistry

  Perhaps Chemistry wasn’t your favorite class in high school. We know it doesn’t come easy to everyone. But when you’re dealing with pools and spac, there are a few things to understand that will help your ownership and management.    Let’s start with some baseline terms. First and foremost, what is pH? I am sure… Continue reading Pool & Spa Water Chemistry

Pool Covers

Are pool covers a necessity? At High Seas Pools & Spas, we highly recommend the use of pool covers in the off-season. Not only do they help the integrity of your pool, but they provide safety as well. So let’s discuss the pro’s of a pool cover, and what you need to do to get… Continue reading Pool Covers

Renting with Pool Heat

Fall rentals in Outer Banks are such a blast, especially when you’re renting with pool heat! But do you understand the limits of what a pool heater can do? Managing your expectations about renting with pool heat is the key to enjoying a wonderful week of swimming in cooler temperatures. The Down Low on Pool… Continue reading Renting with Pool Heat

Pool Repair Season

Pool repair season is here! Summer can take a toll on pool and spa equipment when your property faces harsh weather and personal or rental use. Fall is the perfect time to inventory items that aren’t working properly, or parts that need replaced. With rentals decreasing and hot, sunny days creeping away, pool techs have… Continue reading Pool Repair Season

Stay Ahead of Storm Season

What’s your plan to stay ahead of storm season? The Outer Banks has been fairly lucky over the past decade, avoiding most major named storms. While we’ve dealt with our share of flooding and wind damage, the hurricanes have seemed to slide by our little barrier island. We’ll hold onto that luck for as long… Continue reading Stay Ahead of Storm Season

Salt Systems for Pools

Let’s get down to it – the good and the back about salt systems for pools. You’ve likely heard about salt chlorinators or “salt systems for pools”, and you may be wondering, “Is it really worth the switch?”. Our answer is: YES! Let’s talk first about the difference between chlorine vs salt system.    What… Continue reading Salt Systems for Pools

Pool Rental Checklist

May kicks off the rental season in Outer Banks, North Carolina, and High Seas Pools & Spas has your back when it comes to the pool rental checklist. There are a few helpful things you’ll need for a successful rental season to ensure you guests are safe and enjoying your aquatic wonderland. Pool Rental Checklist:… Continue reading Pool Rental Checklist

Suntan Lotion and Water

When it comes to keeping the chemicals in your pool water balanced, the true arch-nemesis is suntan lotion. That’s right – suntan lotion is killing your water balance. Suntan lotions are typically oil based, and when left in excess on the skin, they gunk up your water and filter system. When your water and filter… Continue reading Suntan Lotion and Water