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Why use Hose Weights in Your Pool?

By | March 25th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , |

With a Solar-Breeze NX solar robot continually skimming the surface of your pool and distributing chlorine, you don’t need to keep the bottom cleaner in your pool (or that pesky hose). So why are we talking hose weights? If you have a vacuum or bottom cleaning robot that is driven by the pool pump and crawls the [...]

Work? Chill out with your Solar-Breeze NX

By | March 11th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , |

The Solar-Breeze NX robot pool cleaner will make your pool maintenance practically hands-free and keep your pool swim ready.  If you didn’t have to spend time hand skimming your pool, what would you do with your free time?  We know you didn’t want a pool so you could work on it, but so you could relax [...]

Eliminate Algae in Your Pool Using a Homemade Algaecide

By | February 27th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

Picture this: it’s the start of summer, and your family wants to kick things off with a good old fashioned cook out. You buy the burgers, tidy the yard, and uncover the pool - only to find that your water is a green, swampy mess. Yes, you’ve got algae, my friend. So what can you do [...]

Solar Powered Inventions: A History

By | February 20th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , |

For National Engineers Week we want to share this amazing Solar Timeline created by the U.S. Department of Energy recalling solar powered inventions throughout history.  It is so cool to see how solar energy has progressed since the 7th Century B.C. when glass and mirrors were used to concentrate the sun’s heat to light fires.  It’s said [...]

Solar Heating for your Pool

By | February 7th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , |

You know by now that we’re fans of solar solutions that save on energy costs and create more efficient systems for pool owners.  Kevin and Terri Riley have developed an innovation solution for pool owners that turns passive solar heating into an active process with a very inexpensive addition to your existing pool filtration system.   [...]

What’s a Pool Robot RFU? And why do I want one?

By | January 30th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

You own a pool, right? Well of course you do, otherwise it'd be pretty silly to be looking at a pool robot or other pool products. (Day dreaming about owning a pool someday? Well then that's cool too.) Have you had your eye on the Solar-Breeze NX pool robot but  a) they were sold out before you [...]

Global partnership makes a splash after successful Kickstarter campaign

By | January 16th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , |

One benefit of running a successful Kickstarter campaign for a solar pool cleaner is the worldwide exposure your company and product receives.  While attracting financial backers and early adopters is the prime motivation for launching a crowdfunding initiative, it also leads to creative business partnerships promoting further growth and expansion. Take Solar Pool Technologies (SPT) and [...]

The Top 10 Mistakes Most Pool Owners Make And How To Avoid Them

By | January 12th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

By Guest Author Sarah O'Rielly   Come summer and thoughts of spending hours swimming in your very own pool can be very inviting. There’s no better way to relax and de-stress after a long day at work or just spend the weekend hanging around with family and friends. However, owning a pool is not just fun [...]

National Cut Your Energy Costs Day

By | January 10th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

#NationalCutYourEnergyCostsDay January 10th is National Cut Your Energy Costs Day.  This annual observation was originally created by the Canadian Energy Efficiency Alliance as a way to build awareness and highlight the ways everyone can cut their energy costs.  These practices are good for the environment and good for your wallet! Some require an investment up front, [...]

A Greener New Year

By | January 4th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

At Solar Pool Technologies, we’re all about finding innovative ways to leave the world a better place. As we begin a new year in our office, we’re reminding ourselves of the different ways we can have a more positive impact on the environment as individuals by making some simple changes.  We’d love for you to join [...]