Make family time super pool times
Every year, November brings
hot days and the build up to promising thunderstorms, a clear indication to our
subconscious mind that summer is here. The highlight for most of us, is the
December holiday or at least the feeling of things slowing down. Wherever you
are in Namibia, chances are there will be a swimming pool in the background
when pictures of you and loved ones are posted on Facebook.
If you are receiving
guests over the holidays and a party/family gathering is planned around the
pool, it would be wise to keep the following in mind:
The laughter of kids is
enough to cheer up the grumpiest person and therefore it is always a good idea
to make sure the kids enjoy the pool. That will allow us to sit down, sip a
cold one and chill… Or surprise those in the pool with an unexpected water bomb.
at least 7 days before the guests arrive to make sure the water balances are in
order. (Or contact the Lic offices for our teams to assist). Remember many
pictures will most probably be taken in and around the pool.
- If you
have pool heating, set the timer to allow the water to become +- 29 degrees. A
warm pool can keep kids occupied for hours and it makes entering the pool a lot
more pleasant for the older generations.
sure the pool light works. This makes the pool stand out at night.
the pump timer to run for longer hours to ensure proper filtration of the water.
the use of the pool during the day, add some extra chlorine to help sanitize
balls, or bigger plastic balls are simple things which can be a source of great
- Water slides
available from Lic pool will ensure big cheers from all.
pool safety. It is always wise to invest in a floating device for smaller
normal tube from a car or small truck is cheap but can lead to endless fun in
the pool cleaner out of the pool when swimming. They usually end up getting
- If you
have a water feature running into the pool, make sure it works. The sound of
running water is very relaxing.
- I know
our animal friends love swimming, but dog hair places a huge burden on the
filtration equipment of the pool.
Swimming pools are designed for fun. Let’s go for that
and enjoy our swimming pool to the fullest this summer.
Until next time: Burgert Terblanche
Burgert TerblancheTel: 061-232839, Fax: 061-238602
Email: [email protected]