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Swimming Pool Heaters in Orlando, FL – Gas, Electric or Solar?

              So many people each year come across the decision making process of purchasing a new swimming pool heater and wonder which way they should go. If you live in Orlando, FL or in the same basic climate this article should help you choose one of the big 3 […]

A Move Toward More Efficient Swimming Pools

This month’s Aqua magazine (for spa and pool professionals) reports a movement in the industry toward more efficient swimming pools.  The Association of Pool and Spa Professionals is working to establish national efficiency standards under APSP-15.  In the past, efforts like these have come haphazardly at the state and local levels through laws and regulations.  APSP-15 will offer the industry […]

Are you ready for a Pool Heater Orlando?

As far back as the first century BC people began enjoying heated swimming pools.  This was when Gaius Maecenas, a rich Roman lord and patron of the arts, built the first heated swimming pool*.  I’m guessing that just as we are feeling a touch of spring in the air here in Orlando, Gaius felt that […]

Pool Heater Repair in Orlando

Is your pool or spa heater on the fritz?  This pool heater repair was done to a Sta-Rite Max-E-Term Heater.  A common problem with digital auto ignition heaters is circuit board issues.  It seems like everything has a computer controlled circuit board in it nowadays.  This problem came about because the plastic cover broke off […]

Heat Pump Installation: A Central Florida Pool Service

This service call started out as a heat pump repair.  I discovered that the compressor was bad and worked with a local HVAC company to verify the worn compressor.  The cost of repairing/replacing an old compressor is quite high so the homeowner opted to purchase a new heat pump. As you can see from the picture, I temporarily […]