Coping with algae, rain, sun, thunder, wind, heat in pool water

Rain, algae and summer storms – just when your pool was sparkling!

How does this affect your pool water?

With the heavy downfalls of rain there will be some dilution to the sanitiser, however this isn’t the main issue. The real problem occurs when debris, leaves and algae spores in the surrounding area washes or are carried by the rain and wind, into the water. This organic material and algae spores react and reduce the amount of sanitiser in your pool water. As this material decomposes it provides the perfect food for the algae spores encouraging growth and reproduction.

What do you do?

Scoop out any visible leaves and debris. Ensure your sanitiser is always at the correct level. If low, add some shock granules to give a quick boost and add an alagecide to help kill off the algae. Revert to your normal sanitiser the following day.

What else may I need to do?

Check your water chemistry as the rain may have altered this. Check the TA (Total Akalinity) and pH and alter where necessary. The most important thing is don’t delay this vital piece of pool housekeeping as ultimately your pool water will become a breeding ground for algae. Your once sparkling pool will be an uninviting shade of green, putting it out of action and not the quick fix that it should have been.

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EUROPEAN UNION of SWIMMING POOL ASSOCIATION AWARDS 2018

EUSA European Union of Swimming Pool Awards

TANBY POOLS WIN BRONZE AWARD AT EUSA. Martin Borley sporting his magnificent Mo Bro moustache in aid of Prostate cancer with Delyse Borley

Hosted by the European Union of Swimming Pool and Spa Associations (EUSA), the annual European Pool and Spa Awards celebrate the best of the wet leisure industry, with award winners from across Europe competing for the highest accolades.

Our stunning basement pool was the winner of a Bronze Award in the Domestic Indoor Pool Category. Martin Borley of Tanby Pools commented on their win “To be considered suitable for the European Awards is a huge honour within our industry, but to receive a BRONZE AWARD is amazing. We are over the moon and so proud of our entire team. This is the second European Award that Tanby Pools have won, collecting a Gold Award in 2014 and is a testament to the hard work and attention to detail that we put into every project.”

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British Pool and Hot Tub Awards 2018

Tanby Pools WINS a Mass of Awards at the annual British Pool and Hot Tub Awards 2018.

Tanby Pools, based in Warlingham, Surrey are celebrating after collecting Gold, three Silver and three Bronze awards. Plus, their team member Neil Bevan won the overall Pool Star of the Year Award at the prestigious British Pool & Hot Tub Awards, hosted by BISHTA and SPATA, held on Tuesday 30th January, at the Ricoh Arena, in Coventry. The British and Irish Spa and Hot Tub Association (BISHTA) and the Swimming Pool and Allied Trades Association (SPATA) are the relevant bodies upholding standards within the Wet Leisure Industry. Rebranded in 2015, the first SPATA awards were won in 1978, and the first BISHTA awards were won in 2008. These well-established awards are the UK’s number one wet leisure industry accolades.

British Pool and Hot Tub Awards 2018

The Tanby Pools Team with Sally Gunnell OBE

The SPATA awards were presented to Tanby Pools for Residential Outdoor Pools £75,000 to under £125,000 (Bronze) sponsored by Pollet Pool Group, Residential Outdoor Pools over £125,000 (Gold) sponsored by Golden Coast, Residential Indoor Pools £100,000 to under £150,000 (Bronze) sponsored by Fairlocks Pool Products, Residential Indoor Pools over £150,000 (Silver) sponsored by Astralpool UK, Refurbishment Pool of the Year (Bronze) sponsored by Calorex Heat Pumps, Inground Residential Spas and Wellness (two Silver Awards) and the Paul Kite Award for Pool Star of the Year, won by Neil Bevan.

Martin and Delyse Borley from Tanby Pools commented: “It is fantastic to be recognised by SPATA at the British Pool & Hot Tub awards this year. Taking home eight SPATA awards is a great achievement especially alongside such worthy contenders. As the industry body, SPATA’s recognition is a testament to the hard work of our entire team.”

Neil Bevan continues: It is high recognition to be nominated for the Pool Star of the Year award by my company but to have won is outstanding, I am overwhelmed and very proud to have won.”

British Pool and Hot Tub Awards 2018

Mr Neil Bevan, Pool Star of the Year 2018

About the British Pool & Hot Tub Awards

The British Pool & Hot Tub Awards aim to recognise the achievements of the wet leisure industry, by showcasing the best examples of design, construction, installation and innovation and entries are nationwide. BISHTA and SPATA set standards governing the installation, construction and operation of hot tubs, swim and exercise spas, pools, spas, saunas and steam rooms, respectively. Along with establishing a Code of Ethics by which their members abide, the Trade Associations give a voice to the industry. With nearly thirty award categories, the British Pool & Hot Tub Awards reflect the types of pools, spas and hot tubs to suit all kinds of budgets.
Entering the British Pool & Hot Tub Awards also opens the door to Europe, as award-winning companies are eligible to be shortlisted for the European Pool & Spa Awards hosted by EUSA (European Union of Swimming Pool and Spa Associations). Winning these awards shines a spotlight on the UK winners raising their profiles in the UK and across Europe.

Partners and Sponsors of the British Pool & Hot Tub Awards are; Astralpool UK, Calorex Heat Pumps, Certikin International, Compass Pools, Fairlock Pool Products, Golden Coast, Heatstar, ISPE, Nsure, Oase, Plastica, Pollet Pool Group, Sprayed Concrete Solutions, Complete Pool Controls, Jacuzzi Spa and Bath Ltd, Spa Crest Europe, SpaTime by BAYROL, Swimming Pool News, and What Pool & Hot Tub.
The British Pool & Hot Tub awards are held at the Industry Gala Evening during SPATEX, (the UK’s largest Pool, Spa and Wellness Show). SPATEX is an annual exhibition that sees companies from across the UK and overseas promoting their products and services, along with an opportunity to network with colleagues. SPATEX is not only the UK’s largest but is also the longest running, dedicated swimming pool, spa and wellness exhibition. SPATEX is in the Ericsson Exhibition Hall at the Ricoh Arena, Coventry from 30th January to 1st February 2018.

Contact us today to see what we can do for you on 01883 622335

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UK Pool and Spa Awards – VOTE FOR TANBY POOLS!

PLEASE REGISTER & VOTE in UK Pool and Spa Awards by 30TH OCTOBER  We have 2 entries in each and you will be able to choose your favourite Tanby Pools project in each section. We would love to add to our award winning pool page.

Residential Outdoor Pool of the Year

UK Pool and Spa Awards

RESIDENTIAL OUTDOOR POOL of the YEAR ENTRY

UK Pool and Spa Awards

RESIDENTIAL OUTDOOR POOL of the YEAR ENTRY

Residential Indoor Pool of the Year

UK Pool and Spa Awards

RESIDENTIAL INDOOR POOL of the YEAR ENTRY

UK Pool and Spa Awards

RESIDENTIAL INDOOR POOL of the YEAR ENTRY

 

Residential Refurbishment of the Year.

UK Pool and Spa Awards

REFURBISHMENT of the YEAR – AFTER REFURB

UK Pool and Spa Awards

BEFORE Refurbishment

 

UK Pool and Spa Awards

REFURBISHMENT of the YEAR ENTRY – AFTER REFURBISHMENT

UK Pool and Spa Awards

BEFORE REFURBISHMENT

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Homify Russia inspirational swimming pools online feature

The Homify Russia inspirational swimming pools cover page, features our stunning, glass wall pool and spa.  The online media platform helps you find inspiration and tips for your home ideas, interior design, architecture and DIY projects for all the rooms and spaces in your house.
Homify Russia inspirational swimming pools

Our award winning swimming pool project in Surrey, has been the choice for many music videos, television dramas and TV commercials. This project was also chosen as a Finalist in the prestigious International Design and Architecture Awards. With over 50 UK, European and International awards, the Tanby Swimming Pools design and construction team can help you transform your home.

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