Tip & How-To about Pool & Spa
February 3rd, 2011 - Peoria, Arizona
With the inevitable freezing conditions about to sweep
Arizona, unaware homeowners may feel the financial impact of these colder
"Arizona pool owners are prepared for excessive heat, heavy
monsoon rains, and extreme wind with ownership of their swimming pool,
but what they are not prepared for can cost them,"
said Brian Morris, of WeFixUglyPools.com . "Taking minor precautionary
steps during colder temperatures will save a lot of aggravation, and
The National Weather Service has issued freeze warnings for
Maricopa County that will remain in effect from 11 PM this evening until 10 AM
Potential damages to swimming pools include: underground
pipe breakages, filter cracking, damage to salt systems, pool pumps, and
valves, and potential flooding of backyards due to the damages.
"I have actually witnessed running fountains freezing today,
and that is something that I have never before witnessed," continues Brian. "To
believe that it will be this cold is cause for concern because most people just
do not know how to prepare for this kind of weather."
"It's important that people be made aware of these hazards,"
Phoenix Resident Angela Clipper noted. "There could really be some serious
We Fix Ugly Pools has also been experiencing even colder
weather at its locations in Dallas / Fort Worth, with more than 150 calls
flooding their office between 8 - 9 AM this morning. Rolling blackouts in the
DFW area has caused additional damage to pool equipment that was being operated
accordingly to the weather. With the 30-45 minute blackouts, pool equipment
damage became inevitable. The financial impact to homeowners there is already
in the thousands of dollars and it is expected to have an even greater impact
in the Phoenix and Tucson areas as most homeowners are just not aware of how to
handle this kind of weather.
For more information, contact Brian Morris at 602-253-4499. You may
also receive a quick response by emailing: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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