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Should I Close My Pool in September?

It can be tempting to hang on to the late summer days and squeeze every last moment out of your pool for the season. However, waiting too long to close your pool can have its drawbacks. Read on to find out why Island Pool Services recommends closing your pool by the end of September.

Island Pool Services Featured in Inside Business

The Virginian-Pilot recently featured Island Pool Services’ growth this summer in Inside Business! Read about the start of Island Pools Services and our recent expansion here.

Island Pool Services Acquires Bayside Pool Company

“I’m excited to welcome the former Bayside Pool Company customers to our family,” said Troy Taylor, owner of Island Pool Services. “Our mission is to help our customers enjoy their pools, and we offer many services and contract options to do just that.”

Pool Maintenance Before and After a Storm

It’s important to take steps before and after a large rainfall to keep your pool clean and in working order.

Pros and Cons of Hiring a Pool Maintenance Service

While having your own backyard pool is one of the best parts of summer, performing all of the maintenance is not something most people look forward to doing. Is it worth hiring a pool maintenance company to service your pool throughout the summer? Consider the pros and cons: Pros Saves time. Each month, pool owners […]

Is a Pool Contract Right for Me?

Island Pool Services offers different pool contract options to the Virginia Beach, Norfolk and Chesapeake areas. Customers love these pool cleaning contracts because they: Include all pool chemicals Have no hidden costs Make it easy to budget Allow you to spend more time in your pool The type of pool service contract you choose should […]

Enhance your Pool with Outdoor Lighting

Having a pool is great, but having a well-lit pool is even better. Properly lighting your pool will allow you to take full advantage of all it has to offer and feel safe doing so. This summer, light the night around your pool and enjoy these benefits: Increased Safety Adding lighting to your pool area […]

Pool Company Selection Guide

We know that selecting a pool company to maintain your backyard oasis can be confusing. There are a lot of items to consider, so we created this helpful guide to make it a bit easier to evaluate the companies you are considering. You may have additional criteria, but we think you’ll agree the items listed […]

How Much Does Weekly Pool Maintenance Cost?

Troy Taylor of Island Pool Services in Hampton Roads, VA answers the question “How Much Does Weekly Pool Maintenance Cost?” In this video, he discusses pool chemical maintenance, pool vacuuming, brushing down the pool deck, blowing off the pool deck, pool pump and pool filter checks, pool skimming, pool pump baskets, pool filters, and pool […]

All The Parts of Your Pool

Though we wish maintaining a pool was as simple as filling it up and skimming out the leaves, keeping it looking and performing great, unfortunately, requires a bit of work and maintenance – just like any other household fixture. If you’ve hired a professional to take care of your pool for you, you’ve made a […]