Yearly Archives: 2013

18 Dec

Pool School-What’s on the Agenda

From everyone here at Pool Referees we wish you a very Merry Christmas! We have a lot to be thankful for this Christmas Season…all of our wonderful clients, our hard working technicians (Robert, Dave and Adam!)  If you are lucky to meet one of them while they service your pool they are super friendly and

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19 Nov

Leaf Build Up? Have No Fear! Pool Refs is Here!

  If you are experiencing heavy leaf fall, a big pool, no cleaner, and a little net, have no fear…Pool Refs is here!   Just because you and your family aren’t swimming does not mean it is time for you to relax about your pool.  None could be farther from the truth!  Your pool needs

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22 Oct

Cleaning Your Salt Cell

  It involves some acid, but Pool Refs did a video just for you! What does a salt cell do and why do you need to clean it you may ask…well here are a few pointers: Contrary to popular belief, a salt water pool still needs chlorine.  Instead of having to add chlorine tablets or

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16 Oct

Good Morning Pumpkin Bread!

Mmmmm this morning was a good morning to make banana pumpkin bread.  It of course came from my all time favorite recipe blog….grocery budget 101.   I tried this bread a couple of weeks ago and loved it!  Now that it is getting colder and rainy here in North Texas it’s the perfect time to

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14 Oct

Relay for Life 2014

Last year Pool Refs joined a wonderful team (Team Relentless) for the Relay for Life 2013 in Plano, Texas.   This year Pool Refs wants to announce their own team: Pool Referees!  (How clever haha) We will still be working with Team Relentless (shout out to captain Nadia Sherwin and her husband Robert Sherwin!) What

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11 Oct

Small Town Feel in a Big City

First off…Happy Friday!  Mid way through October…whaaaa!  I swear I smell fall in the air!  (I believe! I believe!)   Picked our first pumpkins today…lovely pumpkin patch in the area…so much fun to support small business!  Much better than buying at big name stores. Just like getting your pool cleaned at big name companies; much

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30 Sep

Fall for pools means…getting ready for winterizing!

I can practically smell fall!  It might be 90 degrees today down South, but I can still smell a hint of fall in the air!  Pumpkins and firewood are out at the store.  Apples are abundant, potatoes, squash and lots of other yummy fall food!  I have begun enjoying nightly teas and cuddling up on

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19 Sep

Changing the Way Pool Service is Done

I recently shared a video about a company called Phonebloks on our Facebook page.  (View their cool video here.)  They are trying to change the way we think and make phones.  Hmmm…kind of like a pool company that is trying to integrate the latest technology to bring change to how people receive pool service…   Anyone know what  a

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13 Sep

High Five for Friday!

          High Five for Friday!   1.  We sure are enjoying our big lawn!  And the park right next to Pool Refs new home! 2.  I have been on a 2 day internet hiatus…spent almost three hours on the phone with our cable company guy (thanks guy!).  We figured out it

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10 Sep

Pool Party Food-Mango Muffins

  Mmmm mmm Good!!  These Mango Muffins did not last but 2 days (and that’s because I made myself hold out for Robert to get home so he could try some!)   These would be a great late summer…almost fall!…pool side snack!   I got this recipe from grocerybudget101.  I have had so many mangoes lately

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