1. LED Lighting Upgrade for a Dazzling Pool Light Show

    A simple upgrade can turn your ordinary pool into a spectacular aquatic recreation area. Well, at least the coolest pool in the neighborhood. Grand Slam Pool Cleaning can help you achieve a new level of luxury with our pool upgrades. The off season is a great time to have upgrades done, so they don’t interfere with your summertime pool fun. In this week’s blog, we will cover one of the upgrade…Read More

  2. Off Season is the Perfect Time for Pool Repairs and Upgrades

    We are the first to admit that since we live in fabulous Florida, there isn’t really an “off” season. Our weather is so great that we can take a refreshing dip in the pool almost any day of the year. That being said, it is the muggy summer months when our bodies crave being enveloped by the cool waters. The winter months are a great time to take advantage of Grand Slam Pool’s repair and up…Read More

  3. Your Pool’s New Year’s Resolutions

    With 2017 upon us, many people in the Fort Myers, Cape Coral, Sarasota, and Naples area are making their New Year’s resolutions, purposing to be healthier, become more fit, manage time better, or quit bad habits. While all the humans in the area are busy making these resolutions and making plans for how they’ll keep them, we wondered what resolutions all the pools would make if they could do s…Read More

  4. Why You Should Never Let Detritus Grow in Your Pool

    Detritus? You probably don’t use such a fancy, highbrow word, but that’s the name for the muck, slime, and rotting stuff that tends to accumulate at the bottom of your Fort Meyers pool. Detritus is usually black or brown, and if your pool is left to itself, detritus will accumulate just like it tends to do in every body of standing water in Florida. But just why is it a bad idea to allow detri…Read More

  5. 5 Things You Should Know About Old Cartridge Filters

    Here in the Fort Myers area, it’s almost impossible to live without a pool, and in our sweltering hot summers, it’s a wonderful thing to be able to plunge into the sparkling, cool water of a pool and let the stress of the day melt away. However, as any pool owner knows, having a pool is not all peace and tranquility. When it comes to taking proper care of your pool to keep it sparkling clean, …Read More

  6. Five Things You Never Knew About a Salt Pool

          A salt pool is one of the most desirable things for a homeowner. And in some cases can drive up the price of a house a few thousand dollars. But what makes them so desirable? Is it the fact that the salt makes you feel like you're on a tropical island, maybe that you can open your eyes under water without the chlorine burning a hole through your face, or maybe it's just desirable to you …Read More


    Why Is My Pool Green?      There's nothing like getting ready to go cool off in your very pleasant and satisfying blue lagoon pool, only to find that some form of sabotage must have taken place because your beautiful lagoon has turned into an algae infested pond. Now you have green pool water. It seems like especially here in Florida this is an all too common occurrence. But how is it happening…Read More

  8. All About Chlorine Tabs?

    All About Chlorine Tabs? FEBRUARY 21, 2015 BY GRAND SLAM POOLSLEAVE A COMMENT Well, it's actually an extremely simple answer, should you use chlorine tabs? Yes and No. Okay, well, I guess its not really that simple, but I promise it is a fairly simple explanation. You’ll be a chlorine tab expert in about 3 min and 28 seconds. Hockey pucks, tabs, chlorine blocks, the little round white things, t…Read More


    I think I have had my pool filter for a while now, but I’m not sure how to tell when I should get a new one?  What is a purpose of a filter? The primary purpose of a filter is to collect contaminants that try to make their way into your pool such as dust, leaves, pollen, algae, and bacteria. A filter plays a very vital role in keeping your pool clean, and your pool equipment functioning properl…Read More

  10. Why is Yellow Algae In my Pool?

    Mustard algae, yellow algae, that yellow stuff in the corner of my pool. No matter what you call it, it's ugly and something you don’t want on display in your pool. So how did it get there and how do you fix it? What is Yellow Algae Well, all algae may not be created equal but, in general, algae are living organism that utilizes photosynthesis to grow, that's why we see it so prevalently on sunn…Read More