Secard Pools Blog


Salt Water VS Chlorine? What’s the difference?

April 22, 2019 |

One of the common questions that we receive from our customers here at Secard Pools & Spas throughout Southern California is what the difference between a salt pool and a chlorine pool is. A chlorine pool traditionally uses chlorine tablets to maintain chlorine levels in your swimming pool. A salt pool with a chlorine generator, generates chlorine from salt. A…

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Benefits of Owning an Above Ground Soft Sided Pool

September 13, 2018 |

Above ground Soft Sided pools are popular because of their durability, portability, affordability and it is a great way to bring the family or friends together. Their price is within range of virtually any family or individual desiring the benefits of a fun, relaxing & comforting Soft Sided Pool. Soft Sided Pools are above ground and can be used outside…

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Come See Us at the L.A. County Fair!

July 27, 2018 | Comments Off on Come See Us at the L.A. County Fair!

We’ve been participating at the LA County fair since 1967 and as always, the Secard Pools team will be there showcasing our latest and greatest.

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When is the pool temp just right?

May 2, 2016 | Comments Off on When is the pool temp just right?

Don’t ask members of the Polar Bear Club how warm it has to be to swim. These winter swimmers plunge into the Atlantic Ocean every Sunday from November until April and revel in the chill. Swimming temperatures are a matter of preference — some people can tolerate much colder temperatures than others. According to The United States Water Fitness Association,…

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How a spa will help you sleep better at night

May 17, 2015 |

Most of us can say we’ve experienced a sleepless night or two in our lives and remember the effects of it the following day. The headache, the lack of concentration, the increased awareness of even the most minor aches and pains, and just feeling emotionally drained. I think most of us can say we know how not getting a restful…

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The Joe Secard Story

August 11, 2014 | Comments Off on The Joe Secard Story

To a New York native the concept of summertime in California was full of images of backyards and outdoor barbeques, enjoying the sun like no where else in the nation.  To Joe Secard, this connotation was especially important.  Born and raised in Utica, New York, he and his wife Mary Ann moved to California seeking this utopia shortly after they…

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Online reviews for Secard Pools

November 19, 2013 |

  I learned in a recent study that 72% of consumers are influenced by reviews posted online. Funny enough, that statistic is supported by the fact that you are currently reading this blog and hopefully considering purchasing one of our products. A great deal of the customers that Secard Pools has earned over the past 55 years, have come by…

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How to winterize your above ground pool in California

October 22, 2013 |

Above-ground pools tend to be relatively inexpensive, can be located practically anywhere and are loads of fun. However, they, just like any other pool, must be cared for properly. Winter is especially tough on some pools, so certain precautions must be taken to get your pool through the cooler months. Climate Makes a Difference Here in the Golden State, we…

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The Pool Installation Process: Inground Vinyl Lined Pools

April 5, 2013 |

With the typical Islander pool construction, Secard Pools can provide service for virtually every aspect of your pool project. Whether it would be the acquisition of city permits, providing the required electrical to the pool equipment area, removal and/ or replacement of access fences, gates and walls, hardscape and concrete decks, we can accommodate any request. However, some customers may…

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How to Make Your Spa Last: Tips for Smooth Year after Year Operation

February 27, 2013 |

A spa is just like anything else that’s built to enjoy and use on a regular basis and requires a moderate amount of care and maintenance. If the care of your spa is provided as a routine part of ownership, it will continue to give you years of enjoyment. Neglect of anything, including your home spa, results in damage, decay…

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