Rain water

How Rainwater Affects Your Swimming Pool

A little rain doesn’t have much impact on your pool’s water. But a significant rainfall event or a series of small rains can affect the water in your pool. Some of the affects are negative, but there are a few positive silver linings to those rain clouds. Here’s what happens to the water in the pool when it rains. Continue Reading →

Drowning prevention

Vak Pak & National Drowning Prevention Month

May is designated as national Drowning Prevention Month. Drowning is the number one cause of death for children under the age of 2. Vak Pak supports Drowning Prevention Month but is committed to drowning prevention all year long. Continue Reading →

Pool Safety

Why Drowning Prevention Is Our Top Priority

Every life is special and precious. Vak Pak understands this and we know that there is nothing more tragic than a parent burying a child. Especially when the child has died a death that was completely preventable. Continue Reading →

Vak Pak

3 Reasons Homeowners Need A Vak Pak

You know Vak Pak is the leader in commercial grade filtering and recirculating equipment and drowning prevention systems for high volume pools. Did you know that Vak Pak also serves the residential market as well? Here’s 3 reasons you need to include Vak Pak in your next residential pool build. Continue Reading →

Young girl dances in the water at a waterpark. Water is spraying from a play system

How Water Features Add Value to a Property

Swimming pools add fun, but they also add considerable cost. Between construction costs, building costs, operating and staffing costs, the value added by a pool comes with a hefty price tag. If you want to add value and add fun to your property without the expense of a swimming pool, consider adding water features.


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aquatic concept, blurry water park behind a fence

5 Ways Your Pool Design Should Include Drowning Prevention

Drowning is one of the most common causes of childhood death and it is completely avoidable. While nothing can take the place of close supervision, you can make drowning more avoidable by including drowning prevention measures in your pool design. Here are 5 ideas to consider.


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Eco Wash

Backwashing the DE Filter Tank – How the Eco Wash System Works

Every vacuum filtration system manufactured by Vak-Pak that uses diatomaceous earth (DE) is built with an EcoWash™ system. This allows maintenance staff to backwash the filter tank without dumping hundreds of gallons of water and chemicals into the waste stream. It is better for the environment and more economical than backwashing a conventional DE system. There’s just a few steps to follow. Here is how it works. Continue Reading →

Architectural Door

Commercial Pool Accessories to Incorporate Into Your Next Design

You know Vak Pak is the home of high quality commercial-grade pool equipment. We manufacture equipment that you can depend on to work properly, last for years, keep clients happy and your bottom line solid. But did you know that we also manufacture accessories to complement your designs and delight your customers? Here are some accessories you can incorporate into your next build. Continue Reading →