Proper water chemistry is required to keep a swimming pool safe and clean for swimmers, and maintaining a swimming pool’s chemicals can save pool owners time and money. By following these steps, any pool owner can maintain their own swimming pool with the same results as the high-priced professionals. Part 1: Choosing the type of chlorine … More How to Properly Maintain Swimming Pool Water Chemistry
Cleaning your pool includes: vacuuming, skimming, and brushing. If you do these tasks every week, you will keep your pool clean. It also helps to keep algae, stains, and cloudy water from occurring. We like to compare it to brushing your teeth. If you didn’t brush your teeth everyday, you would have cavities, plaque, and the … More How to Clean a Swimming Pool
The 5 Keys to Pool Care are easy to follow and for the average swimming pool, will only take an hour or less to complete each week. Each of the keys work synergistically with the others to provide you with the best method of swimming pool care.
We developed a 3-step process to taking care of your swimming pool: The 3 C’s of Pool Care. They include, circulation, chemicals and cleaning. Circulation is the first step in the process. Circulation plays a major role in all parts of the process. Circulation of the pool water allows you to filter your water, which … More The Importance of Swimming Pool Circulation
Aluminum Sulfate, commonly called “Alum“, has been used for thousands of years as a water clarifier. Ancient Egyptian hieroglyphics describe the use of “aluminum earth” and first century Greek and Chinese documents tell of mining and use of alum for clearing water. By the 16th century, Alum was in widespread use across England, for treating … More How to Use Alum Flocculant in Pools
In this series of topics on basic swimming pool maintenance, the various forms of chlorine were discussed in the first article, then the all-important and often forgotten pH component of the water was the second topic. The third was a brief run-down on pool water testing. With the necessary tests now understood and done correctly, … More Adding pool chemicals — carefully!
Are you a homeowner who also happens to have a pool? If so, a great way to save money and energy around your home is by heating that pool with an electric heat pump, and like most anything, if it’s properly maintained it can go a long way in extending the life of your unit … More Tips On How To Properly Maintain Your Pool’s Heat Pump
There are two reasons to know how to vacuum a pool manually: Because you don’t own an automatic pool cleaner – and shame on you because you NEED to own one if you have a pool Because there is a major problem that can’t be solved with an automatic pool cleaner, like algae.