What You Should Do to Your Pool After it Rains

Often people ask that “is there anything I should do to my pool after it rains?” It’s a very common question, and there are a few things you should check after a heavy rain. Rain can sometimes affect your pool’s water chemistry. Because rain water can be acidic, it can affect your pool’s pH balance. After … More What You Should Do to Your Pool After it Rains

How to Use Aluminum Sulfate (Alum) Flocculant in Pools

Aluminum Sulfate, commonly called “Alum”. 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 municipal water supplies. Its use continues to this day in water … More How to Use Aluminum Sulfate (Alum) Flocculant in Pools

How to Keep Mice and Rodents Out of Your Pool Heater

One of the most common problems pool owners encounter are heater problems. These problems are often related to mice and rodents. When temperatures begin to cool, mice and rodents start looking for warm places to go. As you can probably guess a pool heater is a pretty tempting option for them. As pool owners, you … More How to Keep Mice and Rodents Out of Your Pool Heater