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

Easy Ideas for a Splash – tastic Summer Party

There’s nothing more fun than water play on a hot day… unless it’s a splash party! Our easy tips and tricks will help you beat the heat and enhance your cool party parent factor. From a brightly colored pool to creative jello snacks, read on for the scoop on stellar ideas for the ultimate splash party. Decor Let your party go-ers … More Easy Ideas for a Splash – tastic Summer Party

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

How Much Muriatic Acid to Add to Adjust Swimming Pool pH

What Is pH? pH is a measurement of the hydrogen ion concentration in water. The pH of pool water impacts the comfort of swimmers as well as pool maintenance. “pH” stands for “protens hydrogen” or “power of hydrogen”; water conducts electricity and is easily ionized, so it will contain some level of hydrogen ions. The … More How Much Muriatic Acid to Add to Adjust Swimming Pool pH