How to take your pool from green to clean

How to Take Your Pool from Green to Clean

How to Take Your Pool from Green to Clean

Green is a lovely color, the color of nature, life and healthy stuff to eat. But as great as green is, you probably agree with this: it should never get anywhere near your swimming pool unless it’s an inflatable dinosaur with an adorable kid on top of it.  read more...
How to backwash and how to clean your pool sand filter

How to Backwash and Clean Your Pool Sand Filter

How to Backwash and Clean Your Pool Sand Filter

Backwashing is an essential aspect in maintaining your pool clean and healthy, so it should always be a part of your pool cleaning routine. It is not a difficult process to undergo, and it guarantees you great results. Plus, having a pool sand filter allows for some of the easiest backwashing procedures. read more...
How to Adjust the pH Level in Your Swimming Pool

How to Adjust the pH Level in Your Swimming Pool

How to Adjust the pH Level in Your Swimming Pool

Maintaining a properly balanced pH level to your swimming pool is crucial not only for the health and freshness of the water but also for the pool structure itself. Having a low, acidic level of pH usually means the water becomes unpleasant and unhealthy to swim in, and the metal fittings, equipment, and the overall pool surface get damaged gradually. The advisable pH level for your pool water should be somewhere between 7.4 and 7.8 – anything beyond these limits won’t bring you much good. read more...
How to Keep Your Pool Furniture Looking New All Year Round

How to Keep Your Pool Furniture Looking New All Year Round

How to Keep Your Pool Furniture Looking New All Year Round

The pool furniture is built to withstand the elements, but that doesn’t necessarily mean that it can make it through high humidity and constant usage without looking any less disheveled. Routine cleaning is the secret to keeping your pool accessories and furniture in pristine condition. And you don’t have to work that hard for it either. If you invest in just two cleanings – at the beginning of the season and the end of summer – you will not only transform your pool furniture for the better, but you’ll also prolong its life.  Read More...

Reasons Why You Have Cloudy Pool Water after Shock
How to Adjust the Total Alkalinity Level in Your Swimming Pool

How to Adjust the Total Alkalinity Level in Your Swimming Pool

How to Adjust the Total Alkalinity Level in Your Swimming Pool

Keeping your total alkalinity under control is vital for making sure your pool water is properly balanced. Total Alkalinity (TA) is the measure of the amount of alkali in the form of carbonates, hydroxides, and bicarbonates presented in the pool water. Total alkalinity affects the pH levels making it vulnerable to the bacteria that come in contact with your pool water.  read more...

Is Your Pump Big Enough For Your Pool

Is Your Pump Big Enough For Your Pool?

Is Your Pump Big Enough For Your Pool?

One of the many things you need to consider when installing a new swimming pool in your home is what sized pump is appropriate. You first instinct may be to buy the biggest one available, but in this case bigger is not necessarily better. In fact, bigger could result in unnecessary increase in the pool’s operating costs... Read More
How the Sun is Affecting Your Pool
Backwashing a DE Filter

Tips for Bumping and Backwashing a DE Filter

Tips for Bumping and Backwashing a DE Filter

Backwashing a DE filter system in your swimming pool varies greatly from the process for backwashing a sand filter. Don’t risk damage to the filter or contamination of your swimming pool water by attempting to clean a DE Filter without first familiarizing yourself with the process.  read more...
Are You Running Your Swimming Pool Pump Too Long

Are You Running Your Swimming Pool Pump Too Long?

Are You Running Your Swimming Pool Pump Too Long?

Without a swimming pool pump and filtration system in your swimming pool, those clear waters will quickly turn murky. Yet, this is not necessarily a case where overkill is better. With an efficient system in place for your swimming pool, you should be able to just run it once a day and still maintain a hygienic water environment.  read more...