Pool Maintenance

15
Feb

Tips for Making Your Pool More Eco-Friendly

Try out these suggestions to make your pool more environmentally friendly. Going green extends beyond recycling and turning off your lights when you’re not using them.  In fact, there are many different life changes that you can make to better support the environment.  For instance, if you own a pool, there are steps you can take to make it more

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1
Feb

Waiting to Use Your Pool After Shocking It

How long should you wait to swim after shocking your pool? Shocking your pool refers to a cleaning method where you add three to five times the normal amount of chlorine to your pool water.  This process raises the chlorine levels in your pool in a very short amount of time and works to rapidly kill any bacteria.  However, shocking

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28
Dec

Protect Your Pool Tiles This Winter

Learn how you can protect your pool tiles from the ravages of winter weather. While preparing your pool for winter isn’t the most exciting activity, it’s important that your pool is properly winterized.  Ensuring that your pool is properly cared for will give you peace of mind and make your pool opening experience much easier.  While there are many steps

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21
Dec

How Does Rain Affect Your Pool?

Learn how rain can affect your pool and find out how you can prevent these changes from happening. While you might not expect rain to affect your pool besides increasing you water level, this isn’t necessarily true.  Because rainwater and your pool water have different chemical characteristics, a little bit of rainwater can throw off your pool’s balance.  Read on

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7
Dec

Affordable Ways to Heat You Pool

Learn how you can keep your pool warm without breaking the bank. Even though most pools are equipped with a heater, running it constantly can be an expensive way to keep your pool comfortable.  Looking for a more affordable way to heat up your pool this winter?  Here are some pros and cons associated with different pool heating methods. 1)

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30
Nov

How to Close and Winterize Your Pool

Learn how you can prepare your pool for the winter. As temperatures drop, it’s time to get your pool ready to close for the winter.  While saying goodbye to your summer swims might be a little sad, the actual process of winterizing your pool doesn’t need to be painful.  Follow this guide to learn how to close and winterize your

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9
Nov

Facts About Pool Heating

Learn how to keep your pool heated and comfortable. Heating your pool is one of the best ways to ensure you can enjoy comfortable swims at your leisure.  However, heating your pool requires more consideration than simply turning up the temperature.  Here are some facts to consider about heating your pool. When should I heat my pool? In order to

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2
Nov

Swimming Pool Filter Basics

Learn more about your pool’s filter. Your pool is constantly exposed to foreign matter and contamination.  However, your filter works hard to keep your pool water clean and pristine.  Your pool’s filter is an integral part of your pool system, so take the time to learn a little bit more about it.  Here is some more information about the three

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5
Oct

Get to Know the Parts of Your Swimming Pool

Learn more about the different parts of your swimming pool. Even if you personally maintain your swimming pool, you may not be very familiar with all the parts you’re working with.  Read on to take some of the mystery out of your swimming pool. Cartridge filter: A new type of pool filter that has become popular in recent years.  They are

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28
Sep

Tips for Keeping Your Pool Open Year-Round

Find out how to keep your pool open all year long. Though many pool owners choose to winterize (close down) their pool during the winter, you don’t have to!  By leaving your pool open all winter, you can continue to enjoy your pool’s view and save money on winterization costs.  If you do decide to keep your pool open year-round,

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