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    Are Main Drains and Skimmers Required for Inground Pools?

    By Debbie
    Main drains and skimmers are used to help filter the water in your swimming pool. The two main drains, if you have them, should be located in the deepest section of your swimming pool about three feet apart. Skimmers are located on the swimming pool wall. If you have a prevailing wind in your area, you will want at least one skimmer on a wall opposite from the prevailing wind.
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    How to Install an Inground Pool Light and Niche

    By Greg
    These instructions are strictly for inground vinyl liner pools with steel or polymer walls. Before starting, here are some common things to be aware of:
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    How to Install An AquaLuminator Above Ground Pool Light

    By Greg
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    Vermiculite Mixing Tips

    By Debbie
    Some experienced installers have shared some helpful hints for homeowners that are mixing the vermiculte mix.
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    Replacement Parts for Safety Covers

    By Debbie
    It is the time of year people are closing their pools. When you have a safety cover you should always inspect your hardware and replace any damaged or missing parts. Royal Swimming Pools is glad to be able to offer replacement parts for your safety cover.
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    I Need a New Safety Cover But Don't Want to Drill New Holes, What can I Do?

    By Debbie
    Royal Swimming Pools offers a service where you can ship your existing safety cover to the manufacturer. There is a $95.00 template fee charged, however they will use your old safety cover as a template for the new safety cover. You will still receive all new hardware for your safety cover also.
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    Inground vinyl swimming pool kit coping questions

    Q. What type of coping is available with your swimming pool kits?
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    Repairing Pump Leak's

    By Greg
    Leaks at your pool pump is a pesky problem.  You have to constantly add water to offset the leak. This can become costly, and throw off the pools ph balance causing you to add more and more chemicals to maintain the pool. The most common cause of leaks at the pump are from threaded fittings. Over time schedule 40 pvc will shrink, letting water escape and start a drip. A leaky pump can destroy your motor & cause your pump to lose prime and overheat.
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    Salt Systems

    By Debbie
    Some of the advantages of adding a salt system to your swimming pool are: 1) No more itchy skin 2) No more burning eyes 3) Doesn't bleach out your swim suits and other items 4) No more harsh chlorine smell 5) No more buying large quantities of expensive chlorine. 6) You don't have to worry about mixing the chlorine up and putting it in your above ground or inground swimming pool. Make your own pure fresh chlorine day in and day out. Salt pool systems are available for Above Ground Pools and for In-Ground Pools. Evenly disperses the chlorine throughout the entire swimming pool via the return jets of the pools filtration system. Provides 100% of your swimming pool sanitation needs automatically. Simply test your swimming pool water weekly, add salt as needed, and adjust for more or less chlorine. Works on all swimming pool types, plaster, vinyl or fiberglass. All of the chlorine that has been added to your swimming pool, reverted to salt and you may be surprised how much salt is already in your swimming pool. The salt display will let you know the level of salt in your swimming pool.
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    How To Fill Your Swimming Pool With Water!

    By Debbie
    Garden Hose We usually recommend filling your swimming pool with water using a garden hose. Make sure there are no sharp edges on the hose end that could damage your swimming pool liner. Place the end of the hose on the bottom of the hopper (the deep end of your pool) and turn the water on. As the pool is filling with water you may need to smooth out any wrinkles in the liner, before 2 inches of water covers them. Once wrinkles are covered they will be impossible to remove. 
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