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What Could Go Wrong? Mistakes That Destroy Pool Equipment

By Josh
Investing in a pool is just that—an investment. So why risk making some of the classic mistakes so many others do when it comes to caring for your pool equipment? Read on to learn what the common mistakes in fact are, and how to ensure you don’t end up costing yourself high priced mistakes down the line.
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Pool Chemicals for Dummies, Part Two

By Justin
If you read our article last month, Pool Chemicals For Dummies: Part One, than you now know how important it is to keep up with your pool maintenance—specifically, the pH levels that allows your pool to stay in perfect working order. Now, it’s time for us to dive a little deeper—and metaphorically speaking—into the ‘deep end’ of responsible pool ownership! The more you understand what your pool needs, the less you’ll have to spend in the long run.
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Pool Chemicals for Dummies (Part 1)

By Justin
When it’s no longer swimming season and you aren’t able to reap the wonderful benefits of swimming morning, noon and night, in your pool, we get it—taking care of your pool can feel like a big chore. If you want to save money, and extend the life span of your pool, you’ve got to make sure you’re giving it the chemicals it needs. But, if the mere thought of pool chemicals seem like a foreign language to you, relax, sit back and read on—we’ve simplified it to a science, so even the most inexperienced pool owner can keep their pool in perfect health, all year round.
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Accurate Pool Water Testing

By Greg
One of the most important jobs when owning a pool is testing the water regularly. There are 4 main tests to be performed: pH, chlorine, Total Alkalinity, and Calcium Hardness. While it is unrealistic to think that most people will test their pool on a daily basis, it is recommended that you do so at least twice a week. This will help to ensure clean, healthy water for your pool.
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Filling Up Your Swimming Pool

By Greg
Filling your swimming pool can be time consuming and will take a considerable amount of water. It is important to make sure that you follow some important steps to ensure that your pool is filled correctly. Not only will this save you time and money, but it will help you to enjoy a beautiful, sparkling, and clean pool.
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How to Clean and Maintain Your Swimming Pool

By Zan
Proper swimming pool maintenance is important as it helps your swimming pool to have a longer lifespan, as well as ensures that the water is clean and safe to swim all the time.
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Swimming Pool Chemical Balancing Tips

By Greg
In order to keep your pool in tip-top shape, you have to keep the cleaning agents and chemicals in a perfect balance so they all work together to keep the water clean and safe for swimming. However, if you’re a new pool owner, this may be a foreign concept to you, and one that can be difficult to understand. A few key terms will help to put things into perspective, making it easier to keep your pool clean.
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Common Swimming Pool Maintenance Mistakes

By Greg
As a pool owner, it’s critical that you maintain your pool throughout the year, especially if it’s open year-round. However, many pool owners fall prey to the same, easy-to-make mistakes, which results in damage to the pool, equipment and safety of your water. Avoid these four common swimming pool maintenance mistakes this season.
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How to Get Your Swimming Pool Ready for Summer

By Greg
The winter is nearly over and it’s time to start thinking about pool season. But, don’t whip the cover off and hop in on the first sunny day. Prepping your pool for summer is a bit of a process, but one that ensures the water is safe, your pool equipment is working, and everything is ready for that first Saturday barbecue. Use these dos and don’ts as a guide to opening your pool.
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5 Ways to Keep Your Swimming Pool Clean and Shimmering

By Greg
Avoid the dreaded realization that your pool has been affected with algae or the chemical levels are all out whack with proper maintenance. Here are five ways to keep your pool clean all season long.
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