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Removing Stains in the Pool

By Greg

It can be frustrating for pool owners to see unsightly stains in their swimming pool. After all, no one wants to jump into a dirty pool. Nonetheless, dealing with stains is just another part of pool maintenance. With the proper knowledge, tools,...

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Breaking the Cycle of Algae Growth

By Greg

When you head to your backyard to take a dip in the pool, the last thing you want to see is a green pool caused by algae growth. This can be frustrating for pool owners, but there are steps you can take to prevent algae growth in the future. You...

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Pool Maintenance Schedules: Weekly, Monthly, Annual

By Greg

Pool maintenance might not always be the most fun part of owning a pool, but regular care will help to keep your pool clean and your equipment functioning properly. Proper maintenance is the best way to ensure that you are getting the most out of...

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When to Replace Your Pool Liner

By Greg

The vinyl liners in above-ground and in-ground swimming pools do not last forever. From the everyday wear and tear it endures, to damage from sun and weather, it is inevitable that your liner will need to be replaced at some point. Knowing when it’s...

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Mid Winter Swimming Pool Check Up

By Greg

Just a few weeks ago you were winterizing your pool and closing it for the season. While you may have thought that you were done for the winter when you closed your pool, it is actually important to check your pool in the middle of the cold...

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Is it Better to Close Your Pool in the Winter or Leave it Open?

By Greg

To close or not to close your pool…that is the question for many pool owners each year. With pros and cons for each, there is not a clear cut answer as to which is best. Rather, pool owners should become familiar with the advantages and...

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Most Common Causes for Pool Pump Problems

By Greg

Your pool’s pump is one of its most important components. It is designed to push the water through a filter, keeping your pool clean and free of algae and scum. Without the pump, your pool can quickly go from sparkling and refreshing to dirty and...

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How to Accurately Test Your Pool Water

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
  • calcium hardness

While it is unrealistic to think that most people will test their pool on a...

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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...

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