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Arctic Armor Winter Pool Covers

Royalswimmingpools.com is proud to announce the addition of Arctic Armor winter covers. Arctic Armor offers above ground and inground swimming pool covers. All above ground covers have a 4-foot overlap that provides a better fit, especially on pools with large top rails. Inground covers have a 5-foot overlap. We offer 3 levels of Standard winter pool covers: Bronze 8-Year, Silver 12-Year, and Gold with a 15-Year Warranty. Arctic Armor safety covers feature superior strength and top quality solid and mesh pool safety covers.  Arctic Armor high quality safety covers are available with a 12 and 15-year warranty. Let us make a safety cover that fits your pool! If you have any questions on prices or if you need a free measuring packet visit our website http://www.royalswimmingpools.com 
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Type of Salt to Use with a Salt System

It is imperative that you use only sodium chloride (NaCL) that is 99% pure. This is commonly available at most pool stores or hardware store. Do not use rock salt, salt with more than 1% yellow prussiate of soda, salt with more than 1% anti-caking additives. DO NOT USE IODIZED SALT. 
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SWIMMING POOL LINER CARE

Most Pool liner problems are due to an improper use of chemicals, too much or too little. For the proper chemical balance, you can purchase a test kit to measure the chemicals in your swimming pool water. PH is the measure of acidity/basicity level in your swimming pool. A proper pH level (7.2 to 7.6) not only increases comfort, but also helps the chlorine clean your swimming pool better, because chlorine needs a certain pH level to kill bacteria and algae.  
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Can I Drain the Water from My Vinyl Liner Inground Pool?

By Debbie
One of the most important things any owner of a vinyl liner pool needs to know is  you should NEVER drain the water from your vinyl liner swimming pool. 
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When it is Good to Have a Green Pool

By Roxanne
Green is the buzz word now. Everyone is going green, including Mickey Mouse. Just stroll through the Disney Store and take a look around. He is there and he is colored green. There are a few things that you can do to make your pool an eco-friendly green pool. 
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Eco Friendly Ways to Heat Your Pool

 
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Solar Panels For Swimming Pools

By Debbie
Since quite a few people are becoming more concerned about the economy and the environment,  there are many questions that are being asked about solar panels for swimming pools.
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Swimming Pool Safety Tips

By Debbie
Swimming can be a wonderful and relaxing activity on a hot summer day. However, it can also be a real danger. Every year, drowning is one of the leading causes of unintentional death in children under 14. Even people that know how to swim can drown, so it is important to always follow safety rules before jumping in the water. Summer is a time for play, laughter, and relaxation. Help ensure a fun and safe summer by obeying safety rules around the water.  
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Ways to Save Water in Swimming Pool

There are many ways to save water such as safety covers, chemicals, maintenance, and proper installation. Safety covers can reduce evaporation from 90% - 95%. There are two different types of safety covers: mesh and solid. A mesh cover will let rainwater run through to help replenish the lost water. A solid cover will let the rainwater runoff onto the deck and into the grass with the use of an automatic cover pump. Anyone of these safety covers will reduce wind which will reduce evaporation. An automatic safety cover can be removed with the turn of a key. The use of a solar blanket will also prevent evaporation.
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How to Find Leaks in Vinyl Lined Pools

Finding a Leak in your vinyl pool can be a difficult task but we have some steps to follow that will make it much easier to find out if you have one!
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