As a pool owner you are always hoping there is nothing wrong with the pool, after all it costs money anytime something does break or turn green. You may not know there are looming problems with the pool unless they are apparent and obvious. Most of the hidden damages in...
Do you plan on adding a new pool to your backyard or want to make updates to an existing pool? If so, it makes good sense to prepare a budget. You’ll want to make good equipment choices that save money and energy to maximize your investment. This alone can result...
Common Questions about pool maintenance If you are a pool owner looking to maintain your own swimming pool here are the basics. Things the DIY pool owner needs to know. WHAT DO YOU NEED FOR A CHLORINE POOL? You will need chlorine for the type of system you have (if it is...
Swimming Pool Construction Terminology If you have never owned a swimming pool; builders may speak a language that you do not understand yet! Let's get you up to speed so everyone is speaking the same terminology when it comes to swimming pool construction. Area = the square footage measurement of...
How to get a New Inground Pool Although best answered by a qualified swimming pool contractor in your local area, we can explain the most common documents you will need to get that new pool in your backyard. Before you begin, make sure you have an established budget for a new...
My pool filter pressure goes down, not up, what gives? In a recent experience we had an 18k gallon inground guinite pool with a Hayward S-200 sand filter we helped the customer troubleshoot their sand pool filter to try and find the answer to an uncommon problem. Note, this particular case...
We get this question a lot: "Chlorine or bromine?" To be honest either will work in a spa or a pool but to be more specific, Bromine works better at higher temperatures than chlorine. Above 75°F, bromine remains stable, whereas chlorine is more effective in temperatures as low as 65°F. This...
Finding a Swimming Pool Company Owning a swimming pool is an exciting thought if you have never personally owned one. However, figuring out how to install a pool leads to some more challenging problem solving right at the start. Here are some points for those looking at purchasing a swimming...
Pool & Spa Maintenance Guide PDF Whether you are keeping your own pool clean (DIY) or you have hired our company or another pool service provider it would not hurt to have a helpful pool maintenance reference guide on hand when you need it! POOL CARE GUIDE FOR HOME OWNERS Sometimes you...
Swimming Pool "Shock" In the case of a green swimming pool, you are going to need 'pool shock'. "Shocking" a swimming pool is also a great way to bring things back into balance but should not be over used. Is it necessary to shock a pool? The simple answer is, yes. The...