Rain forms from evaporated water, and before it falls as raindrops, it’s some of the purest water on the planet. As raindrops fall, they gather dust, pollen, spores, and other contaminants. Heavy rains will often raise water levels in swimming pools, filling them with these pollutants and causing skimmers to cease functioning as debris gather… Read more »
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As the days grow incrementally longer and warmer, the calendar marches towards summer and the start of the swimming season across the northern hemisphere. Spring is a time for rejoicing as winter loosens its grip on the land, with new leaves forming on trees and flowers beginning to blossom. For pool owners, it’s also a… Read more »
“When should I open my pool?” Swimming pool owners and operators often ask themselves this as the days grow ever warmer in the springtime. With this warm weather, trees grow back their leaves and flowers start to bloom. These events often mark the beginning of the swimming season. Weighing the advantages and disadvantages of opening… Read more »
Replacing a pool light bulb is more complicated than replacing an indoor bulb. Read on to learn how to safely change a pool light bulb.
Filters are used for many things. Cars have filters for air, oil, and transmission fluid. Filters in clothes dryers catch lint. Vacuum cleaners capture dust in their filters. Coffee machines use filters to keep the grounds out of coffee. Even animals have filters. Kidneys in vertebrates filter waste and toxins from the body. Filters help… Read more »
There’s nothing more relaxing than sinking into your own hot tub. A hot tub maintenance schedule will keep your spa clean and pleasant to use. From body oils and sweat to lotions and make-up, contaminants build up and prevent the hot tub from running properly. Read on to learn how to maintain a hot tub.
Once summer fades and autumn begins to paint the leaves, it’s time to prep the pool for the colder winter months. Pool winterizing is especially important in climates that feature significant amounts of ice, snow, and subfreezing winter weather. It’s a good time to close a pool once high temperatures dip to below about 65?F…. Read more »
Most swimming pool owners and operators in temperate climates are beginning to think about winterizing their pools. Whether a pool is inground or above ground, winter pool covers are necessary to protect swimming pools from damage caused by cold weather during the winter months. While climate helps determine the best winter pool cover, above ground… Read more »
This blog is Part One of our two-part series offering tips on keeping a swimming pool clean. You can read Part One here! As is probably clear by now, there are so many ways to help keep your swimming pool in top condition so you can enjoy it throughout the season. We’re going to dive… Read more »
This blog is Part One of our two-part series discussing the best ways to keep your swimming pool clean! Keeping a swimming pool clean is a necessary job for any pool owner. Leaves, twigs, branches and bugs all become detritus floating on the surface or sinking to the floor of a pool, while body oils,… Read more »