If left unchecked, evaporation affects the pool's chemical balance and the integrity of the pumping and filtration systems. Here are several ways that you can estimate your pool's evaporation rate.
Cloudy pool water is caused by a number of factors such as faulty filtration, improper chemical concentration, and environment. Here are the easiest ways to clear it up fast!
An easy-to-understand guide on calibrating the salinity level on your Hayward Aqua-Rite or Hayward Pure Plus salt chlorine generator
What is my secret to clear pool water when opening my inground pool in the spring? When the cover comes off, the pool water is crystal clear and all the debris has settled to the bottom. Most pool owners ask “How is this possible?” The most...
Repair and troubleshooting tips for the Polaris "65" and Polaris Turtle Vac-Sweep Pool vacuums. Easy to follow photo illustrated DIY instructions and where to obtain replacement parts. FAQs
After reading this article and viewing all the pictures, you will know more than your pool company does about closing your inground pool. I will walk you through the steps of closing an inground swimming pool, how to drain the filter, how to drain the pool and to what level, where to add antifreeze and how to install your pools safety cover properly.
This article serves as a guide on how to break down, service, and inspect a Purex-Triton Nautilus FNS DE Filter.
I explain why the spa drains in a pool/spa combination pool when the pool pump shuts off and how to fix the issue.
An improper balance of total alkalinity and pH may cause problems that are very expensive to reverse in a swimming pool. In this article, I show you how to balance the TA and pH easily.
Intex Pools are a wonderful, inexpensive option for families desiring an above-ground swimming pool. How to clear up a cloudy Intex pool, and choosing the right accessories to maintain the swimming fun through the summer.
What is a heater bypass? This article explains what it is and how your own heater bypass valves should be set.
Last summer I took on a project that most people consider way out of the realm of possibility. Here's how I installed my own in-ground pool, with photos of each step.