You should shock your pool often to prevent cloudy pool water. It is best to shock at night because the UV rays will deplete the amount of free chlorine, making the shock ineffective.
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 easy-to-understand guide on calibrating the salinity level on your Hayward Aqua-Rite or Hayward Pure Plus salt chlorine generator
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.
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...
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.
Foaming is one of the most common pool problems we face in the pool industry. Here's a look at the causes of foam (or white bubbles), how to prevent foaming, and how to clear foam in your pool or spa.
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
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.
This article serves as a guide on how to break down, service, and inspect a Purex-Triton Nautilus FNS DE Filter.
What is a heater bypass? This article explains what it is and how your own heater bypass valves should be set.
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.