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.
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.
This article serves as a guide on how to break down, service, and inspect a Purex-Triton Nautilus FNS DE Filter.
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.
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
Cloudy pool water is caused by faulty filtration, improper chemical concentration, and/or environmental factors. Find out why your pool has cloudy water and learn how to easily fix it based on the cause.
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.
An easy-to-understand guide on calibrating the salinity level on your Hayward Aqua-Rite or Hayward Pure Plus salt chlorine generator
I explain why the spa drains in a pool/spa combination pool when the pool pump shuts off and how to fix the issue.
What is a heater bypass? This article explains what it is and how your own heater bypass valves should be set.
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...
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.
As more and more swimmers and homeowners become uncomfortable with the health risks of swimming in chlorine, alternative sanitizers are being developed. One of those is the saltwater pool.
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.