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.
Chlorine reacts with heavy metals and are oxidized leaving tough metal stains in your pool parts and water. So pools with heavy metals i.e copper will turn green when chlorine is added. Here are the major causes of metals in a pool and how you can control metal stains.
Close your swimming pool for winter in a few easy steps to avoid any pool problems like algae when you open it later for the summer.
A troubleshooting guide to clearing up a pool that is green or cloudy even after you have shocked it and all the chemistry seems balanced.
Opening a swimming pool for summer the right way makes the whole process easy and less time consuming. Follow these simple steps and have a trouble-free summer.
What is a heater bypass? This article explains what it is and how your own heater bypass valves should be set.
This article will break down the types, sizes, and weights of winter pool covers so that you can choose the right kind for your pool.
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.
If left unchecked, evaporation affects a 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 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.
If you are experiencing algae problems on a regular basis, these are some reasons why the problem continues and some potential solutions to the problem.
Intex pools are a wonderful, inexpensive option for families desiring an above-ground swimming pool. Learn how to clear up a cloudy Intex pool, and how to choose the right accessories to maintain the swimming fun through the summer.
This article serves as a guide on how to break down, service, and inspect a Purex-Triton Nautilus FNS DE Filter.
A backyard swimming pool is a great addition for those with children home for the summer. Planning the assembly is the most important aspect, and I have provided the steps necessary for a successful job.