As the cooler weather approaches and the pool will be used less frequently, this is a good time for many pool owners to remove stains and beautify their pools. There are several ways that this can be done, but we are going to discuss a No Drain Acid Wash for a plaster or exposed aggregate […]
FALL AND WINTER POOL MAINTENANCE There are some very important steps to take in order to have a relatively relaxed fall and winter with your pool. In the first section of this article, we will be talking about Fall in particular and the amount of leaves that will be falling into your pool. The second part […]
There are several proactive steps you can take in algae prevention. If you already have algae and are struggling to get rid of it, read: How to get rid of algae fast in 2 days. This post is a more of a preventative approach for homeowners. Just remember that the pool in your backyard is […]
There is a better way to prevent pool stains – one that does not require purchasing any particular product. It only involves a slight adjustment on how you balance your pool – Jock Hamilton When we are asked to diagnose the reason a pool developed a stain, our first question is always “what’s the alkalinity […]
This D-I-Y blog post will guide you in the maintenance of your swimming pool: that means a clean, sparking and inviting pool. These suggestions will work for most pools, but some of these will not fit in the Easy Pool Maintenance Box. However, this is a general maintenance guide that can be used to prevent […]
When algae or staining occurs, having the right information is vitally important to making the correct diagnosis and prescribing the best solutions.
Before we break down all the different algicides (or algaecides) first let’s tackle what makes an algicide…well…an algicide.
Welcome to our Ultimate Guide to Pool Filters! Filtration is an integral part of keeping your pool clean. Here we go over how filters work, the different filter types, and how to choose the right filter for you. We also included a bit of troubleshooting to keep your filter running strong. Let’s dive in! How […]
There is a debate in the industry whether phosphates in pools really matter. One side says using phosphate removers are an integral part of maintaining an algae free pool, while the other says it’s a total waste of money. In this article, we break down the science to give you an answer. Phosphates were a […]
So you need to get rid of Pool Algae Fast You need to get rid of algae in a pool fast, maybe you are under pressure and need to get it done in a hurry. Maybe you take care of your own pool and have a party coming this weekend. Maybe you’re a professional service […]