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Deciding Between an In-Ground and Above Ground Pool

When it comes to choosing which pool is right for you, there are many components to think about. How much you want to spend, what you want to use it for, and where you live. A pool provides you with entertainment, lounging, exercising and a great landscape for your home.…
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Common Pool Maintenance Mistakes

As a pool owner, you will likely make a few maintenance mistakes when taking care of your pool. Becoming familiar with some of the most common pool maintenance mistakes will help you avoid them and keep your pool safe, clean, and running efficiently.  Adding Shock Directly Into Water Pool shock…
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Keep Mosquitos Away From Your Pool

Mosquitos are more than just pesky bugs that cause itchy bumps; they can carry life-threatening diseases like the West Nile Virus and Zika Virus. Mosquitos thrive off of water and humidity, so your swimming pool is one of their favorite hangout spots. Did you know that three of their four…
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Owning an Above-Ground Pool

If you are interested in adding a pool to your backyard but an in-ground pool is not quite feasible, an above-ground pool may be a better option for you. Although some above-ground pools have built-in systems, they still need some hands-on work to keep them in good condition: Maintenance Checklist…
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Water-Saving Tips

Your swimming pool is a huge source of water consumption right in your backyard. There are quite a few ways that you can begin conserving water with your pool or spa. Here’s how you can do your part: Pool Cover More than half of the water in your pool has…
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Household Products to Clean Your Pool

Whether you are looking for cost-effective cleaning options or would just like to use something more natural, there are some products you can find at your grocery store that work just as well as chemicals made specifically for pool cleaning. Here’s how you can use household products to clean your…
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The Three C’s of Pool Maintenance

There are three important concepts when it comes to caring for your pool: circulation, cleaning, and chemistry.  Circulation Stagnant, still water is never a good sign. Moving water is much cleaner and safer, which is why proper pool circulation is so important. Pools with good circulation are less likely to…
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What If My Pool Freezes Completely?

With the cold months upon us, pool owners may be wondering how to prevent their pools from freezing. Yes, they can freeze solid. If temperatures reach below zero, swimming pools that are not circulating can freeze solid within a few days. If those low temperatures continue for several days, the…
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Why Should I Leave Water in My Pool?

Have you ever wondered why resources tell you to keep your pool water in your pool during the winter rather than draining it completely? You have most likely read that you should simply lower the water below the skimmer level and jets to prevent the plumbing lines from freezing and…
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Lowering pH in Your Pool

If the pH level in your pool is above 7.6, it is too high and your water can actually be too soft. What can you do to reach a happy medium? Causes What is causing your pool’s increase in pH level? The addition of chlorine stabilizer or HTH Granular to…
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