Labor Day Pool Party Prep
Labor Day marks the unofficial end of summer for many pool owners, and is the perfect time to host one more backyard pool party!
August 11, 2022
The Three Types of Pool Chlorinators
There are three types of chlorinators for above and inground pools: automatic, salt, and floating. Which one is right for your pool?
August 5, 2022
Pool Equipment Maintenance 101
Just like your automobile needs routine oil changes, tire rotations, and other routine maintenance, your pool equipment requires diligent maintenance so it can stay in peak running condition.
August 1, 2022
How to Paint a Pool Deck
Who doesn't love a weekend DIY project? With a little creativity and elbow grease, you can transform any area inside or outside your house into a beautiful new space. Even your pool deck. That's right, we said your pool deck! With a gallon or two of pool deck paint and some know-how, you can give your pool deck a fresh new look.
July 29, 2022
Pool Filter Media Types: A Comparison Guide
We’re about to let you in on a little secret. Just because you have a sand filter doesn’t mean you have to use actual sand in it. Likewise, just because you have a DE filter doesn’t mean you have to use diatomaceous earth. There are alternatives!
July 28, 2022
Can You Leave Automatic Pool Cleaners in the Pool?
It’s common for many pool owners to leave their cleaner in the pool for long periods. But should you leave automatic pool cleaners in the pool? No, not really...
July 22, 2022
How to Store Pool Chemicals the Right Way
If you’ve ever read a pool chemical label, you know that it’s important to always store your chemicals in a cool, dry, well-ventilated area. But what you may not know are the more intricate details of safe pool chemical storage.
July 20, 2022
How to Keep Frogs Out of Your Pool
Whether you find them cute, or they send shivers down your spine, you've likely dealt with a few frogs in your time as a pool owner. While most frogs are harmless outside your pool, they can be problematic when they move into your swimming pool.
July 15, 2022
How to Patch a Vinyl Pool Liner
Affordable, fully customizable, and easy to install, vinyl pool liners are a popular choice for both new and veteran pool owners. While known for their durability, even the most meticulously constructed vinyl pool liners are susceptible to damage, like liner leaks. Knowing how to patch a vinyl pool liner can prevent serious budget-busting problems, like flooding, equipment damage, and water chemical waste.
July 13, 2022
Restore or Replace your Spa Skirt?
There will come a time when your spa cabinet, or spa skirt, doesn't look so hot anymore. It may be faded, stained, or rotting near the base — telling you it's time for a hot tub skirting replacement or restoration. Here's how to do it yourself!
July 11, 2022
How to Get Rid of Water Bugs in Your Pool
Whether they’re in your home or in your pool, bugs are an unpleasant and unwelcome guest. The creepy crawlies can send shivers down your spine and quickly put a damper on your day. But did you know that water bugs in your pool are often indicative of an underlying pool problem? The presence of water bugs in your pool can indicate poor pool health and sanitization.
July 8, 2022
How to Treat Mustard Algae in Your Pool
This post is about mustard algae. Specifically, how to treat mustard algae in your pool, and how to prevent it from coming back once it's gone. Before we explain how to kill off the mustard algae in your pool, let's dive into what mustard algae is and where it comes from.
July 7, 2022