Pool Maintenance

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Fixing a Leak in a Vinyl Swimming Pool Liner

Vinyl pool liners are cheap, flexible, and easy to fix.

Building a Swimming Pool Timer

If you heat your pool, a timer could save you a bundle.

Ultraviolet Pool Sanitizers 101

Reduce the need for toxic chemicals.

6 Common Sand Filter Problems

Troubleshoot fast to keep your pool pristine.

9 Pool Maintenance Mistakes to Avoid

Don't drown under the pressure of pool maintenance by avoiding these mistakes.

How To Add Swimming Pool Chemicals

Everything you need to know to add chemicals that keeping your pool clean and safe.

Adding DE to a Pool Filter

Find out how fossilized algae can be a useful ingredient in your pool filter!

How to Connect a Pool Vacuum Cleaner to Your Pool Filter

Good pool cleaning requires a pool vacuum. Here's how you install and use it.

How to Attach an Above Ground Pool Ladder

There is no easy way to get in or out of an above ground pool unless you have an above ground pool ladder.

What to Do if Your Pool Pump Won't Prime

A pool pump that won’t prime will disrupt your summer fun, so check for these probable causes and make a quick fix.

Concrete Pool Repair in 6 Steps

Even the best concrete pools will eventually get cracks, spots, and chips as they age. However, you can do it yourself and repair yours easily in just six steps.

Do's and Don'ts when Draining a Pool

Draining a pool isn’t a simple job. On the contrary you must be prepared and well informed on the

How to Use Bromine in Your Pool

Bromine is becoming a preferred disinfectant.

Inflatable Pool Float: How to Repair a Hole

Not every hole means the end of your pool inflatables. Find out how to make quick, easy repairs instead of throwing them out.

Treating the Water in Your Inflatable Pool

Inflatable Pools aren't just for kids anymore, but you still need to keep your water safe and clean for swimmers of all ages.

Saltwater Pool Maintenance

Saltwater pools have a range of benefits to them, but their maintenance is different than a standard pool.

Pool Problem: Keeping Bees Away From Your Pool

Don't let bees deter you from enjoying your pool this summer.

How to Raise Pool Alkalinity

Pool alkalinity keeps your water healthy and your skin and eyes safe. This guide will help you do it yourself.

How to Raise Swimming Pool pH

Make sure to take care of your pool with the right pH balance. Too low? Try these techniques.

Things to Consider Before Resurfacing a Pool

Resurfacing a pool can be both time-consuming and rewarding. Read this article to figure out if this is a DIY job you want to take on.

How to Use Pool Chlorine Tablets

Follow these steps to use pool chlorine tablets properly.

How to Backwash a Pool Filter

Routine pool maintenance includes backwashing the pool filter. This handy guide will show you how you can do it yourself.

Pool Pump Broken: Alternative Ways to Drain

You need to get the water drained out of the pool so that you can winterize it properly.

How Does a Pool Filter System Work?

A pool filter system is vital to the health your pool water.

Replacing a Pool Screen

Repair it inexpensively instead of buying a replacement.

How to Replace Pool Check Valves

Pool check valves are part of solar heating systems.

Pool Pump Motor Replacement

It's the hardest-working machine in your pool system.

How Often You Should Replace Your Pool Filter

Keep your pool water safe and clean.

Prevent Pool Concrete Cracking

Cracks can occur when concrete has not been allowed to set.

How to Paint a Fiberglass Swimming Pool

Fiberglass is a long-lasting material, further protected by a good paint job.

How to Clean a Pool Pump Impeller

It may simply be a build up of debris.

How to Convert from Chlorine to a Salt Water Pool

Converting to salt water could be good for your skin.

Above Ground Salt Water Pools vs Underground Salt Water Pools

It might be worth considering an above ground pool.

How to Back-Flush a Pool Pump

Backflushing your pump keeps it clean so it can do the job.

How to Repair a Pool Timer

It could be that the pins are in the wrong spot.

Swimming Pool Water: Test and Adjust Alkalinity

Alkalinity measures the water's ability to keep the pH stable.

How to Make a Pool Skimmer

A pool skimmer removes leaves and debris.

How to Shock a Pool

The process to shock a pool is usually a last resort.

2 Tips for Cleaning Pool Coping

Pool coping stones are susceptible to dirt and grime.

Troubleshooting Above Ground Pool Pump Problems

An above ground pool pump is typically easy to work on.

How to Prime an Above-Ground Pool Pump

Prime your pool pump to push out of the system.

How to Paint Pool Coping

Start by cleaning.

How to Resurface a Fiberglass Swimming Pool

Resurface your fiberglass pool occasionally to protect the finish and repel leaks.

How to Repair Cracks in a Fiberglass Pool

Maintaining a fiberglass pool can mean more than simply cleaning it.

Determining the Proper Size for Your Above Ground Pool Filter

Operating the correct sized above ground pool filter in your pool will help you save money and energy.