Pool Maintenance

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How to Winterize an Above Ground Pool

Winter is coming for your summer fun.

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How to Make a DIY Solar Pool Heater

These comfort-boosters are affordable and easy to build!

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How to Make and Install a DIY Solar Pool Cover

It's an energy-efficient way to keep a pool warm.

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How to Clean Your Pool’s Filter

Keep your water safe and swimmable.

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6 of the Best Pool Cleaning Products

The easy ones do most of the work for you.

How to Repair a Pool Vacuum Hose

A clogged or damaged pool vacuum hose can be a nightmare.

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How to Build a Pool Screen Enclosure

Enjoy your swim without insect friends.

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Concrete Pool Repair in 6 Steps

Keep your cool with these basic pool repair tips.

A pool water test strip.
How to Use Muriatic Acid in Pools and Spas

A dash of muriatic acid could be just what your pool needs.

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How to Repair a Swimming Pool Main Drain Leak

A main drain leak can be a repair technician's nightmare.

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How to Raise Pool Alkalinity

Keep your water healthy and your skin and eyes safe.

Backyard swimming pool
How To Paint A Pool

Don't sink this job. Pay attention to details.

An above ground pool with a pool deck.
How to Clean an Above Ground Pool Liner

Your pool liner may need a good scrubbing.

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Why is Pool pH Important?

Out of balance chemicals affect the system and the swimmer.

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How Often You Should Replace Your Pool Filter

Keep your pool water safe and clean.

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What Is a Chlorinator and Why Do You Need It?

They keep the water clean and safe to use.

An indoor pool.
Simple Inground Pool Repairs

Leaks in indoor pools are very common.

A large, pink inflatable ring.
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.

An above ground pool.
How to Install an Above Ground Pool Liner

Installing an above ground pool liner is easier than it seems.

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Treating the Water in Your Inflatable Pool

Inflatable pools aren't just for kids anymore.

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Cleaning A Cloudy Swimming Pool

Create an inviting and refreshing appeal to your pool.

An empty, corroded concrete pool.
Things to Consider Before Resurfacing a Pool

Resurfacing a pool can be both time-consuming and rewarding.

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Troubleshooting a Pool Booster Pump

A pool booster pump aids the pool cleaning process. Sometimes your booster pump may face some technical difficulties such as leaks, improper seals, and overheated sucking. All of these problems can be handled by replacing a few parts that are easily available from your local stores. To save money, you

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How to Install a Swimming Pool Booster Pump

The pool booster pump is an essential part of your pool. It keeps the system clean and healthy, providing with a long life of refreshing swimming pool use. Follow the simple steps below to effectively install a booster pump on your own. Tools and Materials 2 hose adapters 2 hose clamps 6-foot filter

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Repairing Cracks in an Inground Fiberglass Pool

An inground fiberglass pool is one of the most popular choices for homeowners. The pool consists of a large molded structure, made of fiberglass and resins. It is coated with a gel to create a non-porous surface. The shell-like structure is then installed in the ground. In most cases, a concrete surrounding

chemical float in a pool
3 Vinyl Pool Liner Mistakes to Avoid

If installed correctly, it can last a very long time.

pool disinfectant systems
Salt Water Pools vs UV Disinfectant Systems

Saltwater pools reduce micro organisms by up to 99.9 percent

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Troubleshooting Problems with Underwater Pool Lights

You shouldn't have to sink too much time into this.

How To Move An Above-Ground Pool

It's labor intensive, but not especially difficult.

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Change Your Pool Filter In Five Steps

Pool filters keep swimming water clean and sanitary.

A pool with lights.
4 Advantages of Using Fiber Optic Pool Lighting

They last a long time, and don't give off any heat.

A pool pump filter system
What to Do About a Noisy Pool Pump

A pool pump is a necessity.

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How to Repair a Clogged Pool Pump

If it's not doing its job, the pump needs attention.

Outdoor swimming pool
Above-Ground Pool Pump Repair

Keep that water pumping or you'll have an algae pond.

A small pile of DE (diatomaceous earth) powder.
Adding DE to a Pool Filter

Find out how fossilized algae can benefit your pool.

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Tips for Finding an Air Leak in Your Pool Pump

Force your pool pump to do its job without air.

Algae in a swimming pool
How To Eliminate Swimming Pool Algae

Uninvite algae from your next pool party.

Indoor pool
What Is a Salt Water Pool Generator?

Replace harmful chemicals with salt water.

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How to Keep Your Pool Clean with Products from the Grocery Store

Cut the chemical cost for your pool in half this season.

a pool sand filter
How to Install a Pool Sand Filter

Pool sand filters are very useful for keeping a pool clean.

an indoor pool
How to Install a Pool Deck Drain

It is important to have a drain system.

a plastic pool full of children
Inflatable Water Slides: Quick Fixes to Common Problems

Follow this advice to troubleshoot your problems!

a pool sensor
How to Install and Use a Natural Gas Pool Heater

Natural gas heaters are great for warming up a pool.

Outdoor pool and patio with solar panels
Using Cyanuric Acid in Pools

It is essential that chemicals partner with one another.

A pool cover next to a pool.
How to Winterize a Pool in 6 Steps

Follow these steps to winterize your swimming pool.