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 Move An Above-Ground Pool

It's labor intensive, but not especially difficult.

Change Your Pool Filter In Five Steps

Pool filters keep swimming water clean and sanitary.

4 Advantages of Using Fiber Optic Pool Lighting

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

What to Do About a Noisy Pool Pump

A pool pump is a necessity.

Pool Cleaner Repair Guide

Automatic pool cleaners eventually need repairs.

How to Repair a Clogged Pool Pump

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

Above-Ground Pool Pump Repair

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

Adding DE to a Pool Filter

Find out how fossilized algae can benefit your pool.

Tips for Finding an Air Leak in Your Pool Pump

Force your pool pump to do its job without air.

Pool Chlorine Tablets: Pros and Cons

Are chlorine tablets right for you?

How to Use a Chlorine Generator

A chlorine generator is almost effortless to use.

How to Install Above Ground Pool Lights

Above ground pool lights are a cheap DIY project.

How To Eliminate Swimming Pool Algae

Uninvite algae from your next pool party.

How to Clean an Above Ground Pool Liner

Your pool liner may need a good scrubbing.

How to Install an Above Ground Pool Liner

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

What Is a Salt Water Pool Generator?

Replace harmful chemicals with salt water.

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

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

How to Install a Pool Sand Filter

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

Simple Inground Pool Repairs

Leaks in indoor pools are very common.

Using Aluminum Sulfate in Your Pool

It can do the job, but it must be added correctly.

How to Install a Pool Deck Drain

It is important to have a drain system.

Swimming Pool Heat Pumps

How the pump works and why you might need one.

Inflatable Water Slides: Quick Fixes to Common Problems

Follow this advice to troubleshoot your problems!

How to Install and Use a Natural Gas Pool Heater

Natural gas heaters are great for warming up a pool.

Using Cyanuric Acid in Pools

It is essential that chemicals partner with one another.

When Should a Saltwater Pool Filter Be Washed?

Not washing the filter can cause a burned pool water pump.

Fresh vs. Salt Water Swimming Pools

Cost and chlorine are the differentiating factors.

How to Prevent Your Salt Water Swimming Pool from Attracting Bees

Some experts say that the minerals in salt attracts bees!

How to Winterize a Pool in 6 Steps

Follow these steps to winterize your swimming pool.

How to Test and Adjust Calcium Hardness

Testing calcium harness involves a simple three-step process. All you need is a Taylor test kit.

Why is Pool pH Important?

Out of balance chemicals affect the system and the swimmer.

Pros and Cons of Using a Natural Gas Pool Heater

Consider cost and performance in your decision.

How to Clean a Pool Pump Impeller

Debris build-up may cause slow pool pumps.

How to Make Your Own Solar Pool Cover

A solar pool cover is an energy-efficient way to heat a pool

Concrete Pool Resurfacing Guide

Concrete pool resurfacing is one of the most important maintenance requirements for inground concrete

Pool Waterfall Maintenance

Don't let the maintenance frighten you away from this relaxing feature.

Stone Pool Coping: Cleaning and Maintenance

Among the most durable pool edgings is stone pool coping.

Why is Pool Alkalinity Important?

Pool alkalinity is one of the many factors that affect the water quality of your swimming pool.

Time to Close the Pool

It's important to prepare your pool for cold weather. Simply draining and covering the pool won't guarantee

Swimming Pool Maintenance

by Dave Donovan On a hot and humid August day, nothing feels better than a dip in the pool. But, if