Pool Maintenance

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Proper Care Ensures Long Life for Vinyl Pool Liners

Homeowners with backyard swimming pools depend on vinyl pool liners to keep their pools looking beautiful

Prevent Algae Growth in Your Pool

With all of the rain homeowners have had this year, now is the best time to learn how to keep algae from

What Is the Proper Salt Water Pool Chlorine Level?

Salt water pools produce chlorine as a natural byproduct.

How to Winterize a Pool

These 9 steps will protect your pool during the winter.

How to Build a Pool Sand Filter

Making your own pool sand filter will save a lot of money; it's easier than you think. By filtering the

The Benefits Of Using A Solar Pool Cover

A solar pool cover is made of woven polyethylene and has UV inhibitors. It has thermal bubbles, which

Acid Wash a Pool: When is it Needed?

The main way to determine whether you need to acid wash a pool is whether or not the bottom of the pool

Repair Tile Pool Coping in 6 Steps

Tile pool coping is the precast, bullnose tile, separating the pool wall from the pool deck.

Essential Pool Equipment List

Not only is pool equipment vital to keeping the pool safe and healthy, but it may also prevent the need for a major repair bill in the future.

Troubleshooting A Robotic Pool Cleaner

An automatic robotic pool cleaner has become a common way for pool owners to save time and effort in keeping their pools clean.

Troubleshooting Problems with Underwater Pool Lights

If you own some underwater pool lights, then you may have some problems getting them to work all of the time.

5 Essential Steps to Prep Your Pool for Summer

Take your pool from green to blue.

Diving Board Stand: 3 Replacement Parts You Need

A diving board stand is an essential part of a diving board.

Backwash A Pool In 7 Steps

You will need to backwash your pool when the gauge on the motor reaches approximately 15-20 because this tells you that the filter needs to be cleaned.

How to Maintain the Proper Pool pH Level

Maintaining your pool pH level is an important part of pool ownership.

How to Clean a Swimming Pool Main Drain

A main pool drain serves as the primary site of all drainage for a swimming pool of any size.

How to Build a Pool Pump Cover

Love the pool but hate the pool pump? Your swimming pool is a great addition to your back yard.

2 Tips for Cleaning Pool Coping

Pool coping stones are susceptible to dirt and grime.

Replaster Your Pool in 11 Steps

Replastering a pool is a time-intensive job.

Salt Water Pool Maintenance: How to Balance Alkalinity

The proper water chemistry is critical to your pool.

How To Clean A Pool Sand Filter

Doing annual cleaning and maintenance of a swimming pool sand filter helps to keep the pool in good condition all year long.

Pool Pump Motor Replacement

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

How to Repair an Above-Ground Pool Leak

Leaks are common occurrences in an above ground pool.

Preventing Root Damage in Inground Fiberglass Pools

Fiberglass resists tree root invasion and damage.

How to Repair a Pool Vacuum Hose

A clogged or damaged pool vacuum hose can be a nightmare and there are many ways a vacuum hose can become damaged. This guide will help you wade through some of them.

How to Install a Pool Timer

Using a pool timer on your pool pump for a fixed amount of time daily can save you energy and money.

How to Remove Wrinkles from a Pool Liner

The most important thing to know when removing wrinkles from a pool liner is to ensure you don't tear it.

How to Paint a Fiberglass Swimming Pool

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

How to Patch a Vinyl Pool Liner

A vinyl pool liner is a very forgiving material. Several summers can pass where the pool is seeing heavy use and the vinyl pool liner will still hold strong and do its job.

5 Tips for Designing Above Ground Pool Steps

Designing and building above ground pool steps is a great deal more challenging than building steps into an inground pool.

Troubleshooting Above Ground Pool Pump Troubles

An above-ground pool pump is typically easy to work on. If something isn't working right, here are several things you can check before you replace it or hire a professional.

How to Build a Fiberglass Pool Slide

Fiberglass pool slides are strong yet lightweight slides. Here is a simple way to build your own fiberglass pool slide yourself.

How to Repair a Pool Timer

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

How to Use a Sand Filter in a Salt Water Pool

The sand filter in a salt water pool helps to maintain high levels of hygiene in the water and makes

How to Paint Pool Coping

You can successfully re-paint your pool coping in just a few simple steps.

How to Repair Cracks in a Fiberglass Pool

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

How to Make a Pool Skimmer

A pool skimmer removes leaves and debris.

How to Resurface a Fiberglass Swimming Pool

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

How To Patch An Above-Ground Pool Liner

An above-ground pool liner has a tendency to rip after a few years of use. Here are some steps to take to patch the liner in your above-ground pool.

How to Prime an Above-Ground Pool Pump

Prime your pool pump to push out of the system.