Pool Maintenance

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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.

Salt Water Pool Maintenance: 6 Most Common Factors That Effect Stabilizer Levels

Saltwater pools require stabilization, a process similar to keeping the right amount of chlorine in a standard pool. Here’s what you need to know about saltwater pool care.

Salt Water Pools vs UV Disinfectant Systems

Salt water pools reduce the levels of micro organisms by 99.9 percent or more, down to safer levels.

Indoor Swimming Pool Maintenance

It is easy to keep your indoor swimming pool in top condition if you keep a few tips in mind.

How to Back-Flush a Pool Pump

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

How to Build a Pool Screen Enclosure

A pool screen can help protect your pool from bugs, leaves and other debris. You can either purchase a fully assembled pool screen enclosure or you can spend a weekend putting a new one together.

How to Repair a Swimming Pool Main Drain Leak

A main pool drain leak can be a repair technician's nightmare. The pool usually has to be drained completely,

How to Replace a Swimming Pool Main Drain

Maintaining your swimming pool can sometimes involve replacing the main pool drain and the drain cover.

4 Easy Steps to Drain an Inground Pool

Conducting an inground pool drain is something that all pool owners have to deal with at some point.

6 Tips for Unclogging Pool Drains

Pool drains get clogged from time to time, even if you properly care for and maintain your pool. You have to maintain the drains to avoid bigger problems later on.

Swimming Pool Water: Test and Adjust Alkalinity

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

How to Clean a Plastic Pool

Avoid mold and bacteria by following these steps.

Pool Cover Repair Tips

Before you buy a new pool cover, see if it is something you can repair yourself.

Repairing Concrete Pool Coping

Concrete pool coping refers to the upper part of the swimming pool's edge. With swimming pool coping it is helpful to know the costs and methods of repairing it.

Pool Vacuum Troubleshooting

Find out what's wrong with your pool vacuum.

How to Use Muriatic Acid in Pools and Spas

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

How to Diagnose and Fix a Pool-Skimmer Leak

To diagnose and fix a pool-skimmer leak, all you need are a few tools, like red food coloring, and these six steps to do it yourself.

How to Raise Swimming Pool pH

Take care of your pool system with the right pH balance.

How to Clean a Pool Screen Enclosure

A pool screen enclosure can help keep insects and debris out of your pool or hot tub. This handy DIY guide will help you keep the enclosure clean as well.

Properly Paint A Swimming Pool Diving Board

A swimming pool diving board is a great addition to your swimming pool. By properly maintaining your diving board you will be able to enjoy it for many years to come.

How To Add Swimming Pool Chemicals

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

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.

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.

How Often You Should Replace Your Pool Filter

Keep your pool water safe and clean.