Pool Maintenance

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Prevent Pool Concrete Cracking

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

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 Shock a Pool

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

Troubleshooting: Common Pool Pump Problems

A pool pump creates pressure within the pool.

Patching An Inflatable Pool Slide

It’s easy to puncture an inflatable pool slide during summer play.

How to Troubleshoot Pool Problems Before Calling the Pros

Don't panic the next time you experience a pool problem.

Swimming Pool Maintenance and Seasonal Care

Having a pool is great, but do you know what it takes to maintain a pool, and keep it clean and healthy for your family?

Guide to Pool Filters, Supplies, and Chemicals

Read this for some clarity on pool filters, supplies, and chemicals.

Repairing Inflatable Swimming Pool Holes

To repair your inflatable swimming pool, all you need are a few tools and the repair kit that came with

Properly Paint Slides For Pools

Exposure to UV rays and chlorine will cause the look of your slide for your pool to fade over time. It

Above-Ground Pool Slide Maintenance Checklist

Keeping your above ground pool slide properly maintained will help keep it safely working for years to

Pool Diving Board Maintenance Tips

Pool diving boards can be rather dangerous especially if they are not well maintained. Poolside accidents

How To Install A Pool Shade

The installation of a pool shade can bring a lot more enjoyment to your pool area during very hot days.

How To Paint A Pool

Depending on the type of paint, pools needs to be repainted every 3 to 5 years. It is okay to paint over

Pool Light Replacement in 10 Steps

Swimming pool lights are fitted into housings in the sides of the pool and these housings should contain

How a Swimming Pool Ionizer Works

A swimming pool ionizer works by an electrical process designed to discharge copper and silver ions into

Cleaning A Cloudy Swimming Pool

A cloudy swimming pool is not an inviting sight no matter how hot the weather. Cloudy pool water is usually

Considering A Salt Water Pool?

While salt water pools are more expensive to install than freshwater pools, they can be cheaper to own

Add A Solar Heater To Your Pool

Think of how much longer you could swim during the year if you add a solar heater to your swimming pool.

What Alternative Pool Chemicals Are Available?

Pool chemicals are used to sanitize the water in your pool, keep it clean, and those who use the pool

How To Clean Swimming Pool Water

Cleaning swimming pool water should not be necessary if the water is tested regularly and the filters

Swimming Pool Sand Filters: How to Backwash

Swimming pool sand filters remove particles of dust and debris from your pool. These particles can come

Above-Ground Swimming Pool Maintenance

An above-ground swimming pool requires maintenance to remain clean and safe over a period of year. Keep

Backwashing an Above-Ground Pool Pump

An above ground pool pump filters your pool water through a medium, usually silica sand, in order to

Swimming Pool Test Kit Information

When you own a swimming pool you need to purchase a swimming pool test kit to help you maintain the chemical

How to Clean a Pool Liner

Cleaning a pool liner is a task every pool owner is faced with at some point or another. Pool owners

How to Find Holes in a Pool Liner

Expect to lose about a ½-inch of water from your swimming pool each day due to evaporation or

Gas Pool Heater Troubleshooting

If your gas pool heater breaks down, you should have it looked at by a professional. Whether fuelled

Swimming Pool Sand Filter Maintenance

In order to enjoy a pool to its fullest, it is important to keep the swimming pool sand filter working

How to Repair Fiberglass Swimming Pools

Fiberglass swimming pools are durable and eye-catching and will last you for many years if you take proper

In-Ground Pool Filter Troubleshooting Tips

The in-ground pool filter is a key element in keeping your pool water sparkling clean and inviting for

How to Remove Bugs from a Pool

For water bugs, pool water is an inviting place to gather. The water is generally warm enough to promote

Replace a Pool Filter Cartridge in 4 Steps

Both in-ground and above-ground pools use pool filter cartridge units to filter the water. These are

How to Replace a Pool Pump Seal

To maintain your swimming pool's spotless appearance and water quality, the pool pump seal must function

Pool Liner Stain Removal

In most cases, properly maintaining chlorine levels in your swimming pool will help prevent stains on

Salt Chlorinator Maintenance

A salt chlorinator is a swimming pool maintenance device that uses salt in the swimming pool water to

How to Prep a Pool for Painting

Inground pools are usually made of cement with a safety layer of sand mixed with paint. Sometimes this

Pool Water Treatment without Using Chemicals

There are at least 3 ways to perform pool water treatment without using chemicals. Many people like to

Raising Pool Alkalinity: Chemicals vs Household Products

Maintaining a proper swimming pool alkalinity level is critical to keeping your pool water healthy and