One Hour Pool Care – Part Three: Cleaning

Cleaning can be the most time consuming part of maintenance.  Here are some tips on how to make that part pretty simple: Brush “dead spots” – near steps, ladders, and lights.  Anywhere that the circulation is not as strong.  This should take less than 5 minutes. Vacuum the pool.  We recommend having an automatic cleaner […]

One Hour Pool Care – Part Two: Testing

The second major aspect of pool care is testing your water.  Testing is a portion of maintenance that is often neglected, but is crucial to ensure everything is being done correctly with the water chemistry.  There are two types of testing:  in-store testing and in-home testing.  Here’s a brief overview of each: In-home testing:  This […]

One Hour Pool Care – Part One: Chemicals

Many people think that caring for and maintaining a pool takes a lot of time and energy.  With a few tips, you can keep your pool care routine under an hour a week.  This will be the first in a 3 part series covering the major aspects of pool care including ways to keep your pool swimmable with […]

3 Ways to Lower the Cost of Operating Your Swimming Pool

As energy costs have risen over the years, there has been a focus on lowering the cost to operate most appliances, and swimming pools are no exception.  Here are 3 ways to make enjoying your pool more affordable: Variable Speed Pumps:  an alternative to the single-speed pumps.  Variable speed pumps have permanent magnet motors (same […]