Archive: Jun 2021

  • Problem of the Month: Water Scum Line

    What is it? A coating on the wall of the pool along the waterline which feels greasy.  Most of the time it is due to oils, lotions and other organic contaminants that enter the water via swimmers, causing a greasy build-up.  By not attending to this problem, you may see some staining along the water […]

  • Problem of the Month: Cloudy and hazy water

    What is it? Cloudy water is a murky appearance to the water that does not allow you to see the bottom of the pool, whereas Hazy water allows you to see the bottom of the pool, but the water is not clear to the naked eyes.  Hazy and Cloudy water are caused by many things […]

  • Top 3 Common Pool Maintenance Mistakes to Avoid

    As a pool owner, you’ll once in a while make mistakes while carrying out pool maintenance. But it’s your response to such errors that really matters. These slip-ups present an opportunity to learn. Even so, educating yourself on some of the day-to-day pool maintenance mistakes can help you keep your pool cleaner, safer, and running […]

  • How Does Rain Affect Your Swimming Pool?

    There’s a lot of water care that goes into making sure your swimming pool stays in fine condition. Usually, when asked about pool contaminants, most homeowners will list everything except rainfall. Yet we’ve all heard about acid rain, and if you live in Nova Scotia, you know that it’s a huge problem. Besides thunderstorms, you […]