Author Archives: Kara Redden

  • Are you having issues priming the pump?

    If you’re finding that your pump won’t prime, here are some possible issues you can check at home before placing a request for a service call: Make sure the water level in the pool is high enough so water can flow into the skimmer (about ½ – ¾ up the skimmer opening). Check the lid […]

  • Pool Foam

    You’re all ready for a lazy day by the pool, grab your towel and head to your favorite lounge chair and as you look at the once inviting water you notice it – the bubbles.  The pool is full of them, the foam is everywhere in the water.  It looks like someone took some bubble […]

  • Help! The pool is leaking

    This is a common statement from clients and often water loss may be due to evaporation, not from a leak in the pool.  So, before you begin to panic about the cost of plumbing repairs or a liner replacement, use the following steps to determine if your pool is leaking by performing a bucket test.  […]

  • Variable Speed Pumps: What speed and when?

    A Variable Speed Pump is the most energy efficient swimming pool pump available and provides a huge energy savings and quiet performance.  They allow you to control the speed of the pump to suit your pool’s needs.  So what speed is best, and when should you consider changing the speed of your pump? There are […]

  • My Sanitizer Reading is High!

    Ugh!  You go for a water test at your local pool professional and you are told that your chlorine is too high for a test!  What can you do to bring the levels back down to an acceptable range?  Why did it happen in the first place? When your chlorine or bromine is above 8 […]

  • ClearBlue Ionizers

    Over the past few seasons clients have been requesting more information on sanitizer alternatives.  The ClearBlue ionizer is one of the alternatives that are available through R&R Pools.  Although you will still use chlorine as a sanitizer, your pool will require less with the ClearBlue Ionzier.  Let’s take a closer look at the ClearBlue system: […]

  • Welcome 2022!

    The new year seems to be a great time to welcome a fresh start. It brings with it the hope of what is to come and time to reflect on what worked and what didn’t in previous years. As much as we would love to put our feet up and relax for the winter months, […]

  • Goodbye 2021!

    We hope you and your loved ones managed to stay safe during the pandemic and continue to do so as we go on to navigate it.  We would like to take a moment to thank all our clients, both old and new, for the continued support as we all dealt with the changes the pandemic […]

  • New to Spa Ownership?

    Properly maintaining your spa will not only keep the water sparkling but will also protect your spa equipment and keep the water safe.  A spa is an investment, and with proper care, can give you enjoyment and relaxation for a long time. Weekly On a weekly basis you should remove your spa filter and give […]