Category: DIY

  • How to patch a swimming pool liner

    First you need to determine the location of the leak. Once found the liner can usually be easily patched both above the water liner and under the water. Typically a pool store will have a patch kit. This will include glue (my favourite is the boxer brand) and patching material (typically clear). If you have […]

  • How to Take A Water Sample!

    The following steps will ensure the most accurate water test results. Monthly water testing not only protects your pool and its equipment but keeps bathers safe from bacteria. It is recommended by your pool support team for you to test your own pool weekly and bring a sample into the pool store once a month for a […]

  • Salt Water Truths (Part 1) for Salt Chlorine Generators

    Salt Water Truths (Part 1) for Salt Chlorine Generators Posted by Kara Redden on Thu, Mar 13, 2014 @ 02:02 PM Salt Series: Salt Water Truths Salt chlorine generation has fueled more myths in the swimming pool industry than ever before. Toted as the be-all and end-all by manufacturers, pool dealers, false advertising and then […]

  • My Beef with SALT chlorine generators

    My Beef with SALT chlorine generators Posted by Kara Redden on Mon, Feb 24, 2014 @ 00:02 PM My Beef with Salt Water Pools Sounds kinda negative doesn’t it. I have been told I am pretty negative when it comes to salt pools. I wouldn’t disagree, but the topic irks me to high heavens. Now […]

  • Preparing your Swimming Pool for a Storm

    Although it may be that this storm plans to just scoot by us we thought we would prepare you for any future storm that could potentially cause damage. See our tips below. Flying debris and excess rain and wind can cause damage to both your pool and the equipment. By following some logical tips and tricks, […]

  • How & Why to Clean your Filter Media

    At the beginning or end of each pool season you should chemically clean the media in your swimming pools filter. By doing this you will reduce your chemical consumption, improve filter filtration and lengthen the life of your filter media. Filter Brite removes grease and oils from sand and filter cartridges. Promotes greater filter efficiency […]