Category: Maintenance

  • Hazy Pool?

    Swimming contaminants and how to avoid deal with them You go outside and take the solar blanket off the pool, ready to take a refreshing dip on a hot summer day, only to realize that the pool does not sparkle as it should.  The water is not cloudy, but you know your pool has looked […]

  • How to use your manual vacuum

    Vacuuming your pool is something we would like to avoid, but if you want your water to look nice and remain healthy, it is a task that needs to be completed.  Having a robotic pool cleaner is a great way to avoid the manual vacuum, but even if you have a robotic cleaner, there are […]

  • Splasher Pools need love too!

    Every season so many homeowners are purchasing swimming pools from the big box stores, and there is nothing wrong with that, there are pool shortages and installation waits all across the country. What a lot of homeowners don’t know when they purchase from a big box store, is how to properly take care of their […]

  • The Water Flow Back into the Pool is Low

    There are a few different reasons that you could have poor flow. 1.  If you have a Variable Speed pump it may be programmed too slow.  Increase speed to see if the issue is resolved.  2.  Check the pressure gauge on the filter, as low flow is an indication of a dirty filter.    If the […]

  • Pool Filtration Systems: What are the differences?

    When it comes to filtering the water in your pool, you have 3 options:  Sand, Cartridge or DE (diatomaceous earth).  Sand Filters Sand filters are the most popular style due to their ease of use.    The tank is filled with sand or glass filter media (the amount required will differ between sizes / manufacturers – […]

  • 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 […]

  • An Expert Interview on Liner Renovations

    Liner Replacements are a common renovation for the team members here at R&R Pools and we have come to appreciate the quality of workmanship with the liners made by Latham Pool Products.  Our long-standing relationship with them has led us to ask David Berger of Latham some of your most frequently asked questions.  Let’s see […]

  • An Expert Interview on Auto Covers

    R&R Pools has been installing Auto Covers for our clients for many years and have come to love the quality and workmanship of the auto covers made by Aquamatic Cover Systems.   For this expert interview, we took our most frequently asked questions to Jeff Garrett of Aquamatic Cover Systems. 1. What makes an Aquamatic auto […]