Category: R&R News

  • The Heat Pump is Not Heating!

    The air is a little chilly, but the pool looks so inviting.  You dip your toe into the water to discover it is freezing!  Why is the heat pump not heating up the water?  There are a couple of possible situations that may cause the heat pump not to work.  Check the breakers.  If the […]

  • Chloramines: What are they?

    You may have heard someone use the term chloramines, but perhaps you didn’t understand what the person was referring to.    When it comes to the chlorine in your pool, you have two types of Chlorine:  Total Chlorine, which is the full amount of chlorine in the water and Free Chlorine, which is the amount of […]

  • The Heat Pump is Leaking!

    You walk out to the heat pump and … oh no!  There is water on the ground, the heat pump must be leaking!  What should you do?!  If you suspect the heat pump is leaking, start by checking the pool water to ensure you have a sanitizer reading in the pool.  If you do, great, […]

  • Tips to Extend Your Pool Season

    Enjoy your swimming pool, but finding the season too short, or want the heat to last longer so you can extend your season?  Here are a few tips to help you accomplish that… Using a Solar Blanket.  Yes, a solar blanket does help to retain the heat in your swimming pool.  We recommend having the […]

  • 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 […]