Category: Water Care

  • Why Balance Pool Water

    Balancing the pool water means adding the proper amount of certain chemicals to ensure the safety and health of bathers as well as protection for the pool equipment.  To determine the amount of chemicals, as well as which chemicals to add, we encourage you to take a water sample to your local pool professional for […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • Borates! The bonus way to reduce your chlorine consumption.

    Borates: How Do They Work?  Borate (Optimizer Plus) This product is a surefire way of adding sparkle and shine to your pool. Besides buffering the water’s alkalinity and pH, it prevents algae growth and helps you reduce chlorine consumption. It’s no secret; it has brought a much-needed change in pool maintenance and cleaning methods. Optimizer plus […]

  • An Expert Interview About Pool Chemicals

    R&R Pools has carried the BioGuard line of chemicals for many years, trusting the quality of their products.  Each season, our staff goes through extensive training with BioGuard helping to ensure you receive the best recommendations on your water conditions. Our clients who are currently on the BioGuard line of chemicals have seen the difference […]