Category: Water Care

  • How Swimming Pool Ionizers Work, the Cost and the Pros, and Cons

    There’s more to cleaning and maintaining your swimming pool than just keeping leaves and twigs out. Invisible parasites and pathogens can also make your pool unsafe for you and your family. And that’s where the Clearblue swimming pool ionizer comes in. Here’s everything you need to know about leveraging Clearblue ionizer for smoother and silkier pool water. […]

  • Problem of the Month: Green Algae

    What is it? Algae is a living organism (plant) that can appear in your pool when your sanitizer levels have dropped to a level that cannot control them.  They can enter your pool by various means, including by the wind.  Heavy rain, high heat and low chlorine levels also add to a rapid algae growth.  […]

  • Getting Smart with Hot Tub Chemistry

    Are you thinking about getting a hot tub, or are you a new hot tub owner and the chemistry just seems to be overwhelming for you?  A hot tub is meant to be a way of relaxing and helps to reduce stress and tension.  Don’t allow it to worry you! We are going to dig […]

  • How water testing can be your secret weapon!

    Testing your pool water is vital to ensure your pool is always at its best! You want to keep your loved ones safe while swimming.  Many times a pool can look crystal clear to your eyes but does require some attention.  By taking an accurate reading of the water conditions you can save time and […]

  • The benefits of using water enhancers

    If you have ever had your water tested at our location, you would have been provided a recommendation on both of the following water enhancers.  Here is a break down of their benefits: Optimizer Plus Optimizer Plus is a great enhancer for your pool.  Typically it is added in the spring and it will usually […]

  • Splasher pools need help too

    Perhaps you, or someone you know, has a splasher pool in their yard (a pool purchased from a box store rather than a pool store). Maybe they believe that mom’s old way of adding bleach to the water will kill any bacteria and make the water safe. Perhaps you’ve read up on pool chemicals on […]

  • How to make sure that your pool doesn’t turn on you!

    There is nothing worse than planning a special pool party and your pool is not ready.  Use these tips and tricks to get your pool sparkling before your next big event. 1.  As discussed in our last blog, Test your water!  Use your test strips or visit your pool professional to see your water conditions […]

  • 7 water care tools every pool owner should use

    I ended last year questioning my service team members, who work out in the field, about what products they would insist on having for their own pools, so I could bring you the information direct from the pool pros themselves.  The results are in and I found some surprising! I hadn’t thought of them or […]

  • What Causes Poor Pool Circulation

    Poor pool circulation can be the root cause of many unsolved water problems. On all accounts it appears that we are doing the right thing and adding the right products but we’re missing something. And that SOMETHING is the reason the pool isn’t coming around to its usual fabulous condition. SO who, what, where, when does that mean? […]