• 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 […]

  • Our Mission In Water Safety 2013

    Our Mission In Water Safety 2013 Posted by The Team at R&R Pools on Wed, Jul 17, 2013 @ 30:03 PM Our Mission in Water Safety   I recently had the opportunity to meet one of the wonderful teachers at St Margaret’s Bay Elementary. She is a grade 3 teacher. I met her at centennial […]

  • And it rained and rained and rained?

    And it rained and rained and rained… Posted by Kara Redden on Tue, Jul 02, 2013 @ 05:04 PM What’s a pool owner to do? All this rain puts such a damper on summer. And it seems right now us Nova Scotians just can’t catch a break. Other than reducing our swimming time it also […]

  • Need a Sand Change? DIY Today!

    How to Change the Sand in your Filter The silica sand in your filter should be changed every 3 to 5 years. When the sand is new it’s very rough but smoothes over time from the particles in the water. When the sand becomes smooth your filter is no longer efficient. An inefficient filter will […]

  • How to Backwash your Sand Filter

    The sand filter is the only filter media that can be truly backwashed, making it the most user friendly filter. When backwashing, the water flow is reversed pushing up on the sand and releasing the dirt from its jagged surface. TIP – never gauge how long to backwash on the site glass (clear glass/plastic jar on the side […]

  • Water Safety starts with You!

    Water Safety starts with You! Posted by The Team at R&R Pools on Fri, Jun 07, 2013 @ 04:11 AM Water safety is a big concern for everyone. The very first water safety program to address drowning in Canada was in 1946 with the Canadian Red Cross. R & R Pools have joined hands in […]

  • Do you see wrinkles in your Pool Liner?

    Is this a great mystery? Numerous tests on swimming pool liners have shown that a low PH can cause a pool liner to “gain weight” by absorbing water. This will make the liner stretch, resulting in wrinkles. A new liner is an expensive part of your pool and with non-balanced pool water the liner takes […]

  • Weekly Pool Maintenance, A Chore No More!

    Weekly Pool Maintenance, A Chore No More! Posted by Brandy Redden on Sat, May 25, 2013 @ 00:12 PM Weekly Pool Maintenance Having a clean and clear swimming pool is easier than you think. With proper upkeep of pool maintenance and water balance, you will reduce the amount of chemicals needed. Chemical Maintenance 1. Chlorine […]