Swimming Pool Blog

October 2011 (6)
  • Install a second skimmer in your above ground pool
    liner skimmers If you’ve ever thought about adding another skimmer to your aboveground pool, then this post is for you. Adding a skimmer to your pool can be accomplished with just a little planning and effort – and very little cost. The cost of the new skimmer can be as low as $50, and adding a skimmer can be done in one afternoon.
    Friday, October 28, 2011 4:44 PM
  • Solar Pool Heaters DeMystified

    OK, so maybe there's not really any mystique about solar pool heaters ~ or is there? ...Certainly there is to some of you, those who have thought what it must be like to harness the heat from the sun and put it into your pool. Free is a nice price for solar pool heat, and if you've ever had to pay for gas to heat your swimming pool, you know that it can cost hundreds per month.
    Monday, October 24, 2011 9:54 PM
  • Swimming Pool pH - Who Cares?
    Rob Cox
    Pool pH - a measurement of the relative acidity or basicity of your pool water. Who Cares?!? Well, your pool surfaces care a whole lot. Low pH and Alkalinity can lead to etched plaster finishes or a vinyl liner that becomes less like vinyl and more like plastic. Plastic fittings on....
    Monday, October 17, 2011 3:08 PM
  • Swimming Pool Heat Pumps: Florida loved, Michigan tested.
    Rob Cox

    Enjoy your pool longer each year, consider replacing your inefficient, polluting and fossil fuel hungry gas pool heater with a sleek, quiet and safe swimming pool heat pump. Dominant in Florida as the number one pool heating option, pool heat pumps operate effectively in all 50 states, install easily and operate at very low cost.
    Friday, October 14, 2011 5:00 PM
  • Swimming Pool Leaf Removal
    I have always thought that trees have no business being planted around a swimming pool. Deciduous trees specifically, those that lose their leaves annually. Evergreen trees, even Pine trees are preferable. No trees around the pool makes for a stark landscape however, and little privacy. Trees also provide nice shade on a hot summer day, and a place for birds to perch and sing. HOW TO PREVENT AND REMOVE LEAVES FROM A POOL.
    Monday, October 10, 2011 6:38 AM
  • Top 3 Pool Chlorinator Problems
    Now, let's take a look at some of the problems that a pool owner may have with chlorinators.
    Monday, October 03, 2011 10:26 AM