Swimming Pool Blog

January 2012 (8)
  • Top 3 Pool Pump Problems
    The main pool pump is the heart of the necessary filtration process for your swimming pool. If your pool pump fails your pool water will be stagnant and you will soon develop water chemistry problems. To avoid costly chemicals and costly repairs, address your swimming pool pumps problems in a timely manner and repair!
    Tuesday, January 31, 2012 3:09 PM
  • Pool Safety Checklist
    Exercising caution around your swimming pool and continually making sure that safety measures, in and around the pool, are in place can be the difference between years of swimming enjoyment and tragedy. Routine inspections can help you to have peace of mind and comfort in knowing your loved ones are safeguarded from a possible mishap.
    Friday, January 27, 2012 12:20 PM
  • How to remove or fill-in a swimming pool
    Most people choose to fill-in their cement or gunite pool where allowed, rather than completely removing it. The cost to completely remove a gunite or cement pool is in the range of $9,000.00 - $19,000.00 depending on the size and location. The cost includes what you might expect, completely removing the pool, cement deck, dumping fee's, cost of fill and grading, everything.
    Tuesday, January 24, 2012 8:03 AM
  • How to use bearing pullers to replace pool motor bearings
    To use a bearing puller tool, however, you first need to tear down the motor, so that you can get to the front and rear bearings, which sit on the motor shaft. After removing all of the plastic pump parts (everything that's attached to the motor), you should pull off the motor's rear cover cap.
     
    Thursday, January 19, 2012 6:15 PM
  • Swimming Pool Landscaping
    Certain trees and shrubbery can lead to excessive pool cleaning, abundant staining, and can even affect the structural integrity of the swimming pool. Knowing the best candidates when planting any vegetations or saplings will help limit pool maintenance while still giving your backyard those much needed finishing touches.
    Tuesday, January 17, 2012 4:31 PM
  • Winter Pool Leak Detection
    Rob Cox
    Winter pool leaks are no fun to find and fix. The water is cold and so is the concrete that you lay on. It is important however to keep the pool full, for the reasons mentioned above. If you cannot locate it, and want to wait until spring, keep the pool filled with a garden hose during winter, and be sure to pump off solid covers promptly, until you can fix this winter pool leak - in the spring!
    Friday, January 13, 2012 5:05 PM
  • Winterized Swimming Pool Maintenance
    The winterized swimming pool will benefit from some simple and minor maintenance. Winter upkeep can ensure the pool plumbing, the pool equipment, and even the pool cover stay in good condition and will remain undamaged for years to come. Here are some “do’s” and “don’ts” when it comes to keeping an eye on your swimming pool during the winter months that are already upon us.
    Tuesday, January 10, 2012 11:24 AM
  • Pool Filter Repairs and Maintenance
    Every pool owner should be proactive instead of reactive when it comes to ensuring pool water quality. Preventing problematic water will prevent excessive and costly chemicals that may be needed to restore pool water that has become unbalanced and unfiltered. Knowing the limitations of your pool filter and the ability of the filtering media within will be key in keeping things crystal clear.
    Thursday, January 05, 2012 9:25 AM