Swimming Pool Blog

August (8)
  • 10 Tips to Measure for a Safety Pool Cover
    Rob Cox
    Ten tips on how to measure an inground pool for a custom mesh or solid safety cover. Meyco, loop-loc, Merlin, GLI, HPI - they all have measurement forms that are basically identical. They all use the same type of measurements for making the cover.

    Friday, August 16, 2013 7:19 PM
  • Solar Pool Heater Sizing Guide
    Mark Garcia
    solar pool heater sizingHow to size a solar pool heater for your pool. Factors affecting sizing your solar pool heater system, and how to use these to gauge whether you need additional solar panels or could get by with fewer panels.
    Wednesday, August 14, 2013 1:09 PM
  • Heat Pump Sizing Guide
    Mark Garcia
    How to size a heat pump for your pool. Advantages of heat pumps, and how to calculate your pool square footage, for use in sizing a pool heat pump. Chart showing size ranges, and discussion of other factors to consider, such as wind speed, covering the pool, and the region the pool is located in.
    Tuesday, August 13, 2013 5:40 PM
  • Vacation Pool Planning
    Rob Cox
    How to take care of your pool, when you're not there to take care of it! Vacation preparedness for your swimming pool - how to get ready to leave your swimming pool for 1-3 weeks, and not have it be a disaster when you return.
    Friday, August 09, 2013 2:18 PM
  • Gas Heater Sizing Guide
    Mark Garcia
    How to size a pool heater for your inground swimming pool. Should you just buy the biggest heater? Or can you save some money and put in a smaller size. Yes, Maybe, No?
    Wednesday, August 07, 2013 10:02 AM
  • Pool Skimmer Replacement
    Mark Garcia
    How to replace an inground pool skimmer - after reading this, you may not want to! Pool putty is a lot cheaper and very effective! But, if you are committed to replacing an inground pool skimmer, here's how you can do it.
    Tuesday, August 06, 2013 6:40 PM
  • Decorative Decks and Beautiful Borders
    Rob Cox
    Pool renovation ideas, pictures of pool renovations - specifically, Pool Decks, Borders and Water Feature renovations of swimming pools. Over 30 pics of pool renovation ideas.
    Saturday, August 03, 2013 10:40 AM
  • Algae Eradication Guide
    Rob Cox
    Some pools never become contaminated, and other pools - have constant algae problems. This post is for those pool owners who battle algae every year, and never seem to recover for very long before another algae outbreak takes over. And also for those of you responsible for turning around a pool that has been neglected for months or years without chemicals or filtering. Here's some ways to really fight back hard, and keep algae from coming back - ever again!
    Friday, August 02, 2013 1:26 PM