Swimming Pool Blog

September (8)
  • Above Ground Pool Filter Upgrade
    Mark Garcia
    Is your pool filter undersized? Many aboveground pool filter systems are. Here are the signs and symptoms of an undersized pool filter, and for worn-out filter media, along with some practical advice on selecting a new (larger) pool filter for your aboveground pool.
    Friday, September 27, 2013 12:02 PM
  • Pool Heater Parts Pictopedia
    Rob Cox
    Pool heater parts pictorial. How to identify that part on your pool heater - and how to troubleshoot your pool heater with the correct replacement parts for pool heaters. Picture gallery of pool heater parts.
    Wednesday, September 25, 2013 7:36 AM
  • Preventing a Green Pool Opening
    Mark Garcia

    How to prevent a green pool opening, by recognizing these problems. 4 problem areas that can cause a pool to open green. Avoid these problems and avod expensive bring-back of the pool, and not to mention staining.
    Friday, September 20, 2013 4:36 PM
  • Polaris Parts Pictopedia
    Rob Cox
    Pictures of parts for polaris cleaners - a pictorial, pictogram or pictopedia learning resource. Great pictures (45 images) of common Polaris replacement parts for Polaris pool cleaners to help find the polaris cleaner part you need.
    Wednesday, September 18, 2013 7:12 AM
  • Top 5 Safety Pool Cover Repairs
    Mark Garcia
    Top 5 most common pool safety cover repairs. Holes, broken straps, broken anchors, and more! Read how to repair it yourself, or how to send it in for repair - or, should you replace it now - can it make it one more season? 
    Friday, September 13, 2013 11:13 AM
  • Pool Winterization Tips
    Rob Cox
    Pool closing time - winterization tips for lowering the water, blowing the lines and covering the pool. 9 of our best tips on pool winterizing for pools who want to winterize, to prevent freeze damage.
    Wednesday, September 11, 2013 8:03 AM
  • Pet Pool Safety
    Mark Garcia
    September is the time of year, this weekend in fact, where many public pools open up the pool to our 4 legged friends, with Doggy Swim Day. Lots of fun to watch, and even better if you've brought along a dog and a camera. Not all dogs know how to swim, and not all dogs want to swim. Take their lead...

    Sunday, September 08, 2013 7:40 AM
  • Lap Swim Routines
    Rob Cox
    swim workoutsHere's 6 sample swim workouts - easy, medium and hard. Get your swim on with our swim routines, including warm up, main set and cool down. Additional tips on lap swimming.
    Wednesday, August 14, 2013 1:31 PM