Swimming Pool Blog

March (8)
  • New! AFD-3000 Pool Diagnostic Scanner
    Rob Cox
    AFD-3000 control panelHappy April Fools' Day! The AFD-3000 is a patented electronic diagnosis tool for swimming pool and spa systems. With the handheld, weather proof-shock proof control panel, you can quickly access real time status on chemical levels, flow dynamics, pressure differential and heater combustion.Also acts as a pool alarm, and provides main drain safety.

    Monday, March 31, 2014 9:03 PM
  • Swimming Pool Alarms Buyer's Guide
    Pool alarms will not keep your pool safe. They are a poor substitute for a 4-sded fence or safety cover, and must be combined with constant supervision, swim lessons, and strong pool rules - and it can lead to a false sense of security.Nonetheless, they are an important Layer of Protections.

    Friday, March 28, 2014 4:14 PM
  • Silly Swimming Pool Products

    In the product category of chemicals and cleaners especially - there have been some fun examples of pool products that remind me of some of the earliest attempt at creating a flying machine.

    Tuesday, March 25, 2014 1:38 PM
  • Leaf Rake Pool Cleaning Techniques
    Rob Cox
     A pool leaf rake can be a pool owner's BFF and the most used tool in a poolmans truck. For leaves on the surface, laying on the floor, or floating somewhere in between, a leaf rake can be used quickly to skim the surface and dredge the floor.
    Friday, March 21, 2014 3:39 PM
  • Pool Filter Parts: All You Need to Know
    Swimming Pool Filter Parts - All you Need to Know, is a quick guide of how pool filter parts interconnect, and how they can become damaged, along with a troubleshooting guide to help you spot problems, before even going inside the tank!
    Tuesday, March 18, 2014 2:20 PM
  • Swimming Pool Valve Replacements
    Some tips on when to consider re-valving your suction and return valves, and a few tips on actually doing it. This was one of my favorite jobs to do.
    Tuesday, March 11, 2014 3:26 PM
  • Adding a Water Feature to your Inground Pool
    Rob Cox
    Add some ambiance and flair with water features. Deck Jets, Scuppers, Fountains, Waterfalls, Cascades - modern or natural, you choose the look and feel and create something rustic, tranquil or modern.
    Friday, March 07, 2014 3:00 PM
  • Variable Speed Pool Pump Installation
    ...aside from programming your new pump, which can take the place of a time clock, a VS pump installs in the same manner as a regular pump.
    Tuesday, March 04, 2014 4:44 PM