Swimming Pool Blog

October (6)
  • Understanding Pool Pump Motor Types
    Mark Garcia
    In swimming pool motors, there are several different types of motors, and several different frame types, not to mention voltage, horsepower, hertz... Here's a few ways to discern between different pool pump motor types, and find the motor you need to make a quick replacement - before the water turns green!
    Friday, October 31, 2014 2:42 PM
  • 5 ways to Protect a Spa Cover
    Rob Cox
    Taking care of your spa cover means blocking moisture from the underside and rain and weather from the top side. Help protect your spa cover with these heat trapping, moisture blocking products.
    Tuesday, October 28, 2014 2:47 PM
  • Pool Party Cakes - Swimming Pool Cakes
    Lots of swimming pool cake ideas! Next time you need a cake, for a birthday, retirement or any occassion  - how about a swimming pool cake? Here's 20 pool cake designs.
    Tuesday, October 21, 2014 3:52 PM
  • The Commercial Pool Whitecoat Experiment
    Rob Cox
    The Experiment - why can't large commercial pools make their pool plaster last longer? They can - if they do a few things differently! I call it "Spend $1000 on chemicals and cleaning and save $10000 on plaster costs"
    Wednesday, October 15, 2014 2:36 PM
  • How to Patch a Safety Pool Cover
    How to patch a safety pool cover, using the Loop-Loc pool cover patches. Pictures and tips on how to successfully use these patches - and a few tips on how NOT to patch your pool cover!
    Thursday, October 09, 2014 12:48 PM
  • Poolman's Tool Box: Top 3 Winter Pool Cover Tools
    Rob Cox
    Neat winter pool cover tools that you might find on a pool service truck or in a poolman's toolbox! My top 3 favorite items for safety covers, solid covers, and aboveground pool covers.
    Tuesday, October 07, 2014 6:44 AM