Swimming Pool Blog

June (5)
  • Rube Goldberg Pool Filter System
    mark garcia
    If you thought your plumbing was confusing - take a look at this filter system! a real rube goldberg!
    Friday, June 26, 2015 2:27 PM
  • Replacing a Pool Pump Pipe Fitting
    Rob Cox
    My friend whose pool has been featured on this blog several times has again suffered pool problems, which makes for another unique teaching opportunity.This time it's the pipe that goes into the pump, it has shrunken from heat. He admitted to accidentally leaving incoming valves closed (skimmer/main drain) after cleaning the pump basket, and it seems that the pump ran all night without any water running through it to keep it cool.
    Tuesday, June 23, 2015 8:39 AM
  • World's Largest Swim Lesson 2015
    mark garcia
    WLSL - It's this thursday, June 18, 2015The World's Largest Swim Lesson takes place this week - on Thursday, June 18, 2015 at 10 am, Your Time - find a pool location near you, and be a world record holder!
    Sunday, June 14, 2015 2:27 PM
  • 21 Swimming Pool Safety Tips
    mark garcia
    21 tips for improving pool safety around your backyard swimming pool. Plus, a Printable Pool Rules sign that you can paste to the 'fridge!
    Wednesday, June 10, 2015 1:40 PM
  • Preventing a Popped Pool
    Rob Cox
    Want to drain your pool, but have heard tales of pools popping out of the ground? How to drain a pool smartly so you can rest easy at night without nightmares...
    Thursday, June 04, 2015 6:24 AM