Swimming Pool Blog

April (4)
  • Salt Cell Pool Chlorinator Not Working
    Mark Garcia
    Salt Cell troubleshooting - how to know if the salt cell is working, and how to test salt cell voltage and amperage. Is your salt cell bad, or is it the circuit board? These questions and many more salt cell troubles discussed.
    Friday, April 29, 2016 4:27 PM
  • Pool Safety Systems & Practices
    Rob Cox
    As summer draws near and warm weather brings our backyards to life again, take the time to look objectively at your pool safety protection. No pool is completely safe from danger, but there are steps that every pool owner can take to be sure that the pool safety systems are working properly.
    Thursday, April 21, 2016 3:58 PM
  • How to Make a Pool Porta-Vac Pump
    Mark Garcia
    Portable pool vacuum pumps Portable pool vacuum pumps - How to make your own Porta-Vac, to vacuum to waste (or recirculate into the skimmer). Quick clean-up of leaf and algae filled pools, with a portable pool pump vacuum.
    Thursday, April 14, 2016 9:19 AM
  • On Reducing Pool Pump Energy Usage
    Rob Cox
    Pool Pumps can be energy wasters, especially when inefficient single speed pump motors are used. Or when the pool pump runs for too long each day, or when the water is not balanced and sanitized properly.
    Today's blog post is about pool pump energy usage, and how you can save pump electricity, energy and money, while making your pool more ecofriendly at the same time.

    Saturday, April 09, 2016 10:15 AM