Swimming Pool Blog

September (3)
  • How To Replace Pool Cover Anchors II
    Rob Cox
    STICKERS are those pool cover anchors that won't turn up, and/or won't turn down. The cause can be pressure around the top few threads, when an anchor is pounded into a hole that is just millimeters too small. They can also fail when the hex hole becomes rounded, or stripped on the inside. Another cause is that sandy grit gets stuck in the threads, but who has time to rinse them out and lubricate every year? For stuck pool cover anchor removal however, a little lubrication helps a lot.
    Sunday, September 18, 2016 3:04 PM
  • Electric Pool Heater for Small Pools?
    Rob Cox
    Electric pool heater? Yes and No - electric resistance heaters, those that use an immersion element, are not good pool heaters, even for small pools. Pool heat pumps however, are an efficient and affordable way to use an electric pool heater.
    Wednesday, September 07, 2016 7:50 AM