Swimming Pool Blog

  • Above Ground Pool Safety Fencing
    About pool safety. A big part of it is keeping people out of the pool. One of the best ways to restrict access is with a pool fence. Check your local governmental website for pool fence information, and if you don't find it, you can call the building and zoning commission, and ask to speak to someone about pool fencing requirements for aboveground pools in your area. All cities and states have slightly different pool fence laws, so it's best to find out for yourself.
    Tuesday, November 12, 2013 1:27 PM
  • Pool Parts - Save Money on Your Pool
    Rob Cox
    Swimming pool parts, how to buy them cheaply. Rob explains how poolcenter's new design and our pricing models make poolcenter pool parts the cheapest pool parts available. Common pool equipment repairs are also listed, with some tips on how to use our pool parts to make your own DIY repairs to your pool equipment.
    Friday, November 08, 2013 8:41 AM
  • Tile Mosaic Art: World's Most Beautiful Tiled Pools
    I love tiled swimming pools. Here's a fun little pictorial on what some great artists have done using tile as the pool surface for walls, floors and benches. Check out the Partridge Family pool.
    Monday, November 04, 2013 5:37 AM
  • The Partial Pool Closing
    Rob Cox
    The partial pool winterization - for a sunbelt pool that plans to very much not use the pool during Dec-Feb, and would like to take the winter off - no pool responsibilities, and no worries, mate! Close the sunbelt pool in three steps, with no cover, and sleep peacefully all winter long.
    Friday, November 01, 2013 4:03 PM
  • Top Ten Hayward Pool Cleaner Parts
    Rob Cox
    Top pool cleaner parts for Hayward cleaners - they come from 3 different cleaners - Phantom, Navigator, Tiger Shark.
    Tuesday, October 29, 2013 6:01 PM
  • Halloween Pool Party
    halloween pool party ideas - How to decorate your pool, what food to make, and an awesome playlist of 13 scary songs sure to raise the tension in the room. Go for it - have a halloween pool party!
    Friday, October 25, 2013 8:48 AM
  • Top Ten Polaris Pool Cleaner Parts
    Rob Cox
    The most common polaris pool parts, as reported by our Pool Parts Guru, Jon Ruhe! Here's a run down of the Top Ten most popular polaris pool cleaner replacement parts. With pictures!
    Friday, October 25, 2013 8:45 AM
  • Spa Cover Replacement: How to Measure & Order
    Mark Garcia
    Measuring for a new spa cover - how to correctly measure your spa shell, to place an order for a replacement spa cover. Spa corner measurement tips, and other general tips on correct measurement technique for new spa covers.
    Friday, October 25, 2013 8:43 AM
  • Top 10 Hayward Pool Filter Repair Parts
    Rob Cox
    Which of hayward's many pool fllter parts are the most bought and sold. Well, excluding small parts like o-rings and gaskets, here are the list of the pool filter parts which we find to be in the most demand. Why? This can tell a pool owner of a hayward filter, what parts he or she should be most careful with, and which ones may be needed in the future
    Friday, October 25, 2013 8:39 AM
  • Stain Removal in a Vinyl Pool
    Mark Garcia
    Pool stains on a vinyl liner, how to remove vinyl liner pool stains. Without draining the pool, you can safely remove all sorts of stains from your vinyl liner pool, with these Miracle stain removal products. Many of these have been around for some time, and some are new kids on the stain removal block. Also, this article has other tips on vinyl liner stain removal.:-) hope you like it...
    Tuesday, October 08, 2013 8:25 AM
  • Pool Filter Parts Pictopedia
    Rob Cox
    Pool filter parts pictorial, by filter type. This post has pictures of pool filter parts, for sand, DE and cartridge filters. Find your pool filter part here, with these hi-res images, and descriptions of each part, for your edification!
    Friday, October 04, 2013 9:55 AM