Swimming Pool Blog

2015
  • Spark Ignition Pool Heater Troubleshooting Guide
    Second in our Series of Teledyne Laars Jandy pool heater diagnostics and troubleshooting, we move on to the Spark Ignition generation of electronic heaters, and show YOU how to do it yourself! 
     
    Tuesday, September 29, 2015 9:18 AM
  • Millivolt Pool Heater Troubleshooting Guide
    First in a series of Gas pool heater troubleshooting guides. Do you have a Millivolt Gas Pool Heater? Here's How to Diagnose it, with great diagrams and step by step troubleshooting flow charts!
     
     
     
    Tuesday, September 22, 2015 12:49 PM
  • How to Replace Pool Cover Deck Anchors
    Rob Cox
    Brass Pool Cover Problems - Tips for dealing with Spinners and Stickers, and how to remove and replace safety cover deck anchors.
     
     
     
     
    Friday, September 11, 2015 1:44 PM
  • Inground Pool Winterization Check List
    mark garcia
    How to close your own pool - 2 quick LISTS - a materials/equipment/chemical checklist and a 10 Step refresher on the pool closing process - PLUS, a special off for our blog readers.
     
    Friday, September 04, 2015 3:39 PM
  • Green to Cloudy Blue to Clear
    Rob Cox
    PIctorial with 19 images of a pool that went from Blue to Green in 3 days, but took 3 weeks to bring back. Plus, discussion points along the way while helping a struggling pool owner!
     
     
     
    Tuesday, August 25, 2015 10:31 AM
  • Pool Pump Shaft Seal Replacement
    Rob Cox
    We answer many questions about shaft seals, including what is it?, why do they fail, how to select the correct shaft seal for your pool pump and how to install it yourself, DIY style.
     
     
    Wednesday, August 19, 2015 10:44 AM
  • 10 Interesting Facts about Swimming Pools
    10 fun and interesting facts about swimming pools - maybe a few that could surprise you!
     
     
     
     
    Friday, August 14, 2015 5:15 PM
  • Swimming Pool Lifestyle: NBA Players
    Rob Cox
    Which celebrities have the most over the top pools? Not rock stars, movie stars or even Olympic swimmers, but professional athletes take home the trophy for the most glamorous celebrity pools. And among professional athletes, there is a group who really love their swimming pools. NBA players.
     
     
     
    Tuesday, August 11, 2015 4:38 PM
  • In Ground Swimming Pool Safety Barriers

    To beef up your Layers of Protection, let's talk about two specific types of effective barriers for inground pools ~ physical barriers and electronic barriers.

     
    Wednesday, August 05, 2015 12:32 PM
  • Above Ground Pool Safety Barriers
    Rob Cox
    Effective barriers for above ground pools - How to dramatically improve AG pool safety with some simple barriers - we discuss Pool Fence, Pool Cover, Pool Nets and Pool Ladders in some detail..
    Friday, July 31, 2015 5:34 PM
  • Lowering Pool Calcium Hardness Levels
    How Do You Lower Calcium Hardness Levels in a Swimming Pool? There are 6 different methods listed that hard water area pool owners can use to lower calcium hardness levels, to prevent staining and scaling problems.
     
    Friday, July 24, 2015 1:35 PM