Swimming Pool Blog

  • Inground Swimming Pool Heater Costs: Buy, Install, Run
    Rob Cox
    What does it cost to buy a pool heater - What's the cost to install a pool heater, and - how much does it cost to run a pool heater? These questions, and more, answered in today's post
    Wednesday, March 11, 2015 10:05 AM
  • Disinfection Byproducts in Pools
    10 ways to deal with Disinfection byproducts in swimming pools - chlorine can produce up to 600 possible combinations in water treatment for drinking and swimming. Some of these may be hazardous ~
    Saturday, February 28, 2015 2:36 PM
  • Hayward Pool Heater Troubleshooting
    Hayward pool heater troubleshooting - how to fix your hayward gas pool heater. Troubleshooting charts with error codes for Hayward pool heaters.
    Tuesday, February 24, 2015 5:12 PM
  • 10 Cool Hidden Pools
    Rob Cox
    Hidden pools, moveable pool floors, tilting or sliding pool floors - hidden pools are super cool - here's a wacky way to make your pool safer and cleaner, while giving you more open space
    Tuesday, February 17, 2015 10:42 AM
  • Installing a Pool Side or In Pool Umbrella
    Rob Cox
    Pool umbrellas have come out from the tables and are being placed around the pool, or even in the pool. Today's blog describes installation of in pool umbrella sockets or umbrella holders for the pool deck.
    Wednesday, February 11, 2015 3:09 PM
  • Pool Cleaner Troubleshooting Guide
    Pool cleaner troubleshooting guide - common troubles with pool cleaners, suction - pressure - robotic. Tips on improving pool cleaner operation and avoiding pool cleaner problems.
    Friday, February 06, 2015 1:00 PM
    Tables for knowing how much chemical, shock or salt to add to a pool of any size. Also, how to know what size pool you have, in gallons, and what the ideal pool chemical ranges should be in your pool.
    Friday, January 30, 2015 3:49 PM
  • Generic VS OEM Pool Equipment Parts
    Aftermarket or generic pool parts have become something of a topic lately. Importers of low quality knock-off pool parts are selling goods on Amazon and Ebay, at very low prices. This has Brick & Mortar retailers, service companies and mostly Manufacturers - up in arms.
    Tuesday, January 27, 2015 4:08 PM
  • Pool Pump Troubleshooting Guide
    Rob Cox
    Pool pumps are usually quite reliable - but when you need it most, there may come a day when it just up and quits - or begins to struggle. Here's our pool pump troubleshooting guide to help get to the bottom of pool pump problems.
    Thursday, January 22, 2015 1:30 PM
  • Pool Filter Troubleshooting Guide
    Rob Cox
    Pool filter trouble can take many forms, and not all issues with filtration are filter problems. Clogged or closed pool skimmers, pump or valves can all cause pool filter problems. Check other equipment for anything that could be obstructing water flow - to and from the pool filter.
    Thursday, January 15, 2015 1:55 PM
  • Swimming Pool White Goods
    mark garcia
    We call them -White Goods- and here's a list of 5 White Good categories of items that you'd find on any pool service truck, and which any pool owner will need at one time or another....
    Thursday, January 08, 2015 5:25 PM