Swimming Pool Blog
- An In-Depth Look at Pool Heat Pumps
Unlike natural gas or propane pool heaters, a pool heat pump can't generate its own heat. This might sound strange at first. How else is a heat pump supposed to warm up your pool water?! Let's take a closer look, shall we?
Wednesday, September 05, 2018 1:34 PM
- Simple Ways to Extend Your Pool Season
Who wouldn't want to enjoy more time in the pool if they could! When the outside temperature begins to cool, you can count on these simple ways to warm up your pool water and extend the pool season.
Thursday, August 02, 2018 3:39 PM
- How to Choose an Above Ground Pool Cleaner
Whether you are a pool owner buying your first above ground pool cleaner or simply upgrading to the next best thing, we understand that finding the perfect cleaner can be a time-consuming process. After all, there are so many options to choose from!
Friday, June 01, 2018 3:14 PM
- Optimizing Variable Speed Pump Savings
Variable speed pumps save money, but can they really save 90% over a single speed pump? We follow the trials of one pool owner "Jim", as he chases the elusive 90% energy savings goal with a new Variable Speed Pump.
Wednesday, March 07, 2018 9:29 AM
- Noisy Pool Pump Solutions
Noisy pool pumps can destroy your peaceful pool ambiance, or wreck your relationship with neighbors. Noisy pump solutions - fix your loud pool pump noise for good with these noise abatement solutions for pool pumps.
Monday, October 09, 2017 7:01 AM
- Kreepy Krauly Performance Tune-Up
Kreepy Krauly how to optimize operation for best cleaning - we start with a brief company history, and then dive head first into a FAQ about Kreepy Krauly pool cleaners, and finish with a recommendation on which is the best Kreepy pool cleaner.
Wednesday, August 09, 2017 1:48 PM
- Aboveground Gas Pool Heaters
Gas aboveground pool heaters by Hayward, Raypak and Pentair. New models are ultra compact, ultra lightweight and in a price range that is finally affordable.
Friday, May 19, 2017 10:45 AM
- Pool Cleaner Not... Moving, Cleaning, Climbing
Yes, pool cleaners are great, but when the pool sweep isn't sweeping, ain't nobody happy. This post is for all those "My pool cleaner is not _____." You can fill in the blank, because no matter if you have a suction, pressure or robot pool cleaner, at one point you will have one of these issues - details below.
Tuesday, May 09, 2017 9:52 AM
- My D.E. Filter Keeps Clogging Up!
How to correct an ailing DE pool filter. If your DE pool filter clogs up in hours, or days instead of weeks or months, here's what to do....
Tuesday, November 22, 2016 4:40 PM
- Gas Pool Heater Cage Match: Raypak vs. Hayward vs. Jandy
Pool Heaters: Jandy vs. Hayward vs. Raypak. Which pool heater is best? We compare top pool heater brands with reviews, ratings and rants.
Wednesday, November 09, 2016 10:24 AM
- 3 Ways to Heat a Pool
Just as there are several ways to heat your home, there are many swimming pool heating options available. Gas heaters, Electric heat pumps or Solar heaters can all be used to add heat to the pool water, from 5° to 25° (F), depending on the size and effectiveness of the heater.
Monday, October 03, 2016 7:26 AM