Swimming Pool Blog

- General Maintenance
  • New Pool Owner - What's Next?
    Rob Cox
    Every day, thousands of new pool owners are created, when they sign on the dotted line to purchase a new home - with a swimming pool in the backyard. So the question is valid one - how do I take care of this new pool in the backyard - and how can I keep it safe for my family.
    Friday, January 25, 2019 2:33 PM
  • Pool Auto-Fill Care & Repair
    Mark Garcia
    Auto-Fill devices for pools, discussion of the types of pool water levelers available, and some basic maintenance tasks to do regularly. Also addressed is replacement of pool auto fillers, or are the new style and old style interchangeable? Pool Auto-Fill Repair and Care, that's what it's all about!
    Friday, January 19, 2018 9:40 AM
  • Correcting Drainage Problems around Pools
    Rob Cox
    Whether your pool floods on a regular basis, or only occasionally does planter dirt and mulch enter the pool, it's a problem. Find out the most common causes of rain water flowing into pool. Here is information on how to correct drainage issues around a swimming pool, and how to treat a pool that has had contamination from muddy and mulchy water entering the pool.
    Monday, June 19, 2017 10:27 AM
  • 5 Pool Service Scams & Flim Flams
    Rob Cox
    5 ways that pool service or pool management companies can make some extra money, at your expense! 99% of pool companies don't pull these shenigans, but arm yourself with the knowledge to protect yourself.
    Tuesday, December 27, 2016 2:08 PM
  • Swimming Pool Maintenance Schedules: Daily, Weekly, Monthly, Annual
    Daily, Weekly, Monthly, and Annual pool maintenance chores - Pool Service Schedules, recommended service or maintenance intervals for inground swimming pools.
    Saturday, March 28, 2015 8:57 AM
  • Pool Troubleshooting - Use your Senses!

    use your senses to troubleshoot your pool problemsEvery swimming pool is different, and will have different characteristics of water quality, flow volume, filter cycles, etc. This blog post will discuss how to pay attention to the sights and sounds, tastes and smells of your particular pool - which can be valuable indicators of how the pump and filter system is operating. Knowing your pool water - and how it normally behaves, will tip you off immediately when something is wrong.
    Tuesday, March 15, 2011 3:09 PM
  • General Swimming Pool Maintenance
    Pool maintenance is one of those tasks in life that we have to do, and it's essential to keep a regular maintenance schedule in order to keep your swimming pool water crystal clean. Pool maintenance, for the average pool, should take no more than 1hr per week. If it takes longer, look for scalability in your tools or methods.
    Monday, February 28, 2011 7:46 AM