Swimming Pool Blog
- How to Close a Mesh Covered Pool
Mesh covers are great - beautiful, safe, low maintenance, durable. But they do have the drawback of allowing algae growth - if you let it! Completely preventable - just simply add another $20 worth of chemical, at the right time, and you'll save time and money later.
Tuesday, September 22, 2009 9:44 AM
- What NOT to do with Ice on the Pool Cover!
If you have a mesh cover, solid cover or any other cover, and if the water on top has frozen, the only thing to do is wait until a thaw. If you try to remove ice from your cover, you will damage the pool cover. Just a small sliver of ice can damage your pool cover - ruining it or causing an expensive repair job.
Friday, March 06, 2009 9:17 AM
- Frozen Swimming Pool - What to do with a Frozen Pool
Frozen swimming pools! Old man winter has set many pools a-frozen! What to do ( and what not to do ) when your pool freezes slightly, and when it freezes solid! We cover all pools, from in ground to above ground, sunbelt to snowbelt. Some tips on how to deal with a frozen pool, and when to just leave it alone!
Monday, December 22, 2008 1:12 PM
- Winterize your pool with the Mighty Vac!
A lot of you have asked for help with blowing your own pool plumbing lines. In our winter guide, we give an extensive written explanation, but nothing beats a good ol’ video presentation to help crystallize methods in your mind. In this video, we re-visit Joe Coxes pool, where we shot a pool opening video. An in ground vinyl liner pool, Joe’s pool was great for demonstrating how easy it is to blow out your plumbing lines with a Mighty Vac.Saturday, October 18, 2008 6:05 PM