Water Analysis: What We Test and Why We Test for It

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One of the most crucial steps to keeping your pool clean and clear this summer is balancing the water chemistry. It is no surprise that this task is dreaded by pool owners, having to determine the current levels for several different chemicals, then compare that to the recommended ranges for each chemical, then determining how much of each product to …

Product Review: DuoGuard Tablets

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Our new chemical line, GLB Chemicals, carries a chlorine tablet specially designed to provide extra strength algae prevention. This product, called GLB DuoGuard Tablets, is a 3-inch stabilized tablets containing a copper sulfate to fight algae, which is not found in standard 3-inch chlorine tablets. This provides extra protection against algae blooms, which helps keep your pool crystal clear. These …

Hawaiian Pools Memorial Day Sale

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We announced it in our Email Newsletter, we’ve announced it on our Facebook page, and now we’re announcing it here on our blog. Join us this coming weekend for our Hawaiian Pools Memorial Day Sale! Looking to save big on chemical purchases? We have chlorine tabs, algaecides, salt, shock, caplets, and automatic pool cleaners all on sale! But that’s not …

Cleaning Your Pool Filter

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Keeping a clean pool filter is essential to maintaining clear water. Before breaking down the steps to cleaning your filter, it is important you know what type of filter you have. There are three types of filters: sand, cartridge, and diatemacous earth (D.E.).

How to Open Your Pool for Summer

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It’s springtime and of course, for pool owners that means it’s time to start preparing the pool for summer! There is no one-size-fits-all guide to opening a pool up for the spring, so instead of walking you through step-by-step, listed below are essential steps you need to follow for the most basic pool opening.