Filtration: A Motion for Motion

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This blog post is part of a new series of posts from the popular swimming pool newspaper/magazine “Backyard Times.” There are three components of proper pool water maintenance – circulation, filtration, and sanitization. Circulation, the most important item on the agenda, is defined as the ‘physical movement of the water through a swimming pool or hot tub system’. Without proper …

How to Balance Your Pool for Closing

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Thinking about closing your pool this winter? Before you throw the cover over it, you should take a few minutes and make sure you understand how to properly prepare your pool for closing. The first step to preparing your pool for closing is to get the water chemistry balanced. We recommend bringing in a water sample to our retail location …

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.

Six Ways to Turn Your Pool Green

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Why would you want to turn your pool green, you might be asking. Well, hopefully, you don’t want to turn your pool green. But like most pool owners, taking care of a pool becomes an afterthought during the busy days of summer, and neglect can easily lead to a mini swamp in your backyard.