Opening your pool the right way

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Open your pool the right way, avoid headaches and enjoy the a summer of fun. Follow these important (and easy) steps to ensure a smooth, carefree pool opening in the spring. And remember, your local pool company is always ready to assist with information tailored to your specific pool care needs. 1.  Remove pool cover (skip this step for new pools) Drain off any accumulated water on the cover away from your pool. Once removed, clean   to prevent sticking and odors. Store in a dry place, free of debris and protected from the sun and weather. 2.  Fill your pool Your pool … [Read more...]

Definitions to common problems

Below are common problems you’ll find in pools and recommended solutions. Taking a water sa mple to your local pool company for analysis is the best solution and knowing the definition of your problem will help to eliminate the problem. Algae  A common "green" algae that can be free floating or wall-clinging. Ranges in severity from patches on walls and bottoms to entire pools and can clog filters and create surface damage if left unchecked. Black Algae  Forms in cracks and crevices on pool surfaces, especially plaster finishes. Known for protective coatings that make … [Read more...]

Closing for winter


Your local pool company can show you why winterizing is the most important thing you can do to make your spring pool opening as easy as possible. There are enormous benefits to correctly closing your pool, including: Protecting your pool surfaces and equipment. Keeping water looking its best all winter long. Protecting equipment from freeze damage. Saving money on extra maintenance when you open your pool. Whether you completely cover your pool or just reduce maintenance, there are several chemical manufacturers that can make winterizing painless. Bioguard and Baquacil have good … [Read more...]