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Pool Filter Maintenance

  Proper pool maintenance is a must to keep your pool water sparkling and clean. One of the most important pieces of equipment to maintain is the filter. There are three basic types of filtration systems – Sand, Cartridge and DE. Whichever system you have, you will need to be sure to clean and care […]

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Swimming Pool Calculations Filters, Pumps and Heaters

  When purchasing a new swimming pool or swimming pool product there are several calculations that can be helpful. Below are a few calculations that may help determine the size of your swimming pool, heater, filter, or many other products. Surface Area The surface area of a swimming pool can help determine the BTU size […]

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Energy Efficient Pools

Make Your Pool Green! Pool owners LOVE green pools. Crazy statement if the “green” you’re thinking about is unclean, algae-filled water. But when “green” means eco-friendly, a “green” pool is something homeowners should aspire to have in their yards. Why should I build or upgrade to an energy efficient pool? Reduce Costs You’ll save money. […]

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All About Salt Water Pool Chlorination

  Before pool chlorinators, it was necessary to handle and store harsh chlorination chemicals in order to keep your swimming pool clean and safe for everyone to use. Today, advancements in the pool industry bring us a simpler and safer alternative; Salt Chlorination. What is Salt Chlorination? Salt Chlorination is the natural and more convenient […]

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Pool Maintenance Guide

  Basic Pool Care Checklist The information stated within this document is for reference only, and is not intended to be used as a basis for exact pool and pool water maintenance, but to be used as a guideline. If you have any questions or concerns than contact us and we will help you with […]

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Why is my filter pressure too high?

A pool filter should have a pressure of approximately 10 - 15 psi. Anything over 20 psi is considered high pressure and can damage your pool equipment. To resolve the issue and bring the pressure back to normal, check for the following: Clogged filter. This is the most common issue when it comes to excessive […]

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ABC’s of Pool Water Chemistry

There are five chemical levels that every pool owner needs to keep track of: FC – Free Chlorine – A sanitizer which keeps your pool water safe and free of germs. Chlorine must be constantly replenished. (level depends on CYA) PH – Acidity/Alkalinity – Needs to be kept in balance to prevent irritation and protect […]

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Importance of a Balanced Pool

  One of the most important steps of swimming pool maintenance is water balance. Generally, understanding water balance can also be one of the most confusing processes of pool maintenance. Because of its complexity, some new pool owners may not know everything they have to do to keep their pool water safe, comfortable and corrosion […]

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Alexa Integration Pentair and Hayward

  Pentair ScreenLogic   Amazon Alexa and the ScreenLogic interface for Pentair's IntelliTouch and EasyTouch pool/spa control systems work together to help you set the perfect pool or spa temperature without having to lift a finger. You can also turn your various circuits (pool, spa, waterfall, lights, etc) on or off with your voice. There's […]

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How Long Can I Store Pool Chemicals?

  In an ideal world, the pool season would end just as you use-up the last chlorine tablet, pour-in your last bags of pool shock, and perfectly adjust your water balance with the last scoops from the bucket. However, one look inside of any pool owner’s chemical closet will tell you that leftover pool chemicals […]

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