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How long should you run a pool pump for

The pool pump is essentially the backbone of the swimming pool. It allows us to properly distribute pool chemicals throughout the entire swimming pool. Without the pool pump our swimming pools would be filled with dirty water. There are some common pool pump questions that we're going to cover, so keep reading to learn how

How to fix your green pool in Portland

If you have a green pool in Portland, don't be discouraged. When you have a pool, you are going to experience water bloom from time to time. It is only a matter of time until it happens and it does not mean that you are a bad pool owner. Whether you have all the tools

The Benefits of having a Pool and Spa in your Portland backyard

Pools and spas by themselves offer a great quality of benefits, and comfort. Following in the footsteps of a custom pool design, blending both swimming pools and spas together provides a valuable aesthetic to flourish in your backyard. Keep reading to learn some of the benefits that owning a pool and spa bring to your

Easy pool maintenance tips for your Portland Swimming pool

Relaxing in your spa after a long day of work is a rewarding benefit. Spending time with your family while everyone is splashing in the swimming pool is a great way to create long lasting memories with them. That is why it is also so important to keep up with your swimming pool maintenance. Keep

Can you build a spa without a pool?

Swimming pools are the main attraction to a backyard oasis, and they are normally accompanied by an attached spa. While swimming pool and spa combinations are popular, one or the other can be built. If you just want a spa in your backyard, that isn't a crazy dream. Swimming pools and spas both have great

What to know about programming a swimming pool pump timer

Having a swimming pool pump is vital to the operation of your swimming pool. Keeping a consistent flow of water moving throughout your swimming pool is a key element as to why it will stay clean. A common question that new pool owners ask is when should I run my pool pump, and for how

Energy Efficient Pool Pumps

Is there an energy efficient pool pump for swimming pools? The swimming pool pump is the most effective way to keep the circulation consistent throughout your swimming pool and it also helps keep your swimming pool clean. If your swimming pool becomes cloudy, or you notice it starting to get dirty, you should check all

How to backwash a swimming pool filter in Portland pools

A Swimming pool filter needs to be cleaned just like how swimming pools need to be clean. If you don't clean your pool filter it will effect the cleanliness of your swimming pool. That is why all types of pool maintenance is very important. Keep reading to learn how to properly backwash your swimming pool

What are sand pool filters?

Like swimming pool pumps, the pool filter is apart of all the pool equipment that is essential for your swimming pool. There are a few different types of pool filters. There is the sand, cartridge, and DE pool filters. Each of them do the same job differently, but some people believe that some are more

How to Clean an inground pool filter in Portland

Inground pool filters are extremely valuable to the swimming pool. Pool filters connect to the pool pump and help keep a constant rotation of clean water flowing through your swimming pool. It is important the you keep up with your swimming pool maintenance, especially when it comes to cleaning your pool equipment. Keep reading to

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