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Pool safety – Have fun while staying safe

Enjoying a day in your pool with family and friends is a popular summer activity. Everyone can have a great time and stay safe if you take into consideration some pool safety steps. If you have a backyard pool, you should take measures to guarantee the safety of swimmers, especially kids, in and around your

Swimming pool care basics – testing the water

Pool care basics start with balanced water. Proper testing ensures that calcium levels are maintained and that there are no metals present in your pool water. These tests can be completed by you or your pool service professional. Below are some pool care basic guidelines for testing your pool water. Balancing your pool's pH First

What is used to clean a swimming pool?

Your swimming pool is your summer sanctuary, the focal point of your backyard oasis. Cleaning your swimming pool is a part of your weekly maintenance. There are multiple different ways you can go about it. Many swimming pool owners choose to use a professional pool service in order to clean a swimming pool. Others take

Pool cleaning instructions to keep a clean pool

Nobody likes to clean, especially when it comes to cleaning outside. Aside from this obvious fact, many of us have no idea where to even start. Have you ever wished for some cliff notes on how to maintain your backyard oasis? Well wish no more. Here is a curated list of easy-to-follow pool cleaning instructions. Let's

Want to go chlorine free? Pros and cons of salt water pools

Everyone is familiar with chlorine swimming pools. It is likely that your first pool experience and memory has something to do with a chlorine pool. However, it could easily be said that most people do not actually like chlorine. This is for many reasons. Chlorine stinks and it is irritating to the skin and the

Pool maintenance steps for beginners

Whether you’ve just moved into a new house with a pool or recently had one installed, you know that having a pool requires regular time and effort. First time pool owners can easily feel overwhelmed with all the details. Once you learn these basic pool maintenance steps, you’ll feel more confident maintaining your pool yourself.

What pool cleaning chemicals should you use?

You have decided to take on pool chemical maintenance all on your own. How do you choose the right tools? Pool cleaning chemicals are extremely hazardous, so for your safety it is vital that you research the right chemicals and know how to properly handle them. Sanitizers These are the pool cleaning chemicals that you

How much is a pool cleaning service?

One of the most important aspects of owning a swimming pool is proper maintenance. A swimming pool needs to be kept up in order to last and be of service to you for a long time. Realizing the importance of maintenance is the first step. However, you may be wondering how much does a swimming

Salt water pool health benefits

For centuries salt has been used in holistic health and relaxation. Salt water pools offer numerous other health benefits that range from soothing your skin to decreasing stress levels. They do require chlorine to sanitize and disinfect the water, but not as much as the typical swimming pool. Let's take a look at some salt water

How to service a pool properly

On a hot summer day, there is nothing more satisfying then jumping into clear blue pool water. But a sparkly clean swimming pool doesn't just happen, it takes hard work. You need to know how to service a pool if you are going to succeed. Here are some practical steps to help you conquer pool

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