Once your pool is closed up, most pool accessories tend to hibernate along with the pool until the spring. However, the almighty pool noodle has proven to be not only a fun pool accessory but also a versatile base for craft projects year-round.
When preparing to close your swimming pool for the winter, one of the most important steps is to winterize your pool plumbing. While it can be often overlooked, there is a lot of potential for damage to your pipes, mainly from ice. When ice freezes, it expands, and if it is inside your plumbing, that expansion pressure can do a lot of damage over the course of a few months.
A beautiful swimming pool can be a great centerpiece for you, your family, and your friends to enjoy throughout the warmer months of the year. However, swimming pools have a way of collecting debris and harboring all sorts of pathogens that can negatively impact your health.
Watch our quick tutorial on how to install a winter pool cover on your inground pool!
As pool owners, knowing how to properly install a pool liner is an invaluable skill. Whether it’s installing your liner on your brand new pool, or the inevitable day when a veteran pool owner must remove an old liner and replace it.
A properly functioning pool pressure gauge, filter, and air relief valve are vital to the performance of your pool’s circulation system. The filter keeps grime and debris from building up in your pool, and circulation plays an important role in the water chemical balance. That said, it is important that you know how to read the filter’s pool pressure gauge, and use the air relief valve whenever necessary.
Opening your pool for the spring/summer season can be exciting, but it can also cause some stress if a pool owner doesn’t know the proper steps for opening their pool. We hope to help guide you through the proper steps of opening your pool with this guide! These tips can be helpful for inground and above ground pool owners, so here we go!
To make your swimming pool safe and clean to swim in you’ll have to whip it into shape and then also learn how to maintain that beautiful clarity. Testing kits to check the chemicals in your water come in many different varieties and prices so the options to choose from are large. Before you make a choice, however, you should know exactly how to use these tests to make the best-educated decision. Below is a comprehensive list of test kit types and general instructions on how to properly use them. Even though we have listed instructions below make sure you double-check the instructions on whatever product you decide to purchase. The two most common methods of testing are testing strips and drops (aka regent testing).