Tips on Operating, Care, Installation & Maintenance
Saltwater pools have become increasingly popular in recent years. Many pool owners are opting for the softer, gentler water produced by salt chlorine generators. Your water will be silky smooth and you can stop spending money on traditional pool chemicals. Many in ground pools are already equipped with this technology, but above ground pool owners can ALSO have salt water pools. Above ground chlorine generators have become an affordable and usable solution for many pool owners. They are easy to install and cost less than $300. No more red eyes, skin irritation, or handling harsh chemicals again. All you add is salt! Convert your above ground pool before the next swimming season and be prepared to be amazed by the… Continue reading
The thought of cleaning your pool next spring can be a daunting task. No matter how well you winterized, spring cleaning will still be necessary. Now is the perfect time to invest in a new pool cleaner to make spring opening a breeze. Robotic pool cleaners are an amazing choice for pool owners. They are basically little computers on wheels! They will know where and when to clean with little or no manual labor. Did you know that robotic models are available for all pools, including above ground? The Aquabot Pool Rover is a robotic pool cleaner designed exclusively for above ground pools. Complete with its own drive motor and filtration system, it works independently of your pool’s return… Continue reading
Owning a pool is incredibly rewarding experience. It can also be a lot of work if you have to spend your summer days cleaning the pool instead of enjoying it. Automatic pool cleaners take the labor out of pool maintenance. They are a lazy person’s dream come true! There are three types of automatic pool cleaner: suction side, pressure side, and robotic.
Suction side cleaners are basically like a water powered vacuum cleaner. They use your pools own suction, usually from the skimmer, to remove dirt & debris from the bottom of the pool and send it to the filter. The only drawback to these is that you tie up your skimmer while the cleaner is running, which limits… Continue reading
The last things you probably want to see after spending time cleaning and maintaining your backyard swimming pool each week are wet towels, pool floats and rafts, and other pool toys strewn about the poolside or left adrift in the water. Keeping your pool area organized and tidy is easy when you use a handy pool float and towel caddy. Easy to put together and made of weather proof and water proof PVC, a pool float and towel caddy offers a convenient place to hang a wet towel or two and to neatly store pool floats and rafts until the next time they are needed. Pool noodles, beach balls, and other pool toys can… Continue reading
It’s that time again, pool owners! Time to open your pool for the season and get ready for swimming. I always look forward to this time of year. To make opening your pool easier, I have compiled this list of steps that you will need to follow to ensure that you are swimming in no time!
- Remove your winter cover, dry, and store away for next season.
- Remove all expansion pillows, plugs from the skimmer and wall returns, etc.
- Next, you will want to check your filter and pump to make sure that they have not sustained any damage during the winter months. Replace any damaged or worn out parts, including replacing pool filter cartridges. If your filter… Continue reading