5 Best Ways to Vacuum Leaves From a Pool

One of the most annoying things about owning a pool is having to vacuum leaves and debris from it. If you use your pool often or have large trees in the area that set of leaves, chances are you know what a pain it can be to clean the leaves out by hand. If you … Read more

How to Clean a Pool Full of Leaves

Autumn leaves floating in a swimming pool

We all love to swim, but we don’t like the chore of cleaning a pool full of leaves.

Cleaning a pool with leaves is one of the most challenging jobs, especially if you don’t have the right tools. Here are some tricks to make the job easier.

The Essential Pool Cleaning Equipment List For DIYers

Now that you are a pool owner, the next thing you will need is cleaning equipment. Whether your new swimming pool is standard vinyl-lined or gunite and concrete, your pool needs to be cleaned and maintained regularly to stay in top shape. Basic pool care requires you to clean the surface of the water and … Read more

Pool Shocking: When do I need to Shock my pool?

Why might you have to perform pool shock? The pool shock process works to remove combined chlorine molecules, which you commonly referred to as a Chloramine. More so, pool shocking occurs to help remove excessive bather waster and bacteria levels, especially if it’s a high traffic pool. Plus, the process also works to help remove … Read more

Swimming Pool Maintenance Guide

If you have a swimming pool at your home or are considering the installation of one, then it is important that you understand the importance of pool maintenance. A pool can add value to your home and create a great opportunity for the family to have fun. Kids love having a swimming pool to play … Read more

Why is My Pool Green and How to Clean It?

Imagine having a beautiful pool with crystal-clear water all-year round, only to find out that the water turns green. Why is my pool green? How can I return the water condition to normal? You probably ask these questions when your pool no longer has the inviting blue color. Algae is the most possible cause for … Read more

Differences between Total and Free Chlorine in Swimming Pools

Chlorine is an important substance for keeping the water clean, but you must make sure that the water has a proper chlorine level. New pool owners often feel overwhelmed with all the chlorine-related terms. What is free chlorine? How about total chlorine? Are they different from combine chlorine? How can they help me understand the … Read more

Too Much Chlorine in Pool: The Poisoning Effects & How to Overcome

The easiest way to keep a pool, especially the large ones, clean is to use disinfectant. However, swimming pool disinfectant and disinfection by-products (DBPs) are said to be the cause of some health problem like asthma and bladder cancer. A study in Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain found that pool waters with too much chlorine has a high … Read more

How Often Should You Drain Pool Water?

Draining swimming pool water can be a painful task. It takes a lot of energy and time, and probably money too if you don’t have the skill, energy nor time. However, as tiring as it is, drain pool water is necessary, and you can’t just let it be for decades. You also probably think your … Read more