Pool School - How-To's

Want to take care of your own pool? Let our technicians and training experts show you how it's done. With easy-to-follow guides, handy tips and "how to" instructions covering a wide range of pool cleaning and maintenance topics, this section of the blog is your very own Pool School.

4 Reasons More Swimmers Equals More Pool Maintenance Pool School - How-To's read 4 Reasons More Swimmers Equals More Pool Maintenance You may find that maintaining your pool is quite simple once you know what chemicals and equipment are required, but what happens when there are more people swimming in your pool than normal? A higher bather load (i.e. number of swimmers) can have a significant effect on your pool’s maintenance requirements. If you know your pool is going to be used more frequently during the warmer months, take a look below at some of the possible scenarios you may come across and how these can be avoided. Read More
Top 5 tips to fix a green pool Pool School - How-To's 8 minute read Top 5 tips to fix a green pool A green pool is the last thing any pool owner wants to see, so why does it happen and how can you turn your pool from green to clean? A pool turns green when there is algae in the water. There are several reasons why algae could grow, but it is most commonly caused by prolonged exposure to the sun, rain and temperature spikes. These factors affect the chemical balance of the pool and result in the pool turning cloudy and/or green. If your pool is looking more green than clean, use our top 5 tips to get your pool back to healthy. Read More