Pool Maintenance

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Fixing a Leak in a Vinyl Swimming Pool Liner

Vinyl pool liners are cheap, flexible, and easy to fix.

Building a Swimming Pool Timer

If you heat your pool, a timer could save you a bundle.

Ultraviolet Pool Sanitizers 101

Reduce the need for toxic chemicals.

6 Common Sand Filter Problems

Troubleshoot fast to keep your pool pristine.

9 Pool Maintenance Mistakes to Avoid

Don't drown under the pressure of pool maintenance by avoiding these mistakes.

How to Clean an Above Ground Pool Liner

Your pool liner may need a good scrubbing.

How to Install an Above Ground Pool Liner

Installing an above ground pool liner is easier than it seems.

What Is a Salt Water Pool Generator?

Replace harmful chemicals with salt water.

How to Keep Your Pool Clean with Products from the Grocery Store

Cut the chemical cost for your pool in half this season.

How to Install a Pool Sand Filter

Pool sand filters are very useful for keeping a pool clean.

Simple Inground Pool Repairs

Leaks in indoor pools are very common.

Using Aluminum Sulfate in Your Pool

It can do the job, but it must be added correctly.

How to Install a Pool Deck Drain

It is important to have a drain system.

Swimming Pool Heat Pumps

How the pump works and why you might need one.

Inflatable Water Slides: Quick Fixes to Common Problems

Follow this advice to troubleshoot your problems!

How to Install and Use a Natural Gas Pool Heater

Natural gas heaters are great for warming up a pool.

Using Cyanuric Acid in Pools

It is essential that chemicals partner with one another.

When Should a Saltwater Pool Filter Be Washed?

Not washing the filter can cause a burned pool water pump.

Fresh vs. Salt Water Swimming Pools

Cost and chlorine are the differentiating factors.

How to Prevent Your Salt Water Swimming Pool from Attracting Bees

Some experts say that the minerals in salt attracts bees!

How to Winterize a Pool in 6 Steps

Follow these steps to winterize your swimming pool.

How to Test and Adjust Calcium Hardness

Testing calcium harness involves a simple three-step process. All you need is a Taylor test kit.

Why is Pool pH Important?

Out of balance chemicals affect the system and the swimmer.

Change Your Pool Filter In Five Steps

A pool filter keeps the pool clean and sanitary. Water moves through the pool's pump so the chemicals are distributed adequately and keep the pool clean.

Pros and Cons of Using a Natural Gas Pool Heater

Consider cost and performance in your decision.

How to Clean a Pool Pump Impeller

Debris build-up may cause slow pool pumps.

How to Make Your Own Solar Pool Cover

A solar pool cover is an energy-efficient way to heat a pool

Concrete Pool Resurfacing Guide

Concrete pool resurfacing is one of the most important maintenance requirements for inground concrete

Pool Waterfall Maintenance

Don't let the maintenance frighten you away from this relaxing feature.

Stone Pool Coping: Cleaning and Maintenance

Among the most durable pool edgings is stone pool coping.

Why is Pool Alkalinity Important?

Pool alkalinity is one of the many factors that affect the water quality of your swimming pool.

Time to Close the Pool

It's important to prepare your pool for cold weather. Simply draining and covering the pool won't guarantee

Swimming Pool Maintenance

by Dave Donovan On a hot and humid August day, nothing feels better than a dip in the pool. But, if

Proper Care Ensures Long Life for Vinyl Pool Liners

Homeowners with backyard swimming pools depend on vinyl pool liners to keep their pools looking beautiful

Prevent Algae Growth in Your Pool

With all of the rain homeowners have had this year, now is the best time to learn how to keep algae from

What Is the Proper Salt Water Pool Chlorine Level?

Salt water pools produce chlorine as a natural byproduct.

How to Winterize a Pool

These 9 steps will protect your pool during the winter.

How to Build a Pool Sand Filter

Making your own pool sand filter will save a lot of money; it's easier than you think. By filtering the

The Benefits Of Using A Solar Pool Cover

A solar pool cover is made of woven polyethylene and has UV inhibitors. It has thermal bubbles, which

Acid Wash a Pool: When is it Needed?

The main way to determine whether you need to acid wash a pool is whether or not the bottom of the pool

Repair Tile Pool Coping in 6 Steps

Tile pool coping is the precast, bullnose tile, separating the pool wall from the pool deck.

Essential Pool Equipment List

Not only is pool equipment vital to keeping the pool safe and healthy, but it may also prevent the need for a major repair bill in the future.

Troubleshooting A Robotic Pool Cleaner

An automatic robotic pool cleaner has become a common way for pool owners to save time and effort in keeping their pools clean.

Troubleshooting Problems with Underwater Pool Lights

If you own some underwater pool lights, then you may have some problems getting them to work all of the time.

5 Essential Steps to Prep Your Pool for Summer

Take your pool from green to blue.