3 Different Types of Pool Filters: Which One’s Best?


There are three different types of pool filters that you can choose for your pool. All have various positives and negatives to them. Before deciding which one is best for you, it pays to do some research and make sure you truly understand the differences. We have broken this down for you in a simple […]

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6 Best Bestway Above Ground Pools in 2021 – Reviews & Top Picks


Choosing a Bestway above ground pool can seem like a challenging task because there are many varieties to pick from, and some of them look quite different than the others. You may be wondering if Bestway pools are the best kind for your family when there are so many other brands available, and you may […]

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Sand vs Cartridge vs DE Pool Filter: Which is Best?

Water pump pool filter

Let’s discuss pool filters for both above ground pools and inground pools to see which is the best. If it’s time to replace your pool filter or you’re new to maintaining a pool, you may have several questions about which kind you should use. We’ll take an in-depth look at each kind and list all […]

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Liquid Chlorine vs Chlorine Granules: What’s the Difference?

Luxury pool

When you first learned to care for your pool, you probably were taught by a friend, family member, or professional. They likely introduced you to either liquid or granular chlorine, and you stuck with their recommendation. Through the years, have you ever wondered which is better? Does one option work better for your pool and […]

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Total Chlorine vs. Free Chlorine: What’s the Difference?

Swimming pool

You may have heard the terminology total chlorine and free chlorine tossed around by pool experts. Most pool owners do not know the difference between total chlorine and free chlorine. Knowing the difference could be helpful when it comes to issues that come up in your swimming pool. We will help you figure out yet […]

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Chlorine Shock vs. Non-Chlorine Shock – What’s The Difference

Pool Shock Treatment-HTH-Amazon

If you are new to swimming pool maintenance, you may be wondering about the best way to shock your swimming pool when the combined chlorine levels get too high. There are three main types of chlorine available for shocking your pool. Two of these shocks are chlorine-based, while one kind is not. Join us while […]

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How to Remove Calcium Scale From Your Pool (Fast & Easy)

poolside with calcium scales

You noticed some calcium buildup in your pool and want to know how to remove it and if it’s safe to swim. We are here to answer those questions for you. Luckily this is not one of those articles that breaks down the chemical makeup of calcium before it gets to the point of how […]

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Pool Stores Near Me: Where To Get Pool Supplies in 2021?

Pool inflatables

If you have a pool, you’re going to need a lot of supplies. While you can find many pool supplies at your local Home Depot, or even at Big Lots, you will find much better deals and a more extensive assortment of supplies at a dedicated pool store. We’re going to take a look at […]

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How to Winterize an Inground Pool in 10 Simple Steps

10 Steps to Winterize an Inground Pool

When it comes time to shut down the swimming season for the winter, many people have questions about the best way to winterize an inground pool. If this is your first year or two with an inground pool, the routine is not quite set in yet, and it’s common to forget from year to year. […]

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How to Get Rid of Mustard Algae in Your Pool

pool full of algae

As pool experts, just the mention of the word mustard makes us cringe. Most of us have entirely stopped putting mustard on our turkey sandwiches just because of the memories it brings up. Dealing with a mustard (or yellow) algae outbreak in your pool is a real pain.  It can be cleared up, and your […]

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