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Category Archives for Pool care

Types of Pool Cleaners: Robotic vs Suction vs Pressure – Which is Best for You?

Types of Pool Cleaners

Now that you’ve got your own swimming pool to enjoy, you’ve also got your own swimming pool to clean. And they need cleaning! Lots of it. Unless you can afford a cleaning service to come out and clean your pool twice a week, it’s up to you. Let’s take a look at some of the […]

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How to Properly Maintain Your Pool

pool skimmer

Backyard swimming pools are fun.  They’re great for having friends and family over for a lazy day in the water without having to put up with the crowds at the beach or the city swimming pool.  But since it’s in your backyard, you’re the one who has to maintain it.  Maintaining your pool is relatively […]

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How To Drain an Above-Ground Pool with Ease

If you need to drain an above-ground pool for any reason – to replace the old liner, because it needs cleaning, you didn’t winterize it properly, or for any other reason – it doesn’t have to be a major operation. For the most part, it’s actually fairly simple.  There are two different methods you can […]

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How to Properly Maintain Your Pool Cleaners and Filters

tools for pool cleaning

Your pool cleaners and filters need to be properly maintained and cleaned in order for them to do their job of cleaning your pool and the water in it.  Dirty cleaners and filters can’t clean a dirty pool.  All they can do is recycle the dirt.  That isn’t the kind of recycling you want to […]

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How to Use, Handle, and Store Pool Chemicals

man adding chemicals on pool

The chemicals used for cleaning your swimming pool, killing bacteria, and sanitizing the water and the filter, are – surprise, surprise! – chemicals.  Like any chemicals in our modern world, they are beneficial if handled and used properly, but dangerous, even deadly if they’re handled improperly or carelessly.  Below are a few common sense guidelines […]

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