How can I tell if my pool is leaking?

2018-04-03T12:56:24+08:00

Normally, pool water evaporation is about 1″ to 2½″ per week. To determine if you have a leak, you can perform a simple bucket test using an ordinary plastic bucket: Bring pool [...]

How can I tell if my pool is leaking?2018-04-03T12:56:24+08:00

Why does my pool have stuff floating on top?

2018-04-03T12:55:48+08:00

Make sure there is a weir (a floating flap) at the entrance to your skimmer. Make sure your water level is about halfway up the skimmer. The debris that floats [...]

Why does my pool have stuff floating on top?2018-04-03T12:55:48+08:00

Why does my pool have a ring of scum at the tile?

2018-04-03T12:55:17+08:00

Floating oils, dirt, and waste can combine to form a scum line around the pool; this is why tile, an easily cleanable surface, is placed at water level around the [...]

Why does my pool have a ring of scum at the tile?2018-04-03T12:55:17+08:00

What are phosphates?

2018-04-03T12:57:24+08:00

Phosphate is the major cause of algae in swimming pools. Phosphate and nutrients are required by all living organisms — including algae — to survive and flourish. Phosphate is introduced to pool [...]

What are phosphates?2018-04-03T12:57:24+08:00

How long should my filter run each day?

2018-04-03T12:49:18+08:00

Your pool filter is the single most important component in keeping your swimming pool clean. Ideally, a filter should run all the time for maximum circulation and debris removal. A [...]

How long should my filter run each day?2018-04-03T12:49:18+08:00

What is pool automation?

2018-04-03T12:41:31+08:00

Automation gives you push-button control over pool and spa operation and heater and blower control, either with a hand-held remote control or from an in-house wall-mounted panel. No more [...]

What is pool automation?2018-04-03T12:41:31+08:00

How do I add water to my spa/pool?

2018-04-03T12:52:21+08:00

You can purchase an auto-fill float valve or a hose timer. You can also just use a garden hose from home hose bib. It is important that your pool [...]

How do I add water to my spa/pool?2018-04-03T12:52:21+08:00

What is the white, hard material that is on my tile?

2018-04-03T12:53:44+08:00

That is called efflorescence, and it comes from the grout. This unsightly buildup can be removed with special products. It is not a problem caused by the pool chemistry. [...]

What is the white, hard material that is on my tile?2018-04-03T12:53:44+08:00

What is a salt pool or a salt-water chlorinator?

2018-04-03T12:42:07+08:00

Salt-water chlorination is a process that uses dissolved salt (2,500–6,000 ppm) as a store for the pool’s chlorination system. The chlorine generator (also known as a salt cell, salt generator, [...]

What is a salt pool or a salt-water chlorinator?2018-04-03T12:42:07+08:00
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