Salt systems are all the rage in the swimming pool world, and it's clear to see why: The water is softer Salt pools are often easier to maintain They don't irritate skin and eyes like traditional chlorine And the list goes on. But before you run out and switch to a salt system or set up your new pool as a saltwater pool, we want to make you aware of a few points about saltwater pool maintenance.
There’s a time of year in (nearly) every pool owner’s life when they’ll face an unavoidable decision: is it time to close my pool and winterize it for the season?
Don't blindly wonder if a fiberglass, concrete, or vinyl liner pool is right for you. Our educational ebook does a deep-dive comparison of the 3 types, all while noting the advantages and disadvantages of each.
A swimming pool is a major investment, not only in financial terms, but also in regards to the amount of time you’ll spend keeping it clean and enjoyable during swim season.
Owning a pool often comes with more responsibilities than new owners often expect when they start their pool journeys. Nearly everyone knows it takes time, purposeful effort, and some non-trivial expenses to keep a pool clean. The pool’s pump and filter system is the cornerstone of its cleanliness -- but did you know you’re occasionally supposed to clean out your pump and filter system, too?
Most pool owners accept “pool season” -- the warm, comfortable time of year when the sun’s shining, temperatures are high, and your pool is at its most appealing.
Frogs are everywhere… including, unfortunately, many swimming pools.
Thinking about getting a new swimming pool for your backyard? You probably know about the three types of inground pools: concrete, fiberglass, and vinyl liners.
Salt water pools are as popular as we’ve ever seen. It’s not hard to see why.
We’re in unprecedented times, and that means answering unprecedented questions. One question I’d honestly not expected to hear is, “is it okay to use bleach to clean my pool?” But since the start of the year, I’ve seen folks asking about bleach in pool owner groups on Facebook, on our social media channels, on blogs and YouTube comments, in emails, and even in a few panicked phone calls here and there.
If you’ve got a pool (or will have one soon), you know how important it is to keep the water clean. A sparkling backyard pool can quickly turn into a brackish eyesore if you’re not diligent with regular maintenance.