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The Smart Way to Kill Algae in Your Pool Quickly

The Smart Way to Kill Algae in Your Pool Quickly

Get rid of pool algae fast by following this sequence of pool cleaning steps. The quicker you act, the faster you can kill algae in your pool!

How to Prime a Pool Pump in 4 Easy Steps

How to Prime a Pool Pump in 4 Easy Steps

A lot of things can happen to keep a pump from working properly, but a lot of those things can be avoided by knowing how to prime a pool pump.

How to Add Chlorine Tablets to Your Pool

How to Add Chlorine Tablets to Your Pool

Should you switch from granules to chlorine tablets? Yes, if you're looking for an easier, more effective way to sanitize your pool. Find out why.

How Long Should I Run My Pool Pump Every Day?

How Long Should I Run My Pool Pump Every Day?

Well, 24 hours a day would be ideal. But there's a better answer to how long to run a pool pump, and it won't make your electric bill skyrocket.

The Best Robotic Pool Cleaners of 2021

The Best Robotic Pool Cleaners of 2021

Gone are the days where you have to manually vacuum your pool. It's not science fiction anymore; you have plenty of robotic pool cleaners to choose from.

The Best Solar Pool Covers in 2021

The Best Solar Pool Covers in 2021

Keep your pool warm and wallet full. A solar pool cover can save on chemicals, utilities, and water. See our favorite covers in 2021.

14 Best Pool Accessories You Must Have

14 Best Pool Accessories You Must Have

Next time you buy pool supplies, throw in a few fun pool accessories. Choose some with function, and you can easily justify them as being "necessary."

The Best Pool Alarms To Keep Kids Safe in 2021

The Best Pool Alarms To Keep Kids Safe in 2021

A pool alarm is an easy way to keep your family safe. But some alarms are safer than others. Here are the best pool alarms of the year.

Pool Volume Calculator: How Much Water Is In Your Pool?

Pool Volume Calculator: How Much Water Is In Your Pool?

Before you can add chemicals to your pool, you have to know how much water it holds. A pool calculator, or a few simple equations, will give you the answer.

Hot Tub Care Guides

7 Household Products to Clean Your Hot Tub

7 Household Products to Clean Your Hot Tub

Before you reach for harsh chemicals, take a look around the house. You may already have all the household products you need to clean your hot tub.

A Beginner’s Guide to Hot Tub Maintenance

A Beginner’s Guide to Hot Tub Maintenance

Congratulations on your new hot tub! Before you settle in for a nice soak, learn to clean and maintain it properly. A dirty, malfunctioning spa is no fun!

How to Shock a Hot Tub

How to Shock a Hot Tub

You must know how to shock your hot tub to keep it clean and sanitary. Have you been doing it right? Or at all? Learn when, why, and how to add spa shock.

25 Awesome Hot Tub Care Tips and Tricks

25 Awesome Hot Tub Care Tips and Tricks

You test your water, add chemicals, and clean your spa from time to time. But what else could you be doing to make those maintenance chores even easier?

How to Balance Hot Tub pH

How to Balance Hot Tub pH

Looking for how to raise the pH in your hot tub? Or maybe how to lower the pH in your hot tub? Well, look no further. It's all right here.

How to Fix Cloudy Spa Water

How to Fix Cloudy Spa Water

Cloudy spa water isn't just uninviting, it's potentially dangerous. Learn how to fix it fast to get your hot tub clean, clear, and ready to use.

How to Get Rid of Foam in a Hot Tub

How to Get Rid of Foam in a Hot Tub

Did you find foam in your hot tub? That's no place for a bubble bath. Don't worry. It's easy to get rid of hot tub foam, and even easier to prevent it.

Hot Tub Troubleshooting: 6 Common Issues and Solutions

Hot Tub Troubleshooting: 6 Common Issues and Solutions

Hot tub troubleshooting on your own can save you big bucks on simple hot tub repairs, plus let you know when to step back and call a pro.

Hot Tub Chemistry 101: What, When, and How to Add Spa Chemicals

Hot Tub Chemistry 101: What, When, and How to Add Spa Chemicals

Do you know which hot tub chemicals you need to keep the water balanced? What about when and how to add them? Get a hot tub chemistry education right here.