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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.

15 Best Pool Accessories You Must Have

15 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."

Basic Pool Chemistry 101

Basic Pool Chemistry 101

Practicing proper pool chemistry and important and easy. In this guide, I'll provide you everything you need to know to keep your pool clean and clear.

How to Clean Every Type of Pool Filter

How to Clean Every Type of Pool Filter

Do you know how to clean a pool filter? Are you sure? Get crystal clear, pristine pool water by keeping any type of filter clean with a few easy methods.

How to Balance The Calcium Hardness Level in Your Pool

How to Balance The Calcium Hardness Level in Your Pool

Is your water too hard or too soft? Learn what you need to do to lower the calcium hardness level in your pool so you don't get buildup in your pool.

10 Best Robotic Pool Cleaners

10 Best Robotic Pool Cleaners

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.

How to Drain and Clean a Hot Tub

How to Drain and Clean a Hot Tub

Keep your hot tub healthy by learning how to drain and clean it the right way. Avoid ugly stains, defeat dangerous biofilm, soak safely, and enjoy yourself!

5 Tricks to Keep Ducks and Other Birds Out of Your Pool

5 Tricks to Keep Ducks and Other Birds Out of Your Pool

Wondering, "how to keep ducks out of my pool?" We've got 5 tricks to keep those pesky, pooping birds out of your swimming pool water.

How to Select The Best Pool Filter

How to Select The Best Pool Filter

Should you get a sand, cartridge, or D.E pool filter? It depends on what you want to spend, and how much bacteria you want floating around in your water.

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.

Pool Calculator: How Much Water Is In Your Pool?

Pool 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.

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!

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