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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.

What is The Perfect Pool Temperature?

What is The Perfect Pool Temperature?

Have you found the perfect pool temperature yet? Everyone has an opinion, but we did the research. Learn how to set it, maintain it, and save money.

How to Shock a Swimming Pool

How to Shock a Swimming Pool

When's the last time you shocked your pool? If it's been a while, you're laying out a doormat for contaminants. Keep them out with a good pool shock.

The Truth About Phosphates in Pool Water

The Truth About Phosphates in Pool Water

You've probably heard phosphate remover is essential to pool care. We did some research and the truth is, it's not. Learn why you should save your money.

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 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.

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 Clean a Swimming Pool The Right Way

How to Clean a Swimming Pool The Right Way

No one wants to swim in a dirty, nasty pool! Learn how to clean a swimming pool the right way, and keep it clear, beautiful, and swimmable at all times.

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.

How to Shock a Hot Tub

How to Shock a Hot Tub

Find out everything you need to know when you shock a hot tub so you can do it safely and effectively.

The Definitive Guide to Using Cyanuric Acid (Pool Stabilizer)

The Definitive Guide to Using Cyanuric Acid (Pool Stabilizer)

Also called pool conditioner or chlorine stabilizer, cyanuric acid is vital to your pool's chemistry. Learn how and why to include it in your water care.

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.

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