Pool care entails a lot of little details. It's easy to forget one or two of them from time to time. Luckily, all pool maintenance mistakes are fixable.
Sanitizer alone won't prevent an invasion of algae in your pool. Get rid of algae and keep it from coming back so you can enjoy a clean, clear pool again.
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!
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.
So you have unsightly foam in your hot tub. That's no place for a bubble bath. Don't worry—it's easy to get rid of foam, and even easier to prevent it.
Thinking it might be easier to just fill in your pool than care for it? Don't give up! Pool maintenance isn't painful if you learn a few basic techniques.
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.
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 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.
Got algae? Need a workout? Grab a pole, flex those muscles, and learn how to vacuum your pool by hand to keep it healthy, clean, and swimmable.
It's pool season again! Open your above ground pool with just a few pieces of equipment, some basic chemicals, and a little elbow grease.