Find What You're Looking For

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.

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.

Basic Pool Chemistry 101

Basic Pool Chemistry 101

If you know which pool chemicals to use and when, and how to balance your pool chemistry, you're well on your way to being an expert pool owner.

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.

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.

The Complete Guide to Solar Pool Covers

The Complete Guide to Solar Pool Covers

Keep your pool warm and your wallet full. A solar pool cover used the right way can help you save on chemicals, utilities, and water. Find out how.

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.

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 Clear Cloudy Pool Water

How to Clear Cloudy Pool Water

Cloudy pool water not only looks bad, it can be bad for your health. Learn how to clear cloudy pool water fast, and get back to swimming in a clean pool.

How to Close An Inground Pool in 9 Steps

How to Close An Inground Pool in 9 Steps

Thinking about not closing your pool in winter because it seems overwhelming? It's not only easy, it's necessary for your pool's—and your—health and safety.

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.

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.

Get our FREE Weekly Newsletter for Pool and Hot Tub Owners

By entering your email address you agree to receive emails from Swim University. We will respect your privacy and you can unsubscribe at any time.