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11 Common Pool Maintenance Mistakes

11 Common Pool Maintenance Mistakes

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.

How to Get Rid of Algae in Your Pool

How to Get Rid of Algae in Your Pool

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.

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 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.

How to Get Rid of Foam in a Hot Tub

How to Get Rid of Foam in a Hot Tub

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.

A Beginner’s Guide to Swimming Pool Maintenance

A Beginner’s Guide to Swimming Pool Maintenance

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.

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.

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.

How to Vacuum a Pool Manually

How to Vacuum a Pool Manually

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.

How to Open an Above Ground Pool in 11 Steps

How to Open an Above Ground Pool in 11 Steps

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.

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.

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