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How to Buy The Best Pool Heater in 2020

How to Buy The Best Pool Heater in 2020

Is that pool a little too chilly for you? Warm it up with an efficient, cost-effective, eco-friendly pool heater. Who says winter can't be pool season?

Automatic Pool Covers: How to Choose The Right One

Automatic Pool Covers: How to Choose The Right One

Tired of wrangling that manual cover onto and off of your pool every season? Invest in an automatic pool cover, and save yourself time and a sore back.

The Best Solar Pool Covers in 2020

The Best Solar Pool Covers in 2020

Keep your pool warm and wallet full. A solar pool cover can save on chemicals, utilities, and water. See our favorite covers in 2020.

Variable-Speed Pool Pumps: A Comprehensive Guide

Variable-Speed Pool Pumps: A Comprehensive Guide

Should you upgrade to a variable speed pool pump? Learn all the benefits of upgrading, plus a few perks that might surprise you.

The Best Inground Pool Cleaner of 2020

The Best Inground Pool Cleaner of 2020

We tested, reviewed, and picked the best inground pool cleaner for every type of inground swimming pool in 2020 .

The Best Suction Pool Cleaner of 2020

The Best Suction Pool Cleaner of 2020

We tested and found the best suction pool cleaners for owners on a budget. Here are our top picks for 2020 .

The Best Pressure Side Pool Cleaner of 2020

The Best Pressure Side Pool Cleaner of 2020

We tested and found the best pressure side pool cleaners for inground and above ground pool owners. Here are our top picks for 2020 .

The Best Above Ground Pool Vacuum of 2020

The Best Above Ground Pool Vacuum of 2020

Got an above ground pool and looking for an automatic vacuum? Check out what we ranked as the best above ground pool vacuums this year!

The Best Robotic Pool Cleaners of 2020

The Best Robotic Pool Cleaners of 2020

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.

The Best Solar Cover Reels for Inground Pools in 2020

The Best Solar Cover Reels for Inground Pools in 2020

Stop struggling with that solar cover, and don't cut it up. Get the right solar cover reel, and make deploying and removing that cover easier on yourself.

The Ultimate Guide to Pool Enclosures

The Ultimate Guide to Pool Enclosures

Have you ever considered a pool enclosure for your favorite swimming hole? If not check out this ultimate guide to pool enclosures perfect for your pool.

The Definitive Guide to Liquid Solar Covers

The Definitive Guide to Liquid Solar Covers

Tired of dragging out a bulky, plastic cover to lock in the heat and save water? Give a liquid solar cover a closer look to save yourself time and money.

Parts of a Pool: Essential Knowledge for Pool Care

Parts of a Pool: Essential Knowledge for Pool Care

One of the best things you can do is learn about all the essential parts of a pool. Otherwise, how are you going to know you're caring for it properly?

How to Prime a Pool Pump in 4 Easy Steps

How to Prime a Pool Pump in 4 Easy Steps

A lot of things can happen to keep a pump from working properly, but a lot of those things can be avoided by knowing how to prime a pool pump.

Understanding Your Pool Filter Pressure Gauge

Understanding Your Pool Filter Pressure Gauge

The pool filter pressure gauge is one of your most valuable pieces of equipment. It alerts you to problems so you can troubleshoot, repair, or replace.

The Complete Guide to Pool Ionizers

The Complete Guide to Pool Ionizers

Are you sensitive to harsh chlorine? Just want a gentler sanitizer? A pool ionizer that uses mineral ions to clean the water may be the way to go.

Get to Know Your Pool Valves

Get to Know Your Pool Valves

Managing your pool's circulation is a matter of understanding the different types of pool valves, and then properly using them at the right times.

Get to Know Your Pool Plumbing

Get to Know Your Pool Plumbing

Keeping every part of your pool plumbing system in mind will help you maintain your clean, sparkling pool, and extend your equipment's longevity.

How to Convert Your Pool to Salt Water

How to Convert Your Pool to Salt Water

Considering salt water pool conversion? Learn why it’s a good idea, and how a salt chlorinator makes it easier than you might imagine.

The Definitive Guide to Salt Chlorine Generators

The Definitive Guide to Salt Chlorine Generators

Been dreaming about a salt water pool? Dream no more! You can get softer water and less maintenance with a salt chlorine generator.

5 Benefits of Installing a Pool Fountain

5 Benefits of Installing a Pool Fountain

A clean, cared-for pool is already beautiful. But why not add a little pizzazz with a couple of pool fountains? Your pool will be cooler, and so will you.

Essential Rules and Tools for Pool Safety

Essential Rules and Tools for Pool Safety

Is your pool area safe? Are you sure about that? Even if you've taken steps for pool safety, a review of behaviors and equipment never hurts.

How to Choose an Above Ground Pool Fence

How to Choose an Above Ground Pool Fence

Installing an above ground pool fence will make things safer and help keep out critters. It's an investment in worry-free pool ownership.

How to Use a Multiport Valve on a Pool Filter

How to Use a Multiport Valve on a Pool Filter

What is this multiport valve thingy? Don't worry, it's not as complex as it looks. Once you learn about all those settings, you'll be in pool care heaven.

The Complete Guide to Pool Automation

The Complete Guide to Pool Automation

Make every pool care task automatic, from filtering to vacuuming. Add voice-assist technology and apps to make using your pool convenient and even more fun.

6 Best Pool Lights

6 Best Pool Lights

Don't dive into a dark pool and right into the arms of a waiting swamp monster. Add illumination with pool lights, and make night swims safer and more fun.

How to Select the Best Pool Pump

How to Select the Best Pool Pump

The pool pump is the heart of your pool's circulation system. Choose the right type, learn how to troubleshoot it, and save yourself time and money.

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 Select The Right Pool Fence For Any Shape or Size

How to Select The Right Pool Fence For Any Shape or Size

You're not ready for pool season until you've made it safe. A pool fence can prevent tragedies by keeping kids, pets, and wildlife out of the pool area.

3 Best Pool Thermometers

3 Best Pool Thermometers

Why settle for dipping a toe in to see how cold the water is? Get a reliable pool thermometer, and always know what you're diving into.

The Complete Guide to Above Ground Pool Liners

The Complete Guide to Above Ground Pool Liners

Stop patching those lumps, bumps, and tears in your above ground pool liner. Learn to choose, measure, and install a replacement pool liner like a pro.

How and When to Replace Your Inground Pool Liner

How and When to Replace Your Inground Pool Liner

Sun bleaching, tears, dog claws, weather, chlorine. Your inground pool liner puts up with a lot. It'll only last so long before you'll need to replace it.

6 Best Automatic Pool Timers for Your Filter System

6 Best Automatic Pool Timers for Your Filter System

Want to remove a chore from your pool maintenance to-do list? Add a pool timer to your filter system, and save money and energy in the process.

Everything You Need to Know About Pool Skimmers

Everything You Need to Know About Pool Skimmers

When's the last time you thought about your pool skimmers? Give them their due because they're one of the most important parts of your pool and its health.

How to Select The Perfect Diving Board For Your Inground Pool

How to Select The Perfect Diving Board For Your Inground Pool

The wrong diving board can injure your family or cost you a pretty penny in fines. Learn how to choose a fun, safe one without breaking codes...or bones.

Solar Pool Heaters: How to Choose the Best One

Solar Pool Heaters: How to Choose the Best One

Tired of the high electric bills to keep your pool warm? Save energy and money, and let the sun do the work with an solar pool heater.

7 Reasons You Need LED Pool Lights

7 Reasons You Need LED Pool Lights

Do your incandescent pool lights make things look murky and spooky? Time to upgrade to bright, energy-efficient LED pool lights.

5 Best Above Ground Pool Ladders

5 Best Above Ground Pool Ladders

You're not using step stools to get in and out of your pool, are you? Get sturdy above ground pool ladders, and put everyone's mind at ease.

Polaris Pool Cleaners: Everything You Need to Know Before You Buy

Polaris Pool Cleaners: Everything You Need to Know Before You Buy

Polaris is known for quality and cutting-edge technology. What's the best model for your pool? We'll help you choose the right size, and the right price.

8 Best Pool Alarms To Keep Your Family Safe

8 Best Pool Alarms To Keep Your Family Safe

Are you doing everything possible to keep your family safe around your pool? Installing a pool alarm can be one of the easiest and most effective tactics.