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Pool Maintenance

Pool owners know that keeping a swimming pool in good shape can be difficult. There are many different things to keep up with, from the chemicals to the water balance and more! If you’re looking for ways on how to take care of your pool, you’ve come to the right place. We’ll go over what it takes to maintain a clean and healthy pool so that no one has anything bad happen because of it. You’ll have all the necessary information at your fingertips so get ready to learn some awesome tips on taking care of your swimming pool!

The Best Pool Supplies You Absolutely Need in 2024

The Best Pool Supplies You Absolutely Need in 2024

Do you have everything you need to take care of your pool? If you don't have these few essentials, your pool maintenance is a lot harder than it has to be.

What is a Pool Skimmer? (How to Clean and Troubleshooting Tips)

What is a Pool Skimmer? (How to Clean and Troubleshooting Tips)

Learn how pool skimmers work, how to keep them clean and running properly, and how to troubleshoot them when things go wrong.

Pool Plumbing and Anatomy for Beginners

Pool Plumbing and Anatomy for Beginners

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 Change Pool Filter Sand

How to Change Pool Filter Sand

Save money, clarify pool water, and keep your family safe from dangerous water-borne illnesses by changing pool filter sand yourself, quickly and easily.

How to Instantly Patch Any Pool Liner

How to Instantly Patch Any Pool Liner

Learning how to patch a pool liner could save you thousands of dollars and prevent extensive damage. Plus, it's easy enough that almost anyone can do it.

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.

Salt Water Pool Maintenance 101: How to Keep it Clean and Clear

Salt Water Pool Maintenance 101: How to Keep it Clean and Clear

A salt water pool needs everything a normal pool needs, but with a few major differences. Here's an easy guide to salt water pool maintenance.

How to Clean a Pool Filter (Sand, Cartridge, D.E.)

How to Clean a Pool Filter (Sand, Cartridge, D.E.)

Do you know how to clean a pool filter? Are you sure? Get crystal clear, pristine pool water by keeping any type of filter clean with a few easy methods.

How to Vacuum Your Pool Super Quick

How to Vacuum Your Pool Super Quick

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.

A Beginner’s Guide to Pool Maintenance

A Beginner’s Guide to 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.

How to Backwash a Pool Filter The Right Way

How to Backwash a Pool Filter The Right Way

Need to backwash your pool filter? This step-by-step guide will help keep your filter running better and your pool water clear.

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.

12 Money-Saving Swimming Pool Tips

12 Money-Saving Swimming Pool Tips

Are you really saving as much money on pool maintenance as you could be? Check out our money-saving swimming pool tips and start lowering your costs today!

The Ultimate Guide to Intex Pool Care

The Ultimate Guide to Intex Pool Care

Not ready to dig up the back yard for an inground pool? Snap together an Intex pool, stock up on a few supplies, and be swimming before you know it!

Pool Jets and the Importance of Pool Circulation

Pool Jets and the Importance of Pool Circulation

Is your pool moving? You'd better catch it! Actually, you'd better just make sure the pool jets keep things moving, or you'll have a mess on your hands.

How to Use Inground Pool Caulking

How to Use Inground Pool Caulking

Repairing or replacing pool caulking may sound like a huge chore, but it’s actually pretty simple. More importantly, it can save you thousands of dollars.

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.

Pollen in Your Pool? Remove It in 5 Steps

Pollen in Your Pool? Remove It in 5 Steps

Finding a thick film of pollen in your pool is no fun. Removing it isn't much fun either. But at least it's easy as long as you have the right tools.

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 Drain Water from Your Pool after Rain

How to Drain Water from Your Pool after Rain

Rain can put gallons of untreated water in your pool, weakening sanitizer and filtration. You need to know how to drain water from your pool after rain.

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.

11 Household Products to Clean Your Pool

11 Household Products to Clean Your Pool

Want to reduce the number of chemicals in your pool? Try creating your own natural pool cleaner with household products you probably already have on hand.

How to Repair Plaster in a Pool Whether It’s Empty or Full

How to Repair Plaster in a Pool Whether It’s Empty or Full

Leave a crack in your concrete pool for too long, and you could have a leak on your hands. Learn how to perform pool plaster repair before that happens.

How to Drain a Pool of Any Kind

How to Drain a Pool of Any Kind

Do you know how to drain a pool? Above ground is simple. But draining an inground pool incorrectly could destroy it. Learn the right ways for both.

How To Acid Wash a Pool in 10 Steps

How To Acid Wash a Pool in 10 Steps

Has your pool plaster pooped out? Have the white walls turned gray? Sounds like it's time to acid wash your pool. Get all the how-to info right here.

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.

How to Refill Your Pool Water On The Cheap

How to Refill Your Pool Water On The Cheap

When you have to keep a pool full, you start to realize just how expensive water is. Choose a pool water delivery system that works for you and your budget.

Pool Cleaning 101: Why, When and How To Clean Your Pool

Pool Cleaning 101: Why, When and How To Clean Your Pool

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.