Why Your Pool Smells Funny and How to Fix It

Why Your Pool Smells Funny and How to Fix It

Chlorine serves as the first line of defense against disease-causing microorganisms that can multiply in your backyard pool. However, combined with organic compounds like urine, body oils, and sweat, it forms chloramines that give off that strong, burning chlorine...
Pool Filter Pressure Problems and How to Fix Them

Pool Filter Pressure Problems and How to Fix Them

The pool filter pressure gauge is one of the most important components of swimming pools, but it’s also often neglected. The filter pressure gauge tells you the pressure inside your filter tank, which affects how well your filter system works. Your pool filter...
Reasons You Should Keep Your Pool’s pH Levels Balanced

Reasons You Should Keep Your Pool’s pH Levels Balanced

Waterborne illnesses like rashes, ear infections, and diarrhea can often be found in places like your backyard swimming pool. Managing your pool’s pH levels is an effective way of keeping your pool clean and free from algae. Ignoring this essential maintenance...
Common Causes of Green Water in Pools

Common Causes of Green Water in Pools

Pool water has numerous components, from sanitation chemicals to microbes. Studies show that each swimmer could add anywhere from one thousand to one million microbes to the pool water, which is already full of all sorts of microorganisms and chemicals. So if your...
Ways Your Dirty Pool is Making You Sick

Ways Your Dirty Pool is Making You Sick

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), diarrhea outbreaks from dirty pool water are on the rise. While your pool can be a great way to beat the heat or relax, the lack of proper maintenance can put everyone in your household in danger of...
Pools and Pups: 4 Pool Maintenance Tips for Pet Owners

Pools and Pups: 4 Pool Maintenance Tips for Pet Owners

Pool maintenance is difficult enough as it is, but it’s a different challenge when you own water-loving dogs. Not only do their furs clog the filter, but they could also be bringing various bacteria into your pool. The American Kennel Club says that dogs...

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