Opening an Above Ground Pool

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So winter isn’t quite over, but it is not too soon to start thinking about the warmer weather and the pool opening.  You are already planning the outdoor BBQ’s, the family and friends gathered around, splashing and enjoying the refreshing water. Maybe you are daydreaming about lounging, basking in the warm sun, getting your tan perfected, and just enjoying sunbathing with an ice-cold beverage in a koozie.  If you have kids, they are probably already asking when they can swim

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The Switch To Oxygen Pools Review

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After a season with the Oxygen Pools system, I couldn’t be more satisfied. I started looking for a chlorine-free alternative for my pool last season that led me to the Oxygen Pool system. My water has never looked and felt better. The system uses Ozone that is gets injected into the water creating hydrogen peroxide and hydroxyl radicals that keep the water looking great. Unlike the long list of negative by-products chlorine and salt water pools have, the only by-product

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Is There a Pool Stabilizer Alternative?

Pool Stabilizer Alternative

Active free chlorine in your swimming pool is one of the most crucial elements to making sure your water is safe from dangerous viruses, bacteria, and microorganisms. Pool stabilizer also known as cyanuric acid is used in swimming pool water to bond with the free chlorine. Once it has bonded with the free chlorine, it protects the chlorine from being destroyed by the sun’s UV rays. The question is though can you use a pool stabilizer alternative instead of using

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Pool Still Cloudy After Shock

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Is your pool still cloudy after shock? Sometimes it seems like you can end up with cloudy pool water for no reason at all. When the pool turns cloudy most people will turn to shocks in an attempt to clear up the water. If the pool is still cloudy after shock it can be for a few reasons. Cloudy pool water comes from a buildup of organic and inorganic material in the water, like algae blooms. Pool shock will sanitize

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Above Ground Pool Algae

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Algae are simple, non-flowering plant organisms that grow on pool surfaces. It does not have roots, stems or leaves but it reproduces in a primitive way. It contains chlorophyll. The study of algae and its types is called algology. How are you affected by above ground pool algae? If you see any dark mold looking substance on the side or the surface of the pool, then it means you have become victim to algae. Types of Algae Here are three types of

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Why Above Ground Pools Need Chemicals

Why Above Ground Pools Need Chemicals

The purchase of an above ground pool will lead to many happy hours spent with family and friends. However, as with built-in pools, you will need to care and maintain your purchase by using the right chemicals, in the right balance that will keep the water free of germs, bacteria, and pollutants. To maintain the water means that you will have to invest in above ground pool chemicals for the health and safety of those who will swim in the

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Checking Your pH in Above Ground Pool?

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It’s fun and quite amazing to have an above ground pool right in your backyard. You can swim whenever you want to have poolside BBQ parties, cool off in the summer, watch your kids have a blast and any other events that can benefit from a pool. Now as much this luxury is great, you should also keep in mind that it requires constant maintenance of pH level in above ground pool water. The pH level is a degree of

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Pros and cons of a salt water pool

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Pros and cons of a salt water pool Salt water pools have started to grow in popularity during the past few years, mostly thanks to hotels and curious homeowners. Nowadays, salt water pools are inexpensive so investing in one is an excellent idea. However, before you invest in one you should consider the pros and cons of a salt water pool! Benefits of salt water pool: The first significant advantage of a salt water pool is the very low chlorine level.

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Why a cloudy pool after rain

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Have you ever noticed that after it rains you have a cloudy pool? Have you ever stopped to wonder why? If you have then, we are going to tell you why. Pool Basics 101 Cloudy Pool Water First and foremost you need to know the basics of your pool chemistry to understand a cloudy pool. Your pool is water filled with chemicals to kill bacteria and other disease-causing micro-organisms. Pool chemistry is very delicate. Rainwater can either be alkaline or acidic

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