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When to open the pool

When to open the pool

  When to open the pool? As temperatures rise and the winter chill goes away, many pool owners wonder when to begin the pool opening process. Opening your pool earlier rather than waiting will help you save money and time. Holding off on opening your pool could cause you a major headache. When is it considered too early or too late to open a pool? Water temperature is a major factor in opening a pool. As the water begins to

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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

pool algae

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?

pH

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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Oxygenated vs. Chlorine Pools

Oxygenated Pools vs. Chlorine Pools

Pity the poor pool owner. All we want is a clean pool at a reasonable cost. We just want the water to be clear and inviting for ourselves, our kids and our neighbors. In the 21st century, it seems like all we get are 19th-century treatments or new technologies that cost a fortune. Most people have a love/hate relationship with their pool. We love the convenience of being able to cool off in hot weather and as a social center

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Gas Heaters vs. Electric Heat Pumps

Gas Heaters vs. Electric Heat Pumps

The best solution to heating your swimming pool water is by using either heater. But you do have to wonder, which one is the best option for your pool and what can you do to get the best results? Let’s find out gas heaters vs. electric heat pumps! Benefits of having a Heated Pool: Having a heated pool allows you to use it even if it is cold outside. It also enables you to enjoy the benefits of a pool

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Above Ground Pool Pump Options

Finding the ideal above ground pool pump options is essential in setting up an efficient filtration system for your swimming pool. To have an efficient filtration system, will need to have a pool pump and filter for your above ground pool. One of the benefits of having an above ground pool is that its pump and filter are sold together as a unit. This order process makes it more economical than single pumps and filters. This write up covers the

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Pros and cons of a salt water pool

Salt water pools

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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