Category: Above Ground Pools

6 Things to Do Before Installing Your Pool

By Zagers

Shorten your pool installation time by checking these things off your to do list. At Zagers, we see your excitement when you decide to purchase an above ground or in-ground pool. You’re ready to swim the next day! But pool installation can take time. Because we know you’d like to jump in as soon as…

When is the Best Time to Open a Pool in Michigan?

By zagers00stg

After a long, cold, snowy winter, don’t sunny skies, warm temperatures and taking a dip in your swimming pool sound fabulous? If you’re already dreaming of relaxing on your favorite inflatable raft, inviting friends and family over, and watching your kids play with swim noodles, you might be wondering: When is the best time to…

How to Clear a Cloudy Pool

By zagers00stg

When your pool water looks cloudy, you know something isn’t right, but how do you fix it? Before you can implement the solution, you need to know the problem, as different causes come with different remedies. Thus, step one is to determine the cause of the cloudiness. Important: fix the issue before allowing anyone to…

Water Chemistry Tips + Cheat Sheet

By zagers00stg

The dream has been playing in your head for as long as you can remember: Kids laughing, wet feet on the warm concrete, music playing, the ricochet of the diving board, and the inevitable cannonball SPLASH! You’re finally a pool owner! How exciting! …Now, how do you maintain the pool water balance without a degree…

How Long Does a Swimming Pool Last?

By zagers00stg

When you’re considering making an investment in a swimming pool, it’s important to gather as much information as you can before deciding what to do. Since there are many different types of pools, each of which comes with unique benefits, you want to make sure you’re getting what’s right for you and your family. One…

What to Consider When Buying a Home with a Pool

By zagers00stg

When you’re looking for your next home, keep in mind that if it doesn’t have a pool, that doesn’t mean you can’t install one—and if it does have a pool, that doesn’t necessarily mean it’s the one you want. As you consider purchasing a home with an inherited pool, pay close attention to what you…

A Guide to Closing Your Above Ground Pool

By zagers00stg

So, you’re ready to close up your above ground pool for the winter. While putting your pool to bed for the winter may not bring a smile to your face, closing your pool the right way will make a huge difference when it comes time to open it in the spring. We’ve broken down winterizing…

I’m Going on Vacation. What Should I Do with My Pool?

By zagers00stg

Bags packed? Check. Lawn mowed? Check. Healthy snacks for kids in the car? Check. Dog dropped off at Aunt Linda’s? Check! You’re almost ready to take that much-needed vacation, when it hits you…What about the pool? Don’t worry, we have you covered! Here are some best practices for preparing your pool before you head out on the…

How to Vacuum a Doughboy Above Ground Pool

By zagers00stg

One of the most important aspects of swimming pool maintenance is keeping it clean, and regular vacuuming is vital to the health and longevity of your pool. Although the concept is the same, the specifics of pool vacuuming vary by brand. Today, we’re looking at how to vacuum a Doughboy above ground pool. Follow Ryan…

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