Tag: pool chemicals

How to Maintain a Pool

By Zagers

Owning a swimming pool takes some work. But if you tackle the following three things on the regular, you’ll be able to maximize your enjoyment while minimizing hassle. 1. Check Chemical Levels Weekly Often, balancing chemical levels is the most daunting task for new and veteran pool owners, but it doesn’t have to be. A…

Above Ground Pools – The Lower Maintenance Option

By zagers00stg

  In-ground and above ground pools both require weekly upkeep and maintenance. From skimming, to cleaning the cover, to changing the filter, some general maintenance is required on a daily basis. In-ground and above ground pools both possess unique benefits, but one of the greatest benefits of above ground pools is the lower maintenance they…

Four Fast Facts: Vinyl Pool Liners

By zagers00stg

Generally speaking, there are three different types of in-ground pools. Fiberglass, vinyl liner and concrete are all options, with varying benefit. In this post, vinyl liners will be discussed. Vinyl liners are the most popular option for in-ground pools and in most cases, the only option for above ground pools. They have become increasingly common…

The Most Common Pool Chemical Misconceptions

By zagers00stg

In the pool and spa world, pool chemical balance misconceptions are common. Myths and truths are often used incorrectly. This can lead to the wrong solution to the water chemistry problem or question. This article will go over some of the most common pool and spa water balance questions. It will also discuss the correct answer to the…

Pool Chemical Safety

By zagers00stg

How to Handle Pool Chemicals Safely Staying safe around water is important! We’ve got some tips on how to keep yourself and your loved ones safe around pool chemicals this summer. Using your pool chemicals the right way will safeguard the health of your swimmers. BioGuard, our premier chemical supplier, gives these tips on pool…

The Pool Is a Swamp! Now What?

By zagers00stg

How to Clean a Disgustingly Dirty Swimming Pool These days we often hear this question: “I just bought a foreclosed home with a swimming pool. The pool is a mess; what should I do?” People want to know if they should drain the pool if there is a vinyl liner, and the answer is No!The only…

HELP! I’ve got GREEN HAIR!

By zagers00stg

Why Does Hair Turn Green in the Pool? If your hair is Blonde, you know what I am talking about.  Sooner or later that blonde hair starts to look a little green.  Our customers ask us all the time, why is this happening and what do we do? One of our Pool Professionals, Pam, shares…

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