Tag: pool maintenance

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…

Should I Remove Snow from My Pool Cover?

By Zagers

When you’ve made an investment in creating your own backyard oasis, it’s important to take care of it all year long. One important way to do so is by removing snow from your pool cover during the winter season. What Happens to Ice and Snow on a Pool Cover? If you own an above-ground swimming…

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 Find Above Ground Pool Leaks

By zagers00stg

  During the lifetime of most pools, it is not uncommon to find a leak. It’s normal for water to evaporate from a swimming pool. Splashing can also lead to minor water loss. However, when the water level goes down at a rapid rate, there’s often a leak in the liner. In most cases, the…

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…

Salt Water Chlorine Generator: How it Works

By zagers00stg

A salt water chlorine generator or more simply put, a ‘salt chlorinator’, is a system that creates chlorine from sodium chloride (Salt – NaCI). This generator eliminates the hassle of constant trips to the store to purchase chemicals. To be more specific, as salt water enters the swimming pool’s circulation system, it flows through the…

Everything You Need to Know About a DE Pool Filter

By zagers00stg

There are a few different options for filters in the pool and hot tub world. This post will give you a brief over view of the three filtration systems, and elaborate on the DE Filter System, which is one of the most efficient pool filters on the market. Sand Filters are one of the oldest and…

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