Want to learn more about algaecide? Read on to find out when to add algaecide to your pool maintenance routine and other helpful tips.
Does this trick actually work? Can a Magic Eraser clean your pool, and is it even safe? Let’s get to the bottom of it. Read on.
If you’re a pool or hot tub owner and are interested in the growing trend of salt water pool conversion keep reading to learn more about the process!
On this article, we help you understand the factors you should consider when choosing a new swimming pool liner.
Priming your pool pump is key to your overall pool maintenance and health. Read on to learn how to prime your pump in 5 simple steps.
Vacuuming your swimming pool is one of the most tedious tasks you must perform as a pool owner. If you are using a manual vacuum it is a lot of hard work and also is incredibly annoying to do. Luckily for you, Pool Calculator has you covered on how to do it yourself!
Saltwater generators are quickly becoming a popular sanitizing system for swimming pools and hot tubs. This article describes how they work.
What you sanitize your pool with is one of the most crucial decisions you will make as a pool owner. Contrary to popular belief, there are many different ways to clean your pool. Chlorine is a great and reliable option, but it isn’t the only one.
As technology advances, people’s lives seem to get easier. Advancements make tasks that were once difficult very manageable. These difficult jobs are now done by us with a press of a button. These advancements are no different when it comes to pool care.
Pool lights are a necessity if you want to get maximum usage out of your pool. Limiting your pool use to the daytime means hours wasted with your favorite home investment. However, simply using incandescent bulbs will not give you the maximum enjoyment you deserve.
Cleaning your pool can be hard work. Robotic pool cleaners have been one of the top innovations in the pool world. Learn more here!
Sand filters, cartridge filters, or D.E. filters. Regardless of the filter you own, your filter does a lot of the dirty work for you. The job of a filter is to take the dirty water from your pool and clean it to the highest degree possible.
One of the latest and greatest innovations in pool technology is the use of UV rays for pool sanitation and treatment. This UV system is a supplemental pool tool that can greatly increase the cleanliness of your pool as long as it is used in an efficient way.
Considering a swimming pool cover? This article will touch on the pros and cons of different types to help you find the best one for you.
Pool filters come in 3 main styles cartridge filters, and D.E. filters. Each offers distinct pros and cons.
In this quick guide, we’ll answer the question “can you over shock a pool” and unveil the factors to consider when shocking a pool.
Maintaining both pH and total alkalinity in your swimming pool is important for keeping your pool properly sanitized and non-corrosive. Total alkalinity is to pH what cyanuric acid is to free chlorine. Total alkalinity stabilizes pH levels. The ideal pool pH level is 7.4 to 7.6. The ideal total alkalinity level is 80 to 120 ppm.
The Association of Pool and Spa Professionals recommends free chlorine levels for both swimming pools and hot tubs be kept between 2.0 and 4.0 ppm. However, the Center for Disease Control recommends free chlorine stay above 1 ppm in pools and 3 ppm in hot tubs.