Swimming Pool Liner Buying Guide – Choosing the Perfect Liner for You

A pool liner goes a long way in the overall look and feel of your pool. The liner is one of the most immediately recognizable parts of your pool. This is why it is so important to choose the right one for you. While the “best” liner is completely up to personal preference, there are many elements of the liner that will determine which is the best for YOU.

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How to Prime a Pool Pump – Swimming Pool Maintenance

Priming your pool pump is an important part of your pool maintenance and wellbeing. The process of priming your pump is done to remove air and to fill the pump with water. A pump without air and with water is one that is ready for use. This process is complete to ensure that your pool pump works in the correct manner.

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The Pros and Cons of Pool Sanitation Systems – Chlorine, Saltwater, Ozone, and UV

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.

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Swimming Pool Water Testing Basics

Everyone enjoys having a clean and clear pool, but maintaining perfectly balanced pool chemistry can be a challenge. It is necessary to learn what each pool test means and why it is important in keeping your pool in perfect shape. We will cover four components of pool chemistry: free chlorine, pH, total alkalinity and cyanuric acid.

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When to Close your Swimming Pool

There are many good reasons to go through a formal pool cleaning process every season. Winterizing your pool correctly protects it from damage, gets the water in good condition for the months it is shut down, and will make it much easier and less expensive to re-open the following summer. Assuming you live in a climate where it is important to winterize your pool, here’s some guidelines to help you decide when to close your pool.

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How to Test, Raise, and Lower Swimming Pool Chlorine

Chlorine is the most important chemical when it comes to maintaining sparkling clean water that is safe to swim in. Chlorine sanitizes your pool water by attacking and killing harmful microorganisms, called contaminates, that could lead adverse health consequences. Therefore, it is critical to know how to test the chlorine in your pool or hot tub, as well as what to do when your chlorine levels are outside recommended ranges.

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The Relationship Between Pool Chlorine and pH

The degree to which chlorine is effective in sanitizing your pool by breaking down contaminants is highly correlated to the degree to which pH is kept in balance. In this article, we dive into the relationship between chlorine and pH, and how pH of water changes the effectiveness of chlorine.

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