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How to Adjust Pool Water Hardness

Published in Pool Chemistry

Adjusting pool water hardness

Where should your hardness levels be? Calcium has the most influence on the total hardness context of your pool water. Other minerals such as magnesium, iron, manganese and a few others don’t impact the total hardness enough for us to bother with so we stick with adjusting the calcium hardness. The recommended and best range…

Best Pool Filter: Cartridge, Sand or Diatomaceous Earth

Published in Pool Filters

If you’re thinking about having a pool installed, you’re sure to be wondering what sort of filtration system is best. One thing you should consider is the ease with which the filtration system you choose can be serviced. You’ll want something that will not be a big hassle on a regular ongoing basis. When choosing…

Swimming Pool Cleaning Tips – Fail Video

Published in hiring pool service

Just watch this video for some epic ways of what not to do when cleaning out your dirty swimming pool. First of all, you can see he’s not wearing any shoes.  That’s a mistake.  If he has any cuts on his feet, this dirty swimming pool could cause severe infections.  Always wear protection on your…

Pool Tips for Weekly Maintenance

Published in Our Blog, Weekly Pool Service

pool maintenance

Check pool chemistry 2-3 times per week during the summer and once per week in the winter. Check and monitor water level at least once per month, adjust as needed. Water level should be at the center of the tile or skimmer. Clean out skimmer basket(s) weekly, or as needed if conditions exist. Clean your…

Teach Your Kids How to Swim

Published in Our Blog, Pool Safety

Drowning is the NUMBER 1 CAUSE OF DEATH FOR KIDS 5 and UNDER. This video is proof that you can teach even a toddler how to swim and you could even save a life by teaching them early.…

How to Remove Calcium From Pool Tile

Published in Pool Maintenance Category

Calcium Buildup on Pool Tile You might notice some white chalky calcium over the surface of your pool tiles. The calcium caused by hard water isn’t dangerous, but it can detract from the attractiveness of the pool. If left in place, calcium deposits can also build up, causing filter failure. Removing calcium from the tile…

How to Clean Pool Filter Properly

Published in Pool Filter Cleaning

This video does a good job of explaining how to clean your pool filter properly if you want to do it yourself.  You can always give us a call to do it for you if you’re in the DFW area of Texas.  …

Automatic Pool Cleaner Review

Published in Automatic Pool Cleaners

Watch this video about a review on 10 different automatic pool cleaners.  The order of these reviews are by rank.  The first cleaner is the best automatic pool cleaner in the opinion of the reviewer.  This informative video shows you each cleaner and lists the pros and cons for each. Automatic Pool Cleaners Reviewed Polaris…

Understanding Swimming Pool Water Chemistry

Published in Pool Chemistry

One of the most confusing aspects of owning a swimming pool is maintaining proper pool water chemistry. This is also one of the most important aspects of pool ownership. Utilizing a pool maintenance company is one of the most important things that any pool owner can do to maintain the health, longevity and enjoyability of…