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Tips for opening your pool.

Do it early. With the temps now getting to 70's and 80's, it does not take long for the algae to start growing. Getting the pool circulating with proper disinfectant levels is key to keeping the pool in top shape. Some decide to wait until May to open their pools. If this is your choice, and you have a loop loc cover, we suggest starting the pump and filter without taking the cover off. We call this a jump start and this allows for a clear pool when you pull the cover off later.

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Why you should skip the traveling expos!

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Water Balance and Cloudy Water

Water Balance and Cloudy Water There’s nothing like a crystal clear pool. It’s the standard of pool ownership. However, for various reasons, pool water can become cloudy, ruining the beauty of your pool. When cloudiness occurs in your pool, it’s important to consider the factors that are causing it.

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Should I be treating my pool midway through summer?

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Testing your pool water made easy!

Testing your pool water made easy:

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What do all the choices on a multiport mean?

What do all the choices on a multiport mean?

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Algae has set up shop in my pool. Now what?

Algae has set up shop in my pool. Now what? A green pool. It was clear blue last time you swam, but now it is green. If you come across this problem, there is a way out, and a way to return to your summer fun without joining the public pool. The keys to defeating algae exist in persistence and circulation.

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How do I vacuum my Above Ground Pool?

How do I vacuum my Above Ground Pool? Forgot to vacuum your pool? For those of you that manually vacuum the pool, this might be something you avoid doing because you’re not sure how to set it up. There are many benefits to vacuuming your pool regularly. If you own an above ground pool, use the following steps to get started with vacuuming:

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Flocculants, Clarifiers, and Cloudy Water

Over the course of your pool ownership, you may deal with cloudy water. Cloudy water can be caused by a variety of factors, mainly chemical balance or filtration. If you happen to develop cloudy water in your pool, the best place to start is your chemical balance. Check your pH and Chlorine levels and make sure they are balanced properly: pH 7.2-7.8 and chlorine above 3.0ppm.

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Help! My pool turned green!

We hope that you will never scream these words. But the ugly truth is at some point, pool owners may have to defend their pools from an Algae invasion. If you are not sure you have algae, ask yourself a few questions: Is the water green? Do the pool walls and/or floor feel slimy? Is there sediment on the floor of the pool? Can you brush the sediment in pool?

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