Tag: Advice

Feature Interview

Recently, I was interviewed by Kristen Bosse of GeorgiaStateHomes.com regarding advice on keeping your pool up and running. Below is a link to the interview and I’m sure when you finish reading my interview, you will find more beneficial information

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Freeze Protection

Freeze protection only helps if it works. I touched on this subject in my last post and I have written at length about it before. It is worth repeating every year though, so hopefully some of you will read and

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Pool Closing

Professional Pool Closing May Save You Money Many of you do not realize the dangers that winter poses to your pool. Ice is a powerful force and, left unchecked, it will destroy anything trying to contain it. That’s why it

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Pool Maintenance

Here’s a quick guide about pool maintenance. Weekly Every week, a few chemicals should be checked. First is your chlorine. It should be kept between about 1 – 3 ppm. Most pool owners will use tablets and shock to maintain

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Pool Filters, Explained

A pool filter is necessary for clean water, but which one is right for you? We have a few choices to make when it comes to filtering our pool water. There are three types of filters to choose from and

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Best Pool Cleaner 2014

The best pool cleaner will vary depending on your pool. Over the past month, I have talked about Polaris, Dolphin, Aquabot, Hayward, and Water Tech robotic pool cleaners. Originally, when I started the chain of posts about the best pool

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Pump Maintenance

We are entering a demanding time of year for pool pumps, so I thought we could review some information about maintaining them. Many of you will be opening your pools soon and some of you are still up and running,

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Pool Opening

With Spring on its way, it is time to consider your pool opening and whether to do it yourself or hire a professional. Here, I will explain the benefits of allowing a pool service company open your pool for you.

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Solar Heating

Natural gas is expensive. The sun is free. You do the math. Solar heating = $$$ in your pocket. With gas prices constantly rising, it makes sense to look for alternative ways to heat our pool water. If you are

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Deck Repair

Let’s discuss deck repair. What should you do with those cracked decks? We are at the most popular time of the year for major pool repairs. These repairs include resurfacing the pool with pebble and plaster products, replacement of tile,

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