What is a heater bypass? This article explains what it is and how your own heater bypass valves should be set.
This article serves as a guide on how to break down, service, and inspect a Purex-Triton Nautilus FNS DE Filter.
Pros and cons when considering a screen enclosure for a swimming pool.
A look at algae issues and chemistry for warmer climate pools and summer pool start-ups.
An easy-to-understand guide on calibrating the salinity level on your Hayward Aqua-Rite or Hayward Pure Plus salt chlorine generator
A pool service expert of over 20 years explains why a spa drains in a pool/spa combination pool when the pool pump shuts off and shows you how to fix the issue.
In this article, I go over how an automatic pool cleaner works, and why the valves need to be positioned correctly.
A simple guide on how to get a snake out of the pool.
A look at how rainfall impacts the chemistry of the pool.
A guide to understanding pH and the effects of unbalanced pH levels in swimming pool water.
A troubleshooting guide to clearing up a pool that is green or cloudy even after you have shocked it and all the chemistry seems balanced.
How to select a pool filter that is right for your pool.
This guide to starting your own pool service business in Florida covers tips, pitfalls, licensing requirements, and more.
Is your pool vac spinning in circles or not moving at all? I'll show you how to take apart and repair your pool vacuum.
A bad filter can cause a cloudy pool. A guide to restoring your DE filter.
Learn what phosphates in a pool are, how they get there, and how to remove them. In addition, learn how to reduce high chlorine stabilizer levels.
Learn how to unclog a pool pump impeller and how to prevent a clogged impeller.
What is pool stabilizer and how do you adjust it to the right level?
Read to learn how to clean a filter cartridge, when and how to replace it, and how to extend its life.
A look at how DE filters work and how to maintain and repair them.
A simple guide on how to set an Intermatic pool pump timer.
This step-by-step guide will teach you how to clean a green and cloudy pool using a floccing agent.
If you've tried everything and are still struggling with a cloudy or green pool, there is something that might be suitable to try. A type of clarifier known as a flocculant, commonly called "drop n' vac" or "dropout," is a solution that, when added to water, can clean your pool.
Black algae is a thread-like growth that develops on rough surfaces in swimming pools. Removing it is as simple as using the right chemical.
If you are experiencing algae problems on a regular basis, these are some reasons why the problem continues and some potential solutions to the problem.
Find out why your pool is green and how to fix it.