Swimming Pool Types, Components, and How They Work

Swimming Pools: Pool Types, Components, and How They Work  Jump To Section: Types of Swimming Pools   Different Types of Above Ground Pools   Different Types of Inground PoolsComponents of a Swimming Pool   Basic Parts of a Swimming Pool   How does a Pool Pump Work? ...

Maintaining Proper Water Circulation

Maintaining Proper Water Circulation Your swimming pool water circulation system is comprised of several parts – the skimmer; main drain; pump; filter; return jets; and chlorinator, ozonator, or heater (if applicable). Working together, the system intercepts any...

How to Clean a Pool

How to Clean a Pool All pools require some swimming pool cleaning maintenance to prolong their lifespan, prevent bacteria growth, and maintain sanitary and safe swimming conditions. Cleaning a pool typically entails skimming, brushing, vacuuming, and cleaning pool...

Using Less Chemicals

Using Less Chemicals A chemical-free or chlorine-free swimming pool is simply not possible. When sanitizer is not present, a pool will quickly become the perfect breeding environment for bacteria, viruses, and parasites. This will, in turn, create unsafe swimming...

Pool Leaks

Pool Leaks Usually, pool leaks occur because of structural damage, plumbing issues, or chemical imbalances. Regardless of the cause, promptly addressing the leak is key to avoiding more significant pool damage and money loss. Causes Of Pool Leaks Pool leaks typically...

Wildlife in the Pool

Wildlife in the Pool When the conditions are right, your winterized pool, heated pool, and even non-heated pool can become an ideal residence for certain critters. Depending on where you live, these can include insects, water bugs, ducks, rodents, and animals. How To...