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Types of Pool Cleaners: Robotic vs Suction vs Pressure – Which is Best for You?

Types of Pool Cleaners

Now that you’ve got your own swimming pool to enjoy, you’ve also got your own swimming pool to clean. And they do need cleaning! Lots of it. No one else is going to do it so it’s up to you. Let’s take a look at some of the different types of cleaners available and how […]

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6 Reasons Why You Need to Own a Pool Cleaner

Dolphin Premier Robotic

Are you a pool owner who thinks you don’t need a pool cleaner? Well, we’ll convince you otherwise! Today, you’ll know why these devices are beneficial for you as a pool owner, whether you have an above-ground or in-ground pool. But first, let’s take a look at the different kinds of pool cleaners on the […]

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The Proper Way of Clearing Cloudy Pool Water


Can’t swim because of the milky, cloudy appearance of your pool’s water? Don’t worry; we have six practical steps for you! Step #1: Check the chemical levels of your pool Here are the recommended ranges: pH level 7.2 – 7.6 Calcium hardness 200 – 400 ppm (parts per million) Cyanuric acid 25 – 50 ppm […]

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10 Steps to Winterize an In-Ground Pool


WINTER IS HERE! Prepare your beloved swimming pool for the cold season with these easy-to-follow steps! Step 1: Balance the pool water To accomplish completely balanced water, you’ll need to adjust the pH, calcium hardness, and total alkalinity levels of your pool. You should do this a week or several days before you close your […]

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How to Prevent Your Pool Cleaner from Getting Stuck

Polaris Vac-Sweep 3900

Whatever brand of suction pool cleaner you have, if it’s stuck, it’s stuck. And you have the responsibility of saving it. Don’t worry; the process won’t be taxing. So, let’s skip the lengthy introduction and proceed to the preventive measures you ought to know. Storage             Storing and maintaining your […]

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Drain an Above-Ground Pool with Ease


Need to drain your above-ground? Whether the reason is that you have to replace the liner, have a nasty pool that needs cleaning, didn’t winterize correctly, or you need to change the entire pool, you have to know how to drain your pool with ease. Note that you have two options here. The first one […]

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Getting Your Dream Pool with a Low Budget

The summer season and warm days call for nothing but swimming pools, swimsuits, towels, and sunscreen. To beat the heat of the sun, most families take a drive to the nearest pool or beach just to feel cool. And since packing clothes and loading stuff (plus kids) in the car aren’t hassle-free, the swimming activity […]

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Myths About Swimming Pools


Say goodbye to confusion and clarify the seven myths attached to our favorite swimming pools. Let this article shed light on the false notions that you’ve believed since you were a kid! Myth #1: Clear water means the pool water is clean. In truth, regardless of how clear the pool water can appear to be, […]

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How to Properly Maintain Your Pool Cleaners and Filters


Your pool needs to be clean all the time, but if your cleaners aren’t maintained, you can’t expect them to clean your pool efficiently. Those machines need to be cleaned too, you know! Remember, a dirty pool cleaner can’t clean a dirty pool. Types of Pool Cleaners Suction If you have a suction (a.k.a. suction-side) […]

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How to Use, Handle, and Store Pool Chemicals

Swimming pool chemicals

Pool chemicals are used to treat pool water and keep them sanitized. They are needed for the maintenance of your pool. However, these chemicals, also used in spas, hot tubs, whirlpools, and wading pools, should be used and kept with caution because they can cause chemical burns if they’re mishandled. They can also be hazardous […]

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