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Hot Tub Filtration

Hot Tub Filtration is a major key in keeping your water clean, clear, and inviting. There are two dominant filtration technologies used today: circulation pumps and programmed filtration. Circulation Pump Technology ‘Circ’ pumps operate independently from the main water movement pumps. While not therapy...
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Pool Safety is no Accident

Okay, so Pool Safety isn’t the most original blog title, but it is extremely accurate. There are so many little things a pool owner can do to make backyard swimming enjoyable and safe. Many are common sense, while others may bring about a “Duh—I...
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Hot Tubs. Look Under the Hood

Hot tubs are a lot like cars. Everyone has a dream car. Imagine you finally get it. It looks great sitting on your driveway, the sun glistening down highlighting the perfectly waxed look. It is flawless. Now you start it up, but it belches...
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Pool Chlorine Boosters Help You Save Money.

Pool Chlorine Boosters. Maximize Your Sanitizer’s Life and Minimize Your Cost. Previously, I discussed four key components of balanced pool water: proper pH, Total Alkalinity, Cyanuric Acid, and Calcium levels. When these are all in their proper ranges, pool chlorine life is lengthened. That’s...
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Pool Chlorine, Water Tests, and Saving Money

It is well documented that there will be a pool chlorine shortage this summer. Make that, there IS a chlorine shortage, right now! A fire that destroyed a major chlorine production facility in Louisiana has reduced available chlorine nationally by over one-third.  Therefore, it...
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Swimming Pool Filter Options.

If you are searching for a replacement swimming pool filter for your existing pool, you have options. Don’t be afraid to change systems if you haven’t been satisfied with the old one. Here, we’ll explore three different options. Sand Filters.  Sand filters are as...
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Above Ground Pools. Things to Consider.

Having an above ground pool in the back yard is a dream for many. It’s like enjoying a vacation at home all summer long. But, to make it a thoroughly enjoyable experience, there are pre-purchase things to understand. Are you permitted to have a...
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Outdoor Patio Furniture. Tubular Options

Outdoor Patio Furniture. Understanding Traditional Tubular Options. If you are considering getting a new set of outdoor patio furniture for the deck or patio, you have lots of options. There’s all-weather wicker, cast aluminum, stone or synthetic tables, poly, and even wood. The list...
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Pool Chlorine Makes a Difference

Pool Chlorine Makes a Difference in Water Quality. Choose Wisely. In a previous blog, I assumed that most readers don’t want a rehash of high school or college chemistry. I’ll stick to that and gently discuss why some pool chemicals are better than others...
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Saltwater Swimming Pools

Saltwater Swimming Pools. It’s Time to Take the Plunge! I admit that I was looking for a pool-related pun for this blog title and considered several options. I settled on ‘take the plunge’ because that’s exactly what thousands of happy swimmers do every year...
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