1. HOW TO KEEP YOUR POOL STAIRS FROM FLOATING?

    HOW TO KEEP YOUR POOL STAIRS FROM FLOATING?


    If you have been an above-ground pool owner for a while you may be familiar with some of their struggles. You finally picked out the perfect stairs for your pool. You haul them up on your deck or lift them over your pool edge and drop them in. You are proud of the superman powers you used to get those stairs in and are thinking to yourself “this wasn’t too bad”. All of a sudden you realize your stairs are either not sinking or won’t stay in place. What now?


    This is the struggle many pool owners face and we have a number of solutions for you?


    Solution 1


    Some stairs are designed to fill with water once you drop them into your pool but often need the right a

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  2. HOW TO REPLACE POOL FILTER SAND?

    HOW TO REPLACE POOL FILTER SAND?


    Why do I need to change the sand in my sand filter?


    The sand in your sand filter serves as the filtration media for debris, oils and other contaminants that float in your pool filter. This will ensure continuous flow and pressure to your pool. A sand filter is a good low maintenance alternative to other filters such as D/E or Cartridge because you never have to take the filter out to rinse it. To clean a sand filter you simply just backwash it.


    Eventually, there comes a time when the sand wears out and needs to be replaced.



    How often?


    The general

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  3. HOW TO WINTERIZE YOUR ABOVE GROUND POOL

    HOW TO WINTERIZE YOUR ABOVE GROUND POOL


    Summer is over and Winter is coming. It is time to think about winterizing your above ground pool. If you have never closed an above ground pool before, we will guide you through the steps.


    Why Do I Have to Winterize My Pool?


    While not everyone has to winterize their pools, people living in colder areas with harsh winters want to close their pools properly. This not only prolongs the life of the pool but also allows for less work during pool opening in the spring. During Fall leaves and other debris fall into the pool, settling on the bottom. This can cause staining of the liner and the decomposing leaves throw off the water balance eventually leading to algae growth. Come spring this means scooping, scooping, scooping on top of vacuuming

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  4. BASIC POOL MAINTENANCE 101

    BASIC POOL MAINTENANCE 101


    So you just got a swimming pool, your pool party is set up and you are ready to enjoy the summer, right? Not so fast. Unless you hire a pool service company you need to learn how to properly maintain that pool. 


    As fun as it is to own a swimming pool, maintaining it can be a daunting task for many pool owners, especially if they are new to the pool business. While many may think pool maintenance is easy - just dump chlorine into the water and that’s it, they often don’t realize balancing pool water involves multiple repetitive steps.


    Before you get started you need to understand three important things when maintaining your pool. How to read your pool water, how to manage your filtration system, and

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