How Many Laps in a Mile?

How Many Laps in a Mile?

Swimming is a fantastic full-body workout and can be done year-round in most places. Swimming laps is an excellent way for swimmers to challenge themselves to swim faster and farther. But how many would you have to swim to achieve a mile?How many...

Adjusting Pool Cleaner Pressure

Adjusting Pool Cleaner Pressure

As a pool owner, you've likely researched different pool cleaners to keep your pool healthy and vibrant. For models that primarily utilize water pressure to clean, such as the ever-popular Polaris Quattro, there may be times when you'll have to...

What Is A Pool Skimmer?

What Is A Pool Skimmer?

What's A Pool Skimmer - And Why Is It Important? Pool filtration starts with the skimmers, small containers that collect large debris floating in the water, keeping them from entering (and potentially blocking) the pool's filter or pump. They...

Why Is My Pool Pressure Low

Why Is My Pool Pressure Low

If you've noticed that your pump is running correctly and the pump basket is still full of water, but your pressure gauge is reading low, it's potentially due to a few things. Let's explore some reasons for low pool pressure.Clogged Impeller One...

Bucket Test for Leak Detection

Bucket Test for Leak Detection

How To Detect If Your Inground Pool Is Leaking First, you need to determine if you have a leak in your pool and require professional detection services. The simplest way to know you have a basic leak is if there's one in your equipment, and you...

How to Rescue a Frozen Pool

How to Rescue a Frozen Pool

Frozen Pools Are a Challenge Winter weather and freezing temperatures are more than an inconvenience for pool owners. From frozen pipes to loss of electricity and even damage due to excessive winds, colder temperatures can create the ideal...

Do Snakes Get Into Saltwater Pools?

Do Snakes Get Into Saltwater Pools?

This a common question that many people ask, especially those who live in areas with a high concentration of these creatures. The simple answer is yes. Snakes are good swimmers who can, and frequently do, get into saltwater pools, and they often...

How Long To Run Your Pool

How Long To Run Your Pool

How Long Should You Run Your Pool? A few factors determine how long you want to run your pool daily, including pool size, features, and if it's a pool and spa combined or a pool only. The most important consideration is the time of year - as you're...

How to Drain a Pool Safely

How to Drain a Pool Safely

Why Drain a Pool? There are several reasons you may need to drain a pool or lower the water levels. Like if it needs to be resurfaced or repaired. But the number one reason you may need to drain a pool is excess water after a storm. Depending on...

What Are The Different Types Of Pool Filters?

What Are The Different Types Of Pool Filters?

When selecting a filter for an inground pool, there are three primary types: sand, diatomaceous earth (DE), and cartridge. Each option has advantages and disadvantages to consider when making the final decision. For example, sand filters often...

What Are Different Types Of Pool Chlorine?

What Are Different Types Of Pool Chlorine?

Have you ever stopped to wonder how many different types of chlorine exist? From Sodium Hypochlorite to Calcium Hypochlorite and beyond, there is a wide array of possibilities – five, to be exact. Recognizing the nuances between each type can help...