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how to open a pool for summer

How To Open A Pool For Summer In 6 Easy Steps

It is that time of year again, or maybe it is not, but you still want to open your pool. Having a pool is a great luxury and a great responsibility. When it comes time to open up your pool for the season, it can be tempting to get a professional to do it for […]

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How to Close a Pool for Winter

How To Close A Pool For Winter in 8 Easy Steps

It can be a bit of a heartache to have to close your pool for the winter, but it is something which needs to be done to protect your pool from the elements. It does take a little bit of work, but a couple of hours are a small price to pay to protect your […]

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Top Pool Owners Blogs

Top Pool Owners Websites for the Best Advice

Taking care of your pool can be very satisfying, but also complicated at times. Buying a pool can be just as difficult if you don’t know what it is you need. There are so many different kinds of pools, chemicals, pool cleaners and accessories that it can sometimes be really hard to know where to […]

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What is Pool Shock?

What Is Pool Shock?

It is time to shock your pool. That may sound a little scary but don’t worry; it is not as frightening as it sounds. In fact, there is no need to use any electricity or scares. Shocking your pool may sound intense, but it is rather mundane when you get down to it. This article […]

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What is Muriatic Acid?

What Is Muriatic Acid Used For In Swimming Pools?

It has come time to use muriatic acid in your pool. Sounds simple, right? Well, you may be asking yourself one question: What is muriatic acid? I have to admit, for a long time I had no idea what it was and what it did. I left the chemicals up to my pool professionals and […]

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How to keep a pool clean

How To Keep A Pool Clean – It’s Easy When You Know How

If you own a pool, then well done to you. There is nothing better than jumping in the water after a long day at work, or even diving into the water or a swim after you wake. It is a great way to start or end the day, but it is not all fun and […]

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What is a salt chlorine generator?

What is a Salt Chlorine Generator? Ultimate Pool Cleaning Efficiency

A lot of people love the idea of having their own swimming pool. It provides a private place to relax and cool off during the hotter months. Swimming is also a great way to get some exercise and have fun splashing around. It’s important to keep in mind that with that fun comes maintenance. If […]

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pool chemicals for dummies

Pool Chemicals for Dummies – Pool Chemicals 101

Overall, there are a number of chemicals that you may need in order to keep your pool clean. Each pool chemical is important in its own right and needs to be used correctly in order to keep your pool clean, clear and enjoyable for anyone who wants to swim in it.

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above ground pool maintenance

Above Ground Pool Maintenance 101

There are so many different aspects of keeping a pool running well, it can sometimes get complicated and confusing. Luckily, there are articles like this one, written to help you get started on your journey through pool ownership and learn how to take care of an above-ground pool.

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Saltwater vs Chlorine pool

Saltwater vs Chlorine Pool – The Big Decision

For many pool owners and prospective pools owners, there’s one big debate running through their minds right now: saltwater vs chlorine pools. In the past, pools usually had chlorinated water in them. However, today, there’s stiff competition between saltwater systems and the old chlorine treatment. If you’re curious about the differences between the two, here’s […]

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