Author Archive

"The crew from Pool Assist and Pooltime provide pool maintenance services to a number of properties we manage.  I have found their fees are reasonable. The crew are flexible and easy to deal with. Combined their professional knowledgeable is excellent.  They are now one of our preferred suppliers.  I would... definitely recommend them”Read more

Niki – Property Manager, Pulse Property Group

Filter by Category:
  • Can We Help? What Your Pool Shop Can Offer!

    When you own a pool, your pool shop is your best friend when it comes to ongoing maintenance! If you’ve been busily Googling for a pool shop ‘near me’, remember that there are lots of areas of pool maintenance that they can help you with. Let’s take a look at how your pool shop can help you so you know what’s on offer next time you visit!   Full water testing One of the best things about going along to your pool shop is that they make balancing the pH of your water easy. Simply bring in a sample of […]
    Learn more
  • How to Tell When You Need Pool Pump Repairs

    Here are Pool Assist, we provide pool pump repair parts and our technicians have extensive experience in repairing domestic and commercial pool pumps. As a result of our experience, we get asked a lot of questions about pool equipment and a lot of our customers want to know when they need to get they’re pool pump repaired. Today, we’re sharing some of the tell-tale signs that it’s time to get your technician in to take a look at your pump!   Potential issues with your pump There a lot of signs that could indicate that there’s an issue with your […]
    Learn more
  • The Quick Guide to Your Pool Pump

    If you had to choose the most important piece of pool equipment, it would have to be the pool pump which quite literally acts as the heart of the pool. If your pool pump isn’t working properly, your water can’t circulate effectively and it will also impact on the operation of your filter and chlorinator which also relies on the pump. Today, we’ll be taking a closer look at your pool pump and the important role it plays. The role of the pool pump The pool pump pulls water from the pool, runs it through the filter, then the chlorinator […]
    Learn more
  • The Pros and Cons of Slat Pool Covers

    Pool covers are one of the most popular pool accessories on the market and for very good reason – they keep the debris out of the water, prevent evaporation and stop chlorine degradation. When it comes to pool covers, the options you have are solar, thermal, leaf and slat covers. Today, we’ll be taking a closer look at slat pool covers to help you decide whether it’s the right fit for your pool.   What is a slat pool cover? Slat, or rigid, pool covers are made from interlocking slats and are automatically operated to uncover and cover the pool […]
    Learn more
  • Tips from Pool Cleaners Perth: Keeping on Top of Your Pool Maintenance

    You can’t enjoy pristine, healthy pool water without also keeping on top of your maintenance. Although it can seem like a bit of a chore, once you get into a routine it can become second nature. So, how often should you be doing the various maintenance tasks for your pool? As professional pool cleaners, we’re sharing our guide to how frequently you should be carrying out pool maintenance tasks. Daily Run your filter each day for seven to eight hours during the summer months. This ensures that all of the water is being moved around and cleaned. Keep on top […]
    Learn more
  • Why You Should Leave Your Commercial Pool Cleaning to the Experts

    Owning a commercial pool can seem like a great idea until you’re the one who has to keep on top of all the maintenance. But isn’t it easier just to do it yourself rather than hire someone? If you’ve been considering hiring a professional commercial pool cleaning service but aren’t sure if it’s necessary, we’re here to share just some of the reasons why bringing in the experts is a good idea.   Saves you time and money It’s obvious that hiring a professional pool cleaner will save you a lot of time – instead of spending hours doing the […]
    Learn more
  • Advice From Expert Pool Cleaners: Maintenance Mistakes to Avoid

    Unfortunately, your pool won’t clean itself and pool owners know all too well the importance of keeping on top of maintenance. It can be very frustrating when you think you’re doing all the right things but your pool just doesn’t look as good as it should. So, what’s the problem? When it comes to pool cleaning and maintenance, we’ve seen it all and there are some pretty common mistakes that we see people make when it comes to their pools. Let’s take a look!   Not keeping on top of scooping and brushing Although you can probably think of plenty […]
    Learn more
  • The Benefits of Investing in a Pool Heater

    If you’re on the fence about getting a pool heater, we get it. After all, it can seem a bit excessive to have a pool heater when we already live in Australia! However, there are very few parts of Australia which offer optimal swimming conditions all year round and many areas are downright cold. That’s where a pool heater comes in. Today, we’ll be looking at just some of the benefits of investing in a pool heat pump. Extend your swimming season The best thing about having a pool heater is that you can use the water for longer. At […]
    Learn more
  • How to Prepare Your Pool if You’re Selling Your House

    If you have a pool, this can be a big selling point if you’re planning on putting your house on the market. They offer the kind of lifestyle people love and pools are especially popular for families. However, you need to put in a bit of effort to get your pool sale-ready. As the pool maintenance experts, we’re here to share our top tips on how you can best prepare your pool if you’re about to put your house on the market. Replace poor quality equipment If your equipment is still operating as it should, it’s fine to proceed without […]
    Learn more
  • Does Your Filter Cartridge Need Replacing?

    If you’ve been enjoying the crystal clear water of your pool, you can thank your pool filter for doing the heavy lifting when it comes to filtering out dirt and debris from the water. Cartridge filters are a popular choice of pool filter, largely thanks to their easy maintenance – just hose it off to get rid of accumulated dirt. However, there will come a time where your cartridge filter element will need replacing. Let’s take a look at some of the signs that indicate that a replacement is in order! Frayed or ripped pleats Your pleats of your cartridge […]
    Learn more