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Cartridge Filter Care

Published on Mar 04, 2016 in Pool Advice, Pool Maintenance

Expert Advice On Cartridge Filter Care It is vital your filter cartridge is maintained correctly to maximize its life and usefulness. The life of a filter cartridge depends on how you treat it. Filter clogging is caused by soaps, cosmetics, perspiration, body fats, oils and fine particles of dust or dirt. Spa owners should really keep on top of their cartridge filter cleaning, as the hotter water will make the filter clog much faster than a pool cartridge. Do not scrub the Filter with a stiff brush or use a pressure cleaner. Rotating two cartridges will prolong the filters life […]

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Pool Pump Repairs, Care,

Published on Feb 26, 2016 in Pool Pumps

An electric motor drives the wet end. The wet end (pump) has an impellor, which pushes the water. The Hair and Lint Pot Basket collects any large debris that bypasses the skimmer box basket and prevents it reaching the wet section. (For fine debris use “Filter Sox” in the skimmer box); Available from Pool Assist with a pool cleaning call.
The Hair and Lint Pot also acts as a priming chamber if the pump is to be installed above water level. Where this is so, it is recommended for maximum performance that the pump be installed no higher than one metre […]

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Pool Algae Problems

Published on Jan 27, 2016 in Pool Advice, Pool Maintenance

Noticing that your swimming pool has recently taken on more of a greenish hue? This is a huge cause for concern and a cause to take action to call in a professional swimming pool cleaner. The greenish hue can be very harmful and is the start of a pool algae infestation. What is pool algae? Pool algae is a green, single-celled organism that cannot only change the colour of your swimming pool, but also leave a slick, slimy residue on your pool floor and walls. Working with a professional pool cleaner will help ensure that your swimming pool will not […]

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Swimming Pool Service

Published on Jan 20, 2016 in Pool Advice

Local Pool Service Company There will come a time during your life as a swimming pool owner where a piece of equipment will be in need of repair or will generally just stop working altogether and will need a replacement. Your swimming pool service contractor has the job of inspecting all of your swimming pool equipment during a visit, and should let you know whenever something needs to be replaced or repaired. However, a lot can happen between swimming pool service visits, so you need to be aware of what is considered a ‘normal’ pool noise, and what is not. […]

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