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Pool Maintenance Tips

Published on Sep 07, 2015 in Pool Advice

We all believe we are doing a good job of maintaining our pools, but are we actually? Here is a list of general pool maintenance tips to ensure you are doing the right thing in maintaining your pool. Pool filters  should be left to run for nothing less than 8 hours a day. Leave your sweeps on long enough to do a proper job of keeping your pool clean, that is, anywhere between 2 and 4 hours. If you’re utilizing solar powered energy, be sure to run your pool heating system between 10 am and 5 pm to make the […]

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Pool Phosphate Levels

Published on Aug 30, 2015 in Pool Advice

As all pool owners are aware, phosphate levels can cause huge problems. A high pool phosphate level can turn your pool from pristine clear to murky green water, so here a handy guide to help you manage your pools phosphates and maintain that crystal clear water. An introduction to pool phosphates: Phosphates are chemical compounds that contain phosphorus. If they stay in pool water for too long, these compounds will break down into what is known as ‘orthophosphates’, which are a common food source for aquatic plants and algae. The build-up of algae in your pool could be unsightly, and […]

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Green Pools and Pool Algae Treatment

Published on Aug 26, 2015 in Pool Advice, Pool Cleaners, Pool Maintenance

The sooner you notice algae and act, the easier it is to get rid of it. When algae start, the water will have a dull appearance and the chlorine level will fall more quickly than usual. To stop algae at this point, it usually only takes one dose of chlorine to wipe it out. If you have a major algae problem, several things need to be considered before applying a pool algae treatment First, algae keep growing. If you are not consistent and continue up to where it is completely gone, it starts growing back. Miss a day or two, […]

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Three Steps to Good Pool Water Quality

Published on Aug 21, 2015 in Pool Advice, Pool Maintenance

Health & Safety Of Swimmers Are A Priority All commercial pool owners would agree that there is nothing more important than ensuring the safety and health of swimmers. Ensuring the safety and health of swimmers requires the maintenance of strong air and good water quality in your pool. Typically, commercial pool owners best attempts in maintaining water quality aren’t enough in providing a clean and healthy pool environment. Unfortunately, the Australian Government’s Department of Health has discovered that more than ten percent of pools are operating with unacceptable disinfectant levels. This report should be taken as a strong warning, as […]

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