Cover Lifters for Hot Tubs and Spas

How to Choose the Best Hot Tub Cover Lifter Hot tub covers are relatively heavy. The average weight of a typical hot tub cover is between 50 and 75 pounds. Because of this, most people struggle to lift and move their hot tub covers when they want to use their hot tubs. Fortunately, there is […]

Shop the Best Hot Tub Covers 2020 – Blue Waters

How to Select the Best Hot Tub Cover Do you need help choosing the best hot tub cover for your spa? Our research team has examined several different hot tub covers to determine which ones are the best on the market. Our Top Hot Tube Cover Pick The best hot tub cover would have to […]

Protect Your Pool Heater from Mice

Protect Your Pool Heater from Mice Does your swimming pool have a heater installed? If so, then you probably have problems with it all the time, right? The reason for these problems might surprise you. It is not a bad electrical wire or outlet that you need to worry about. Instead, the problem could be […]

How to Troubleshoot Swimming Pool Heaters

Troubleshoot Pool Heaters When you purchase a swimming pool heater that is under a manufacturer’s warranty, you are not allowed to troubleshoot the heater yourself if it is not working correctly. Doing so could void the warranty. However, if the warranty has already expired on your pool heater, then you could probably save a lot of money […]

What Size Pool Heater do I Need Sizing Calculator

What Size Pool Heater do I Need Sizing a heater for a swimming pool is no easy task. Most people try to avoid it altogether because it involves a lot of measurements and calculations. Instead, it is simpler to purchase a large heat pump and heater because it has a better chance of successfully heating […]

Top Options on How to Heat a Pool

Methods for Heating a Swimming Pool Swimming pools shouldn’t only be used during the summertime when it is warm outside. Wouldn’t it be nice to use your swimming pool during the colder months of autumn? If you can heat your pool water properly, you can use it until the snowflakes start falling in the winter. […]

How Much Does It Cost to Install a Swimming Pool Heater

How much does a pool heater cost? Share on facebook Facebook Share on google Google+ Share on twitter Twitter Share on linkedin LinkedIn Do you sense like you’re solely getting one weather season worth of usage out of your swimming pool? Would you hope to be able to do laps in the chillier months without […]

Swimming Pool Accessories & Maintenance You Must Have

Pool Accessories Some people spend so much time maintaining their pools that they no longer enjoy having one anymore. Between cleaning and balancing the water in the pool, it can start to feel like another full-time job. If this is how you feel, then you should consider purchasing a couple of accessories for your pool. […]

Swimming Pool Shock Treatments, How, When and why to Shock a Pool

How to Shock a Pool The Process of Shocking a Swimming Pool When your swimming pool needs to be shocked, it might make you slightly nervous. This is understandable because a lot of people feel that way, whether they’re experienced or amateur pool owners. It is never comfortable to manage lots of different chemicals. However, […]

Solar Pool Covers For Above Ground and Inground Pools

Solar Pool Covers The Complete Solar Pool Covers Guide Ice cold water in a swimming pool may be ideal for people who like to live adventurously. For the rest of us, a heated swimming pool is more ideal. But the only thing that’s probably stopping you from getting one is the expense. After all, things […]

Cleaning Your Pool After a Storm

Pool Rain Steps to Cleaning Your Swimming Pool After a Rainstorm Rain can have a negative effect on your pool water. Since rain is acidic, the pH balance of your pool will be compromised. If the rain comes down hard and heavy, it’ll cause additional water to fill your pool. This ends up diluting the […]

How To Keep Bees and Wasps Out Of Pool

Keep Bees and Wasps Out Of Pool Summer is a season that makes you want to jump right into your swimming pool and cool off. Unfortunately, bees and wasps are attracted to big water masses like swimming pools. For this reason, anyone in the pool is at risk of getting stung by a bee or […]

How to Manually Vacuum a Swimming Pool

Pool Vacuum How to Manually Vacuum a Swimming Pool You probably assume that an automatic pool cleaner eliminates the need to have to manually vacuum an inground or above-ground swimming pool. Now it is true that the small robot device can clean some of the pool, but it has a tougher time cleaning large amounts […]

Proper Water Chemistry Levels

Basic Pool Chemistry Sanitation and water balance are the two most important things concerning pool chemistry. Water Balance Due to the delicacy of pool water, you must balance it to achieve the right harmony. Water balance means you maintain a pH level of anywhere from 7.4 to 7.6 in the water. This is a little […]

How to Clear a Cloudy Pool

How to Fix Cloudy Pool Water Your swimming pool water should always look clear. If you notice it looking cloudy or foggy, then it means you likely have bacteria, algae, or other organic invaders in the water. They can damage your circulation system if you don’t eliminate them quickly. Then you’ll end up paying hundreds […]

Liquid Chlorine or Chlorine Granules What’s the difference?

Liquid Chlorine or Chlorine Granules Swimming pool owners usually ponder over whether to purchase liquid chlorine or powder chlorine for their pool water. If you’re inexperienced at adding chlorine to pool water, then you probably don’t know which type of chlorine to purchase. To make matters worse, there is a lot of conflicting information being […]

How to Reduce Cyanuric Acid (CYA) in a Swimming Pool

Cyanuric Acid (Chlorine Stabilizer) Swimming pools require lots of different chemicals in order to stay safe and sanitary for swimmers. There is a separate chemical for everything the water needs, such as sanitizing, balancing, stopping algae, media content management, and more. The chemicals you use also depend on the type of pool you have and […]

How to Convert to a Salt Water Hot Tub

Hot Tub To Salt Water  Sodium chloride is the basis of salt. There are a lot of myths about saltwater hot tubs. Some people believe that putting pink Himalayan salts in the hot tub water will eliminate toxins from anyone who goes in it. Other people simply want to avoid putting chemicals in their hot […]

How To Lower The Alkalinity In Your Pool

Muriatic Acid to Lower Your Pool Alkalinity You can balance the alkalinity level of your swimming pool without spending a lot of money on chemical additives. All you need is some good quality muriatic acid. But you don’t simply pour the acid into the water and call it a day. That’ll cause problems for you. […]

Chlorine Tablets for Your Swimming Pool

Chlorine Tablets for Pools There are a lot of responsibilities that come with owning a pool. One of which is cleaning the water regularly of contaminants, algae, leaves, debris, bugs, and other nasty things. This can be a learning process if you’ve never done it before. Skimming the water of its bugs and leaves requires […]

How to Get Rid of Algae in Your Pool

How to Get Rid of Green Algae in a Swimming Pool Mustard algae might sound like something you put on a hot dog, but it is actually a common type of algae found in swimming pools. It is sometimes called yellow algae because of its yellow color. If you don’t maintain the cleanliness of your […]