Follow Our Tips to Make Sure Your Pool is Party Ready

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The Fourth of July is almost here! One of the greatest advantages of having your backyard oasis is sharing it with friends and family. Maybe you've already planned your BBQ menu, guest list, and drinks… but have you thought about making sure your pool is ready?  Three Days before the Party Step 1 – Brush your pool Brush down the walls and floo...
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Billiard Table Maintenance 101

New Year, New Table Whether you're looking to get your billiard table fresh and clean for the new year or ready to take the plunge and finally invest in that home billiard table you've always dreamed of (before, however, you set up a weekly pool league in your basement, you should know the ins and outs of keeping that new table in pristine, fit-for...
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The Basics of Pool and Spa Water Chemistry

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Test routinely (test kits available in store)-Test results will determine when, what & how much chemical treatment is necessary to restore the water to a sparkling clean state. Measure the three main components of water balance : PH Total Alkalinity Calcium Hardness Calculate Average Depth (depth shallow end + depth deep end)/2 = Avg. Depth in ...
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Pool Closing Chemical Checklist

​How to Close Your Pool It is strongly recommended to have your water professionally checked a few days prior to your scheduled closing date. This will give adequate time to circulate any chemicals needed to balance pool water. Bad water chemistry (PH, ALKILINITY, CALCIUM HARNEDSS) can highly impact your pool surface. Chlorine/Sanitizer levels are ...
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Aboveground Pool Closing Checklist

24hrs before closing pool add chemicals (liquid chlorine, winter algaecide, etc…) to pool and circulate. Make sure water chemistry is balanced prior to closing Pump the pool water down 1-2 inches below the return and insert a plug into the return/jet. Place winter pillow in pool and secure (pillow pal works GREAT!) then place cover over pool and se...
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Home Spa FAQ

​ Should I treat my spa water the same way as I treat my pool water? No, however a spa in normal use will use fewer chemicals a week than a pool on it's best day. It's always good practice to adjust in moderation. My cartridge filter is dirty, and I was told to just put it in my dishwasher to clean it. Is this the best way? No, as this can cause pr...
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Pool FAQ

My pool water is cloudy and I can't clear it up. What could be causing this? There are 3 main causes of cloudy pool water: the environment, your filter, and chemical balances. Before treating your water for cloudiness, it's recommended that a water sample is brought in to determine the source of the cloudiness- without properly identifying the sour...
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Basic Pool Maintenance Schedule

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Following this easy system will give you a clean & sparkling pool or spa at very economical cost with plenty of time to enjoy it! Daily Maintenance Feed the pool with CHLORINE or other SANITIZER to satisfy its requirements either manually or automatically. Clean Skimmer baskets. Remove floating leaves. Remove any large accumulation of debris on...
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