Pool Tips

How Cold Weather Effects Swimming Pools (Part 2)

Freezing temperatures and non-circulating swimming pools is a bad combination. One of the most common problems found with freeze guards is that the thermostat is not registering the freezing temps or that the thermostat is registering incorrectly. Either way if it is below freezing and...


How Cold Weather Effects Swimming Pools (Part 1)

As the cold winter blast hits North Texas, pool owners should be aware of the effects on the swimming pool equipment. As the water temperature drops salt systems are impacted. You may have already noticed your salt system say something like "chlorinator off, low temp."...


Swimming Pool Leak or Normal Water Loss?

With 100-degree temperatures water loss in a swimming pool is inevitable. However, are you loosing water due to evaporation or a leak? A typical pool will loose about a 1/4 inch of water a day due to evaporation. Other factors that can play a role in...


5 Easy Steps to Summer Time Swimming Pool Care

1. Swimming pool equipment should be running at a minimum of 8hrs per day and during hottest part of the day. 2. Check chemical levels daily. At a minimum check sanitizer and P.H. every day, Alkalinity 1 time per week, and all other tests should be...


Swimming pool chemicals are hazardis

Swimming Pool chemical incident reports become more and more numerous during the summer. It is often forgotten just how extremely dangerous swimming pool chemicals can be if not handled correctly. You have a pound of your old shock (dichlor) and you need a second pound so...



Are you having trouble with cloudy swimming pool water? Here are some tips on where to start to resolve your problem. First, the most common cause of cloudy swimming pool water is the water chemistry balance not in balance. Chlorine between 1.0 to 3.0 ppm, PH...