Pool Tips

Is My Cartridge Filter(s) in Need of Replacing?

Now that fall season is upon us, it is time to do those semi-annual filter cleans to get ready for the winter months. If you have a cartridge filter, it is time to inspect those cartridges to determine if they are O.K. to reinstall, or...


Choosing the Right Winter Cover – Mesh Cover

Choosing the right swimming pool winter cover is important. Having a firm grasp of what the differences are in each type of winter cover is what this swimming pool help blog aims to give you. There are three main different types of winter covers. Mesh, Solid...


Are my DE Filter grids in need of replacement?

If you are following this blog and you performed the filter clean in September or whenever you do your DE filter clean, one question you might have is. Are my DE filter grids in need of replacement? There are a few indicators that can tell...


Check those Timers

Now that Fall and the cooler temperatures are here, this is the perfect time to check your timers to ensure they are functioning properly and running only as long as needed. You can go back in this blog and look up "How long should my...


Are you ready for Fall – Part 1 Filter Clean

Swim Clear is here again with more swimming pool help. As summer is coming to an end, we will be doing a get ready for fall campaign to help prepare you and make taking care of your swimming pool easy this fall and winter.   Filter maintenance...


Basic Pool Care Steps

Step 1: Test the water. You should test the water at least once per week, but twice per week is actually recommended. You can use the strip test or the liquid. Either one will be just as accurate to test the pool water chemistry. Step 2:...