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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...

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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:...

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Is Brushing Important (Part 2)

The previous post stressed the importance of brushing the pool, but with the all the different types of brushes, which one is right for you? There are three main different types of brushes, nylon, wire, and nylon/wire mix. Then to decide whether 6 inch, 12...

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Diatomaceous Earth D.E as a bug killer?

There are many posts on the world wide internet that discuss the topic of bug killers and the use of D.E. to do so. One thing not very publicized in those discussions is the understanding that swimming pool D.E. is a different grade than a...

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Is brushing important? (Part 1)

It's Summer time, your busy doing this and that and you get home just got the leaves out and gave your swimming pool a good vacuum. The maintenance is over and it's time to enjoy your pool right? Did you know that 5 more maintenance...

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How long should my swimming pool be running

Saving money seems to be one of the largest topics lately and reducing energy consumption is an easy way to save money. Have you noticed how your electric bill jumps way up during the summer? It's not only because you are running your air conditioner...

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DE Filter Tip #2

Question. How often should I backwash my DE filter? Answer. Once per month or if your filter pressure rises 5 to 10 PSI from its clean starting pressure. Clean starting pressure is the pressure when your filter is brand new or completely cleaned out....

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