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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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DE Filter tip #1

One of the most common things I come across when doing a DE filter clean is a build up of DE powder clogging up the filter causing potential damage to your filter. This is caused by 1. Adding too much DE (Always refer to owners...

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10 steps to maintain your swimming pool

Just like your car, house, or pet Bengal tiger routine care/maintenance can save you time and money on swimming pool. Here are 10 steps to make pool care easy. 1. Start off by brushing your pool walls and tiles. This should be done weekly to prevent...

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Swimming pools and Freezing temperatures

Winter has hit North Texas and temperatures are dropping below the freezing point is there anything I need to do? This is a common question and whether you are a do it your self-pool owner or use a maintenance company there are a few thing...

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