Chlorine Tablet Shortages And Your Pool
The United States is currently facing a chlorine shortage. The shortage is a result in part to supply chain issues introduced by COVID-19 and the destruction of a major chlorine manufacturing plant in Louisiana which produced nearly 40% of the United States’ chlorine tablet supply. This has made p...
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Black Algae: A Prevention and Cleanup Guide
*WARNING* The information supplied in this article is extremely powerful and is all you will need to eliminate black algae from your pool. In it, we disclose our secret weapon for eliminating a small outbreak quickly and cheaply. Please read it thoroughly prior to making any rush product purchases a...
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Green Pool Algae: A Prevention and Cleanup Guide
If you take a DIY maintenance approach to your swimming pool, chances are you've arrived home from work or some time away and been greeted by the unsightly appearance of green pool algae. You rush to your garage or shed to get some more chlorine, only to find you are fresh out, so you hop […]...
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Pool Chemistry for Dummies
If you've mastered the art of testing your pool water, you are ready for our next course: Pool Chemistry for Dummies. For starters, I'm assuming you are here because you need help with some pool water issues.  That is, you want to know what to do to maintain balanced pool water, and care less about...
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Pool Water Testing with Test Strips: A Simple Approach
When I was a kid, I remember seeing the pool guy test my parent's pool every week.  He would walk onto the job, pull out a fancy-looking device, and drip the water into tubes of colorful water.  He was so methodical, serious, and precise that I thought he must possess a chemistry degree (or at [&h...
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DIY Pool Maintenance: The Pros and Cons
In the interest of saving you time, DO NOT read this article about the pros and cons of DIY pool maintenance IF: You make a lot of money and don't worry about the cost of paying for regular pool maintenance You don't have 15 - 30 minutes extra a week to spare The thought of […]...
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Pool Store Shopping Tips to Save Money, Time, and Hassle
I'll be the first to admit that going to the pool store does not rank highly of my list of favorite things to do.  It's out of the way and I always manage to spend more than I intend.  The one good thing I can say is I do love the way pool stores smell...but […]...
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Pool Service for the Do-It-Yourselfer
Unless you are a pool technician or a backyard pool enthusiast with a lot of free time on your hands, chances are your pool is at times a source of frustration.  In fact, I would wager that you are reading this because you are either (a) responsible for pool service and are having trouble with [&he...
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