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Green Pool Water Treatment: 5 Quick Fixes

Pools are great ways to cool off and have fun with family and friends in the summertime, but green pool water can damper the experience. Green water in your swimming pool can be frustrating since you can’t see the bottom of your pool and all the debris that gathers there. Over time, this can build…

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What Pool Temperature is Too Cold?

As the seasons change, it’s easy to feel like you’re swimming in an ice bath – especially if you don’t have the right pool temperature. Many swimmers dread the colder months of the year because it can be uncomfortable and even painful to get into a pool with too low of a temperature. No matter…

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Inground Pool UV Systems Pros & Cons

One of the essential facets of pool maintenance is ensuring it stays safe and clean. It includes keeping your pool free from algae, which can be a real problem if left untreated.  It is easier to say your pool is clean, probably because you’re preventing it from turning into a green swamp, but the truth…

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Swimming Pool Care For Beginners

Swimming pools provide a great way to cool down and work the whole body. They are also a fantastic way to increase the heart rate without stressing the body. A swimming pool can be dangerous if not maintained properly. Hence the need to make sure proper care and maintenance is provided to keep it healthy…

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Hot Tub Care For Beginners (3 Beginner Rules)

Hot tubs are a fantastic way to relax and destress, but they’re also an investment and require maintenance to ensure they work correctly and last you as long as possible. While hot tubs are luxurious, they require additional care and maintenance than other home appliances and fixtures. What’s frightening is not knowing the proper ways…

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How To Shock A Hot Tub

How often should you shock your hot tub or spa? Should you use chlorine or bromine? These are common questions, and the answers depend on your circumstances and preferences. Below, we’ll go over everything you need to know about how to shock a hot tub or spa to make informed decisions about when to shock…

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How to Drain a Hot Tub

Learning how to drain a hot tub is very important when maintaining and ensuring the longevity of your spa. If you learn how to take care of it, it will take care of you. Hot tubs can be a great way to relax after working out, or to rejuvenate. They offer the same benefits as…

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How To Fix Foamy Hot Tub Water

No matter how diligent you are about your hot tub water maintenance routine, there will come a time when you will have to deal with foamy hot tub water. And, unfortunately, when it comes to water maintenance, foamy water proves to be one of the most challenging issues of water quality to treat and prevent.…

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What Is a Hot Tub Ozonator?

The addition of an ozonator to your hot tub can be a more straightforward process than you think. An added benefit is that it will save you time, money, and frustration while at the same time working to keep your hot tub water both healthy and sparkling. At this point, you are probably asking yourself—what…

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Hot Tub Chemicals 101: What You Need and How to Use Them

The very purpose of owning a hot tub is for the benefit of enjoying it—whether that enjoyment involves soaking away a hard day of work at the end of the day or relaxing on the weekends with family or friends. Having the necessary familiarity with the required chemicals and the proper manner to use them…

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When To Replace Your Hot Tub Cover

Knowing the proper time to replace your hot tub cover can be a somewhat tricky endeavour. Although a brand new hot tub cover can indeed run a pretty penny, continuing to use an inefficient cover can run into a more considerable expense over the course of a few months of winter. When To Replace Your…

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Pool Closing Guide

When considering the best time to close your pool for the winter, you should do it before the first frost. Closing it at this time will go a long way to keeping your water line and other essential equipment from freezing and sustaining severe damage. Keep in mind that it is best that you shouldn’t…

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How to Test Pool Water

You finally broke down and purchased that pool that the kids have been begging for. Now, you find yourself daydreaming of all the fun to be had with your family, neighbours, and friends as you all cool off on those hot summer days. Then, the thought hits you—is the pool water ready? And if not,…

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What Pool Chemicals do I need to Maintain My Pool?

In a perfect world, we would be able to fill our pools with water and lounge back, and relax. However, when it comes to pool maintenance, several areas need to be treated and maintained. Suppose these areas are not given the needed attention. In that case, you can make are sure to quickly find yourself…

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How Does a Salt Chlorine Generator Work?

Now that pool season is upon us, you may be wondering whether switching (or starting) to a salt water set up may be the way to go, but you aren’t quite sure how a salt chlorine generator works. You may have heard people talk about the health benefits of using salt but the rest is…

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Pool Opening Guide

What better time of year could there be then the opening of your pool! This is a tell tale signal of warmer weather and long summer days ahead. Before diving in, it is important that you take the time to get your pool up and running properly. Cleaning and removing your winter cover; removing winter…

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How Long Should You Stay in a Hot Tub?

After a long day filled with work and home responsibilities, it may feel like you could spend your entire evening soaking – but how long should you stay in a hot tub? What could be better than slipping into your own hot tub, letting the stresses from the day melt away? If you’re like most…

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How to Clean a Hot Tub Filter

Owning your own hot tub allows you a wonderful way to relax and unwind at the end of the day. Part of owning a hot tub is understanding when and how to clean it, starting with the filter. Nobody wants to slip into a bath of dirty water but every time a person gets into…

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9 Incredible Health Benefits of a Hot Tub

A hot tub is like an escape to another place but right at home. Besides the delight of relaxing in your own tub or perhaps joined by family and friends, there are proven health benefits to spending time in your hot tub. A hot tub can help you connect with the natural world around you.…

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Hot Tub Water Maintenance

Hot tub water maintenance comes with specific challenges. The hot temperature and small volume of water can make proper sanitizing and balancing more difficult than a swimming pool. The key is consistency – find the routine that works for you and stick to it! Many hot tub owners neglect certain aspects of water maintenance and…

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