My friends must have thought I have fallen off my rocker when they saw me walking up to their pool with a pair of panty hose and pool noodle. Imagine their faces when I told them it’s how I would add CYA to their pool. 1. They had no idea what CYA was and 2.They […]Read More How to add CYA to your pool!
In a couple of weeks pools across America will open their doors to excited children and families, ready for some fun in the sun. Memorial weekend is the perfect time to welcome summer and kick off pool opening parties everywhere. Before you jump in this summer, here are some signs to look for to ensure […]Read More When NOT to jump in! Signs you need to look for before you take the plunge.
One of my mentor’s taught me a very valuable lesson. In order to be successful at anything and get good results you have to do one basic thing -follow directions! It’s no different with pool maintenance. It is really simple, and keeping your pool sparkling clean is a breeze with these 3 steps. We call it […]Read More Daily Pool Maintenance in 3 easy steps!
If you’ve been reading our posts, you have been learning quite a bit! Products we recommend, when to start opening your pool, and all about testing your pool water. You may be thinking – Great, we buy all this stuff, test our water — then what!?! How much of these chemicals do we put in and when? […]Read More How to add chemicals to your pool in 5 Easy steps!
A friend called me last summer to help with her fathers pool. You see, the water looked great but they were coming out with burning eyes and itching skin. He couldn’t figure out the problem! When I did my test I saw his chlorine levels were off the charts and so was his CYA. He […]Read More The Truth about All in One Chlorine Tablets
I’m really excited about this post!! This tip alone could save you tons of $$$$. Yes you read that right, you can use household bleach to sanitize your pool! Say What!?! When I share with people that they can you use regular household bleach to chlorinate their pools, they look at me like I’ve got 10 heads! It’s […]Read More Household bleach for your pool – you can use that too!
If I had to choose one thing to teach you, I would hands down teach you about testing. Not just the testing itself but the type of test is so important! I recommend the Taylor k/2006 test kit I have yet to find it at a local store so you will likely have to […]Read More Testing your pool water!
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