How to add CYA to your pool!

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 […]

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May 17, 2017

When NOT to jump in! Signs you need to look for before you take the plunge.

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 […]

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May 10, 2017

Daily Pool Maintenance in 3 easy steps!

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 […]

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May 4, 2017

How to add chemicals to your pool in 5 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? […]

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April 26, 2017

The Truth about All in One Chlorine Tablets

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 […]

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April 21, 2017

Household bleach for your pool – you can use that too!

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 […]

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April 20, 2017

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Testing your pool water!

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 […]

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April 19, 2017