Saltwater Chlorinator Cell Constantly Clogs Up (Solved!)

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Having a salt water chlorinator cell constantly clog up can spell a lot of trouble. The water clarity in your pool will suffer. But what is the cause of this? The chief cause for your salt water chlorinator clogging up can be due to calcium buildup. This can cause your pool to cloud up and … Read more

13 Reasons Why Saltwater Chlorinator IS Not Working or Generating Chlorine

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The salt cell chlorinator in your pool is designed to supply the needed chlorine to sanitize the pool water. If the chlorinator isn’t producing chlorine or isn’t producing enough chlorine, then something is wrong. Today, we are going to discuss 13 common reasons your chlorinator isn’t generating chlorine and how to fix each problem. So … Read more

Dirt Returning to Pool (Through Jets When Vacuuming or Backwashing)

After spending the afternoon vacuuming and backwashing your pool you notice dirt coming back out through the jets starting to settle at the bottom of the pool. And if you’re like most people, it’s pretty frustrating. Reasons why dirt might return to your pool through the jets during vacuuming or after backwashing include not rinsing … Read more

How to Prime a Pool Pump (Above Ground & Inground Pool)

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Priming a pool pump is something every pool owner will need to do every now and again. If you’ve just opened the pool from winter, installed a new pool or a new piece of pool equipment or drained the pool, then you’ll have to prime the pump before starting it again. Luckily, it’s an easy … Read more

How to Fix A Pool Filter Leaking From Backwash Hose or Outlet

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Water should only come out of the backwash line (waste outline) when the multiport valve is set to backwash. If you notice pool water flowing out of a backwash hose when the multiport valve is on any other setting but backwash, it’s an indication of a leak. So how do you spot the cause of … Read more

How to Bleed Air From a Pool Filter (answered!)

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Having excess air in your pool filters puts your pool equipment at risk of damage due to restricted water flow. Luckily, this post reveals expert strategies to bleed air from your pool filters. Let’s dig in. When to Bleed Air from a Pool Filter A pool filter should be bled of air each time air … Read more

What is a Cyanuric Acid Reducer and Does It Work?

Bio-Active Cyanuric Acid Reducer

In the past, high levels of cyanuric acid (stabilizer) in your swimming pool meant you would need to drain it to lower the levels. Not only is draining and refilling time-consuming, but it’s expensive too. Worry no more, improvements in water technology are changing the game. Getting a cyanuric acid reducer may become your new … Read more

What Happens When a Pool Overflows? Is it OK? (Answered!)

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A crucial part of pool maintenance is keeping the right amount of water in the pool, but this becomes difficult during heavy rainfall, floods, storms, and pools can overflow. So what is pool overflow? And how does it affect your pool? Let’s find out. What is Pool Overflow? Pool overflow refers to a situation when … Read more