Milky Pool Water: Is it OK to Swim and How to Clear It

Milky pool water can be a headache for pool owners, but it doesn’t have to be, as it can be fixed rather easily. The cause of milky water can usually be determined quickly and can be remedied in just a few steps. Milky pool water is not safe to swim in and can be caused … Read more

How To Clean a Pool After a Storm or Flood


Cleaning your pool after experiencing a storm or flood can seem an overwhelming task. So why and what’s the quickest and easiest way to clean your pool after a storm? Is your pool at risk of an overflow during a storm or flood? How do you deal with pool overflow? The answers to these questions … Read more

Pool Green After Shocking | How to Fix


Have you just shocked your pool or added a large dose of chlorine only to have the water turn green? First of all, don’t worry, it’s common for pools to turn green after shocking. In this article I’ll walk you through why your pool turned green after shocking and how to get your pool looking … Read more

Black Algae Dangers: How To Get Rid of It From Pool

Of all the organisms that can negatively affect your pool, black algae is the worst of the lot. So what is black algae? Why does black algae appear in a pool? And how can you get rid of it? The answers to all these questions and more will be revealed in this post. Let’s get … Read more

Do You Have Chlorine Lock? How to Unlock & Break It

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One of the few things that can ruin your swimming pool experience is chlorine lock. You may have added a heap of chlorine only to find your chlorine levels stay the same. But does chlorine lock exist? How do you break it? And how do you prevent it?  This post reveals the answers to all … Read more

How to Clean Duck, Geese or Bird Poop Out of Pool

Imagine you’re planning on having a relaxing summer day in your pool, but then you see it’s full of floating bird poop. We’ve all been there. An outdoor pool seems like an open invitation for birds to use the water as a toilet.  In this article, we’ll share a detailed guide on how you can … Read more

How to Undo a Stuck Pool Pump Lid Without Breaking It

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Is the strainer lid of your pool pump stuck? Have you tried draining off the pressure and even attempted brutal methods but the little guy is staying put? It must be frustrating, but we have a solution for you. In this article, we will give you a step-by-step guide on how to undo your tight … Read more

How to Clean a Pool Full of Mud or Dirt (Quickly)

muddy and dirty swimming pool

Have you ever watched dark clouds gather before a storm, and you shudder when you imagine the state in which your pool will be left when the rains subside, and the skies clear up? Storms and rain bring mud and dirt into your pool and it’s every pool owner’s nightmare.  Here, we make it easy … Read more