What to Do About a Frozen Pool Pump | How to Unfreeze

Your swimming pool pump works hard, maybe too hard, because you discovered today that the pump has frozen. These things can happen, especially if you haven’t winterized the pump. How do you unfreeze your pool pump quickly? To unfreeze and thaw a pool pump, you’ll need to disconnect it, take it somewhere warmer and allow … Read more

8 Reasons Filter Pump Pressure is High (And How to Fix)

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Is your pool’s pressure gauge swinging over the limit? Are you struggling to find out what the problem might be with your pump? Don’t worry, a high pressure reading is quite common.  And believe me, as a pool owner myself, I’ve come across it many times now. But luckily, today, I’ll show you why your … Read more

25 Ways to Keep Ducks, Geese & Birds Out of Pool

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Are you constantly finding ducks, geese, and birds not just in your backyard but in your pool? Fortunately, we have felt your pain, you are not alone in this bird battle, and we understand the frustration. That’s why we’ve come up with a list of ways to keep those feathered frenemies out of your pool. … Read more

9 Problems with Intermatic Timers and How to Fix Them

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Intermatic timers are common among pool owners and typically last a long time, but they also can come with problems and may need to be fixed.  Intermatic timers can typically be fixed by checking there’s power to the timer, resetting the time, renewing the ON/OFF trippers and renewing the gears or timer motor. Most Intermatic … Read more

20 Reasons Why Pool Pumps Lose Pressure (and what to do)

Pool pumps play an essential role in your pool’s maintenance. But what happens when the pump itself starts losing pressure or the pressure begins to fluctuate? Do you replace it or simply get it fixed?  If you’re facing these issues, there’s no need to worry! We’ll guide you step by step on why your pump … Read more

How to Fix Pool Pump Tripping Circuit Breaker (Repeatedly)

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A pool pump tripping its circuit breaker and you don’t know why? In this article, we’ll give you the full breakdown of how to troubleshoot and fix a faulty pool pump that keeps tripping its circuit breaker. Circuit breakers for pool pumps trip when the current rating that the pump circuit draws exceeds that of … Read more

Pool Pump Not Working After Power Outage or Rain

Pool booster pumps require a dedicated circuit breaker

You may discover that your pool pump isn’t working after a power outage, and you may start to feel a little worried. There are a few reasons why a pool pump may not fire up after a power outage and we’ll go through them here. But not to worry, getting the pool pump back up … Read more

Why Your Pool Pump is Noisy and How to Fix It (Quiet it)

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It can be hard to ignore when your pool pump is being noisier than usual. In fact, it can be somewhat scary. If you are unsure of what the exact problem is, you may start to worry it could be something you can’t fix. But don’t stress, this article has all the reasons why your … Read more