Hacks for Swimming with Glasses On | Is it OK?

swimming in the pool with glasses on

The sun’s finally out and you decide a day by the pool is a must, right? Soon you start craving a dip in the pool but here comes the age-old question for your bespectacled self: is it okay to wear my sunglasses or prescription glasses in the pool? Can they get damaged by the pool … Read more

7 of the Best Pool Timers for Above-Ground Pools

Best Pool Timers

For most of us, remembering to switch your above-ground pool pump on and off each day is a chore. Enter the pool timer. You’re looking for a pool timer for your above ground pool whether that’s an Intex pool, Bestway pool, Summer Waves pool or something more permanent. But you’re not sure which type to … 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

Can I Use a Bigger Swimming Pool Pump?

Hayward SP2610X15 Super Pump 1.5 HP Pool Pump

So your pool pump is damaged or isn’t working as well as it should and you’re thinking of getting a bigger replacement. But can you use a bigger pool pump? Let’s find out. It isn’t recommended that you use a bigger pool pump unless the pool already has an undersized pump installed, as the filter … Read more

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

overflowing swimming pool water

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

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