Should You Use Dichlor or Trichlor for Your Pool?

Rx Clear Dichlor Chlorine

Choosing whether to use trichlor or dichlor in your pool can seem like a daunting task for new pool owners. While trichlor and dichlor are both suitable options and have similarities, they have key differences. Which chlorine will make a better choice over the other? Find out here. For daily chlorination and maintaining your free … Read more

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

Goose and goslings in the pool

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

Intermatic Timer

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

What is Swimming Pool Stabilizer & When To Add It

swimming pool water stabiliser

Stabilizers are a major part of getting your pool chemistry just right. And if you’re anything like I was, you’re probably at a loss as to what stabilizer does and how much you need. These are questions many pool owners struggle to answer.  But don’t worry, you’ve come to the right place.  In this article, … Read more

What is a Pool Booster Pump & Do I Need One? (Answered!)

Pentair LA01N Single Speed Booster Pump for Pressure-Side Pool Cleaner

As a swimming pool owner, a pool booster pump might sound foreign to you if it is your first time owning a pool. Even if you’re a long-time swimming pool owner you may not know what a booster pump is for and whether you should get one for your pool. Essentially, a pool booster pump … Read more

How to Fix Pool Pump Tripping Circuit Breaker (Repeatedly)

circuit breaker

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