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

Should You Run Pool Pump When Raining or in a Storm?


A common question I see come up regularly is if it’s beneficial to run your pool pump during rain or during a storm? Is it dangerous or unsafe to run your pool pump and filtration system? Stick around because we’ll look at what you should do. Running your pool pump during a lightning or electrical … Read more

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

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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

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

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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