How To Clean a Small Pool Without a Filter

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With warmer weather coming our way, looking forward to relaxing in your own private pool isn’t unusual. For some of us, a small pool is all you want. The problem is, that most small pools don’t come with a filter. As you know, cleaning it regularly is crucial to keep it in good condition. So, … Read more

How to Remove Iron (Rust) Stains from a Pool

If you are reading this, unfortunately, you may already know what rust stains look like. But if not, then what you are looking for is dark red or rusty in color. They can be small spots or they can cover sections of a pool, both on the walls, floor, and steps. What Do Rust Stains … Read more

How to Recharge or Refill DE in Pool Filter

Did you just backwash your DE filter and aren’t sure how to refill it? Or perhaps you just cleaned it out or have a new filter? The Diatomaceous Earth (DE) refill process is somewhat detailed, so we’ve outlined the most important facts in this article. Here’s the short answer. To refill a DE filter, measure … Read more

How to Unclog a Blocked Pool Skimmer Line

You might’ve noticed that your pool skimmer has been removing the water a little slower than usual. If you have, your pool skimmer line could be blocked, in which case we’ll show you why this might be as well as ways to fix the issue. There are several ways you can go about unclogging a … Read more

What to Put Under an Inflatable Hot Tub?

An inflatable hot tub is one of the best ways to enjoy your garden during the summer. However, you need to ensure that you have something appropriate under it. There are several options for finding a suitable material to put underneath, but how do you choose? Ideal materials to put under inflatable hot tubs include … Read more

What is a Pool Skimmer Sock, and Do You Need One?

If you own a pool, you’ve likely experienced small debris floating in the pool. You’re using a skimmer and running your pump regularly, but that doesn’t seem to get everything. Adding a skimmer sock is an easy and inexpensive way to help keep your water cleaner. What is a Skimmer Sock? A pool skimmer sock … Read more

How to Deep Clean a Sand Filter (And Change Sand)

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So, perhaps it’s been a year or two and you’re thinking about either deep cleaning your sand filter or changing the sand entirely. To help you with that, I’ll be showing you the main ways of doing so, which products to use, as well as answering some other questions that’ll hopefully help you along the … Read more

Chlorine Pool Water Tastes Salty – Why?

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So, you’ve noticed that your chlorine pool water tastes salty, and perhaps you’re looking for a quick fix to the issue. To do that, we’ll first have to dissect the cause, which is what we’ll be looking at in this article. There can be several reasons why the chlorine pool water might taste salty, the … Read more