Swimming Pool Maintenance & Safety

Swimming Pool Maintenance & Safety

General Information for Home owner to keep his pool Safe and in great condition. This blog open to the public to discuss all issues that faces pool owners.

Here the basic maintenance instructions:

Chemical Balance
The first, most important thing required to maintain a swimming pool is proper chemical balance. Chemical levels must be checked regularly and adjusted according to results.

Filter Maintenance
The main filter must be checked on regularly and cleaned about once per month depending on the pressure gauge located on the filter. When the pressure rises about 10 PSI above the clean pressure it is time to backwash or clean the filter. All leaf baskets must be emptied about every two weeks or when full. If either the main filter or leaf baskets are left for too long, the circulation will slow down and often lead to a green pool.

Cleaning
The Last step in maintaining your swimming pool is to manually clean the pool. This includes skimming, brushing, and vacuuming the pool. If you have properly working system than cleaning your pool should be fairly easy. The system will do most of the work for you. If you have an automated vacuum (highly recommended) you will need to brush the walls and the steps, and skim out all leaves on the surface about once every two weeks. If you do not have an automatic vacuum you will also need to manually vacuum the pool about once per week.

Solar Pool Covers

Solar pool covers can be very effective in warming the pool water, thus extending the swimming season. Covering the pool in the early spring will allow you to use the pool sooner. Covering it again in the early fall will allow the pool to maintain a comfortable temperature longer. We...

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Pool Staining

Pool Staining Why is it happening? Can I prevent it? The mineral content of your water increases every day. This is due to evaporation, which removes only distilled water and leaves the minerals behind. In time, these minerals begin depositing on the walls of the pool, creating pool staining. Unfortunately, it is...

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Causes Of Algae

Causes Of Algae What causes it? What can you do to prevent it? Causes Of Algae Algae spores are everywhere. These microscopic single-cell structures are blown into the pool by the wind, washed into the pool by rainfall, or carried into the pool on swimmers’ skin or bathing suits. Under the right conditions,...

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Green Algae

Green Algae Its types and appearance Green Algae are very tiny plants that grow in untreated water. Once present in water they may be recognized initially, by the formation of slime on the sides and floor of the pool developing into a general cloudiness in the body of the water. In...

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Chlorine

Chlorine is the most important chemical used in pool clarity.Disinfection is the most important factor in maintaining a safe and healthy swimming pool.Chlorine is the most widely applied disinfecting agent and is used by Splash Pool Service. With out adequate chlorine in the water, it’s only a matter of...

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Swimming Pool Filter

Swimming Pool Filter What is the purpose and how does it work? How often should I run and clean my filter? What maintenance is required? Swimming Pool Filter Water clarity depends mainly on three factors: Proper chemical balance 2. Quality filtration 3. Adequate daily circulation Your swimming pool water needs the combination of these three variables to...

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Pool School

Pool School – How does a pool system work? _What basic maintenance is required? Pool School Chemical Balance The first, most important thing required to maintain a swimming pool is proper chemical balance. Chemical levels must be checked regularly and adjusted according to results. Filter Maintenance The main filter must be checked on regularly and cleaned...

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Important Pool Water Maintenance Tips Every Pool Owner Needs To Know

Important Pool Water Maintenance Tips Every Pool Owner Needs To Know If you have a pool and want to make sure you keep it sparkling all year long, then you must devise a regular pool water maintenance routine. One of the main problems with swimming pools is algae can develop,...

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