Why Does a Swimming Pool Pump Need to be Replaced Early?

My pool pump is not working and I just replaced it two years ago.   Shouldn’t it last longer?   This was a question that a former customer said to us on the phone.   We had replaced his motor only two years ago. Swimming pool pumps are work horses but they need to be…

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Do You Need More Than One Swimming Pool Skimmer?

Do you need more than one swimming pool skimmer? You may be asking yourself this question if you are considering building a swimming pool.   How many skimmers does a pool need anyway? When taking on new pools where there are existing problems, one of the things that we often see is the pool was…

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What Are The Steps For A Pool Filter Cartridge Cleaning?

If you are a new pool owner, you may be wondering how often you need to clean the filer.  Well, the answer is, “It depends.”   It depends on if you have one large single cartridge filter or four separate cartridges. Check Pressure Gage on the Filter When you first install a new filter, the…

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Do You Need To Change Your Swimming Pool Sand?

Do You Need to Change Your Swimming Pool Sand?   This might be a question you are asking yourself if your sand filter is not filtering the swimming pool water correctly. Well, how do you know that the filter is getting clogged and not working properly? Well, you know by looking at the condition of…

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Wondering How To Treat A Green Algae Pool?

It’s the first holiday weekend of the summer of 2017.  If you are lucky enough to have a swimming pool in your backyard, hopefully, you enjoyed swimming in your pool this weekend. If your pool wasn’t clear and you were fighting algae, then the purpose of this post is to share with you exactly how…

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Struggling With Doing Your Own Pool Maintenance?

We are halfway through spring.   Summer is right around the corner and pool owners are thinking about the upcoming swimming season.   Swimming pools are great, especially when they are in your background. Even better is when someone else takes care of them.   If you are maintaining your own pool, then here are…

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Home Warranty Vs. No Warranty For Swimming Pools?

If you own a home-really the bank does-it can feel like it’s a money pit at times.   Everyone wants to find a way to be able to anticipate unexpected costs for the home.   Replacing a dishwasher, refrigerator or other appliance is usually not cheap. So, in an effort to control these costs, we…

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What Is A Reasonable Cost For A Swimming Pool Opening?

This morning, I went to bid on a pool opening.   It was a relatively large rectangle vinyl liner pool.  I met the homeowner who informed me that they had never owned a pool before. Also, the safety cover was in the pool when they purchased the home more than five months ago.   When…

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Chlorine Tablets Vs. Liquid Chlorine

Another pool season is here.   If you spent too much last summer fighting algae in your pool, then you might want to consider other options this season.  One of those options is a salt water system.   Depending on the size of your swimming pool, this system will cost between $1,000-$2,000.   This includes…

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What Pool Maintenance Companies Offer Service in Milton, GA?

The purpose of this post is to provide the consumer with a short listing of some of the companies that provide pool service to the Milton, GA area.  If you are a Milton, GA pool owner, you have many options for companies that do pool service. Now one that you need to consider is that…

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