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Protecting Your Pool From Rain Water

Swimming in your own pool has many advantages, but one, in particular, is the fact that you know exactly what is in it. But that can change quickly when the rain comes. There’s no need to treat your pool like it’s suddenly become a marsh, however; with the information below, you can feel confident that […]

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How to Remove Pollen From a Pool

If you find yourself sneezing and your eyes feel itchy, your body has probably realized that pollen is the heaviest in Northern Texas between the months of March and May. Specifically, the highest counts are from tree pollen and grass pollen. You might think this pollen in the air wouldn’t affect your refreshing morning swim, […]

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How Do I Test My Pool Water Chemistry?

Many of us had dreams of having our own backyard pool to lounge in during the sweltering heat of summer during our childhood. If you’ve managed to make that dream a reality, you’ve probably also realized that that childhood daydream neglected to account for all the upkeep a personal pool requires. There’s no need to […]

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Get Your Pool Ready For Winter

As we wave goodbye to summertime and decorate our homes for the upcoming winter holidays, don’t forget to pay attention to your pool. It needs maintenance, just like the rest of your home, to get it prepared for the winter. Cleaning your pool, checking the equipment, and balancing the water can ensure that your pool […]

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How to Keep My Pool From Freezing

Texas isn’t really known for its cold winters, but occasionally Mother Nature sends a chilling reminder who’s boss. When temperatures dip below 32-degrees Fahrenheit, your swimming pool is at risk of freezing. A frozen pool can be catastrophic; the pump and pipes can freeze and your equipment can crack. In order to avoid this, there […]

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Types of Pool Algae

Summertime is the perfect time to take advantage of your pool. Unfortunately, it’s impossible to do so when your pool fills with algae. The methods of getting rid of pool algae can vary depending on the type of pool algae you have. Here are the different types of pool algae and how they can infiltrate […]

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How to Clear Algae Out of a Pool

Pool algae is a persistent pest that can be quite difficult to get rid of. If you want to tackle the task of clearing it out yourself, it will be a long process that requires vacuuming, brushing, balancing, and shocking your pool. To ensure that your pool is completely cleaned and that the algae doesn’t […]

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Pool Maintenance Tips

Owning a swimming pool is a wonderful luxury, especially during the sweltering hot summer months in Dallas. Of course, pool ownership also comes with its fair share of headaches—including the ongoing task of pool maintenance. However, some simple maintenance tasks such as balancing pool chemicals, skimming your pool, and monitoring the water levels will help you […]

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How to Use a Pool Test Kit to Check Chemical Levels

Swimming is one of America’s favorite summer pastimes. In addition to plunging into the ocean and freshwater lakes and streams, water enthusiasts love to frolic in the 10.4 million residential and 309,000 public swimming pools in the country. If you’re a proud owner of one of these pools, you should know that water quality is necessary for […]

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