How to Clean a DE Pool Filter

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Cleaning a diatomaceous earth (DE) pool filter doesn’t have to be difficult or complicated when you follow the right steps. These filters work well and are commonly used to keep pool water clean and clear while minimizing the use of strong chemicals. Here’s what you need to know about making sure this filter stays clean […]

How to Protect your Pool Equipment from Freezing

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With the unforgiving months of winter upon us, now is the time for you as a pool owner to decide whether or not to winterize your pool and equipment. (While winterization is not usually necessary during a North Texas winter, recent history has shown us otherwise.) If the temperatures drop below freezing for a prolonged […]

Pool Pump Repair 101

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Your pool pump is the heartbeat of your pool. Keeping your pool’s water circulating regularly is one of the best ways to get rid of debris and stay ahead of algae growth. That means it’s essential for you to keep your pump running smoothly and to be able to tell when it isn’t. How do […]

How to Clean your Pool Filter

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Your pool is the perfect place to escape to after a long week of work or school! But a Saturday afternoon lounging in the pool can suddenly turn sour if the water is murky and slimy. While it is easy to quickly jump to the conclusion that your pool’s pump may be broken, the more […]

The Magic of Scuppers

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Your swimming pool is your escape. After a long day or week, nothing feels better than getting into the pool and allowing your cares to float away. Adding water features to your pool can help enhance this effect. From waterfalls and fountains to scupper and deck jets, nothing says relaxation more than the sound of […]

Types of Pool Filters

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There’s nothing better than diving into a clear, cold swimming pool in the sweltering heat of summer. On the other hand, there’s nothing worse than spending your entire summer trying to troubleshoot discolored pool water or figure out how to keep algae from taking over. Often, the key to a low-maintenance swimming pool lies in […]

Heating Your Pool: Swimming Pool Heater vs. Heat Pump

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In temperate parts of the country, a pool heater or heat pump can allow you to swim during spring, summer, and fall. Meanwhile, those living in subtropical climates (like Florida, Texas, and southern California) can swim year-round by installing a heating device. But before getting a pool heating element installed, you’ve got to decide between a pool heater […]