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A Clean Sweep:  Facts about Automatic Pool Cleaners

They get in the way of swimmers, sometimes spray the windows with pool water, and end up in the “shop” far too often.  Yes, those pesky pool sweep/vac thingies.  Some of my customers have strange nicknames for them, but I always know what they’re referencing.  And I know the frustrations.  Still, taking care of a […]

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I Love Technology!  Pool and Spa Controls in the Modern Era

The thing I love (and fear) about working with pools and spas is the uniqueness of each one we visit.  There is rarely an ordinary, repetitive day.  This also means we cannot assume a certain symptom demands a cookie-cutter solution.  The same uniqueness is carried into how existing pools and spas are controlled.  Some are […]

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Clean It Up!  Facts about Pool Filters

Have you ever stared at green-tinted pool water and wondered, I’ve added chlorine and the algae remover recommended by the pool store. Why won’t this clear up? Chemical balance (see our November blog post) and filtration: one of the two holds the answer. Filtration is essential for making pool water clean, clear, and swimmable. It’s […]

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Light it up! LED lights and your pool.

Welcome to your pool, a place where water and electricity ALMOST go together.  Pool lighting is unique in many ways.  Builders try to use the fewest number of light fixtures necessary to achieve full pool luminescence.  One pressing reason is that regulations require specific materials and methods for light conduit and housing installation; more materials […]

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