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Why is My Pool Green and How to Clean It?

Why is your pool green? Maybe because of algae

Imagine having a beautiful pool with crystal-clear water all-year round, only to find out that the water turns green. Why is my pool green? How can I return the water condition to normal? You probably ask these questions when your pool no longer has the inviting blue color. Algae is the most possible cause for

Differences between Total and Free Chlorine in Swimming Pools

Difference between free and total chlorine in water

Chlorine is an important substance for keeping the water clean, but you must make sure that the water has a proper chlorine level. New pool owners often feel overwhelmed with all the chlorine-related terms. What is free chlorine? How about total chlorine? Are they different from combine chlorine? How can they help me understand the

Too Much Chlorine in Pool: The Poisoning Effects & How to Overcome

The easiest way to keep a pool, especially the large ones, clean is to use disinfectant. However, swimming pool disinfectant and disinfection by-products (DBPs) are said to be the cause of some health problem like asthma and bladder cancer. A study in Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain found that pool waters with too much chlorine has a high

How Often Should You Drain Pool Water?

Draining swimming pool water

Draining swimming pool water can be a painful task. It takes a lot of energy and time, and probably money too if you don’t have the skill, energy nor time. However, as tiring as it is, drain pool water is necessary, and you can’t just let it be for decades. You also probably think your

Is It Safe to Drink Pool Water?

Accidentally drink pool water

Everyone has, accidentally or not, drank pool water at least once in their lifetime. It’s more common among kids, but it happens on adults too. Most of the time, people think it’s something normal and sometimes some people even say they can use the water in case of emergency.  However, we know that most pool

How Long Should I Run My Pool Pump Each Day?

Pool owners throughout the world seems to have a simple yet dilemmatic question. “How long should I run my pool pump?”. The question probably has an obvious answer but many pool owners fail to get an appropriate understanding. Thus they end up running pool pump all day long, or not long enough to make one

What Is the Perfect Pool Temperature for Swimming?

Having a private swimming pool is a big deal. Not only does it give a natural sanctuary to relax, swimming pool also becomes an investment when you plan to sell the house. But having a pool means you must learn anything to make it an ideal place to swim. One thing that should come into

These 10 Pool Telescopic Poles Will Make Your Pool Maintenance a Breeze

Having a personal swimming pool has its advantages, but the maintenance can be hard work. There will be objects floating on the pool and dirt will also stick to the wall and bottom surface. If you’re not cleaning it diligently, the pool will become dirty, unusable, and overall pain to look at. Therefore, you’ll need

Filling Pool Water – How to Guide

Filling or refilling pool water can be troubling if you don’t know the right ways to fill it. If you have a large swimming pool, filling up your swimming pool water is not as simple as filling up the water to the pool. You need to consider the equipment, like the hose and the source

Best Ladder for Above Ground Pool That You Should Consider

Having your own pool can be a nice thing, especially during summer time, or the place where you live generally has hot weather all year round. If you are planning to build one for your home, then consider an above ground swimming pool. There are many benefits you can get choosing this type of pool