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Chlorine tablets are terrible for your pool and (California) if they are the sole source of chlorine

Chlorine tablets are terrible for your pool and (California) if they are the sole source of chlorine

December 14, 2022

Chlorine tablets (Trichloro–s–triazinetrione aka Trichlor) are an effective method for sanitizing your swimming pool water if used as a secondary […]

Brushing your pool is important!

Brushing your pool is important!

November 28, 2022

Brushing your swimming pool on a consistent basis is essential to keeping your pool’s finish looking great. Ever have a […]

Bank Bill Pay Payments> Issued does not = Received and “cashed”

Bank Bill Pay Payments> Issued does not = Received and “cashed”

November 1, 2022

The Bank Bill Pay Hustle I sent out our Monthly Statements today. Within hours, I was contacted by six SEVEN […]

Mike the Poolman voted Best Pool Service- again

Mike the Poolman voted Best Pool Service- again

October 12, 2022

We are humbled that we have (once again) we have been voted the Best Pool Service in Folsom/ El Dorado […]

Fiber optic pool light upgrade

Fiber optic pool light upgrade

September 26, 2022

Do you have a fiber optic light in your pool that no longer works? Are you unsure if you have […]

Is your Sta Rite pool pump struggling?

Is your Sta Rite pool pump struggling?

September 10, 2022

Is your Sta Rite swimming pool pumps struggling to prime and pump water? I’ve found that a common reason is […]

What is the bar in my swimming pool skimmer?

What is the bar in my swimming pool skimmer?

August 26, 2022

Do you have a vertical bar in your skimmer opening that looks like one of the photos below? If so, […]

Sta-Rite SunLite conversion to LED color light

Sta-Rite SunLite conversion to LED color light

Do you have a Sta-Rite Sunlite light fixture in your pool or spa? If so, I’m guessing it doesn’t work […]

Polaris PB4sq booster pump leak

Polaris PB4sq booster pump leak

August 21, 2022

I’ve seen three Polaris PB4sq booster pumps in the last year with cracks in the housing that cause the pump […]

Do in-floor cleaning systems on swimming pools work?

Do in-floor cleaning systems on swimming pools work?

August 19, 2022

Another common question I get: “Mike, do in-floor cleaning systems on swimming pools work?” My answer is, “as long as […]

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