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The Bicarb Pool Start-up

The Bicarb Pool Start-up

November 23, 2017

(reprinted with approval from the OnBalance) The beginning of the Bicarb Startup: In 1974, Kim Skinner (a member of the […]

Rain? How to drain excess water from your pool

Rain? How to drain excess water from your pool

November 16, 2017

Its that time of year again so here’s a reminder on how to drain water from your swimming pool when […]

Swimming pool care & maintenance basics

Swimming pool care & maintenance basics

November 2, 2017

Pool Care- consistency is the key  Swimming pool care & maintenance isn’t difficult- it’s all about water chemistry and consistency. […]

Salt water pool, is it right for you?

Salt water pool, is it right for you?

September 26, 2017

What is a Salt Water Pool? *Kindly reprinted with permission from Jason Broswell of Pool Service by Jason You’ve heard […]

One Week Left- Pentair $100 rebate ends September 30, 2017

One Week Left- Pentair $100 rebate ends September 30, 2017

September 21, 2017

Pentair Pool Products  $100 rebate on select variable speed pool pumps ENDS September 30th. Contact me now to get it […]

5 Reasons String Lights over your Swimming Pool are a Bad Idea

5 Reasons String Lights over your Swimming Pool are a Bad Idea

June 21, 2017

If you have a pool, you probably love the idea of having pool parties or enjoying a swim with family […]

Burnt Relay from Pool Controller

Burnt Relay from Pool Controller

April 22, 2017

Photos of burnt relay A few weeks ago I got a call to troubleshoot a pump that wasn’t working. I […]

SunTouch Controller Replacement?

SunTouch Controller Replacement?

April 11, 2017

The SunTouch Controller is a lemon! Pentair has a well-earned reputation for designing and manufacturing the finest swimming pool products […]

Pressure Side vs. Suction Side pool cleaners

Pressure Side vs. Suction Side pool cleaners

March 22, 2017

This one isn’t even a contest… The Battle of Little Big Horn, Tyson vs. Spinks, U.S. vs. Iraq (the first […]

Beware of high Cyanuric Acid when using Trichlor tablets in your swimming pool

Beware of high Cyanuric Acid when using Trichlor tablets in your swimming pool

February 21, 2017

This is an excellent post I found the web. Thanks to Majestic Pool Service for granting permission for the reprint. […]

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