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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. […]

Does your Pool Service show up when it Rains?

Does your Pool Service show up when it Rains?

February 8, 2017

Pool Service when its Raining We provide pool service and maintenance in Folsom and El Dorado Hills year around- yes, […]

How to Protect Your Swimming Pool from the Top Step Pool Stain

How to Protect Your Swimming Pool from the Top Step Pool Stain

January 26, 2017

Top Step Swimming Pool Stain Protection Do you want to preserve the beauty of your swimming pool? Sometimes a peculiar […]

SMUD pool pump rebate increased to $350 on January 3, 2017

SMUD pool pump rebate increased to $350 on January 3, 2017

December 15, 2016

NEWS FLASH: Sacramento Municipal Utility District (SMUD) has increased its pool pump homeowner rebate to $350. Effective January 3, 2017 […]

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

May 26, 2016

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

The Role of Carbon Dioxide (CO2) in Swimming Pool Water, part 2

The Role of Carbon Dioxide (CO2) in Swimming Pool Water, part 2

May 24, 2016

Reprinted with permission from Kim Skinner of OnBalance: In balanced swimming pool water, why does the pH eventually rise after […]

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