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The Pool Maintenance Guide

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Buying a swimming pool is great not just for entertaining company in the summertime, but also improving the value of your home. Experts suggest that simply having a swimming pool can bring you returns as great as 25 percent. The best way to enjoy these returns is to maintain your pool impeccably.  This means a mixture of handling some of your own pool maintenance, and touching base with a pool maintenance shop that can look out for you.…

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How To Get Your Pool Ready For Winter

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If you recently had a pool installed over the summer, then you may have gotten to enjoy life in a whole new way. A pool isn’t just great for hosting fun parties, but it’s also a perfect way to unwind after a long day. Now that winter is here, however, it’s important that you get your pool ready for the cold weather, that way it doesn’t freeze-over and get damaged. To ensure that your pool is as ready as possible for the cold weather, this article will list a few basic things that you can do.…

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3 Important Steps for Draining an In-Ground Swimming Pool

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If you have an in-ground swimming pool that needs to be drained in order to replace the liner, there are several considerations that you must keep in mind. You can’t simply siphon the water out with an average garden hose. And taking the water out bucket by bucket will take forever. When you don’t have time to waste, keep reading this article to learn the quickest and easiest way to drain an in-ground swimming pool.…

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Hot Tub Safety – All Of The Enjoyment With Fewer Risks

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Unwinding in a hot tub can help you to relieve your tense muscles, release your mental anguish, and even spend time with those that you love. Unfortunately, if safety measures aren’t put in place and practiced, hot tubs can also cause injuries and injuries. Below, you will find several safety measures that you should have in place and practice. Cover Safety Accidental drownings can happen at any time. If you haven’t invested in a quality cover with locks that are child-proof, you put your children and neighboring children at risk of accidentally drowning.…

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New Pool Owner Tips For Dealing With Common Water Problems

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Maintaining a swimming pool requires a significant time investment. You need to test and treat the water on a regular basis. If you’ve just moved into a place with a swimming pool for the first time, you may not know what’s ahead. Luckily, understanding some of the most common issues with pool water can help you to be prepared in case they happen. Here’s a look at some things to watch for and tips to deal with them.…

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How to Replace a Leaking Wet-End Seal in Your Spa's Pump

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If your hot tub has developed a leak between the pump and pump motor, then it is likely that the pump’s wet-end seal has failed. Fortunately, replacement isn’t difficult, and it can be accomplished by most spa owners with a minimum of tools and time. Below is what you need and how to perform the replacement: Tools and materials needed Replacement wet-end seal for your particular spa Phillips screwdriver…

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Four Tips For Winterizing Your Swimming Pool

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When winter approaches, it is time to start preparing different aspects of your home for the rain, snow, and freezing temperatures. Among them include your swimming pool, which most likely doesn’t get used when the temperatures drop. Even if you live in a mild climate, it may still be too cold to go swimming and your pool still needs to be prepared. Here are some tips to help you winterize your pool so it is still in good condition in the spring.…

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Learn How A Pool Contractor Installs A Diving Board

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Having a pool during the summer can be a lot of fun, but many homeowners find that having a diving board makes the pool even more enjoyable. A diving board needs to be installed by professionals to ensure that the job is done properly. The following guide walks you through the steps a professional installer will take to install the new diving board for you. Determine Location of Board The first thing the installers will do is determine the location where the board is to be installed.…

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How To Troubleshoot Pool Pump Vacuum Leaks

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Swimming pools are undoubtedly one of the greatest luxuries of twenty-first century life. Yet pool pumps and filtration systems are notoriously finicky. If you would like to learn more about performing simple maintenance on your pool, read on. This article will teach you how to troubleshoot one common problem–pool pump vacuum leaks: The Two Main Causes of Vacuum Leaks A vacuum leak prevents water from circulating effectively through the filter system.…

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Learn Why You Should Hire A Professional Lifeguard To Work At Your Community Pool

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For many years, community pools were guarded by teenagers who lived in the neighborhood who wanted a job during the summer months while they were out of school. The guards were not well-trained and accidents happened from time to time. In today’s day and age, hiring untrained lifeguards is not only risky, but it is also quite dangerous. Use the following guide to learn a few benefits of hiring a professional lifeguard to work at your community pool.…

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