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We put together this collection of tips to help you keep your pool Tip-Top

Swimming pools can be as unique as their owners – each requiring different methods to keep them clean according to the type, size environment, features, etc. 

Following on from Four Pool Cleanliness and Health Myths Busted, we bust a few more myths regarding the maintenance of your swimming pool.

If you are considering getting a swimming pool, there are some choices you need to make.

One of which is the type of pool you get - do you go above ground or have one put in the ground?   Which one you choose depends on what you want to use the pool for and, of course, your budget.

Stories about the smell of chlorine, what causes red eyes and a urine detection dye - busted!

The water in your swimming pool water needs chemicals added to keep it healthy, and these chemicals need to be used in the right way.

Here are some tips for use and handling of pool chemicals...

Here are all the water test values and ranges you need to know to help ensure the water in your pool stays in tip top condition.

It’s time to stop staring at your sand filter in confusion (it’s the really big round plastic thing in your pump shed). Here’s what each handle position on the filter actually does:

If we had a dollar for every different way customers have told us how they backwash their filter, we’d be way too rich. Incorrect backwashing can have a very negative effect on your pool, so here’s how it should actually be done:

What is clear when it comes to a pool? Your “clear” might look cloudy to me, or vice versa. Ideally, you should be able to see a coin on the bottom in the deepest part of the pool.

Here are some tips to help keep your pool crystal clear:

Many pool owners aren’t entirely sure where the water level should be and why.

This is one of the ‘Big Boys’ of looking after a pool. If you don’t have good circulation all sorts of problems can rear their head.

The big ‘scare’ factor for pool owners and it is not always related to a lack of chlorine. Here are some simple tips for keeping the green monster at bay:

A build up of debris (Leaves, Dust, Dirt etc) in your pool can have a negative effect on your pool for a number of reasons.