Tracy’s Tips: Why is My Pool Green?

Tracy’s Tips: Why is My Pool Green?

When the time comes to open your pool and put the cover away for the season, here are a few tips to help maintain the integrity of your cover while in storage. Make sure your pool cover is completely dry before storing. Most safety covers are mesh, and can be folded and put in the mesh […]

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Pool Care Don’ts

Pool Care Don’ts

While we generally guide pool owners toward solutions to their pool care woes, sometimes it’s best to learn from others’ mistakes to avoid making them yourself. Here are some things we DO NOT recommend. Shocking Don’t shock your pool during the day. Sunlight will burn off your unstable chlorine (aka shock), so it is vital […]

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Swimming Pool Safety 101

Swimming Pool Safety 101

The pool is open! Make safety your #1 priority this year. May is National Water Safety Month and the perfect time to make sure your pool and patio is up to par. Follow these recommendations to keep your family and friends safe and give yourself peace of mind so you can sit back, relax and just enjoy […]

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Polaris Days Are Coming!

Polaris Days Are Coming!

Polaris Day Event Details May 5 – May 7, 2022 May 26 – May 28, 2022 June 9 – June 11, 2022 Polaris Days Highlights 10% discount on everything Polaris Free Polaris tuneups – just pay for parts (which get the 10% discount) 1 year extended warranty on robotic cleaners (from 2 to 3 years) […]

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Quick-Clean Your Pool After Opening

Quick-Clean Your Pool After Opening

We’d love to tell you there is a magic solution that will have your pool swim-ready in a day or two, but what you will truly need is some elbow grease and a bit of patience. Realistically, expect to have a clean and clear pool in about a week’s time. Once you’ve set a date […]

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Pool Opening Guide

Pool Opening Guide

The moment we’ve all been waiting for is nearly here. The temperature is rising and it’s almost time to dust off that patio furniture and get your pool in tip top shape for summer! Keep your family active and entertained by opening your pool earlier this season. You’ll be glad you did if summer weather […]

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Tracy’s Tips: How Often Should a Pool Filter Run?

Tracy’s Tips: How Often Should a Pool Filter Run?

The long and short of it is this, you theoretically could run your pool/filter pump 24/7, the entire time your pool is open. However, doing so would not only be costly and use a great deal of energy, it would also be completely unnecessary. We recommend that you run your pool filter for at least […]

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Total Alkalinity vs. pH, and Their Roles in Water Chemistry by Orenda Technologies

Total Alkalinity vs. pH, and Their Roles in Water Chemistry by Orenda Technologies

“Have you ever asked “what’s the difference between pH and alkalinity? Many of us in aquatics confuse total alkalinity and pH. It’s understandable, given how blurred the line is between words like “alkaline” and “alkalinity.” Indeed, alkalinity and pH in water chemistry are closely related, but they are not the same. This article will distinguish […]

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Salt Water Chlorine Generators: How do they work?

Salt Water Chlorine Generators: How do they work?

You might be surprised to hear that salt water swimming pools are using chlorine to keep the water clear. Salt water pools use a salt water chlorine generator (SWCG) to turn salt into chlorine. The chlorine eventually breaks down, leaving behind the salt to be used again. SWCGs are not a new concept, but they […]

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Are you ready for your pool opening?

Are you ready for your pool opening?

This checklist will help you properly prepare for your Opening. Keeping this checklist in mind will help us to open your pool quickly and efficiently and avoid costly return visits to get your pool running! ☐ Water is at operating level which should be one-half (1/2) way up the skimmer.   If you have an Above […]

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