Say Goodbye to Cloudy Pool Water

Say Goodbye to Cloudy Pool Water

As pool owners, we all have to deal with cloudy pool water at some point. Determining the cause of the cloudiness is the first step in remedying the situation. Cloudy pool water can be caused by improper levels of chlorine, pH and alkalinity imbalance, broken or clogged filters, algae or debris. Use this guide to […]

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Tracy’s Tips: The Tennis Ball Trick

Tracy’s Tips: The Tennis Ball Trick

Did you know that tennis balls aren’t just for tennis and playing fetch with the dog? Tennis balls are actually rather absorbent and can assist you in keeping your pool water free of hair product, sun screen, make up and other oils left behind by your human and animal swimmers. Most tennis balls are made […]

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10 Pool Chemical Storage Safety Tips

10 Pool Chemical Storage Safety Tips

Proper pool chemical storage is imperative to avoid harmful reactions, mixing and spills. While fireworks may be part of our summer fun, properly storing your pool chemicals will help you avoid a dangerous 4th of July-like explosion due to improper chemical storage. Don’t let this happen to you… How to Properly Store Pool Chemicals Read […]

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How To Identify and Remove Pool Stains by Swim University

How To Identify and Remove Pool Stains by Swim University

How to Identify and Remove Pool Stains by Swim University Product Spotlight – Natural Chemistry’s Stainfree Extra Strength™ & Metalfree™ “Natural Chemistry’s Stainfree Extra Strength™ is a premium stain fighter that contains 100% ascorbic acid. It quickly removes metal staining without adding phosphates to your water. It is ideal for treating staining on all pool […]

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Polaris Days Have Arrived!

Polaris Days Have Arrived!

Polaris Day Event Details 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) Rebates apply to select models: details […]

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Why Swimming Pool Temperature Matters by Orenda Technologies

Why Swimming Pool Temperature Matters by Orenda Technologies

“Swimming pool temperature impacts the water chemistry in a big way. This article will outline a few reasons why. Pool Temperature and Water Quality Let’s divide “water chemistry” into two different categories, and start with water quality: Warmer water means more chlorine demand. This is not due to sunlight degradation of chlorine, though summertime does […]

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Pool Cleaners: Suction Side, Pressure Side or Robotic?

Pool Cleaners: Suction Side, Pressure Side or Robotic?

If you’re short on time, or just prefer to spend your time on more traditionally enjoyable activities, consider investing in a pool cleaner to handle some of your pool maintenance. When considering pool cleaners, you will want to investigate which type of cleaner is right for your situation. Let’s discuss the options. 1. Suction Side […]

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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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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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