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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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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Tracy’s Tips: Pool Cover Storage

Tracy’s Tips: Pool Cover Storage

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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Tracy’s Tips: Do I Need to Remove Snow from My Pool Cover?

Tracy’s Tips: Do I Need to Remove Snow from My Pool Cover?

We are often asked what to do with the snow that piles up on your pool cover. The answer is simple…NOTHING! Your pool cover is designed to sit on the water, which supports the weight of the snow and ice.  The only time the snow can cause a problem is if the water in your […]

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Tracy’s Tips: Lighten Your Load with a Leaf Blower

Tracy’s Tips: Lighten Your Load with a Leaf Blower

If the autumn leaves are still covering your mesh or solid winter cover or automatic pool cover, it is best to try to remove them before the snow and ice are upon us. Remember to also remove the leaves from around the equipment to prevent corrosion. Pro Tip: For dry leaves, try using a leaf […]

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Tracy’s Tips: Leaf Nets for Tarp Covers

Tracy’s Tips: Leaf Nets for Tarp Covers

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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Tracy’s Tips: Washing Your Polaris Bag for Winter Storage

Tracy’s Tips: Washing Your Polaris Bag for Winter Storage

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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Tracy’s Tips: No Swimming After Eating: Fact or Fiction?

Tracy’s Tips: No Swimming After Eating: Fact or Fiction?

Just about anyone who enjoys swimming has heard that it can be dangerous to swim after you eat. You may even recall your parents telling you to wait 30 minutes or more to get back into the pool to avoid getting a cramp. The thought behind the waiting period is that your body uses a […]

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Tracy’s Tips: Checking Pool Floats and Toys for Leaks

Tracy’s Tips: Checking Pool Floats and Toys for Leaks

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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Tracy’s Tips: The Tennis Ball Trick

Tracy’s Tips: The Tennis Ball Trick

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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