Online Pool School by Pool Stop - Info & How To's


Introduction to the articles in the valves and plumbing section.

When you first look at all the pipes and valves, it can be a bit overwhelming, even if someone has done the favor of labeling the piping. We have written several articles to help with this.

    Plumbing Basics

    In this article, we discuss some foundational information about plumbing that will help you to understand what makes for good and bad plumbing and hydraulics on a swimming pool system. You can read this article

    Different Types of Valves

    In this article, we discuss all the different types of valves on your pool. We help you to visually identify which valves you have.  We show you how Jandy valves work and how ball valves work.

    Valve Settings on Your Pool

    In this article, we discuss how the valves should be set for the different functions on your swimming pool, whether you are in pool mode, spa mode or maybe trying to vacuum your swimming pool.

    HELP! I Think My Pool Is Leaking!

    Sometimes the problem is simple, sometimes it is not so simple. In this article we discuss the steps you can take if you think that your pool is losing water. You can read this article here.

Have we missed something?

Perhaps we have not answered your question in these articles. If there is another topic you would like to see us cover in our Pool School, then don't hesitate to let us know. We always appreciate your suggestions.

You can leave your suggestions or questions below in the comment section and we will respond to you in a timely manner. We LOVE hearing from our customers!!

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