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Common Mistakes in Backwashing DE Filters

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The most common mistakes people make when backwashing a DE filter. There are some common (and not so common) mistakes that people make when trying to backwash their DE filter.…

Common Pool Spa Electronic Control System Issues

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The most common control system problems and solutions Pool control systems are awesome and they are generally very reliable.  But when they stop working, it can be a real headache.…

What Type of Filter Should My Pool Have?

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Are you planning a pool build in the near future? Or, maybe you’re in the process of  purchasing a home with a pool. The right pool maintenance is critical, in…

Pool Freeze Protection

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How freeze protection works in pool control systems. Freeze protection for pools comes in many different forms these days. You still have the old fashioned standalone freeze protectors, but you…

How Electronic Pool/Spa Control Systems Work

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The basics of electronic pool spa control systems. Electronic control systems have come a long way in the past thirty years, from basic pool/spa controls to complete web-enabled systems with…

Freezing Weather Precautions

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How to protect your pool equipment in freezing weather. Freezing weather can be especially hard on pool equipment, but with the proper precautions, you can rest assured that your equipment…

Water Feature Pumps

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This covers the water feature pumps that we offer for our customers. Why do I need a water feature pump? Aren’t all pumps alike? You might be wondering why we…

My Pump Has No Flow

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Help for the hapless soul whose pump is not moving any water. If your pool pump is turned on, but is not moving any water, it is important to figure…

How Swimming Pool Pumps Work

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The various parts and the operation of a pump. The first time you look at a pool pump, it looks like a big unfamiliar thing that makes you a little…