Three Pool Test Kits You Should Consider Buying

Jacob KettnerPool 101, Pool Equipment

If you want your pool-testing efficient and reliable, get the three types of pool test kits; the DPD (diethyl-p-phenylenediamine), OTO (orthotolidine) and the test strips. Each pool test kit will provide you a result for a specific type of elements. For instance, OTO will test the level of chlorine in your water, and so on. The quality of your pool … Read More

The Benefits Of Automatic Pool Cleaner

Jacob KettnerPool 101, Pool Maintenance

Have you thought of buying a product or equipment that can help you easily clean swimming pool? Then learn what are the benefits of an automatic pool cleaner and why you should buy them, in this article. Pools provide a great way of leisure in our home, not needing to go out to refresh us from the heat or stresses … Read More

How Often Should I Backwash My Pool

Jacob KettnerPool 101, Pool Maintenance

How Often Should I Backwash My Pool at Home

What does backwashing a pool do? Backwashing is a crucial method in maintaining cleanliness and sanitation in a swimming pool.  Backwashing includes a comprehensive process in cleaning the filter of the swimming pool by changing the water’s flow to get rid of certain contaminants. Backwashing does not require you to do the job manually.  The process is simple and practical … Read More

The How’s & Why’s of Pool Leak Detection

Jacob KettnerPool 101, Pool Renovations, Safety Fence

Swimming Pool Leak Detection Services

The swimming pool is a chic part of your house that redefines your sanctuary’s beauty and functionality. Most of the time, it is a relaxing space that nourishes your yearning of rejuvenation, peace of mind and bonding with your loved ones. While a pool hosts intimate and big gatherings in your home bear in mind that pools need repairs. Renovations … Read More

Salt Water Pool Maintenance – Truth and Myth

Jacob KettnerPool 101, Pool Maintenance

Is salt water pool maintenance cheaper than chlorine pool maintenance? Well, you should first know that a saltwater pool is a chlorine pool. Saltwater pools are not free of chlorine, but they use chlorine to sanitize the pool as in non-saltwater pools. The difference is that saltwater pools are chlorine generators. Through a process called electrolysis, salt is converted at … Read More

Tips to keep your pool water crisp and clear

Dale KreviazukPool 101, Pool Maintenance

Through proper attention and care your pool water can be crisp, clear and healthy. When you apply useful tips and use the correct products, your neighbors and friends will always be envious of your sparkling clean pool water. Regular maintenance is the key to a clean pool and crisp clear water. Following a strict maintenance routine will prevent the accumulation … Read More

How To Choose a Winter Pool Cover

Dale KreviazukBlog, Pool 101

As the cold weather rolls in and the swimsuits and sunscreen are replaced by parkas and scarves, it sadly becomes time to break out your winter pool covers in Canada. Winters can be brutal, and can cause serious damage to your pool if not closed properly. If you’ve done your homework, you know that the final step in closing your … Read More

Common Pool Liner Issues and Prevention

Dale KreviazukBlog, Pool 101

Lumps under your pool liner are an indicator that something has shifted. Here in Manitoba, our winters make having a concrete pool very difficult. Hydraulic clay, silt, along with saturated soils makes frost heaving a force of Mother Nature. This is why vinyl lined pools are so popular in Winnipeg and Manitoba. Ground movement and shifting that would cause a … Read More