Category Archives: Pool Maintenance

Pool Stains

Stains in pools can appear for many different reasons. A stain can be the result of chemical imbalances, the use of poor quality chemicals, the misuse of good or poor quality chemicals, neglect and even old age. There are many different treatments available but the biggest problem with stain treatments is, if you are not sure what…
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How often should I test my water?

How often should I test my water? How often you need to test your pool water can often depend on the amount of use and how heavy the bathing load is. Domestic Swimming Pools. When it comes to  the average backyard pool, as a general rule, the water should be tested for chlorine and p.H …
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Is my Swimming Pool Leaking?

Signs your pool may have a leak: •The pool filter has air in the system. •The equipment loses its prime. •Cracks are apparent. •Pool coping is sinking or lifting. •There are soggy spots around the pool. •You have to add water more than once a week. •Water loss is greater than regular evaporation. If you…
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How to Clean a Cartridge Filter

Caution!!! Swimming Pool Filters are a pressurised vessel and can be dangerous if handled incorrectly. The information provided here is to be used as a guideline only. We offer on site training in all aspects of pool maintenance and strongly recommend a site visit by a professional. Shut off the system. Before you begin, shut…
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