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Tips & Tricks


Tips & Tricks

Hold the Mustard
What’s not to love about Maryland weather?    Hazy, hot and humid makes for great swimming, unless…you develop algae.  Our water care experts are seeing an increase in “mustard algae”.  This is a stubborn form of pool algae that typically worsens in ...

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Never worry about algae or cloudy water again! If you own a swimming pool, then you know how many memorable moments you’ve had there with your family and friends. But you may also recall missing a moment due to a sudden outbreak of algae or the mysterious appearance of cloudy water. Thes...

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Salt Water Pool Frequently Asked Questions This sampling of FAQs should help with some basic salt water pool information and troubleshooting issues. As always, visiting our store and meeting with us is always your best bet. Have more questions? Contact us today. Do salt pools have chlor...

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Pool Terms This glossary is a tool for getting acquainted with a variety of pool-related terms. You will be better able to maintain your pool with a basic understanding of the words below. Either browse around or search for a particular word: Algae Chlorine Demand Reagent ...

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Product Safety HANDLING AND USE OF POOL AND SPA CARE PRODUCTS   Always read the product label and follow directions carefully. It contains important information on the proper application, handling and storage of the compound you're using. Used correctly, water maintenance produc...

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Pool Safety Here are some pool safety reminders to help prevent accidents and to keep your family and friends safe. SUPERVISION Adult supervision is a key element in getting the maximum, safest enjoyment from your pool. Never let children under the age of 14 swim unsupervised in a pool. ...

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Closing Your Pool We can show you why winterizing is the most important thing you can do to make your spring pool opening as easy as possible. There are enormous benefits to correctly closing your pool, including: Protecting your pool surfaces and equipment. Keeping water looking its best...

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Opening Your Pool Doing it the right way can mean the difference between a summer of fun and a summer of headaches! Follow these important (and easy) steps to ensure a smooth, carefree pool opening in the spring. And remember, we are always ready to assist with information tailored to your specif...

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Troubleshooting Algae Black Algae Chlorine Residual Cloudy Water Foam Mustard (yellow) Algae Scale Staining Algae   Definition/Cause A common "green" algae that can be free floating or wall-clinging. Ranges in sev...

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5 Keys to Basic Pool Care The 5 essentials of pool maintenance described here will give you a basic understanding of how your pool functions. For a carefree swimming season, learn about the 5 keys and visit us any time you need assistance or expert advice. Pool care can be simp...

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5 Keys to Basic Pool Care The 5 essentials of pool maintenance described here will give you a basic understanding of how your pool functions. For a carefree swimming season, learn about the 5 keys and visit us any time you need assistance or expert advice. Pool care can be simp...

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This sampling of FAQs should help with some basic chemistry information and troubleshooting issues. As always, visiting our store and meeting with us is always your best bet. Have more questions? Contact us today. What can I do if algae shows up in my pool? My water looks cloudy. How can I f...

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Spend More Time Enjoying Your Pool
Feeling cheated out of pool time? There are several energy efficient ways you can make the swim season last a little longer. Even as the temperatures begin to dip, a swimming pool heater can warm things up and enable you to enjoy your pool for several more weeks. Pentair has gas heaters that will...

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