Over time TFP has seen its fair share of products that were sold to Pool Owners that unfortunately aren’t all they’re marketed as. Below is a brief description of many of these products and the issues we’ve seen from each.
Daily Look at the water, notice the clarity and color. Test the chlorine level and adjust if needed. Test the pH and adjust if needed. Examine the skimmer(s) and clean if needed. Use a leaf rake to remove any surface debris.
This section covers some of the most common problems that can occur with pool equipment. It bears repeating that having a working filter gauge and knowing your clean filter pressure can be invaluable when diagnosing plumbing problems. So here are some of the most common plumbing problems and their symptoms:
The circulation system of a pool plays a major role in cleaning, sanitizing and heating the water. Above ground or inground, temporary or permanent, simple or fancy, all pools have a circulation system and they are all remarkably similar. Water is pulled from the pool via one or more skimmers and sometimes one or more main drains by an electric pump. The pump provides pressure to push the water through a filter, and other water treatment or heating devices, then back into the pool via one or more returns.
Fighting off pool algae can often be difficult once it starts to develop in your pool. One of the best ways to manage the overall health of your pool is by working to prevent algae from forming in the first place. Simply maintain sufficient chlorine levels (or FC) in your pool at all times to make sure that algae will not form. Chemicals like algaecides or pool shock can grow expensive over time and are unnecessary. Once your pool starts to form a green film inside of it, clearing a green pool can be time …