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Spa & Hot Tub Maintenance A Basic Guide

The snow is falling and the stars are bright. You’ve got the urge to take a quick dip in the pool after a hard days work, but it hits you that the pool is a block of ice. What do you do? For many, a hot tub is the perfect answer to those Wintertime blues. As we get ready for another Hot Tub season, it might be as good a time as any right now to re-familiarize yourself with the basics of hot tub maintenance. Everything from hot tub chemicals to daily maintenance will be …
Getting to Know Us

Meet Leebo

As a funny story, I’m likely the only member who’s here who doesn’t own a pool. I’ll now wait so you can ponder “why is he here??” I became a member of TFP much like many of you here, I had NO clue how to maintain pool water. Years ago my mother and father in-law built a pool while my wife was still living at home. The pool became a gathering point every year for the family and it’s something Sherry has always loved. After we got married we moved only minutes away from her …
Pool Equipment

Pool Heaters Explained

You’re standing there looking at your clear water.  You want so badly to get in, but only your toes can stand the cold water temperature.  Then and there you decide a pool heater is a must.  Pool heaters are a great investment as it allows the user to bring the water to a comfortable temperature for the user.  In this article we hope to describe three of the most commonly found types of pool heaters a user can purchase.
Construction

Swimming Pool Plumbing Repair

It’s one of the parts of pool ownership that makes most new pool owners a bit nervous. Pool plumbing repairs, installation or replacement of Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC) piping is much easier than it sounds. Pool repair tools, equipment, pvc glue (commonly called pvc cement) and materials are very simple to use as well. Making your own repairs can be done as a simple weekend project, saving you hundreds of dollars. Despite your worst fears, most leaks in pool pipes occur above ground or are easily accessible. PVC Repair Your pool circulation system parts are mostly …
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Become a TFP Supporter

Help Support TFP Trouble Free Pool is run by a dedicated group of volunteers that have expert levels of knowledge in many areas of pool care. From how to care for your current pool to helping you build a new pool and everything in between, TFP will be able to assist you. Fueled by our commitment to excellence, we go the extra mile to make sure our members are completely satisfied with our services.  TFP is a registered 501(c)3 non-profit who displays NO advertising on our site nor is our advice compromised by financial incentives. We …
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Supporter Test

Help Support TFP Trouble Free Pool is run by a dedicated group of volunteers that have expert levels of knowledge in many areas of pool care. From how to care for your current pool to helping you build a new pool and everything in between, TFP will be able to assist you. Fueled by our commitment to excellence, we go the extra mile to make sure our members are completely satisfied with our services.  TFP is a registered 501(c)3 non-profit who displays NO advertising on our site nor is our advice compromised by financial incentives. We …