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Category Archives: Pool and Spa Care

Pool Check Up & Training Session

Work Smart! As the pool season gets underway, remember that we offer a check-up for your pool. We make sure everything is running well and can give you a refresher course and offer tips & tricks on how to reduce your pool cleaning workload by working smarter. Don’t just throw chemicals at the problem and…

Infant Swimming/Self Rescue

Please everyone, if you have very young children, teach them how to survive if they fall into the pool. A 3 year old child drowned today in Lake County, Florida. We saw this video some time ago and after reading the statistics on the success of this program, it seems very much worth looking into….

Drain Cover Recall

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) along with the following manufacturers announced a voluntary recall of certain pool and spa drain covers installed after December 19, 2008.  The drain covers pose a possible entrapment hazard to swimmers. More detailed information is available by clicking on the link below… http://www.apsp.org/Public/Safety/DrainCoverRecall/index.cfm?parentObject=&SAVersion=401&ndrx=99 For your safety and peace of…

Pool care tips – algae

Algae: In most cases if chlorine levels are in range, Algae will not get a grip on the pool. If chlorine slips down for some reason and mustard algae appears, the active ingredient in Yellow Out, Yellow Treat and Jack’s Magic Yellow Stuff is Sodium Bromide. Sodium Bromide creates a chlorine demand and therefore, chlorine…

Pool care – salt water pools

Salt Pools: Make sure the salt cell is clean as a regular part of the maintenance program. Read your equipment manual for the correct solution mix for cleaning. Use a mineral sequestriant such as Jack’s Magic Magenta Stuff or Purple Stuff, as part of a regular maintenance routine to help prevent staining of the pool…

Summer pool care for all pools

Summer pool tips – all pools: For most effective removal of dirt, mustard algae dust etc.. turn off the skimmer when brushing and circulate through the main floor drain only. That way the suction is not split between the two and will thus be stronger at the floor where the dirt is. Use a basket…

Summer pool care chlorine pools

Summer pool care tips – regular chlorine pools To avoid a constant battle with Algae during the Florida summer, rather than adding liquid chlorine only once a week, add smaller amounts at least 3 times weekly. This will avoid the peaks and valleys that permit algae to get a grip. Ensure that returns are properly…

Hayward Aqua Rite® Salt Chlorination

Salt Water Pool Clorinator

Aqua Rite Electronic Chlorine Generators (also known as salt chlorinators) are the largest selling system in the world. They automatically produce pure chlorine every day while the pool is being filtered and distribute it evenly throughout the pool via the return jets. Aqua Rite generators use a low concentration of salt dissolved in the pool…