One of the many benefits of owning a sand filter is that you only have to change the sand every five years or so. Not to mention, replacing the sand in your pool filter is pretty straight-forward. However, before beginning this journey, don’t forget to ask yourself the all-important question, “How much sand does my swimming pool filter need?” From our experience, this is one of the most overlooked steps in the process. (more…)
Whether your pool is cloudy or full of contaminants, there comes a time when every pool owner needs to shock their pool. However, is there such a thing as too much shock in the pool? Can you “over shock” your pool?
In short, pool shock is simply a concentrated form of chlorine. Shocking your pool, or super chlorination is simply adding enough chlorine to destroy the buildup of chloramines. So, adding too much of it can’t be good… right? Have you ever put too much shock in your pool? If so, what did you do?
And how much is too much? (more…)
Living in Florida, we are accustomed to daily bipolar thunderstorms. For example, last week it poured for 30 minutes. Afterward, the sky was clear and the sun was out. However, have you ever thought about how rain affects your swimming pool?
In this article, we discuss how rainwater can affect your pool and water chemistry and ways you can combat it. (more…)
Let’s face it, cleaning your swimming pool after a storm or hurricane can be annoying. However, somebody has to do it, right? The longer you wait to clean your pool after a storm, the worse the conditions are going to get, and the harder the process will be.
In many cases, pool owners might feel overwhelmed by the damage done to their house and pool. Sometimes, they don’t even know where to begin. Hopefully, you began your search with Inyopools.com. In this blog article, we provide a detailed checklist that pool owners can use to clean their swimming pools after a storm or hurricane. (more…)