Pool Maintenance Hacks

Six Pool Maintenance Hacks Using Household Items

Do you get tired of feeling like you have to buy some specialized pool formula or contraption for every problem that plagues your pool? Special pool chemicals, replacement parts and pool equipment can accumulate during the life span of your pool. Through the years we have run across some unique swimming pool hacks, using ordinary household items that will help save you money. Here are six ways to use household items to help maintain your pool. (more…)

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What does my pool diverter valve control?

What Does My Valve Control?

Good question; strike that, great question!  This topic is brought up quite often by puzzled pool owners presented with a rat’s nest of pipes, elbows, valves and pumps. The state of some pool plumbing systems makes you wonder if they charged by the hour or by the pipe. The maze of PVC and excessive valves causes an issue when attempting to find the source or outlet of water flow.

Another common reason we have trouble identifying a pool diverter valve’s function is the label may have bleached out or fallen off. These are natural occurrences that we normally do not think about until we are squinting to read faded print on a baked label. But we are here today to let you know a little trick on identifying the function of your valve in both of these cases. (more…)

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5 Online Tools Pool Owners Cannot Live Without Part 1

Every craftsman has their favorite tool.  A carpenter uses a hammer, a painter has a brush and a pool man has the internet. Yes, the internet. A little secret about the pool business – pretty much anything you need to know is somewhere on the web.  You just have to know where to find it. We here at Inyo are always in a sharing mood so we have compiled five online tools a pool owner should not live without. Warm up you bookmarking finger because here we go!

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