should i put vaselien on my rubber gaskets?

Poolside Chat Episode #24: Can I Use Vaseline On My O-Rings?

This is Poolside Chat where every week we answer your questions on how to fix and maintain your swimming pool. Poolside Chat is presented by INYOPools.com, helping pool owners find the right parts since 2001. In today’s episode of Poolside Chat, Rob and Matt tackle another common swimming pool question:
  • Can I use Vaseline (petroleum jelly) on my pump and filter o-rings?

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How do I know if I need the pre-1998 or 1998-and-after tune-up kit for the Sta-Rite Dura-Glas/Max-E-Glas?

Video: Poolside Chat Episode #7 Sta-Rite Dura-Glas Pre-’98 or Post-’98 Tune Up Kits

This is Poolside Chat where every week we answer your questions on how to fix and maintain your swimming pool. Poolside Chat is presented by INYOPools.com, helping pool owners find the right parts since 2001. In today’s episode of Poolside Chat, Rob and Matt tackle another common swimming pool question:
  • How do I know if I need the pre-1998 or 1998-and-after tune-up kit for the Sta-Rite Dura-Glas/Max-E-Glas?

Now here’s your host – Matt and Rob.

Poolside Chat Episode #7 Video

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Video: Poolside Chat Episode #6 Pool Pump Motor Tune Up Kits

Video: Poolside Chat Episode #6 Pool Pump Motor Tune Up Kits

This is Poolside Chat where every week we answer your questions on how to fix and maintain your swimming pool. Poolside Chat is presented by INYOPools.com, helping pool owners find the right parts since 2001. Now here’s your host – Matt and Rob.

In today’s episode of Poolside Chat, Rob and Matt tackle another common swimming pool question:

  • How do I choose the correct Gasket Kit for my pool pump?

Poolside Chat Episode #6 Video

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Pool Pump Tune Up Kit

Finding the Tune Up Kit for Your Pool Pump

Welcome to the heart of pool season, ladies and gentleman. Hopefully your pool is up and running without issue; chances are, if you are reading this blog it likely is not. This article is here to discuss how to properly match a gasket kit to your pool pump.

It is that time of the season, when motors you were hoping to limp through until August have finally given up the ghost. Those poor motors gave it their all but the summer was just too long. You’ve probably already picked out the correct motor if you have read our previous articles or how to guides on finding the correct pool motor replacement or how to read a pool motor label. But what about the correct shaft seal? Or even the rest of the gaskets? (more…)

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