The Complete Guide to Pool Water Testing

You’ve opened your pool, and you’re looking forward to long, lazy afternoons relaxing in the crystal clear water. Or maybe you’re planning a big pool party for friends and family. But is your pool ready? How do you know? The answer...

A Quick and Easy Guide to Hot Tub Ozonators

If you’ve ever seen the classic 1939 film The Wizard of Oz, you probably think of Oz as either a magical dreamland or a shifty salesman with an ego problem. But it turns out Oz really does have wondrous powers—when it stands...

How to Kill Black Algae in Your Pool

You expect to see certain colors in your pool. Blue, of course, as most pool liners and walls are blue. White, which is the color of most plaster features like steps. The silver of handrails and ladder steps. But black? That’s...

How Long Should I Run My Pool Pump Every Day?

It seems like a simple question with an obvious answer, doesn’t it? It shouldn’t be difficult to figure out how long to run a pool pump. And really, it’s not. But before you just turn it on, walk away, and forget...