O-rings are used all over pool equipment. Pumps, Filters, Heaters, Valves, Chlorinators, Skimmers, Cleaners….all use small rubber rings in their manufacture. A vital piece of equipment, if it fails, your whole system could shut down. Here’s some information on how to care & repair for your little rubber rings.
One of the single most important things to keep in mind when buying a pool or maintaining the one you’ve got is keeping it sanitized, sparkling, and safe for your family. That’s why chlorine is a common topic here. Whether … Continue reading →
If you have someone on your holiday shopping list who owns – or just enjoys using – a swimming pool, it’s hard to go wrong with a pool-related holiday gift. Give the pool people on your list something they’ll really use and enjoy.
Do you want an energy-saving, environmentally friendly swimming pool? Do you wish you could easily estimate your energy and cost savings before purchasing a pool pump? The new weighted energy factor regulations coming from the Department of Energy (DOE) will make it even easier to do just that. We at Hayward Pool Products have created
To Rebuild or Replace the pump motor? That is the question – of this blog post. If you have a few hand tools, a motor and a shaft seal, you can replace your own Anthony pool pump motor. Don’t just throw out the old bronze pump, just because it’s old – the Anthony bronze pump is
Lubrication of your pool pump and filter, how and what to lube. What lubricant to use on pool o-rings? Use Teflon lube exclusively. This post hosts a video showing Rob Cox using Magic Lube on the inground pool pumps and DE filter – and other things, at Joe Coxes house in Chevy Chase, Md.
As we continue our series of articles on how to build your own inground pool, today we look at an illuminating subject, adding underwater pool lighting. For this post, we’ve taken some of the most common questions we hear from DIY pool builders on pool light installation, and present them to you, in FAQ format. Q:
The topic of the day came from a pool owner named Jeff, having trouble with the build-up of cyanuric acid levels in his pool. Jeff wanted to know about chlorine that was not stabilized, not our beloved 3″ chlorine tablets … Continue reading →