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With the Corona-virus outbreak closing schools across the country, and shelter-in-place orders or recommendations issued, parents are having to create fun and interesting activities for their children. For those parents with a pool, you have the perfect teaching tool for … Continue reading →
I’ve never understood why people buy the biggest pump they can afford, and then go small on the pool filter. I call it the “V-8 mentality.” Instead of the bigger engine, opt for a larger filter. To save you time in your valuable day, I’ll give you the moral of the story upfront. The main
photo gallery of pool fence ideas and pool fence design. Ultra modern or traditional, pool fences look best when they are planned. Use these tips in 5 areas to design a cool pool fence around your pool.
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.
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.
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:
Check your skimmer weirs today, making sure they are not broken, missing parts or becoming stuck on the sidewalls of the skimmer. For such situations, replacement is in order. Buy the skimmer weir that matches the width of your skimmer, as measured across the front of the plastic skimmer opening, where it meets the wall