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When you decide to purchase a swimming pool, you may feel the hardest decision is what size of pool you want or whether to get a in ground or above ground pool.  In reality the most important decision is purchasing a good pool liner.  You need to purchase the correct kind of expandable pool liner for your pool choice.  It is a very difficult decision to pick the correct one with so many choices on the market today. Colorful pools are now the new pool trend, making the concept of just a white or bl [...]

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  You may be now thinking about getting the pool ready for use with summer coming up in the near future.  To prepare your pool for the upcoming season follow the steps below to achieve this in the most efficient way: 1. Using a leaf net dispose of any debris or leaves on the cover. [...]

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GPM Calculator   We have shown that the oversized pool pumps we have been talking about are more harmful than good.  You can keep a proper size pool pump running for more hours which will furnish a cleaner pool as opposed to an oversized pool pump that requir [...]

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  If 15,000 gallons of water is the amount of water in your pool then ever 12 hours there should be a complete change (turnover) of 15,000 gallons of water by your pool pump.  Unfortunately this may not be the way pumps really see it. Similar to miles per gallon (MPG) your automobile gas mileage is quoted as [...]

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To ensure a safe and pleasant experience using your home pool, there are a few essential in-ground pool accessories you should have.  These accessories also have additional benefits such as furnishing a reliable and inexpensive way to maintain your pool.  These accessories are not hard to find and they are not expensive. A definite need is a pool filter auto timer.  The fact is, to keep the pool water clean it is not nec [...]

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Empty the current sand.  This can be accomplished by spreading a tarp or plastic sheet under the filter drain assembly and take the entire assembly off.  Turn on the pump and this should remove most of the sand through.  Another way of doing this is let the filter drain a period of time. (Could be a few hours or a few days)  Gain access to the sand by removing the multiport valve and removing the dome. You may have to cut some pipes (you can reconnect later with couplings) to remove the valve if you have a top mo [...]

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Sand pool filters are constituted of a special grade #20 silica sand that is capable of sieving out contaminants and dust particles in the size range of 20 to 100 microns. The irony is that the sand filters tend to have increased efficiency as they collect more and more dirt. This could be attributed to the increase in density of the sand as more dirt gets collected in it. Just like other filters sand pool filters would not continue performin [...]

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Many swimming pool owners use cartridge type pool filters in swimming pools. When the pool filter cartridges stop performing according to expectations, we replace them. Replacing pool filter cartridges is the easiest way out, but there’s another way of getting the best out of used pool filters – cleaning them. If you clean the filter cartridge properly, you can cut costs and also maint [...]

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