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Before You Build, Install or Buy a Swimming Pool, Spa or Hot Tub

Why do you want a swimming pool or spa? The real question probably is why wouldn't you want a private swimming pool or spa? You may have a clear-cut reason, like your children are on a swim team and need to practice daily. Maybe you want one "just because." Take some time to seriously consider how a swimming pool or spa would benefit your home and your life.

Choosing Swimming Pool Filters

There is a lot of confusion about various filters, and many different opinions. Here are a few facts to consider. The first is that a pool can be properly maintained with any of the filter systems available: Sand, Cartridge, or Diatomaceous Earth (DE).

Diving Board Safety

This article is about the myths and facts of diving boards.

How to Know How Many Hours to Run a Pool Filter

Swimming pool water clarity is a combination of filtration and maintaining the chemical balance of your pool - Both are needed. This article will help you understand your filtration needs and how long the filter should be run.

Chlorination of pool water

Substances that contaminate or upset pool water chemistry continuously enter the pool from swimmers, air, the environment and other sources. These contaminants increase the chlorine demands on the water. To meet these demands, chlorine or other suitable disinfectant must be applied continuously.

Dive safely: 5 simple steps

Diving is one of the most exciting pool activities you can undertake. Mastering and demonstrating the ability to dive cleanly into the water, leaving only tiny ripples behind, will keep you and your friends entertained for hours. But, diving accidents can cause death or very serious injuries so it is important to learn and practice diving safety precautions.

How Swimming Pools Work

The filters in this system are high-rate sand filters. Sand filters consist of a large tank, made of fiberglass, concrete or metal, containing a thick bed of special-grade sand, which has a squarish shape.

How to Properly Maintain Swimming Pool Water Chemistry

Proper water chemistry is required to keep a swimming pool safe and clean for swimmers, and maintaining a swimming pool's chemicals can save pool owners time and money. By following these steps, any pool owner can maintain their own swimming pool with the same results as the high-priced professionals.

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