Pool Maintenance

When should I close my pool?

Swimming weather usually lasts through September in our area, and often into October. There is usually no real risk of freezing until after Thanksgiving, so there is no reason to hurry up and close your pool. The biggest factors in determining when to close your pool is how many trees you have and which type Read More

What should I do once I have opened my pool?

What should I do once I have opened my pool?

During the first week after you have started your pool system, run your pump and filter continuously (24 hours a day – 7 days a week) in order to filter out the impurities that have accumulated all winter. If you have a timer, disable it so that it will not interfere with this. After your Read More

What is Pool Tonic and why do I want to use it?

Pool Tonic is a proprietary blend of phosphate remover and clarifier. Its active ingredients bind to orthophosphate and other contaminants so that they can be more easily filtered from the pool. It is used as a remedy for a “sick” pool– one that is dull or hazy or seems to have recurring problems. In a Read More