Cleaner Swimming Pools

Lover of pools everywhere….even though I have had some tough ones.

A few tips here and some advice there, for those of you that are privileged enough to own a swimming pool.

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Having a pool can be a homeowners dream. We then discover that maintaining a pool takes patience and time. Ignoring the maintenance is not an option as the pool may become unsafe to use and all sorts of algea may take over.

Pool “know how” is gained by experience and tried and tested methods. Experience that is only gained by some disasters and some stunning successes.

Please enjoy our blog, may it help you to keep your pool cleaner and healthier.

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How to prepare your pool for winter

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When should you give your pool a shock treatment

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Backwashing and rinsing your swimming pool

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How to fix a green pool after heavy rain

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Best time of year to build a pool

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Some fun facts about swimming pools

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Pool Covers – Are there any benefits?

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