Archive for February, 2011

Pool Toy Gift Ideas

Friday, February 18th, 2011

Age-appropriate toys for the pool help children practice swimming and learn to love the water. But what types of pool toys are best for which age groups? Here’s help!

Applying Pool Shock

Wednesday, February 16th, 2011

Pool shock is a vital part of swimming pool maintenance. Shocking the pool means that you deliver a large treatment of chlorine in order to disinfect pool water quickly. If you shut down your pool during the off-season, it’s very important to utilize pool shock as soon as you re-open the pool in the spring.

How to Get Rid of Black Algae

Thursday, February 3rd, 2011

Algae in pools is a problem for many residential pool owners. Black algae in the pool is particularly difficult to treat because black algae cells have a hard outer shell that protects them from algae control efforts. After you get rid of black algae in the pool, it is important to implement a regular algae control program so you can avoid future problems. The following steps from PoolGear Plus offer the most effective method to quickly get rid of black algae and then help prevent it from coming back.

How to Use the Nature 2 for Spa Start-Up

Wednesday, February 2nd, 2011

This step-by-step guide will help you start up your spa using Nature 2 spa sanitizer and the correct spa products from PoolGear Plus.