Archive for May, 2011

How to Clean Your Pool After Heavy Bather Loads

Thursday, May 26th, 2011

If you celebrated Memorial Day weekend with a pool party, your swimming pool may be looking a little worse for wear. Follow these tips for cleaning your pool after heavy bather loads and soon your pool will be sparkling again!

A Pool Chlorine Glossary

Wednesday, May 25th, 2011

Chlorine must be present in your swimming pool at all times in the proper amounts. Whether you use pool chlorine tablets, sticks, or granular chlorine, it reacts instantly with waste products to sanitize your pool water and make it safe for swimming. To aid in your understanding of how chlorine acts as a sanitizer in your pool, here is a short glossary of pool chlorine terms.

How DE Pool Filters Work

Friday, May 20th, 2011

Filtering your swimming pool water with diatomaceous earth (DE) gives you water that really sparkles.

Energy-Efficiency in the IntelliFlo® VF Pool Pump

Friday, May 20th, 2011

To say that the IntelliFlo VF pool pump is a radically different – and superior – pool pump is a massive understatement. Here’s why.

Product Review: IntelliChlor Chlorine Generator

Thursday, May 5th, 2011

Electrolytic chlorine generation is an easy, effective and convenient way to keep your swimming pool water sparkling clean. The IntelliChlor® chlorine generator by Pentair Water Pool and Spa® uses common table salt to produce all the chlorine your pool needs, right in your pool – safely, effectively and automatically.